Did you know that you can be involved in proposing legislation as part of a European Citizens’ Initiative. Anyone can propose legislation on any area which th European Union has the power to legislate on. The proposal must be backed by citizens coming from at least 7 memeber states and get over one million citizens supporting it to progress. You first need to check if your idea relates to an EU policy area. There is all the information you need from the European Commission . You can also check out all the current initiatives which are open and wanting signatures. You can influence policy by being involved in an initiative.