WHAT RLEG HAS ACHIEVED SO FAR
RLEG’s contribution to the Subsidiarity and Proportionality Task Force, doing less efficiently
Between April and July 2018, RLEG held meetings and transmitted a document entitled "Contribution of RLEG, Regions with legislative powers to the TASK FORCE Subsidiarity and Proportionality, making less efficient". Seven regions signed the document:
The governments of Basque Country, Brussels-Capital, Flanders, Navarre, Piemonte, Salzburg and Wales welcomed the decision of the European Commission to install a the Task Force for Subsidiarity and Proportionality and encourage the EU institutions to systematically engage in a structured dialogue with RLEG. This dialogue must be inspired by pragmatism and vision, bearing in mind their empowerment to deliberate, make decisions and commit as agents of political transformation, in order to reinforce the European integration process. As a devolved government with legislative powers, the Welsh Government supports the principles of multi-level governance which underpin the Recommendations made by the signatory regions from the EU 27 and their call to strengthen the role of regions with legislative powers in EU decision-making.
The mentioned governments call for effective multi-level governance, with RLEG assuming co-responsibility in the integration process that also guarantee precise application of the decentralised dimensions of the principles of subsidiarity and proportionality.
In essence, the following recommendations hereafter are to be considered by the Task Force: