Ferenc Biro, head of the Integrity Commission, wrote that he chose partners for the tasks based on his own preferences. Light penetrates. He said they didn’t have “the time or the people” to handle things differently in the first quarter.
In principle, the anti-corruption body – which the Hungarian government was forced to set up under pressure from the EU – has a website on its website. Magyar Hang observed Recently HUF crossed 5 million For a list of contracts. Átlátszó would have been interested in contracts with these three companies:
- Walton-Sec Zrt. (Fidesz’s preferred security agency)
- L’azar Consulting Kft.
- LEVEL NINE MANAGEMENT CONSULTING LIMITED.
They received no written response from the Integrity Commission and were instead asked to personally visit the organization’s office in Roosevelt Square, rented for nearly half a billion forints.
Ferenc Biro, president of IH, told newspaper staff that even if they went in, they would not award contracts. When asked why – since countless contracts are publicly available on the Internet and the authority operates with public money – Bíró replied again: he did not show the contracts and did not feel the need to explain why.
In line with requests from the European Commission last year Revised at the end of the year However, as per the Information Act, the authority is obliged not only to disclose the agreements deemed to be public interest data but also to provide detailed reasons in case of refusal to disclose the documents. Additionally, the data is not a trade secret. Journalists asked which companies should bid for each purchase, who bid, and at what price.
Answer: When asked why he did this, he said that there was neither time nor authority to conduct the procedures in the quarter where they started. There was a lot of pressure on the newly established commission to be ready and start functioning on time, so they had to make decisions on some issues before hiring the right people and creating the technical conditions.
The judge said goodbye to the journalists: the contracts “do not belong to third parties”, so “this part of the dialogue can also be closed”.