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So, is this a coup by the Council?

Not that they are not in their rights, after all the EU is an intergovernmental organization.

We have met the enemy, and it is us — Pogo

by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Wed Oct 10th, 2007 at 04:34:25 AM EST
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The constitutional treaty also favoured the Council somewhat. But Barroso should not be too scared about 'abuse'. Any conflict of authority can be brought before the European Court of Justice, which has a clear preference for the Commission and the European Parliament.
by nanne (zwaerdenmaecker@gmail.com) on Wed Oct 10th, 2007 at 05:12:51 AM EST
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