Explainers The EU and the world

Brexit, the EU and the world

Professor Simon Hix
Is the UK Marginalised in the EU?

One key issue in the debate about whether the UK should remain in the European Union is…

Professor Simon Hix ,
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Does the UK win or lose in the Council of Ministers?

This is the second in a series of pieces on the issue of whether the UK is…

Professor Simon Hix
UK MEPs lose most in the European Parliament

In recent posts I have looked at policy outcomes, voting records and policy-makers’ connections to analyse whether the…

Professor Simon Hix
Professor Simon Hix
The policy successes (and failures) of UK MEPs

In a recent post I analysed the success and failure of UK MEPs, in terms of how…

Professor Simon Hix
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Do UK MEPs win key positions of power in the European Parliament?

As part of a series on whether the UK is marginalised in the EU, two recent blogs showed…

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Introducing Cameron’s EU red card will have limited impact

The UK government’s proposal for a "red card procedure" for national parliaments to stop EU policy proposals…

Professor Hussein Kassim
The European Council – the who, what, where, how and why

What is the European Council? The European Council is the EU’s supreme political authority and its key…

Professor Hussein Kassim
Professor Simon Hix
The European Parliament 

The European Parliament is the only ‘directly elected’ EU institution – Table 1 shows the number of…

Professor Simon Hix

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