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EU foreign chief Ashton has no business at Commonwealth meeting
Date 30/10/2011 23:06  Author webmaster  Hits 1036  Language Global
• 30 OCT 2011

Mail Online (EU chief Baroness Ashton's five star spa break... as Europe teeters on the brink of financial collapse)

Baroness Ashton, the vice-president of the European Union has come under fire after she headed off on a luxury break to a five star hotel in Australia.

As European leaders struggled to save the euro on Wednesday, Baroness Ashton flew to Perth where she attended a three-day Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting, which started on Friday.

But once the opening day was finished she flew off to Melbourne on a private trip where she was due to stay at the exclusive Club Spa Suite at the Langham hotel which overlooks the Yarra river.

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Head of the UK Independence Party and an MEP, Nigel Farage, said: 'Catherine Ashton has absolutely no business travelling to the Commonwealth meeting and every taxpayer penny spent on her trip there is a total waste.'

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