Euroopan parlamentti

Treaty change: MEPs and Commission stress community method

Lehdistötiedote   •   Helmi 17, 2011 21:26 EET

Treaties Plenary sessions

Many MEPs voiced concern over the intergovernmental nature of this procedure and backed the Commission's preference for working within the usual EU framework, also known as the "Community method". Commission President José Manuel Barroso on Wednesday presented to Parliament the Commission's opinion on the Treaty change being proposed to allow a permanent crisis mechanism to be set up for the eurozone.

You can rewatch the debate via our Video on demand service (link below).

 REF. : 20110215IPR13703