The worst corruption scandal in the history of the EU institutions continues to rock the European Parliament. If anything, the Qatargate disgrace illustrates that this is not a question of a few rotten apples, but a rotten culture of revolving doors, opaque practices and scant oversight. Such deep-seated structural problems require a radical overhaul of rules and regulations. We need to prevent corruption in the first place and put an end to the culture of impunity that allows these murky practices to flourish.

This document presents some of the proposals put forward by The Left in the European Parliament.