A year ago, Jonathan Hill launched the European Commission’s Action Plan for a Capital Markets Union. Progress has been limited, and responsibility rests with the member states. Michael Collins asks if their appetite is strong enough for the reforms needed.
After a raucous post-Brexit weekend, one assumes that the prime minister will make an apologetic statement to the House of Commons. Then, as bags are packed at Number 10, David will make his last appearance at the Council, writes Andrew Duff.
The European Commission’s plan for a Capital Market Union (CMU), brought the false promise of growth by supporting small and medium-sized businesses. In reality, it serves the interests of big investment banks, write a coalition of NGOs.
Jonathan Hill’s appointment to an influential portfolio provides an opportunity for the UK to work for the British people who see reform and change in the EU, not defeat and exit, as the real prize, writes Peter Wilding.