Here is an article on the EU-US Free Trade Agreement and a video of a debate from the European Parliament in which I took part alongside other MEPs debating the agreement which can be...
The Irish government has made much of the fact that it now holds the EU Presidency, chairing meetings of the European Council. It has been proudly proclaiming success in negotiating a new...
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Its often that one hears two conflicting stories, even more so often in the world of establishment politics. This time though, it’s a bit more serious. Apple, the major multinational which can claim to have profits bigger than most countries, has claimed in a US Senate hearing that it received a special tax agreement with the Irish government in the 1980s, an agreement...Read More
· Ireland is a tax haven for Apple, Google and Facebook · No tax justice here – tears up property tax return in Parliament Paul Murphy spoke today in the European Parliament on tax havens, slamming the tax system which allowed huge multinationals such as Google, Apple, and Facebook, to take in record profits but pay little back in taxes. The debate...Read More