Eighth European Parliament
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Eighth European Parliament

The eighth European Parliament was elected in the 2014 elections and lasted until the 2019 elections.

Major events

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Activity

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Source
Reports [1]
Resolutions and positions [2]
Parliamentary questions [3]
Written declarations [4]

Major resolutions and positions

Resolution/position number Procedure number Notes

Committees

Summary

Type Number Sources Notes
Standing committee [5]
Temporary committee [6]
Committee of enquiry [7]

Temporary committees

Code Committee Report Sources

Committees of enquiry

Code Committee Report Sources

Delegations

Type Number Sources
Europe delegations [8]
Non-Europe delegations [9]
Ad-hoc delegations [10]

Political groups

Group Parties Leader(s) Est. MEPs
European People's Party (EPP)
Manfred Weber 2009 216
Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats (S&D)
Gianni Pittella 2009 185
European Conservatives and Reformists (ECR)
Syed Kamall 2009 77
Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE)
Guy Verhofstadt 2004 69
European United Left-Nordic Green Left (GUE-NGL) Gabi Zimmer 1995 52
Greens-European Free Alliance (Greens-EFA)
1999 52
Europe of Freedom and Direct Democracy (EFDD)
Nigel Farage 2014 42
Europe of Nations and Freedom (ENF)
2015 36
Non-Inscrits (NI)
N/A 20
Source for MEPs: Seats by Member State Total 749

Members in groups by country

Political group[1]
Country
EPP S&D ECR ALDE GUE-NGL Greens-EFA EFDD ENF NI MEPs Vacant
Austria 5 5 1 3 4 18
Belgium 4 4 4 6 2 1 21
Bulgaria 7 4 2 4 17
Croatia 5 2 1 2 1 11
Cyprus 1 2 1 2 6
Czech Republic 7 4 2 4 3 1 21
Denmark 1 3 4 3 1 1 13
Estonia 1 1 3 1 6
Finland 3 2 2 4 1 1 13
France 20 13 7 4 6 1 20 3 74
Germany 34 27 6 4 8 13 1 1 2 96
Greece 5 4 1 6 5 21
Hungary 12 4 2 3 21
Ireland 4 1 1 1 4 11
Italy 15 31 2 3 1 15 6 73
Latvia 4 1 1 1 1 8
Lithuania 3 2 1 3 1 1 11
Luxembourg 3 1 1 1 6
Malta 3 3 6
Netherlands 5 3 2 7 3 2 4 26
Poland 22 5 19 1 2 2 51
Portugal 8 8 1 4 21
Romania 13 14 1 3 1 32
Slovakia 6 4 3 13
Slovenia 5 1 1 1 8
Spain 17 14 8 11 4 54
Sweden 4 6 3 1 4 2 20
United Kingdom 2 20 19 1 1 6 20 1 3 73
Total 219 188 71 68 51 52 44 36 20 751

Leadership

Presidents

Term President
(or candidate)
Group State Votes
1 July 2014 - 17 January 2017[2] Martin Schulz   PES Germany Germany 409
Sajjad Karim   ECR United Kingdom United Kingdom 101
Pablo Iglesias Turrión   GUE-NGL Spain Spain 51
Ulrike Lunacek   Greens/EFA Austria Austria 51
Term President
(or candidate)
Group State Votes
1st round 2nd round 3rd round 4th round
17 January 2017 - Antonio Tajani   EPP Italy Italy 274 287 291 351
Gianni Pittella   S&D Italy Italy 183 200 199 282
Helga Stevens   ECR Belgium Belgium 77 66 58
Jean Lambert   Greens-EFA United Kingdom United Kingdom 56 51 53
Eleonora Forenza   GUE/NGL Italy Italy 50 42 45
Lauren?iu Rebega   ENF Romania Romania 43 45 44

Vice-Presidents

Members Group State Votes
1 Antonio Tajani EPP Italy Italy 452, Round 1
2 Mairead McGuinness EPP Republic of Ireland Ireland 441, Round 1
3 Rainer Wieland EPP Germany Germany 437, Round 1
4 Ramón Luis Valcárcel EPP Spain Spain 406, Round 1
5 Ildikó Pelczné Gáll EPP Hungary Hungary 400, Round 1
6 Adina V?lean EPP Romania Romania 394, Round 1
7 Corina Cre?u S&D Romania Romania 406, Round 2
8 Sylvie Guillaume S&D France France 406, Round 2
9 David Sassoli S&D Italy Italy 394, Round 2
10 Olli Rehn ALDE Finland Finland 377, Round 3
11 Alexander Graf Lambsdorff ALDE Germany Germany 365, Round 3
12 Ulrike Lunacek Greens/EFA Austria Austria 319, Round 3
13 Dimitrios Papadimoulis GUE/NGL Greece Greece 302, Round 3
14 Ryszard Czarnecki ECR Poland Poland 284, Round 3

Quaestors

Membership

After the 2014 election, the members formed seven groups with 52 independent members, mainly MEPs against the Union who failed to unify into a political group.

Apportionment
State Seats State Seats State Seats State Seats
 Germany 96  Netherlands 26  Austria 18  Lithuania 11
 France 74  Belgium 21  Bulgaria 17  Latvia 8
 Italy 73  Czech Republic 21  Denmark 13  Slovenia 8
 United Kingdom 73  Greece 21  Finland 13  Cyprus 6
 Spain 54  Hungary 21  Slovakia 13  Estonia 6
 Poland 51  Portugal 21  Croatia 11  Luxembourg 6
 Romania 32  Sweden 20  Ireland 11  Malta 6
Total 751

Secretariat

See also

Elections

Membership lists

Notes

  1. ^ The Treaties of Rome and Treaty of Maastricht as amended by the Treaty of Lisbon and all preceding amending treaties.

References

  1. ^ "MEPs by Member State and political group". European Parliament. 1 July 2014. Retrieved 2015.
  2. ^ Martin Schulz re-elected President of the European Parliament

External links


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