The word 'Europe' makes many people think of EU bureaucrats who ban the use of incandescent light bulbs and waste taxpayers' money. But Europe is much more than that: it is 27 states that have come together in search of freedom and security. The European Parliament is the seat of the representatives of the people of Europe. Its members represent hundreds of thousands of people. This is the story of the policymakers.
BROADVIEW TV uses one very specific case to highlight the important work done by the European Parliament: the MEP Alexander Alvaro outlines the difficulties involved in drafting the revised edition of the SWIFT agreement between the USA and the EU.