LORDS

The Role of National Parliaments in the European Union

22 July 2013

The House of Lords EU Select Committee have today launched an inquiry into the role of national parliaments in the EU. The inquiry will look at the role of national parliaments in the work of EU institutions.

Commenting Lord Boswell, Chairman of the House of Lords EU Select Committee, said:

"Over the past few years there has been a great deal of interest in the role of national parliaments in the EU, not least in the context of proposals for closer economic and monetary union.

"National parliaments have an important role to play in scrutinising the work of EU institutions and shaping the legislative agenda.

"We would welcome written evidence from any interested parties by the 27 September."

Written evidence for this inquiry must be submitted to the Committee by Friday 27 September. Evidence should be sent to Hazel Scott at [email protected]

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