EU institutions & treaties
06 June 2016
If Britain remains in the EU it should lead the discussion about a more constructive role for national parliaments in reducing democratic deficit in the EU.
27 May 2015
Reforms at EU level could help to narrow the EU’s democratic deficit. But there are many things Westminster could do to improve its own scrutiny of EU policy.
15 July 2015
Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska discusses her most recent CER publication 'A ten-point plan to strengthen Westminster's oversight of EU policy'.See her publication here.
15 April 2015
David Cameron wants to increase the role of national parliaments in the EU. His pledge will hold more weight if British parliamentary scrutiny of EU affairs was improved.
11 February 2015
Juncker has taken three steps to strengthen the Commission’s hand in European politics but he must still prove he can avoid repeating Barroso’s mistakes.
18 November 2014
Enhancing the role of national parliaments in EU decision-making and overseeing EU economic governance need not come at the expense of the European parliament.
26 September 2014
Few believed that Juncker would champion changes in the way the EU does things.
21 August 2014
Van Rompuy needs to forge a consensus on his successor. He should look in the mirror and seek a candidate with his own best characteristics.
22 July 2014
As EU judges prepare to rule on issues like the euro, Facebook and benefit tourism, Hugo Brady gives a political and legal analysis of the ECJ.
31 March 2014
EU leaders will soon decide who will run the club's institutions. They should choose heavyweights who can deliver far-reaching reforms.
10 October 2013
The CER proposes reforming the EU’s policies and institutions, to foster a more dynamic European economy and to make decision-making more accountable.