I would not be opposed to devising a new system of pensions, in which one part was based on collective provision, but which also gave incentives for people to take out an additional, personal plan.
Quote by Jacques Delors
Jacques Delors Quotes
The unions may continue to decline, but if they do, it'll be their fault
This desire for equity must not lead to an excess of welfare, where nobody is...
The problem with a purely collective system is not only that it requires economic growth,...
My problem is how to find the best way of being useful.
The problem of how we finance the welfare state should not obscure a separate issue:...
If you don't have collective agreements between unions and employers, governments have to legislate more.
I had to think whether, after 50 years of hard slog, I was still lucid...
Fundamentally, American society is composed of individuals who don't go out of their way to...
Even in Britain, the trade unions tell me that employment contracts have less protection than...
Therefore one should speak at the same time of national citizenship and wider European citizenship.
These days there are not enough of such intermediary groups, between the state and the...
This weakening is worsened by the widening distance between the governed and their governments.
Any union that can't accept workers choosing their own representatives through universal franchise is finished.
Cinema explains American society. It's like a Western, with good guys and bad guys, where...
Yes, the European model remains superior to that of America and Japan.
The European model is, first, a social and economic system founded on the role of...
The unions still have a job to do, representing their members' interests to governments and...
The European model is in danger if we obliterate the principle of personal responsibility.
The driving force behind the liberal counter-offensive in Europe has been a reaction against irresponsibility.
I cannot resign myself to thi decline of Europe, and of France.