George “Johnny-come-lately” fails to impress EU partners March 5th, 2013 admin Latest News Shares Comments Responding to George Osborne’s statement at the ECOFIN European Finance ministers meeting in Brussels today, Arlene McCarthy, Vice President of the European Parliament’s Economic and Monetary Committee and draftsperson of the 2010 Bankers’ bonuses rules said: “Yet again we have an example of failure to proactively engage in and influence EU policy in Britain’s national interest. Why has the UK Government failed in the last 18 months to put an alternative proposal on the table and waited until the last minute to raise objections.” “This Government needs to take a crash course in finding friends and influencing EU partners. Time will tell whether George Osborne can pull the rabbit out of the hat and ditch the cap on bonuses”. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07930717137 Email [email protected] Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected] – relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Onthespot – your online reporter www.onthespotnews.co.uk Do you have a story to tell? Please text or phone 07930717137 or email [email protected] Follow OTS (Onthespot) on Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Related Comments comments!