Britain's `Opt-Out' under Attack ; CHAnGING Face of the Commission: Major's View of Enlarged Union, Social Policy and Single Currency at Odds with Key Players
Marshall, Andrew, The Independent (London, England)
The new President of the European Commission yesterday said that Britain's opt-out from EU social policy should be abolished, and Europe should move quickly to establish a single currency. Jacques Santer, the man whom John Major chose to succeed J acquesDelors, showed that he will be by no means a soft touch in comparison to his predecessor. Mr Santer was addressing the European Parliament on his plan for the Commission's next five years.
"I am sorry that we were not all able to advance together at Maastricht," said Mr Santer of Britain's social policy opt-out. "I hope that in 1996 unity between all 15 members will be restored and that we will take a new step together …
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