Gianni Pittella on the Paradise Papers

It's shameful! While austerity was imposed on many member states in Europe, some big businesses and rich individuals were hiding their juicy profits in tax havens to avoid paying their fair contribution to society. It's time to impose real measures to fight tax evasion that costs us €1 trillion every year! We urge European governments to stop blocking our proposals and deliver now!

Watch our president Gianni Pittella during the debate on the Paradise Papers in the European Parliament!