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Month: March 2016

Parliamentary accountability: Assessing the link between citizens and elites in national and supranational politics in Europe

Parliamentary accountability: Assessing the link between citizens and elites in national and supranational politics in Europe

Aims and scope: Parliaments play central roles in European political systems at both the national and supranational level. At the national level, they bring together the democratically elected representatives of the people, who to a greater or lesser degree seek to represent the interests of their constituents. At the supranational level, with the Lisbon treaty, the European Parliament has cemented itself as a central decision-making institution of the European Union. At both levels, parliaments have a significant hand in legislating,…

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