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The future of the EU: The subsidiarity principle under scrutiny


“Doing less more efficiently” is the 4th scenario in European Commission President Juncker’s vision for the future of Europe. However, the plans for national implementation that are currently in place seem half-baked. In discussing the subsidiarity principle, one question will present itself sooner or later: when can unpleasant decisions on the part of nation states no longer be delegated to Brussels?