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8th European Parliament
1 July 2014 –
""The logo of the European Parliament
"President (1st ½) "Martin Schulz
President (2nd ½) "Antonio Tajani
"Commission "Juncker
"Political groups
"MEPs 751
"Elections "May 2014 (Union)
"Governing treaty "Treaty of Lisbon[nb 1]

The eighth European Parliament was elected in the "2014 elections and will last until the "2019 elections.

Contents

Major events[edit]

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Activity[edit]

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

Major resolutions and positions[edit]

Resolution/position number Procedure number Notes

Committees[edit]

Summary[edit]

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

Temporary committees[edit]

Code Committee Report Sources

Committees of enquiry[edit]

Code Committee Report Sources

Delegations[edit]

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

Political groups[edit]

Group Sub-parties Leader(s) Est. MEPs
"European People's Party (EPP) "European People's Party (EPP)
+1 unaffiliated national party
+4 independent politicians
"Manfred Weber 2009 217
"Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats (S&D) "Party of European Socialists (PES)
+3 unaffiliated national parties
"Gianni Pittella 2009 189
"European Conservatives and Reformists (ECR) "Alliance of European Conservatives and Reformists (AECR)
"European Christian Political Movement (ECPM)
+ 1 unaffiliated national party
+ 2 independent politicians
"Syed Kamall 2009 74
"Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE) "Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE)
"European Democratic Party (EDP)
+ 5 unaffiliated national parties
"Guy Verhofstadt 2004 68
"European United Left–Nordic Green Left (GUE-NGL) "Party of the European Left (PEL)
"The European Anti-Capitalist Left (EACL)
"Nordic Green Left Alliance (NGLA)
+ 10 unaffiliated national parties
"Gabriele Zimmer 1995 52
"The Greens–European Free Alliance (Greens–EFA) "European Green Party (EGP)
"European Free Alliance (EFA)
+ 3 unaffiliated national parties
+ 2 independent politicians
"Rebecca Harms
"Philippe Lamberts
1999 51
"Europe of Freedom and Direct Democracy (EFDD) "Alliance for Direct Democracy in Europe (ADDE)
+ 1 unaffiliated national party
+ 1 independent politician
"Nigel Farage 2014 45
"Europe of Nations and Freedom (ENL) "European Alliance for Freedom (EAF)
"Movement for a Europe of Nations and Freedom (MENF)
+ 2 unaffiliated national parties
+ independent politicians
"Marine Le Pen
"Marcel de Graaff
2015 37
"Non-Inscrits (NI) "Alliance for Peace and Freedom (APF)
"Alliance of European National Movements (AENM)
"Initiative of Communist and Workers' Parties (INITIATIVE)
+3 unaffiliated national parties
+4 independent politicians
N/A 18
Source for MEPs: Seats by Member State Total 751

Members in groups by country[edit]

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[edit]

Presidents[edit]

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
"Laurențiu Rebega   "ENF "Romania Romania 43 45 44

Vice-Presidents[edit]

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 Vălean "EPP "Romania Romania 394, Round 1
7 "Corina Crețu "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[edit]

Name Country Party Group
"Élisabeth Morin  "France "Union for a Popular Movement "EPP
"Bogusław Liberadzki  "Poland "Democratic Left Alliance "S&D
"Catherine Bearder  "United Kingdom "Liberal Democrats "ALDE
"Andrey Kovatchev  "Bulgaria "GERB "EPP
"Karol Karski  "Poland "Law and Justice "ECR

Membership[edit]

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[edit]

See also[edit]

Elections[edit]

Membership lists[edit]

Notes[edit]

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

References[edit]

External links[edit]

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