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Austria: National Assembley Rejects Investigation Committee

Published: February 26, 2014; 11:12 · (Vindobona)

The parliamentary investigation committee for Hypo Group, demanded by the opposition parties, was rejected in a roll-call vote in the National Assembley.

Austria: National Assembley Rejects Investigation Committee / Picture: © Wikipedia / JJ55 (30 March 2008)

A joint motion for the establishing of a parliamentary investigation committee was brought forward by the opposition parties FPÖ (Freedom Party), Greens, Team Stronach (TS) and NEOS. However, the motion was rejected by a majority of 95 members of parliament, who voted against, compared to 73 MPs, who were in favor.

Ahead of the vote, the opposition called for establishing a…

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