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“Ridiculous” spat between EC and Parliament shows where EU power lies

Since the election on June 8th in the UK returned a hung parliament, it's often said that power has flowed from Downing Street to the Palace of Westminster. Henry Newman, from Open Europe, highlights that, over in Brussels, few would argue that the European Parliament is the real seat of power.

Recently an extraordinary spat between the President of the EC and President of the Parliament underlined the subordinate status of the Parliament, and the tensions between the EU institutions.

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