Barroso sends out letter on growth

As another EU summit looms, the Commission president has written of the "severe social impact" in some EU states, says active measures to boost employment are needed.

28th February, 2012
Barroso sends out letter on growth
Jose Barroso: Now it's time to be concrete

The following is the text of a letter written by European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso in which he talks about the "severe social impact" of the debt crisis. It was sent to members of the European Council ahead of this week's summit meeting (highlights by us):

Dear Colleagues,

Thank you for your letter addressed to President Van Rompuy and me in preparation for the Spring European Council on 1-2 March. It is a very...

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