Letters to the editor
Polls and Comment
Library - an archive
Bibliography of EMU
The Euroland Economy
Appendix 5 Evolution of votes in EU decision-making institutions
1 Minimum number of votes necessary to adopt a decision.
2 Under the 'Ioannina Compromise' of 1994, if Council members representing 23 to 25 votes are opposed to a decision, the Council will do its utmost to reach 'within a reasonable time' a solution that can be adopted by at least 65 votes.