Jennifer Baker is joined by Pia Ahrenkilde Hansen, spokeswoman of the European Commission, to take a look at the economic situation in the European Union, in light of the European Summit taking place on 23 and 24 October.
The Summit will be preceded by a Tripartite Social Summit starting on Thursday 23 October morning. Outgoing Commission President Barroso and the Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, László Andor, will participate in this summit that looks into boosting growth and jobs. European Union leaders will proceed these talks by discussing economic policies and national budgets during the European Council meeting on 23 and 24 October.
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