Ursula von der Leyen

The 1999 resignation of the Santer Commission and its significance for the development of accountability inside the EU

Holding the executive to account is a central function in any parliamentary democracy.  The European Union is no different.   It has had to find an answer to the question of how the executive should be controlled, particularly with the dramatic increase in the scope of its activities.  As the interviews illustrate, the European Parliament has […]