Dear European Parliament,
Under the right of access to documents in the EU treaties, as developed in Regulation 1049/2001, I am requesting documents since November 2014 which contain the following information:
- a list of lobby meetings held by the Office of the President of the European Parliament with Google or its intermediaries. The list should include: date, individuals attending + organisational affiliation, the issues discussed;
- minutes and other reports of these meetings;
- all correspondence including attachments (i.e. any emails, correspondence or telephone call notes) between the Office of the President of the European Parliament and Google or any intermediaries representing its interests.
- All documents prepared for the purpose of the meeting and/or exchanged during the course of the meeting
Margarida da Silva
Rue d' Edimbourg 26
A(2019)2906 - acknowledgement of receipt
Dear Ms da Silva,
The European Parliament hereby acknowledges receipt of your application for access to documents, which was registered on 8 March 2019 under reference A(2019)2906.
All requests for public access to documents are treated in compliance with Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 of 30 May 2001 regarding public access to European Parliament, Council and Commission documents.
In accordance with the above-mentioned Regulation, your application will be handled within 15 working days upon registration of your request.
The European Parliament reserves the right to ask for additional information regarding your identity in order to verify compliance with Regulation (UE) 2018/1725 and the European Parliament’s implementing measures.
Your attention is drawn to the fact that you have lodged your application via the AsktheEU.org website, which is a private website not officially related to the European Parliament. Therefore, the European Parliament cannot be held accountable for any technical issues or problems linked to the use of this system.
Directorate General for the Presidency
Directorate for Inter-Institutional Affairs and Legislative Coordination
Public Register webpage [email address]
Dear Ms da Silva,
In reply to your application A(2019)2906, Parliament has assessed the
document it holds and determined that the President has not had any
meeting with Google, nor has he had an exchange of correspondence with the
On this basis Parliament considers the request as handled and the file
closed. Please do not hesitate to submit a new request in case you
identify specific Parliament documents you would like to access.
LOGO_EP TRANSPARENCY UNIT
for the Presidency
Public Register webpage