Skip to comments.France and Germany snub Cameron on EU law review
Posted on 04/03/2013 10:20:13 AM PDT by Olog-hai
UK Prime Minister David Camerons attempt to get other member states to participate in a general review of EU laws has suffered an embarrassing rebuff from Paris and Berlin.
France and Germany have refused to take part in Camerons much-publicized examination of whether some EU powers should be returned to member states, reports the Financial Times.
The paper notes that Paris and Berlin consulted with one another on the issue before concluding that the exerciseknown as the balance of competenceswas more to serve Britains domestic political interests.
The review is the cornerstone of Londons EU policy, as Cameron attempts to have an objective assessment of what in the UK is an emotive political issuewhere to draw the line between national and EU powers.
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