Written Declarations in the European Parliament - A Review of Process and Impact

15-12-2011

This comparative review examines the procedure and outcome of the European Parliament's Written Declarations, pursuant to Rule 123 of its Rules of Procedure. Moreover, it inspects the provisions of other national and international parliaments with a view to identify similar procedures and their particularities. Some tentative conclusions are drawn with respect to a possible update of Parliament's rules.

This comparative review examines the procedure and outcome of the European Parliament's Written Declarations, pursuant to Rule 123 of its Rules of Procedure. Moreover, it inspects the provisions of other national and international parliaments with a view to identify similar procedures and their particularities. Some tentative conclusions are drawn with respect to a possible update of Parliament's rules.