Written question on registering Roma in Italy
Question for written answer
to the Commission
According to news reports (https://milano.corriere.it/notizie/cronaca/18_giugno_18/milano-matteo-salvini-chiesto-dossier-rom-faremo-censimento-53c2c35a-72ec-11e8-803e-f9621adc969f.shtml), Mr Salvini, Italian minister of home affairs, has announced plans to create a register of Roma people living in Italy. Furthermore, he alleged that parents would keep their children out of school and introduce them to delinquency. He also announced to check where “Millions of Euro” from European funds went.
Is the Commission aware of these plans and does it believe these to be in accordance with European values, fundamental rights and constitutional traditions?
What measures does the Commission intend to take should these plans be put into practice?
What knowledge does the Commission have regarding potential irregularities in EU funding in Italy with a view to supporting Roma?