Indicator: 3.1 Transparency of parliamentary processes

This indicator, which concerns parliamentary transparency, is based on the premise that the public should be able to understand and engage with parliament, and be informed about, observe or participate in parliamentary processes. Parliament Parliament A national body of elected (or sometimes appointed) representatives that makes laws, debates issues and holds the government to account. should therefore provide information about its decisions and procedures in a timely manner, and in a form that can be accessed and understood by the public.

This indicator covers transparency in the full range of parliamentary processes, including plenary and committee work, MPs and political groups, as well as international parliamentary cooperation. It also covers the legislative process, as well as all aspects of the budget cycle.

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