Letter: European tax union is bound to follow from a single currency

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Sir: Will closer integration with Europe mean we get more Bank Holidays (UK eight, other EU countries nine, 10 or 11)? And if so, where would it go?

How about some time in mid- to late January? Three weeks after the New Year, that extra holiday could be a life-saver; with dismal weather and short days, everyone has a tendency to feel depressed.

In addition, skiers would get another weekend on the piste, and Muslims might get a Bank Holiday at the end of Ramadan.