The annual blame-game over better spending begins
There are few surprises in the annual report from the European Union’s auditors in Luxembourg
Appeared in print on 08.11.2012
The annual report from the European Union’s auditors in Luxembourg contains few surprises. Almost 4% of EU spending in 2011 was money paid out in error, a figure only slightly higher than in the previous two years – but still far above the 2% error threshold generally viewed as acceptable.