Question for written answer E-010450/2014
to the Council
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?
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.