Interest groups follow power to its source and, with the progressive transfer of policy-making from national to European level, the network of interest groups in Brussels has intensified over time, writes Jeremy Richardson. He argues that their lobbying has eroded the ability of national governments to set policy agendas and that many interest groups, now embedded in EU policy-making, have a vested interest in seeing European integration continue apace.
|Place of Publication||Edinburgh|
|Edition||Article No 23|
|Media of output||Blog post|
|Publication status||Published - 4 Sep 2015|
- Interest groups
- EU policy making