Council votes on legislative acts

Description

The Council's voting records are public whenever it adopts a legislative act under the ordinary or a special legislative procedure. On average, the Council adopts 120 legislative acts per year.

This database contains not only the votes of the Council when adopting a legislative act but also information related to that act, such as:

  • act type (regulation, directive, decision or position),
  • act number (as published in the EU's Official Journal),
  • document number (submitted to the Council for adoption),
  • interinstitutional number,
  • date of adoption,
  • action by the Council (according to the steps of the legislative procedure),
  • form of adoption (in a Council meeting or by written procedure),
  • Council configuration,
  • Council session,
  • policy area,
  • voting procedure (ordinary or special legislative procedure),
  • voting rule (qualified majority or unanimity).

For more information please visit: http://www.consilium.europa.eu/en/general-secretariat/corporate-policies/transparency/open-data/

eurovoc domains

URI
http://data.consilium.europa.eu/data/public-voting/
Status
Completed
Interoperability Level
Legal
Type of Dataset
Statistical
Temporal Coverage From
2009-12-01
Geographical Coverage
EU28
Language
English
Metadata language
English

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