Asymmetric parliamentary powers: the case of the third rescue package for Greece

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In his blog post, Valentin Kreilinger provides an overview of the participation of national parliaments on the third package for Greece. He shows that parliamentary power in the euro area is distributed asymmetrically. Only the German Bundestag votes on the start and the result of negotiations. In Estonia, Finland and Austria, deliberation and voting is confined partly or entirely to committees. Other national parliaments play an even smaller role, or none at all.

Link to the Article: Jacques Delors Institut – Berlin, in English and German

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