Written Statements

Protezzjoni tal-ġurnalisti u d-difiża tal-libertà tal-midja f’Malta: il-każ ta’ Daphne Caruana Galizia

Il-qtil ta’ Daphne Caruana Galizia huwa delitt orribbli, li qatt ma jista’ jkun gustifikat. Mhuwiex attakk biss kontra persuna individwali , imma kontra Malta, l-Ewropa u l-valuri tal-Maltin kollha. M’għandniex inħallu dan l-att faħxi jimmina d-demokrazija f’pajjizna. Lanqas għandna nhallu l-konsegwenzi tiegħu jaqsmu lil pajjizna u lill-poplu Malti. Magħquda flimkien, irridu niżguraw li ssir ġustizzja.

Plenary and Committee Speeches

Econ meeting with national parliamentarians

It is a great pity that the effort that must be carried out to curtail tax evasion and aggressive tax planning has been deviated from what should be its proper goal: that of combatting tax abuses primarily on a national basis. Instead, the real target has become that of curtailing tax competition with a view

Written Statements

Fiscal compact and its incorporation into the EU legal framework

Proposals for EU reform and deepening have proliferated. In the European Union formally or informally, they must be acknowledged and taken into account. Especially with regard to the eurozone, most proposals envisage further deepening of central management structures on a federalist basis. They then put a bracket around meaningful consolidation strategies. Yet, these should be