European Parliament needs greater say in making complex laws

European Parliament needs greater say in making complex laws


European parliamentarians should have a stronger input into determining science-based regulation in the EU, one MEP has said.

Speaking in Dublin at the European Risk Summit on 11 June, Julie Girling, chair of the European Parliament’s informal working group on risk, said that despite having frequent and substantial contact with citizens, the parliament is often side-lined by European Commission experts when it comes to science-based regulation.

The parliament “is expected ...


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