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A serious crisis arose when, during the third phase of the transition period, voting procedures within the Council had to move from the unanimity rule to qualified majority voting in a number of areas. France rejected a number of Commission proposals containing CAP funding measures and no longer participated in the main COMMUNITY meetings (the «empty chair» policy). Finally, an agreement was reached on the Luxembourg Compromise (1.3.7), which stipulated that the members of the Council would endeavour to find solutions that could be adopted by all in accordance with their mutual interests when the vital interests of one or more countries were at stake. Achieving further commitments for the distribution of rescued migrants will be the goal in the coming weeks. Nevertheless, delegates say their goal is not to set binding quotas. The European Commission will continue to coordinate the distribution and officials say the phone number used to call for the redistribution of migrants from Italy will remain the same. Member States are also free to withdraw from the agreement at any time. «It`s entirely voluntary,» Seehofer said after the EU ministerial meeting. At the Luxembourg European Council on 3 December 1985, a political agreement was reached when the foreign ministers finalised the text. Denmark and Italy have expressed doubts about constitutional validity. Nine countries, Belgium, the Federal Republic of Germany (RFA), France, Ireland, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Portugal, Spain and the United Kingdom signed the Single European Act in Luxembourg on 17 February 1986.  This date was originally conceived as a sign of unity within the Community with regard to THE ESPs, but this was not the case.
After the first enlargement, calls were made for greater budgetary discipline and reform of the CAP. The European Council reached an agreement in 1979 on a series of complementary measures. The Fontainebleau Agreements of 1984 resulted in a lasting solution based on the principle that adjustments could be made to help each Member State cope with an excessive financial burden in terms of relative prosperity. Arguing that, on the basis of these concessions, the Maastricht Treaties and subsequent treaties went beyond the vision of the internal market and committed Britain to a developing «federal Europe», the Conservative «Eurosceptics» ensured a referendum in 2015 on the continuation of the United Kingdom`s accession to the Treaty.