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Sunday, 16 February 2014

Petitions to the European Parliament


EU citizens or residents of the EU may submit a petition to the European Parliament on a subject which comes within the EU’s remit.

The petition may present a request or a complaint concerning the application of EU law or it may appeal to the European Parliament to adopt a position on a specific matter.
Such petitions give the European Parliament the opportunity to draw attention to any infringement of a European citizen's rights by the authorities in any  member state or local authorities or by any other EU institution.

It is also possible for organisations and associations to petition the European Parliament

For more information on how to petition the European Parliament:
http://www.europarl.europa.eu/aboutparliament/en/00533cec74/Petitions.html

This useful piece of information came from the "New Europeans" website - for further information about the group and their campaigns go to - http://neweuropeans.net/

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