September 10, 2012

EU States Must Clarify Brussels' Role

Brendan Keenan, Irish Independent

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The idea that the number of women on boards is a matter for legislation covering 400 million people in 27 states is worrying evidence that those in charge do not understand what it is they are in charge of.

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