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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NEWS presented online and in print can help "close the democratic deficit" in Wales, a senior editor said.
"I think there's a democratic deficit and I'm very concerned about ongoing scrutiny of Greater Manchester Police," he said.
If, as he wishes, his tenure as an MEP is brief, might I suggest that he next turns his attention to a real-life case of a head of state with a decided democratic deficit.
The speakers said the under-representation of women at any level of governance and decision-making results in a democratic deficit. It has been proven repeatedly that diverse groups make better decisions.
Giving a speech at an event organised by the Law Society of Scotland in Edinburgh to mark 20 years of devolution, Ms Sturgeon said Brexit had left Scotland facing its worst "democratic deficit" since the war.
Summary: New Delhi [India], June 24 (ANI): Leading economists of Karnataka on Monday raised concerns over large infrastructure gaps and widening democratic deficit during a meeting with members and senior officials of the 15th Finance Commission.
My reason for this has always been pretty straightforward - democratic deficit. We're a nation of five million who have always had little influence over the way we are governed by Westminster.
Attalides said this underrepresentation constitutes a serious democratic deficit and that an urgent solution is needed both in the national parliaments' and the EP, adding that currently 37% of MEPs are women.
This should surely be standard practice as it goes towards addressing the democratic deficit described in this letter.
Soon women would reach the one-third mark in Parliament and even surpass it, without any extra cost or any democratic deficit.
Senator Risa Hontiveros on Sunday lamented the apparent "democratic deficit" when Congress ratified the bicameral conference committee report on the proposed P3.757-trillion national budget last Friday.
A GROUP of young people have voiced frustration and anger at the "democratic deficit" in Northern Ireland.
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