centralisation centralisation

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the act of consolidating power under a central control
  2. (n) gathering to a center

Synonym(s)

News

  • ECB's Coeure sees no need for more fiscal centralisation

    There is no need for centralisation of fiscal policy in the euro zone beyond the planned banking union, European Central Bank Executive Board member Benoit Coeure said on Friday. The euro zone is combining banking supervision under the roof of the ECB and also plans to find a common way to wind down non-viable banks in response to the crisis. "Clearly, the euro area also needs solidarity ...
    on December 6, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "Let us be clear on the reasons for our opposition to the Lisbon Treaty and our call for a referendum," Mr Hague said in his speech. "The ever greater centralisation of power beyond the democratic control of the people is not in keeping with...
    on Oct 8, 2009 By: William Hague Source: Politics.co.uk

  2. Mr Osborne said: "The torch of progressive politics has been passed to a new generation of politicians - and those politicians are Conservatives. By pursuing a course of illiberalism, centralisation, fiscal incontinence and opposition to meaningful...
    on Aug 11, 2009 By: George Osborne Source: BBC News

  3. Liberal Democrat Shadow Housing Minister, Sarah Teather said: "Yet again this dismal Prime Minister is to be found running at full-tilt away from a flagship policy. The eco-towns project has been an object lesson in the dangers of centralisation....
    on Jul 16, 2009 By: Sarah Teather Source: 24dash

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