What have the Eurocrats ever done for us?

What have the Eurocrats ever done for us?

Press quote (The Sunday Times)
18 December 2011

Simon Tilford, chief economist at the CER, a broadly pro-Europe think-tank, said: "In areas where the EU has no role, Britain is a highly regulated place. We cannot blame that on the EU." He cites Britain’s poor infrastructure, for example, as a more serious obstacle to growth.