No offense to 577 French MPs and 348 senators The true nerve center of power is Brussels . Lobbying firms have understood many of which have a representation in the Belgian capital. 15,000 professional lobbyists are present in the city to spread the word of their interest: it goes Brittany milk producers, the steel manufacturers, advocates for women or Volkswagen and chemists.
In this city of powers for negotiating future EU regulations, the stakes are for quantities of actors. The general public is not interested in too much of this yet essential question: how laws are passed?
A film, "The Brussels Business", directed by Friedrich Moser and Matthew Lietaert, discusses this issue in an attempt to remove the links between lobbying and European politics. Behind the scenes lobbying therefore, in the corridors of power too.
Also an opportunity to read the " Lobby Planet Brussels " .