The Independent MEP Marian Harkin has strongly criticised the European Commission for refusing to answer a question about the thirteen billion euro in back taxes the Commission claims Apple should give back to Irish taxpayers. The Midlands North-West MEP had questioned the EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager about her recent ruling on Apple during a debate in the European Parliament yesterday. Marian Harkin asked Commissioner Vestager to provide assurance that the €13 billion ‘Apple tax’ would be available for use in Ireland. However,the Commissioner never addressed her query.
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