Legitimacy through Subsidiarity? The Parliamentary Control of EU Policy-Making

  title={Legitimacy through Subsidiarity? The Parliamentary Control of EU Policy-Making},
  author={Karolina Borońska-Hryniewiecka},
  journal={Polish Political Science Review},
  pages={73 - 86}
Abstract This article explains the relationship between subsidiarity and legitimacy of policies designed at EU level. Through means of theoretically informed analysis this paper claims that if the principle of subsidiarity is respected and implemented throughout the policy process, EU policy-making can aspire to satisfy the condition of both input and output legitimacy. The empirical part of the paper shows how, through a subsidiarity control mechanism known as the Early Warning System… 
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