Citizens’ Enquiries (Ask EP) 

If you want to find out more about the activities, powers and organisation of the European Parliament, you can contact the Citizens' Enquiries Unit (Ask EP) using the form accessible below.

You ask, we answer

You can find a selection of recent topics of particular concern to citizens writing to the European Parliament and our respective answers.

  • Citizens’ enquiries to the European Parliament in 2019 

    Throughout 2019, people from across the EU and the world addressed the European Parliament to request information, express opinions or suggest ideas on a wide range of topics. The Citizens’ Enquiries Unit (Ask EP) provides them with clear answers on the issues they raise.
    People posed more than 68 000 questions, comments and suggestions to the European Parliament or its President in 2019.

      
  • European Youth Event 

    The European Parliament regularly receives questions from citizens about the European Youth Event. Are you interested too? Find out how you can take part! The European Youth Event (also known as EYE) is a two-day event bringing thousands of young Europeans together in the European Parliament’s Strasbourg headquarters.

      
  • Get in touch with the European Parliament 

    The European Parliament regularly receives enquiries from citizens about how to contact the European Parliament, its Members and its departments. If you have a question, who should you contact?

      
  • European Parliament’s role in hearings of the 2019 Commissioner-designates 

    The European Parliament regularly receives enquiries from citizens about its role in the approval process of a new European Commission. Under the Treaty on European Union, the European Parliament intervenes twice in the approval process of a new European Commission.

      
  • Translation and interpretation at the European Parliament 

    The European Parliament regularly receives enquiries from citizens on how translation and interpretation are organised in the European Parliament. The European Union has 24 official languages: Bulgarian, Czech, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Irish, Latvian, Lithuanian, Maltese, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish and Swedish.

      
  • Should you wish to have the full text in your official EU language, write to the Citizens' Enquiries Unit (Ask EP) using this form.