Kategorie: Preisvergleich 2013

22. Mai 2013


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Italian representatives who treat themselves to a free haircut at taxpayers’ expense may be the least inexplicable considering former Prime Minister Berlusconi’s bunga bunga mentality. But how does a Maltese delegate manage to consume 240 liters of free petrol per month that are granted to him by the taxpayers for his parliamentary activity on his tiny little Mediterranean island with only 122 sq mi in area? (table 5, appendix).

Do they possibly circle around their island with a private motor yacht? As a Member of the European Parliament (henceforth referred to as MEP) they certainly could afford it at least. The internationally established German consumer portal for price checks Preisvergleich.de (translated: price comparison), has now set up a survey and identified MEP’s salaries in relation to ordinary citizens respectively. Astonishing results were revealed.

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