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Analysis of the Voting Behaviour of Czech Members of European Parliament in Areas of the Europe 2020 Strategy

Published Online: 21 Feb 2017
Volume & Issue: Volume 12 (2016) - Issue 3 (December 2016)
Page range: 37 - 50
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License
Format
Journal
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1801-3422
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2 times per year
Languages
English
Abstract

Aim of this paper is to analyse the behaviour of Czech MEPs in the topics related to Europe 2020 Strategy. This Strategy is one of the most important documents of recent decade on the European level and it is not so often studied on the level of the European Parliament. The purpose of this text is to find out if Czech political parties in the European Parliament are cohesive or not. The second question is related to the voting patterns, whether Czech MEPs create some kind of voting coalitions or not and if these coalitions reflect the national coalition. Methodology is based on the analyses of roll-call votes. The research period is the first two years of the 8th term of the European Parliament.

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