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Onderzoek naar parlementaire controle op EU-aangelegenheden (en)

Wednesday, December 19 2012, 12:18

DEN HAAG -  The Treaty of Lisbon provides national parliaments with an opportunity to play a more important role in formulating EU policies, at least in the rhetoric of the EU officials. Yet, it remains unclear to what extent the formal provisions will be translated into political practice.

The Lisbon Treaty is considered to create a new “opportunity structure” for national parliaments, providing them with means to act in EU policies which they have not enjoyed before.

Read the full article, written by Alexander Strelkov: Searching for the right tool in a brand new toolbox: Comparing factors of effective parliamentary scrutiny of EU affairs after the Treaty of Lisbon