An Exchange of Letters
between Ken Coates
with Stuart Holland and Michael Barratt Brown
and President Jacques Santer and Commissioners Yves-Thibault de Silguy and Martin Bangemann
Eighteen million people remain officially unemployed in the European Union. At least fifty million live in poverty. The real numbers out of work are higher than this, and are increasing. As this correspondence reveals, the European Commission has been aware of these problems.