Not the case at all. These are the facts:
It’s the European Commission that drafts the laws.
It’s the European Parliament and European Council that make the laws.
The European Commission is headed up by Commissioners nominated by member states.
Their appointment is approved by the Parliament to whom they are accountable.
The Parliament is made up of directly elected representatives from all the member states.
The Council is made up of elected government ministers from the member states.
British ministers and MEPs have a say in every stage of the legislative process and are directly accountable to the British people.
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