Letter: Britain in Europe
Monday 21 June 1999
There are two points here to be made: 1) Britons are not unique in their profound lack of knowledge of other countries in Europe; 2) if the EU governments continue to pretend that all is well and that EU institutions are not in need of major reform, we are heading for disaster.
My proposal would be to abolish the European Parliament and scale back the European Commission to a level where it could function as some kind of coordinating force between the various national civil services. The European Commission must really be stopped from acting as the quasi-government of Europe.
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