EU leaders renewed their support for the bloc's programme of improving its regulatory framework at a meeting in Brussels, ending on Friday night. The event was dominated by tough bargaining over an outline EU budget for the period 2007-13.
In its first detailed comments for some time on the better regulation initiative, the council welcomed the European commission's latest proposals for simplifying EU legislation (EED 26/10/05). It called for high priority to be given to getting simplification proposals passed.
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