Benefits of European Union

After criticising the EURO, at least arguing the UK should not join. I think it is only fair to remember some of the benefits of the European Union.

Not least amongst the achievements of the EU include:

  1. Peace amongst nations - European Union countries are no longer at loggerheads like they were in the past.
  2. Economic development of countries like Portugal, Ireland and Spain.
  3. Free Movement of workers across Europe.
  4. Prospect of membership has helped modernise Turkey.
There are 50 reasons here at the Independent: 50 Benefits of the European Union

I think the best of all 50 is this one:

50. Lists like this drive Eurosceptics mad

In the Daily Mail-Sun universe, the EU can never do any good. Brussels is an insane bureaucracy, which secretly plots to have all donkeys painted blue (with yellow stars). The 50th birthday of the European project is a time to celebrate the many positive things which the EU has brought us.


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Perma Link | By: T Pettinger | Wednesday, March 21, 2007
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