There are Currently around 235 sub-national representations to the European Union, yet relatively is known little about their changing dynamics. The paper explores regional motivation to invest in 'Brussels Offices' and develops a UK-based case study. It illustrates how the raison d'etre might accomodated both the 'pull' factors of European policy, and funding regimens, and 'push' factors located in domestic contexts, and it concludes with a brief consideration of the critical issues for the future of such offices.
- European strategies at the regional level
- Europe of regions
- regional representations to the European Commission