The European Commission’s report to be released next week on the result of the public consultation on the controversial investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) mechanism in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) agreement confirms rumours that have been making the rounds in Brussels that the vast majority of the 150,000-odd contributions submitted between 27 March and 13 July 2014 were based on a template. The 141-page document seen by Europolitics says that 145,000 replies (97 %) “were submitted…