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Allegations of corruption within PACE: composition of the independent external investigation body ratified

Parliamentarians have today ratified the decision adopted by the PACE Bureau on 29 May  2017 to appoint Sir Nicolas Bratza (United Kingdom), Jean-Louis Bruguière (France) and Elisabeth Fura (Sweden) as members of the independent external investigation body to look into allegations of corruption within the Assembly.

This decision was taken during the debate on the progress report of the Bureau and Standing Committee, presented by Tiny Kox (Netherlands, UEL), which covers the activities and decisions of the Assembly’s subsidiary bodies since the last session.

The investigation body will now start its work.