Social Policy

Social Policy in Europe Description of Social policy The Concise Encyclopedia of the European Union describes social policy in the following terms: [1] The essence of EU social policy – especially since the Commission presidency(1985-95) of Jacques Delors – has been to give the Community a […]

Intervention

Intervention in Europe Description of Intervention The Concise Encyclopedia of the European Union describes intervention in the following terms: [1] The purchase of unsold agricultural produce by the Community for storage – an expensive feature of the Common Agricultural Policy, which has […]

Pensions

Pensions in Europe Description of Pensions The Concise Encyclopedia of the European Union describes pensions in the following terms: [1] Most state pensions in Europe are on a pay-as-you-go basis, whereby current payments are met from contributions, tax and other current income (see more […]

Community Method

Community Method in Europe Description of Community method The Concise Encyclopedia of the European Union describes community method in the following terms: [1] The principle that the EU should formulate guidelines, 'be associated' or instigate common action in areas where the […]