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Title Brexit and democracy : the role of parliaments in the UK and the European Union / edited by Thomas Christiansen, Diane Fromage.
Imprint Basingstoke, Hampshire : Palgrave Macmillan, 2019.

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Series European administrative governance
Subject Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons.
European Union -- Great Britain.
Legislative bodies -- European Union countries.
Alt Name Christiansen, Thomas, 1965-
Fromage, Diane,
Description 1 online resource (1 volume) : illustrations (black and white).
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Contents Intro; Preface; Contents; Notes on Contributors; List of Figures; List of Tables; Chapter 1: Introduction; 1 The Contestation of Brexit; 2 Arenas of Parliamentary Scrutiny in the EU; 3 Brexit, Parliaments and Citizens; 4 Conceptualising the Relationship Between Brexit and Democracy; 5 Contributions to This Volume; 6 Conclusions and Outlook; References; Part I: The UK Parliament and Brexit; Chapter 2: What Do We Mean by Parliamentary Scrutiny of Brexit? A View from the House of Commons; 1 Introduction; 2 Framing Parliamentary Scrutiny; 2.1 The Select Committee
2.2 The Chamber: Government and Opposition Expectations of Scrutiny3 A View from the Outside: The Media; 4 Conclusion; References; Chapter 3: Brexit and the UK Parliament: Challenges and Opportunities; 1 Introduction; 2 Parliamentary Activity on Brexit in the House of Commons; 3 Brexit Legislation; 3.1 Party Divisions and Cross-Party Cooperation; 4 Select Committees; 4.1 Committee Members and the Leave Versus Remain Fault-Line; 4.2 Select Committee on Exiting the EU; 4.3 Select Committee Influence; 5 Conclusion; References
Chapter 4: Fighting to 'Take Back Control': The House of Lords and Brexit1 Introduction; 2 The House of Lords in British Political Life; 2.1 Powers of the House of Lords; 3 Was It in the Manifesto?; 4 Who Was Taking Back Control?; 5 Party Positions; 5.1 Tories; 5.2 Labour; 5.3 Liberal Democrats; 5.4 Crossbenchers; 6 It's Not All About Defeating the Government; 7 Concluding Reflections; References; Part II: Brexit and the National Parliaments in the EU; Chapter 5: The Scrutiny of Brexit in National Parliaments: Germany, Luxembourg and the Czech Republic Compared; 1 Introduction
2 State of the Art3 Constitutional Dimensions; 4 Procedural Dimensions; 5 National Interest Versus Party Politics; 6 Conclusion; References; Chapter 6: National and Regional Parliaments in the Context of Brexit: The Case of Belgium; 1 Introduction; 2 Constitutional and Procedural Dimensions: Executive-Legislative Relationships on EU Issues in Belgium; 2.1 Domination of the Executive Power; 2.2 Regions and Federal Level: The Role of the Different Parliaments; 3 Parties' Positioning; 4 How Brexit Has Been Discussed in Belgian Parliaments?
4.1 Parliamentary Questions as Tool to Monitor Brexit Negotiations4.2 Method; 4.3 Analysis of Parliamentary Questions on Brexit; Majority-Opposition Patterns on Brexit; Who Asks What?; 5 Conclusion; References; Chapter 7: The Polish Parliament and the Scrutiny of Brexit in Poland; 1 Introduction; 2 Domestic Provisions for Parliamentary Scrutiny of EU Affairs; 3 Parliamentary Involvement in the Brexit Process: The Constitutional and Procedural Dimensions; 4 Party-Political Dimension of Brexit; 5 Concluding Remarks; References; Chapter 8: The Irish Parliament and Brexit; 1 Introduction
Summary This volume addresses an important aspect of Brexit that has been ever-present in public debates, but has so far not received corresponding attention by academic scholars, namely the role of parliaments and citizens in this process. To address this gap, this book brings together an international group of authors who provide a comprehensive and multidisciplinary treatment of this subject. Specifically, the contributors, scholars from the UK and across Europe, provide diverse accounts of the role of regional, national and European parliaments and citizens from the perspectives of Law, Political Science and European Studies. The book is structured in three parts focused on developments, respectively, in the UK, in the parliaments of the EU27, and at the EU level. Beyond providing a comprehensive examination of the scrutiny of Brexit, the book utilises the insights gained from this experience for a study of executive-legislative relations in the European Union more generally, examining the balance, or lack thereof, between governments and parliaments. In this way, the book also speaks to some of the long-lasting, indeed perennial questions about the effects of constitutional provisions and political practice in the context of European democracy. Thomas Christiansen holds a Chair in European Institutional Politics at Maastricht University, the Netherlands and is Co-Director of the Centre for European Research in Maastricht (CERiM). He is Executive Editor (with Simon Duke) of the Journal of European Integration and has published widely on the politics of the European Union. Diane Fromage is Assistant Professor of European Law at Maastricht University, the Netherlands and Research Coordinator at the Centre for European Research in Maastricht (CERiM). Her research mainly focuses on parliaments in the European Union, fiscal councils and the European Central Bank.
ISBN 9783030060435 (electronic bk.)
3030060438 (electronic bk.)
9783030060428
303006042X
OCLC # 1090060595
Additional Format Print version: Brexit and democracy. Basingstoke, Hampshire : Palgrave Macmillan, 2019 9783030060428 (OCoLC)1088916442


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