In November 2021, Olaf Scholz became Germany’s new Chancellor, having promised continuity with Angela Merkel’s policies upon his election. On key issues of European policy, the coalition treaty pledged to maintain the Single Market and the unity of the Union, returning to stricter EU budget rules in 2023 (after their suspension during the Covid-19 pandemic), and uphold its commitment to the rule-of-law mechanism against countries violating EU law.
|Title of host publication||The State of the European Union|
|Editors||Anand Menon, Simon Usherwood|
|Number of pages||3|
|Publication status||Published - 23 Jun 2022|
|Name||UK in a Changing Europe|