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by Richard Corbett/// Reforms over the last two decades, culminating in the Treaty of Lisbon, have established a dual accountability, as the basic mode of EU accountability. It requires that proposals are: approved by a large majority (QMV = 74% of the votes) in the Council, composed of national ministers accountable to national parliaments also… » read more

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Dr. Rainer Wend, President of the European Movement Germany. The election campaign in Germany is speeding up, though it has hardly featured any debate on European politics. And what is even worse, questions concerning the future of the EU seem to have gotten completely out of sight. Some months ago, one could have bet that… » read more

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by Rebecca Taylor, Liberal Democrat Member of the European Parliament and Petros Fassoulas, Chairman of the European Movement UK /// UKIP MEPs are infamous for being not just Britain’s laziest members of the European Parliament, but among the laziest in Europe, as figures from VoteWatch and EP Committee minutes have shown (and the Mirror graphically… » read more

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Graham Bishop, Financial policy expert, founder of www.grahambishop.com and member of Pro Europa – the European Movement’s Brussels Council. /// Over the past two years I have been working on developing a plan for a Temporary Eurobill Fund (TEF). I have taken the idea to the Commission and to EU capitals and the concept has… » read more

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