MEPs get new watchdog role on commission's daily work

The European Parliament is set on Thursday (6 July) to approve a major institutional deal granting MEPs the right to block European Commission measures implementing existing EU laws - such as the approval of GMOs on the EU market.

The deal concerns the commission's so-called implementing powers, which the parliament and member states sometimes grant to the commission when they agree on a new EU law.

Brussels' implementing powers often involve the day-to-day management of technica...

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