Single market policy developments

(17 October 2011) ETUC and EPSU met Commissioner Barnier on 29 September to exchange views on upcoming policy iniatives on public procurement and concessions. Discusions clarified a number of trade unions concerns over the impact of competitive tendering, the promotion of PPPs and the lack of a ‘quality public services’ perspective in current EU policy-making. A follow-up letter (attached below) from the meeting gives more details on these. - Letter from Bernadette SEGOL, ETUC General Secretary, to Commissioner Barnier
- Letter from Jan Willem Goudriaan, EPSU Deputy General Secretary, to Commissioner Barnier