Citizenship- How the EU works

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How the EU works

All members of countries elect Members of the European Parliament (MEPs).

European Parliament (EP) has 732 members altogether.

The UK has 646 MPs and 78 MEPs.

European parliament:

Discusses proposals put forward by European Commission

Enforces EU regulations

Can call for existing policies to be changed or new ones launched.

European Commission:

Proposes new regulations

Makes sure EU regulations are carried out

Oversees EU administration

The court of justice:

Decides whether European regulations have been broken

The court


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