The paper highlights how the historical marginality of parliamentary control functions is being replaced by a growing awareness of the need to use the institu-tion of national representation as the place to develop transparency in decision-making, the definition of levels of responsibility and the verification of results. The evaluation of public policies, as a science that promotes a constant circulari-ty between scientific analysis and political decision, is indicated as a tool for a crucial renewal.
Keywords: Parliament. public policies
Jel Code: D72, H70, H72