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Parliamentary questions
3 June 2003
E-1846/03
WRITTEN QUESTION by Mario Borghezio (NI) to the Commission

 Subject:  Incompatibility between the holding of a Community decision-making office and membership of the Bilderberg Club and the Trilateral Commission
 Answer(s) 

The Bilderberg Club — one of the most secretive organisations wielding covert globalist power — can count amongst its members and/or assiduous participants at its closed meetings the Commission President, Roman Prodi, and the following Commissioners: Mario Monti, Erkki Liikanen, Frederik Bolkestein, Pedro Salbes Mira, Günther Verheugen, Chris Patten and Antonio Vitorino. A further associate is Tommaso Padoa Schioppa of the European Central Bank.

Furthermore, some of the above are also members of the Trilateral Commission, another covert centre of globalist power.

Will the Commission say whether the Commissioners in question can confirm the above information and, if so, whether they consider that, in the interests of transparency, they should disclose membership of such bodies in their official CVs?

Does the Commission not think that secret affiliations of this nature may lead to serious and irremediable conflicts of interest between Commission decisions and the purposes, objectives and secret (or, at least, highly confidential) decisions of the Bilderberg Club and the Trilateral Commission — non-democratic bodies whose members are co-opted and which are not subject either to the ballot box or to scrutiny by the media?

Original language of question: ITOJ C 70 E, 20/03/2004 (p. 64)
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