Martin Westlake

Academic and Author
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Martin Westlake is a Visiting Professor in Practice at the LSE’s European Institute and a Visiting Professor at the College of Europe, Bruges. During a thirty-year European career, he worked in the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, the EU’s Council of Ministers and the European Commission, with the European Parliament, and in the European Economic and Social Committee, where he served as Secretary-General, 2008-2013. He has published widely on the European institutions and on European and UK politics.

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The UK’s Legacy in the European Parliament

Martin Westlake, former Secretary-General of the European Economic and Social Committee (2008-2013), looks back at the UK’s disproportionately large influence on the European Parliament since the first direct elections were held in 1979.

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