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There has been a substantial drop in EU legislative output since 2010

Dehousse, Renaud and Rozenberg, Olivier (2015) There has been a substantial drop in EU legislative output since 2010. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (03 Feb 2015). Website.

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A common argument made against the European Union by Eurosceptic politicians is that the EU creates a burden on citizens and businesses by producing too much legislation. But how much legislation does the EU actually produce? Renaud Dehousse and Olivier Rozenberg present data on both the raw number of EU acts adopted since 1996, and a measure of the burden produced by this legislation. They note that contrary to expectations, there has been a substantial fall in the EU’s legislative output since 2010, raising questions over the motivations underpinning the European Commission’s legislative agenda.

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Additional Information: © 2015 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
Date Deposited: 29 Mar 2017 15:07
Last Modified: 30 Aug 2021 23:26

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