A yearly "rule of law review cycle" to help stop countries such as Hungary, Poland, and Romania from backsliding on EU norms that have been introduced by the European Commission.

The process would see EU officials take information from national institutions, international watchdogs such as the Council of Europe, as well as NGOs and EU agencies, to produce "an annual rule of law report that summarises the situation within the bloc,” according to the Commission.

The Commission will continue ...

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