/EU Parliament Groups

EU Parliament Groups

European People’s Party (EPP)
Chaired by: Manfred Weber
MEPs: 217/751
EU Stance: Pro-EU

European Parties: European People’s Party (EPP)

Progressive Alliance
of Socialists and Democrats (S&D)
Chaired by: Udo Bullmann
MEPs: 189/751
EU Stance: Pro-EU

European Parties: Party of European Socialists (PES)

European Conservatives and Reformists (ECR)
Chaired by: Syed Kamall
MEPs: 74/751
EU Stance: Soft Eurosceptic

European Parties: Alliance of Conservatives and Reformists in Europe (ACRE)

Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE)
Chaired by: Guy Verhofstadt
MEPs: 68/751
EU Stance: Pro-EU

European Parties: Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe Party (ALDE), European Democratic Party (EDP)

European United Left-Nordic Green Left (GUE/NGL)
Chaired by: Gabriele Zimmer
MEPs: 52/751
EU Stance:
Soft Eurosceptic

European Parties: Party of the European Left (PEL), European Anti-Capitalist Left (EACL), Nordic Green Left Alliance (NGLA)

The Greens/European Free Alliance (G/EFA)
Chaired by: Ska Keller & Philippe Lamberts
MEPs: 51/751
EU Stance: Pro-EU, Regionalist

European Parties: European Green Party (EGP), European Free Alliance (EFA)

Europe of Freedom and Direct Democracy (EFDD)
Chaired by: Nigel Farage
MEPs: 45/751
EU Stance: Eurosceptic

European Parties: Alliance for Direct Democracy in Europe (ADDE)

Europe of Nations and Freedom (ENF)
Chaired by: Marine Le Pen & Marcel de Graaff
MEPs: 37/751
EU Stance: Eurosceptic

European Parties: European Alliance for Freedom (EAF), Movement for a Europe of Nation and Freedom (MENF)

Non-Inscrits (NI)
MEPs who do not sit in one of the recognized political groups

European Parties: Alliance for Peace and Freedom (APF), Alliance of European National Movements (AENM), Initiative of Communists Workers’ Party (INITIATIVE)

Policy Positions

Europe Elects creates a common understanding about elections and referenda. Part of this is that we consistently label national parties with their European group affiliation in order to give readers an orientation about their ideological orientation. This information sheet provides key information about all groups currently represented in the European Parliament. 

Members of the European Parliament