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Old 21-12-2018, 03:34 PM
Bill O'Reilly Bill O'Reilly is offline
 
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Angry Why Has Brian Crowley MEP Not Been Removed?

Considering Brian Crowley MEP has not turned up to a single sitting of the European Parliament since he was elected as an MEP in 2014, why has he not been removed from office?

Should he not have to pay back the salary and expenses that he has claimed since being elected as an MEP in 2014?
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Old 21-12-2018, 03:53 PM
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Considering Brian Crowley MEP has not turned up to a single sitting of the European Parliament since he was elected as an MEP in 2014, why has he not been removed from office?

Should he not have to pay back the salary and expenses that he has claimed since being elected as an MEP in 2014?
The EU Parliament is but a façade of democracy. An MEP has no real power to initiate or change legislation.
This is the purvue of the 28 unelected Commissioners.
Brian is in a minority of less than 1% representation for Ireland,. he is not missed, but his salary, if spent in Ireland helps our economy in a small way and makes a minute inroad into the Euro 1 billion we pay for the privilege of being members of an exclusive club. Enjoy your democracy.
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Old 21-12-2018, 05:45 PM
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I don't know that there is a mechanism for removing elected parliamentarians? A right of recall by the electorate would make sense, but that would involve our parliamentary turkeys voting for Christmas.
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Old 21-12-2018, 07:04 PM
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It's a disgrace. Worse than that, I've heard people actually defend his actions.
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Old 22-12-2018, 12:41 AM
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The EU Parliament is but a façade of democracy. An MEP has no real power to initiate or change legislation.
This is the purvue of the 28 unelected Commissioners.
Brian is in a minority of less than 1% representation for Ireland,. he is not missed, but his salary, if spent in Ireland helps our economy in a small way and makes a minute inroad into the Euro 1 billion we pay for the privilege of being members of an exclusive club. Enjoy your democracy.
So MEP's don't vote on legislation? When did that happen?
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Old 22-12-2018, 03:43 AM
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So MEP's don't vote on legislation? When did that happen?
You didn't read his post.
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Old 22-12-2018, 03:44 AM
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Considering Brian Crowley MEP has not turned up to a single sitting of the European Parliament since he was elected as an MEP in 2014, why has he not been removed from office?

Should he not have to pay back the salary and expenses that he has claimed since being elected as an MEP in 2014?
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Old 22-12-2018, 11:32 AM
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It's a disgrace. Worse than that, I've heard people actually defend his actions.
Shocking.

If he had a single shred of integrity he would have resigned once he wasnt fit for the job.
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Old 22-12-2018, 01:11 PM
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If he had a single shred of integrity he would have resigned once he wasnt fit for the job.
Very hard to argue with that. It's not as though he would have been left destitute.
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Old 22-12-2018, 08:34 PM
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Careful brahs. I dared utter a critism about this individual and got a kiss from lady banhammer.
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