chapter  8
Free Movement of Persons and Services
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Free movement o f persons is considered to be fundamental to the creation o f the common market. W ithout a mobile workforce, British workers, for example, would not be able to move to Germany to provide their labour should a manpower or skills shortage exist there. Similarly, neither would a Belgian entrepreneur be able to expand her business into France, nor a Swedish physiotherapist cross the border into Denmark to provide his occasional services to a client with back problems!