European Parliament Research Service (EPRS)
Posted by Andrew Dunn on 3 November, 2016
The EPRS http://www.europarl.europa.eu/atyourservice/en/20150201PVL00031/European-Parliamentary-Research-Service produces research documents to inform MEPs preparing for votes in the European Parliament. These research papers are made available to the public and can be found on Think Tank http://www.europarl.europa.eu/thinktank/en/home.html
Documents produced include:
- At a glance – 2 pages long, meant to inform MEPs before plenaries. Contain links to other sources.
- Briefings – up to 12 pages, on a wide range of topics. They can track proposals and implementation of legislation, track progress on trade agreements and outline how the EU budgets are being spent.
- In-depth analysis – up to 36 pages
- EU factsheets
- Topical Digests