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Europe should acknowledge national realities, avoid one-size-fits-all solutions

MEP Alfred Sant told the European Parliament that the European Union should take into account national realities of its member states and not resort to one-size-fits-all solutions. It needs viable programmes that really compensate for the growing economic divergence between the centre and the periphery of the Union. Too often, EU programmes are evaluated by

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Alfred Sant against convergence of tax rates among all EU states

Maltese MEP Alfred Sant told ECON that he is all in favour of coordinating measures that ensure transparency in taxation on the profits of companies within the EU, but against convergence in the taxes that should be applied by the different member states of the EU. ‘I am all out for transparency in reporting how

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Europe needs a strategy that fits its present realities

Europe needs a strategy that fits its present realities and needs to get over the fixation that the priority should remain that of not letting 2008 happen again. Dr. Alfred Sant, reacting to a report on the implimentation of 2015 priorities on economic policy coordination, told the European Parliament in Strasbourg that one size fits

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Europe is in a weak position on Africans’ mass immigration

The Head of the Labour Delegation at the European Parliament said that conceptually and politically Europe is in a weak position to demand a transparent give-and-take from African countries over the mass emigration of their citizens. Dr. Sant addressed the European Parliament in Strasbourg during the debate on the preparation of the Valletta Summit of

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Fondi oħra tal-UE jistgħu joħolqu proġetti ġodda għaż-żgħażagħ f’Għawdex

Għawdex jista’ jgawdi minn aktar fondi tal-Unjoni Ewropea li joħolqu proġetti u impjiegi ġodda għaż-żgħazagħ f’Għawdex u jeħtieġ sforzi akbar biex ninkoraġġixxu aktar fondi tal-Unjoni Ewropea għal attivita` ekonomika ġdida f’Għawdex. L-ewwel priorita` trid tkun li nenfasizzaw li l-politika Ewropea, meta tista’ tkun ta’ siwi għal Għawdex, trid taqbel mar-realtajiet Għawdxin meta tkun qed tiġi