democratic deficit


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democratic deficit

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) any situation in which there is believed to be a lack of democratic accountability and control over the decision-making process
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It's also clear Wales has a severe democratic deficit, because UK broadcasters confuse people by reporting on all the decisions that only affect England.
In those two years, the "leavers" will come to understand the true nature of the term democratic deficit, as free movement of labour will be agreed to as a price of access to the single market.
amp;nbsp;"That is a huge democratic deficit for our society, building on the existing democratic deficit of partition.
The Labour Party's failure is that it seems not to have recognised that the UK suffers a serious democratic deficit.
He wished Mr Schulz every success in continuing his duties and expressed his satisfaction for the positive progress made in the collective struggle against the democratic deficit in the European Union.
That was the democratic deficit that was at the heart of the home rule campaign that brought us our devolved parliament at Holyrood – a campaign that intensified after the poll tax when John Major won the Tories a fourth term in 1992.
Imperfect Democracies: The Democratic Deficit in Canada and the United States by Patti Tamara Lenard and Richard Simeon, UBC Press, Vancouver, 2013, 360pp.
This democratic deficit affects us all and it's in all our interests to change this for the better.
Brussels concluded that it is not only about the name issue as Macedonia is facing a democratic deficit, there is no media freedom, the judiciary is weak and there are no good-neighborly relations.
According to Grewal, Habermas specifically concentrates on the reality of the democratic deficit in the European Union.
He said that our European partners showed no solidarity towards Cyprus , adding that the lack of trust among the citizens, deepens the democratic deficit in the EU.
It is about those who are concerned about the escalating democratic deficit in the country.
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