EU Forum

EU Integration

Obstacles to a strengthened role for national parliaments in the EU

21 May 2014 - 11:54

Calls for greater involvement of national parliaments in the European Union are growing in several European capitals. In The Hague, Minister of Foreign Affairs Frans Timmermans recently argued that national parliaments are the most pertinent place in which the democratic deficit of the EU could be reduced. There is considerable support for strengthening the accountability of ‘Brussels’ at the national level. In the context of deepened integration national parliaments will increasingly find themselves side-lined. We question whether they — and in particular the Dutch parliament — can exercise much influence from such a position. Or are national parliaments to far removed from supranational European issues to be able to democratically monitor European decision-making effectively?

96 Comments

Load comments

shhmynametrulykool
Thu, 08/13/2020 - 09:12

Permalink

We are a dog walkers and pet sitters service that provides dog walking in Manhattan. Pet sitting & Cat Sitting services are available for cats and dogs in Brooklyn, Manhattan, The Bronx and Queens.

Dog Walking Manhattan
https://www.fourbarepaws.com/

shhmynametrulykool
Mon, 08/24/2020 - 17:38

Permalink

I am a full time Mom running a day care with 3-5 little ones running around while I run my in home business of Travel and now Notary. This virus literally shut down travel entirely so I had to re-invent myself yet again to fill an ever in demand niche in the legal services sector.
<b><a href="https://dolphinmobilenotary.com/">Fast Electronic Notary Service</a></b>

car insurance
Wed, 08/26/2020 - 05:41

Permalink

Plastic inflatable dolls came about in 1968, when it became legal to sell <a href="https://www.carinsurancestars.com/">car insurance</a> via mail. By the 1980s, they were in sex shops. With the continual development of Artificial intelligence , the level of companionship has entered a new realm where the entire landscape of sexual toys <a href=https://www.carinsurancestars.com/>car insurance</a>[url=https://www.sexdolls.today/]https://www.sexdolls.today/[/url] https://www.sexdolls.today

789UFABET, the most stable online betting service provider in Thailand Can be played on both mobile phones and computers. Deposit-withdraw 24 hours a day. We reserve the right to players over 20 years old. Interested in signing up, just add LINE friends @ 789support.
https://789ufabet.com

UFABET, a new online betting website Online casino Online football betting and online slots are open to all gamblers 24 hours a day.There are a variety of services from leading casino camps like SA Gaming and Sexy Baccarat, which is the most played casino in Thailand right now. https://789ufabet.com

shhmynametrulykool
Fri, 09/04/2020 - 16:45

Permalink

Philly Vintage Tees has over 20 years of experience in the customized apparel industry. We provide high-quality traditional screen printing and digital print solutions to businesses and individuals alike. If you need a t-shirt printing service in Philadelphia we can help. We a fully operational printing company and we can accept all kinds of orders no matter how to bulk or small it is. Low minimum!
<b><a href="https://phillyvintagetees.com/">Screen Printing Merchandise Philadelphia</a></b>

shhmynametrulykool
Fri, 09/04/2020 - 16:46

Permalink

We believe that the best quality ingredients are what make the difference in feeding our family. That is why these fine, small batch products are all Made in America. Farm Fresh, Organic, Vegan, Gluten-Free and Non-GMO ingredients, From Our Pantry, To Yours!

Gourmet Spices Philadelphia
https://phillyspicerack.com/

Add new comment

Your name: Anonymous

Restricted HTML

  • Allowed HTML tags: <a href hreflang> <em> <strong> <cite> <blockquote cite> <code> <ul type> <ol start type> <li> <dl> <dt> <dd> <h2 id> <h3 id> <h4 id> <h5 id> <h6 id>
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
  • Web page addresses and email addresses turn into links automatically.

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
  • Web page addresses and email addresses turn into links automatically.