Multiple arrests, bags of cash in MEP homes, money for influence, citizens disillusioned, democracy undermined… #Qatargate is the worst scandal ever to hit the European Parliament.

The noxious impact of corruption is evident.  Dirty money cannot be allowed to buy our democratic institutions ever again.

Here’s how Parliament can face this scandal in the immediate term, and what it must do to fight corruption in the institutions more broadly and restore dignity to Parliament