“Europe is run by a sprawling bureaucracy”

Not true. The European Commission has fewer employees than a medium-sized city council in the UK. Evidence


          	

“European laws are made by unelected bureaucrats”

Not true. The European Commission doesn’t make laws. It only makes proposals, which are then debated, amended and passed (or rejected) by elected national governments and directly-elected MEPs. In any case, Commissioners themselves are accountable to the European Parliament, which elects its president, approves its appointment and can dismiss it.