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The EU will also need to reform its institutional architecture, so that we will have only double majority voting in the Council (voting by a majority of states representing a majority of the population).
The fact is, decisions are already taken by (double) qualified majority by default already.
Those whom the Gods wish to destroy They first make mad. -- Euripides
Prodi wanted this changed but, in large part thanks to the UK, he got nowhere.
The Hun is always either at your throat or at your feet.
CONSOLIDATED VERSION OF THE TREATY ESTABLISHING THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITY
1. Save as otherwise provided in this Treaty, the Council shall act by a majority of its Members.
What I meant by having the council only voting by double majority was getting rid of Qualified Majority Voting and only leaving the double majority rule, not necessarily moving areas which are now under unanimity to majority voting.
I am, however, a supporter of moving immigration to the co-decision procedure as well as limited aspects of tax harmonisation (though I more or less expect that the latter can only be accomplished in a 'core' Europe).
Turkish entry will not increase the number of possible blocking minorities, it will rather decrease it. But we will need to get some treaty changes regardless to keep the EU functioning.
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