Fourteen EU parliamentary chambers have drawn a yellow card against a legislative proposal on posted workers. It signals a new turn for the role of national parliaments in the EU, but improvements are needed.
Tag: Democratic Legitimacy
The European Parliament is often criticised as being weak compared to national parliaments. Yet, when viewed in a transnational context, it stands out as remarkably constitutionalized, although there is certainly room for further constitutionalization.
No matter whether one views the EU as constitutional or administrative in character, its democratic legitimacy has come under increasing pressure, the reason being the separation of power and legitimacy and the collapse of political messianism respectively