Daily Archives: February 6, 2009

Tony Barber

Welcome to a new feature of the blog. Once a week I will pick something that has caught my eye at the European Parliament and highlight it in the blog. Not long from now, I will switch to the forthcoming European Parliament election campaign. But for the moment, here we go:

This week it’s the parliament’s vote urging European Union governments to accept inmates from the Guantánamo prison camp if the US so asks them. The resolution was passed by an overwhelming 542 to 55 majority, with 51 abstentions. Read more