On 29 October 1970, the Commission of the European Communities issues a communication to the Council in which it states that it is generally in favour of the proposals contained in the Werner Report. Based largely on this report, the Commission also submits its own proposals on the establishment by stages of economic and monetary union in Europe.
On 30 October 1970, the European Commission forwards to the Council a communication in which it declares itself to be largely in favour of the proposals set out in the Werner Report on the stage-by-stage implementation of European economic and monetary union.
On 5 November 1970, the Belgian daily newspaper Le Soir outlines the proposals made by the European Commission on the plan to establish an economic and monetary union as recommended in the Werner Report.
On 5 November 1970, the German daily newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung describes the reactions of the German Government to the European Commission's interpretation of the Werner Plan. Bonn believes that the Commission's proposals for the establishment by stages of an economic and monetary union are too restrictive and do not go far enough.