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European Commission seeks to fill gaps in the Single Market

28 October 2015

European Commission seeks to fill gaps in the Single Market

European Conservatives and Reformists (ECR) Group MEPs have broadly welcomed a new Single Market Strategy from the European Commission aimed at filling in some of the gaps that exist in the single market, focusing on support for start-ups, enforcement of measures, and clarifying rules around the sharing economy in Europe.

Responding to the new strategy, Daniel Dalton MEP, European Conservatives and Reformists group single market spokesman, said:
“The European Commission is right not to reinvent the wheel or to stage a grand relaunch of the single market. Instead we need to see a common sense strategy that takes many agreed rules and puts them into practice. For example, we have many consumer laws in place but we need to ask how they adapt to the sharing economy and disruptive technology. We should ask what barriers may need reforming within the Member States themselves to ensure businesses can deliver services across the continent.

“The Single Market must be the EU’s greatest tool for economic growth and we do not need new reams of rules and regulations, but action to help people start businesses and delivery from EU governments of the rules they have already agreed.”

Vicky Ford MEP, ECR chair of the European Parliament’s internal market and consumer protection committee, added:
“The Single Market is meant to be about making trade easier for businesses across a market of 500 million consumers in 28 member states. Since its creation, there have been huge steps forward in removing customs tariffs, simplifying different national standards and taking away protectionist measures. Too often I hear of barriers and obstacles that remain, preventing the full potential of the Single Market to delivering trade and economic growth. I am looking forward to discussing the specific elements in Commissioner Bienkowska’s Strategy. As ever the devil will be in the detail. I am sure that the MEPs on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection committee will actively engage in scrutinising any proposals and encouraging best practices in implementation. ”

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