A copy of a report from EC President Van Rompuy shows leaders plan to use an obscure stipulation...

|By:, SA News Editor

A copy of a report from EC President Van Rompuy shows leaders plan to use an obscure stipulation of the EU treaty to push through changes without requiring approval by member parliaments. The changes are all about stricter budget rules and enforcement mechanisms - all of which Maastricht was supposed to have taken care of - and do nothing to address the current situation.