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Legal opinion seems to be that the contention that EU rules require nationalisation is just justification for policies that UK parties wanted to implement.
by Colman (colman at eurotrib.com) on Thu Nov 15th, 2018 at 01:58:16 PM EST
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by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Thu Nov 15th, 2018 at 02:50:01 PM EST
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Yes : governments all over Europe sell up natural monopolies and squander the money, while claiming "Brussels made us do it" and trying not to smirk.

That said, the EU directives are framed in such a way as to favour this "solution", by demanding that utilities be run like a business... And what business does government have running businesses? Eh?

It is rightly acknowledged that people of faith have no monopoly of virtue - Queen Elizabeth II

by eurogreen on Thu Nov 15th, 2018 at 02:57:59 PM EST
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Yes, sorry.
by Colman (colman at eurotrib.com) on Thu Nov 15th, 2018 at 04:39:32 PM EST
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