At the same time, the Member States in Central and Eastern Europe are not well served by East-West relations nor linked to each other, the European Court of Auditors
has established so far.
The European Court of Auditors
carries out financial audits of whether the EU accounts present a true and fair view of the results as well as compliance checks.
14 last year to endorse the appointment of Parts as a member of the European Court of Auditors
. MEPs approved the nomination by 488 votes to 133 with 88 abstentions.
"The European Court of Auditors
said that such a scheme is not able to be done in the EU without interference from competition.
The National Audit Office has issued a report summarising the results of the European Court of Auditors
' examination of the European Union's accounts for 2007 and progress on initiatives by the European Commission and member states.
THE European Court of Auditors
has refused to sign off the books of the EU for the past 13 years because of suspicions of widespread fraud and mismanagement.
I NOTE that the European Court of Auditors
has, for the 14th year in succession, refused to certify the European Union budget.
"Now we find that the European Court of Auditors
shares our concerns and has asked for a halt to the abuses.
And, finally, they called on the European Court of Auditors
to prepare a report on the effectiveness of executiveagencies before 2009.
THE EUROPEAN Court of Auditors
' 12th annual refusal to give the European Union's (EU) accounts a complete positive assurance has sparked criticism this year, with both EU anti-fraud Commissioner Siim Kallas and--surprisingly--the UK House of Lords defending Brussels' bookkeeping.
There is growing speculation that Mr Brennan may be appointed Irish representative at the European Court of Auditors
, a position recently occupied by former Justice Minister Maire Geoghegan-Quinn.