Swedish trade minister on ECB vote proposals

Sweden's trade minister has said the proposals for reform of the voting arrangements on the ECB's governing council will leave Sweden without a worthwhile role and the Swedish people as less than full participants.

Source: euObserver

Sweden can forget about influence in the ECB, according to trade minister Leif Pagrotsky.

"The proposal for new voting rules in the European Central Bank will mean that Sweden would not be a full member of the EMU even if the country decides to join," says Leif Pagr