Pros and cons (Scenario 3, White Paper on the future of Europe)
- The unity of the EU at 27 is preserved while further cooperation is made possible for those who want.
- Citizens’ rights derived from EU law start to vary depending on whether or not they live in a country that has chosen to do more.
- Questions arise about the transparency and accountability of the different layers of decision-making.
- The gap between expectations and delivery starts to close in the countries that want and choose to do more.