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EU states push to keep Berec outside Brussels control

Friday 24 November 2017 | 10:55 CET | News
EU member states are resisting proposals from the European Commission to expand the powers of Berec, the pan-European telecoms regulator. According to a brief from Dutch state secretary Mona Keijzer to parliament ahead of a meeting of EU telecom ministers on 04 December, a majority of the countries, including the Netherlands, are against the EC's plan to elevate Berec to the status of an EU agency. This would put Berec under much more direct control of the Commission. EU members are more in favour of making Berec's board independent. 

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