Unformatted text preview: the context of European integration. In February 2008, Sarkozy’s government decided to avoid the uncertainty of another referendum, and simply passed a modified version of the EU constitution in Parliament Polish Plumber • During the referendum campaign, the phrase ‘Polish plumber ’ came to represent the fears of anti-EU forces that waves of cheap immigrant labor from Eastern Europe would flood into France if the Constitution was approved....
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- Fall '07
- European Union, eu constitution