French disgruntled with EU tax policy
VAT wrangles said to have infuriated French officials
France wants the EU to hand back some of its powers on tax policy, the FT
The French are said to be disgruntled with the EU’s handling of tax policy,
specifically in relation to the wrangle over reduced VAT rates last month.
French officials want to review policy under a discussion of ‘subsidiarity’,
the EU principle that policy decisions should be devolved to the lowest possible