A Glossary of the European Union (Politics Glossaries) by Alistair Jones

By Alistair Jones

This A-Z consultant explains the most important techniques and associations associated with the ecu Union, in addition to short biographies of the best figures on the topic of the basis and improvement of the european. it will enable scholars to hyperlink many of the theoretical techniques with the folk who brought them. The publication turns out to be useful in discerning among the British and ecu Parliaments -- scholars frequently confuse a number of the techniques of the european with these of the British executive, and the definitions during this thesaurus will reveal that the our bodies have differing roles to play in lots of points in their life.

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No business was able to be conducted without the President of the Council of Ministers present. The situation was eventually resolved by the Luxembourg Compromise. The dispute over CAP funding was not revisited. EMS see European Monetary System 46 EMU THE EUROPEAN UNION A–Z see Economic and Monetary Union enhanced co-operation This was originally known as closer co-operation. It was a process established in the Treaty of Amsterdam whereby member states wishing to further develop the integration process were able to do so.

It is where all the national Finance Ministers meet. Arguably, it is one of the most important of all the Councils. Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) There have been several attempts to achieve monetary union in the European Union and its predecessors. There was the Werner Plan, the European Monetary System, and finally Economic and Monetary Union. EMU is perceived as being primarily about the development of the single currency – the Euro. It goes hand in hand with the THE EUROPEAN UNION A–Z 43 completion of the single market.

Unlike other common policies, this one is co-ordinated by the Council of Ministers, not the Commission. It has its origins in European Political Co-operation, although everything was formalised under CFSP in the Single European Act. THE EUROPEAN UNION A–Z 21 While many other common policies, such as the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), are seen as steps towards supranationalism, the CFSP is far more intergovernmental. This means that national interest tends to be put above a common EU interest.

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