Commission Question – Subject: Review of golden handshakes In light of the press coverage of Herman Van Rompuy’s severance package, can the Council confirm whether any review is scheduled to take place to ensure that such astronomical sums of taxpayers’ money are not used in this way again?

Question for written answer E-010450/2014

to the Council

Rule 130

Jonathan Arnott (EFDD)

Subject: Review of golden handshakes

In light of the press coverage of Herman Van Rompuy’s severance package, can the Council confirm whether any review is scheduled to take place to ensure that such astronomical sums of taxpayers’ money are not used in this way again?

EN

E-010450/2014

Reply

(4.3.2015)

The conditions of employment of the President of the European Council are laid down in Council Decision 2009/909/EU (OJ L 322, 9.12.2009, p. 35).

No revision of this Decision is foreseen in the Council at present.

 

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