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Multi-level governance in the EU and EU democracy : democratic legitimacy, democratic accountability and transparency of the European offices of the English local authorities in Brussels (2017)
Journal Article
Panara, C., & Varney, M. (2017). Multi-level governance in the EU and EU democracy : democratic legitimacy, democratic accountability and transparency of the European offices of the English local authorities in Brussels. Regional and Federal Studies, 27(2), 153-170. doi:10.1080/13597566.2017.1308926

This paper seeks to examine the role and functions of the representative offices of English local authorities in Brussels by considering the democratic legitimacy (i.e. linkage to elected councillors or mayors), accountability and transparency of the... Read More

Effective redress of grievance in data protection : an illusion? (2016)
Journal Article
Varney, M. (2016). Effective redress of grievance in data protection : an illusion?. Maastricht Journal of European and Comparative Law, 23(3), 550-567. doi:10.1177/1023263X1602300310

This article questions whether the current data protection legislative framework in the EU to provide effective redress of grievance for those who are affected by a breach of data protection law. It considers the extent to which the principle of effe... Read More