EU Parliament's journeys from Strasbourg to Brussels


The European Parliament spends 180 million euros moving staff and paperwork between its Brussels and Strasbourg sites 12 times a year amid calls for the tale of two cities to come to an end.

Jo Coburn reports on the growing calls for the "gravy train" journeys between the sites to hit the buffers leading to one base in Belgium.

But that is complicated by the need for all 27 states having to sign up to a treaty change to pull out of the French city.


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