After Lisbon: National Parliaments in the European Union

@article{Auel2015AfterLN,
  title={After Lisbon: National Parliaments in the European Union},
  author={Katrin Auel and Thomas Christiansen},
  journal={West European Politics},
  year={2015},
  volume={38},
  pages={261 - 281}
}
The role of national parliaments in EU matters has become an important subject in the debate over the democratic legitimacy of European Union decision-making. Strengthening parliamentary scrutiny and participation rights at both the domestic and the European level is often seen as an effective measure to address the perceived ‘democratic deficit’ of the EU – the reason for affording them a prominent place in the newly introduced ‘Provisions on Democratic Principles’ of the Union (in particular… 
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