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EU parliament endorses clampdown on tax avoidance – but most Irish MEPs abstain or reject measure

Press Release

Thursday 9 Jun 2016

Irish Times journalist Suzanne Lynch reporting from Strasbourg: Most Irish MEPs abstain or reject measure

“Independent MEP Nessa Childers was the only Irish member of the European Parliament to endorse the package. Speaking after the vote, she said it was vital that tax should be paid where profits are made, arguing that the EU´s measures were “not an attack on individual countries or companies.”