competences Archive

  • Where to draw the line on Europe

    By Richard Laming Published in The Independent, 12 March 2008 Sir, The obstacle in the way of a statement of the powers of the EU as clear as Simon Carr would like (10 March) lies not in Brussels but in the national capitals. The division of […]

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  • Can competences be shared in the European Union?

    Letter to Ferdinand Mount, columnist in the Sunday Times, 13 April 2003 I read with interest your piece in the Sunday Times today – I think there is more sense behind the section in the draft European constitution covering shared competences than you allow in […]

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