Barroso sparks Lisbon row

A commitment by the European Commission to a €14.8 million package to help 2,400 former Dell workers find work has been criticised by No campaigners as an attempt to influence the outcome of the Lisbon referendum.

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor @susmitchellsbp
19th September, 2009

A commitment by the European Commission to a €14.8 million package to help 2,400 former Dell workers find work has been criticised by No campaigners as an attempt to influence the outcome of the Lisbon referendum.

EU Commission president Jose¤ Manuel Barroso, who arrived in Ireland yesterday, announced that the European Commission had approved an application from Ireland for assistance from the European Globalisation adjustment Fund (EGF), a new EU measure designed to help out during...

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