Common sense dictates that politicians perceived to be implicated in serious acts of corruption and money laundering should be removed and investigated. But common sense often comes in short supply.
This explains why we need the European Parliament to tell us the obvious.
A few days ago, a European Parliament report on Malta called on those politicians, perceived to be implicated in serious acts of corruption and money laundering linked to the Panama Papers and FIAU reports, to be removed from public office and swiftly investigated. I hate it when that happens – and most people I know do.
For why, I pray, do we need the European Parliament to spell out what is screamingly obvious? And, yes, as you might have guessed, the EP’s report was met with dead silence by the government – but more on that later.
In 2017 in Strasbourg, I followed the plenary sessions of the EU Parliament, which