Not in front of the MPs: Why can’t Parliament have a frank discussion about the EU?

In this post, Agata Gostyńska, research fellow at the Centre for European Reform, explains how Britain’s Parliament does a poor job of examining EU business—and proposes some simple reforms that would improve the way that it scrutinises European legislation. The British prime minister, David Cameron, wants to make the EU more democratic. National parliamentarians, in his view, understand citizens’ concerns better than MEPs who deliberate … Continue reading Not in front of the MPs: Why can’t Parliament have a frank discussion about the EU?