Introduction: Connecting with the Electorate? Parliamentary Communication in EU Affairs

  title={Introduction: Connecting with the Electorate? Parliamentary Communication in EU Affairs},
  author={Katrin Auel and Tapio Raunio},
  journal={The Journal of Legislative Studies},
  pages={1 - 12}
National parliaments have often been described as latecomers to European integration, but there is little doubt that they have developed the institutional means to become more involved over the last few years – and especially since the Lisbon Treaty. Accordingly, the main focus of the literature has been on this institutional adaptation and thus on the relationship between the parliament and the government in European Union (EU) affairs. Other parliamentary functions, and in particular those… 
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