In July 2010, the Chamber of Representatives in the Netherlands, the Tweede Kamer, used a new parliamentary tool to constrain the government’s mandate on European policy proposals. This tool enables the Chamber to list issues for discussion with ministers in the national parliament before they represent the country in European policy-making. This first case of early parliamentary detection and involvement in EU policy-making followed after several years of stalemate and silence over European issues on the national political agenda.
|Title of host publication||The Europeanization of Domestic Legislatures. The Empirical Implications of the Delors' Myth in Nine Countries|
|Editors||S. Brouard, T. König, C. Olivier|
|Place of Publication||New York|
|Publication status||Published - 2012|
|Name||Studies in Public Choice|