The Council of the European Union: 27 Governments. 150 committees. Unnamed diplomats. Secret negotiations. Thousands of paragraphs written into the laws that govern our lives. That is why our team will be following the Council’s proceedings closely, reporting on which governments are blocking or watering down legislative proposals, and with whom they are in league. Read more "Secrets of the Council"
The national Governments of the 27 EU Member States control the central legislative body of the EU – the Council of the European Union. In more than 150 committees, officials negotiate and barter. European citizens never find out exactly who negotiates the paragraphs of hundreds of laws that govern our lives. Investigate Europe will follow Council proceedings and – whenever possible – report on which government is blocking or watering down legislative proposals, and with whom it is in league. Read more "Unblocking Portugal – the secret votes behind corporate tax transparency"