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Politics for People 2014 EU election campaign

The Politics for People 2014 EU election campaign mobilised over 25,000 citizens to call on their MEP candidates to stand up for citizens and democracy against the excessive lobbying influence of banks and big business in order to help create European institutions which:

  • Are free from conflicts of interest
  • Do not offer privileged access to decision-making to corporations and their lobbyists
  • Have strong ethics rules for politicians, officials and lobbyists
  • Are open and transparent in the way they work
  • Always operate in the public interest

1344 candidates signed our pledge, of which 180 were elected.

Below you can find a breakdown of MEPs who supported our pledge by country and political group. This information is also available in spreadsheet format here 

 

MEPs urged to ensure that ethics and transparency are at the top of Juncker's agenda

Publication date: 
Monday, July 14, 2014
Press release issued by: 
The Alliance for Lobbying Transparency and Ethics Regulation (ALTER-EU)

As Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) prepare to quiz the president-elect of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker on Tuesday 15 July, ALTER-EU is calling upon them to ensure that improvements in the areas of ethics, conflicts of interest and lobby transparency are placed high on the agenda of the new Commission.

 

MEPs signed up to Politics for People pledge 2014

Publication date: 
Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Over 1300 MEP candidates signed up to our Politics for People pledge, of which 180 were elected, making it one of the most successful 2014 election campaigns. Here is a full list of signatories listed by country, party and political group.

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Politics for People Campaign: Now is the time for MEPs to start tackling corporate lobbying

Publication date: 
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Press release issued by: 
The Alliance for Lobbying Transparency and Ethics Regulation (ALTER-EU)

Find out how the Politics for People campaign scored in the recent EU elections.

 

ALTER-EU Politics for People briefing for new MEPs

Publication date: 
Wednesday, May 28, 2014

How you can stand up for democracy against excessive corporate lobbying influence as a newly elected MEP?

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