Europeans’ confidence in EU hit by coronavirus response

Posted by on June 9, 2021 1:00 am
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Survey shows many consider project ‘broken’ although still back membership and more cooperation

Confidence in the EU’s ability to handle crises has taken a hit from Covid-19, a major survey shows, but dissatisfaction with national political systems is even higher and most people still support EU membership and want a stronger, more cooperative bloc.

The report’s authors suggested the polling should be a wake-up call for Brussels, warning that while public support for the broader European project remained high in many countries, it was fragile and would not easily survive more disappointment.

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