The European Commission will meet the Dutch chambers of parliament behind closed doors, at the latter’s request.
Recent days have seen a wave of criticism against the new Commission’s transparency initiative.
EU Ombudsman, Emily O’Reilly, has recently demanded improvements in the Commission’s practice of consulting Expert Groups.
The European institutions must provide more openness concerning their decision making and transfers of civil servants to the private sector, European Ombudsman O’Reilly stated at the presentation of her annual report for 2013. [In Dutch, translation here]