Social and employment policy is one of the most controversial areas of EU competence and the debate about whether or not the balance is right between the EU and Member States goes to the heart of what the EU is about.

Some of the arguments are philosophically driven, such as the belief that there is such a thing as a shared European social ideal, but for many the fundamental question about EU competence in this area centres on whether or not social policy is in itself an intrinsic element of the Single Market.

So, considering the latest news on this issue, we are glad to share our last publication ar articles with our members, readers and EU experts. Have a good reading from our archive!