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Let me tell you the story about the egg in the square… It sounds like the start of a really nice story, but I am sorry to disappoint you. In the EU reality, the story about the egg in the square has nothing charming or funny in store for us. The egg in the square,… » read more

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We recently objected to the statement of Ms Marie Donnelly (DG ENER), who said that public opinion is against biofuels and therefore we should follow the vox populi, regardless of the facts. The role of the Commission is to act in the general interest and inform citizens on the basis of objective studies. This is… » read more

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All creatures big and small… One has a certain nostalgia for the days of DG Industry, known as ‘DG III’. Back then, in the years between 1986 and 1992, the focus was on building the Single Market with the help of many directives, and DG III was the engine. The question of whether or not… » read more

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You might remember the advert for Canada Dry : “It looks like alcohol, it tastes like alcohol…but it’s not alcohol.” The reform of comitology proposed by the Commission is presented as a reform, but it is nothing of the sort. It attempts to return to the pre-Lisbon Treaty system, without getting there. Strongly clashing with… » read more

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Vous vous rappelez la publicité pour Canada Dry, « ça a la couleur de l’alcool, le goût de l’alcool … mais ce n’est pas de l’alcool ». La réforme de la comitologie que nous propose la Commission est présentée comme une réforme, mais ce n’en est pas une. Elle tente de revenir au système en… » read more

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