Hayes says Luxembourg tax avoidance is not an issue for European Parliament.

Fine Gael MEP for Dublin Brian Hayes says the issue of tax avoidance in Luxembourg is a matter for that country and not for the European Parliament. He was speaking as EU Commission President Jean Claude Juncker was due to appear today [Wednesday 12th] in front of MEPs at the Parliament in Brussels. It is alleged Luxembourg facilitated secret deals for Multi National Companies to avoid paying taxes, whilst Mr Juncker was its Prime minister.  MEPs were successful in getting the issue added to the Parliament plenary’s agenda but Mr Hayes says that they are playing party politics

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