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Can the EU justify the trips to Strasbourg?

With carbon emissions and financial belt-tightening at the top of the news agenda, we ask if the European parliament's monthly shuttle to Strasbourg can still be justified.

Shirin Wheeler speaks to two members of Parliament :

British Liberal Democrat Environment spokesman Chris Davies and German Christian Democrat MEP Elmar Brok

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