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Citizens' Enquiries (Ask EP)

 
 

If you want to find out more about the activities, powers and organisation of the European Parliament, you can contact the Citizens' Enquiries Unit (Ask EP) using the form below.

 
 
 
You ask, we answer

You can find a selection of recent topics of particular concern to citizens writing to the European Parliament and our respective answers.

 
 
 
What is the ‘Free Interrail pass for Europeans’ EU initiative?
Free Interrail pass for Europeans   © BorderaS. / Fotolia

Young citizens are increasingly turning to the European Parliament asking for information on the initiative to give EU 18 year olds free Interrail tickets.

Should you wish to have the full information in your official EU language, write to the Citizens' Enquiries Unit (Ask EP) using this form
 
 
Summertime: changing of the clocks
Clock going back to wintertime   © Albachiaraa / Fotolia

Citizens recurrently turn to the European Parliament with comments on the changing of the clocks. Some citizens are in favour of the summer-time and winter-time arrangements; others call on the Parliament to abolish them.

Should you wish to have the full information in your official EU language, write to the Citizens' Enquiries Unit (Ask EP) using this form
 
 
Citizens’ enquiries to the European Parliament in 2017
enquiries   © Pixelbliss / Fotolia

On a daily basis, citizens from all across the EU and the wider world address the European Parliament to request information, express opinions or suggest ideas on an extensive range of topics. The Citizens’ Enquiries Unit (Ask EP) provides answers to citizens on the issues raised. In 2017, citizens put more than 52 000 questions, suggestions and comments to the European Parliament or its President.

Should you wish to have the full information in your official EU language, write to the Citizens' Enquiries Unit (Ask EP) using this form
 
 
What is the European Youth Event?
European Youth Event   © Rawpixel.com / Fotolia

The EYE is a two-day event organised by the European Parliament on its premises in cooperation with the European Youth Forum and other organisations. It gives young people the opportunity to take part in political debates, workshops and other activities and interact with leading EU figures, with a view to coming up with innovative solutions to major future issues.

Should you wish to have the full information in your official EU language, write to the Citizens' Enquiries Unit (Ask EP) using this form
 
 
What is the EU doing for people with disabilities?
 disabilities   © putilov_denis / fotolia

Citizens turn to the European Parliament to request information about the rights of persons with disabilities and what measures are in place to help them to enjoy full rights.

Should you wish to have the full information in your official EU language, write to the Citizens' Enquiries Unit (Ask EP) using this form
 
 
 
 
EP answers

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