28 OCT 2010
The European Commission has launched a campaign to win for the European Union the gratitude of its 500 million citizens.
By Simon Taylor and Toby Vogel | European Voice
Announcing a bundle of measures ranging from revised rules on car registration, package holidays and cross-border healthcare, Viviane Reding, the European commissioner for justice, fundamental rights and citizenship, promised “everyday solutions to the everyday problems of citizens”.
She styled the measures as a plan to improve “effective EU citizenship” and said they were based on the “25 main obstacles that citizens may confront throughout their lives based on their complaints”.
Reding launched her initiative together with Michel Barnier, the European commissioner for the internal market, who unveiled plans for a single market act to reassert the benefits of a European single market
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