How representative are national parliaments in their decision-making on EU matters? Does the Czech model of representative democracy work efficiently with European policies? What are the main tools available to Czech MPs and senators to influence, formulate and control how European policies are being made? These and other questions are the main topics of the chapter “Representative Democracy in Czechia: A Disconnect Between the National and EU Level” co-written by Zdeněk Sychra, Jan Kovář and Petr Kratochvíl in the book "Representative Democracy in the EU: Recovering Legitimacy". It investigates the relationship between the democratic institutions of the member states and those of the EU.
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