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European Anti-Fraud Office [Office européen de lutte antifraude]
Europe Letter: Pro-light touch UK ignored undervaluation of Chinese imports
EU demands billions from UK as ‘Made in China’ row widens: Britain accused of flouting Brexit rules 14/03/2022
The European Union is demanding £2.5bn in compensation from Britain for failing to apply customs rules to Chinese imports.
Olaf agency is carrying out an assessment of payments made by Arron Banks. / The European Union’s anti-fraud watchdog is considering whether Nigel Farage should be investigated for any illegal activity over lavish payment from Arron Banks, the Guardian has learned.
The committee acted after Channel 4 News revealed how Mr Farage’s lavish lifestyle was funded to the tune of £450,000 by Arron Banks’ companies.
Claim: The European Union is so corrupt that the European Court of Auditors has not signed off its accounts for 20 years. / Reality Check verdict: The Court of Auditors has signed the EU accounts every year since 2007...
Non-binding opinion says UK allowed criminal gangs to flood Europe with cheap Chinese-made clothes.
UK ‘failed to fulfil its obligations’ to stop Chinese companies flooding market with cheap clothes.
Institute for Direct Democracy denied funds as EU’s anti-fraud office investigates ‘irregularities’. / A political group linked to Ukip has lost a legal attempt to restore EU funds that were suspended over fraud allegations, adding to financial pressure on Eurosceptic parties.
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