European Union

European Parliament Composition

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Note: After the EU election 2019, the following changes in the EU Parliament composition took place:

GroupGainLoss
GUE/NGLMEP Martin Buschmann
1 Sinn Fein UK MEP
Greens/EFA7 Green Party UK MEPs
3 SNP UK MEPs
1 Plaid Cymru MEPs
S&DMEP Cristian TerheลŸ
10 Labour UK MEPs
RE16 LibDem UK MEPs
1 Alliance Party NI UK MEP
EPP
ECRMEP Cristian TerheลŸ4 Conservative Party UK MEPs
ID
Non InscritMEP Martin Buschmann29 BREXIT UK MEPs
1 DUP UK MEP

European Peopleโ€™s Party (EPP)
Chaired by: Manfred Weber
MEPs: 188/705
EU Stance: Pro-EU

European Parties: European Peopleโ€™s Party (EPP)

Progressive Alliance
of Socialists and Democrats (S&D)
Chaired by: Iratxe Garcรญa Pรฉrez
MEPs: 140/705
EU Stance: Pro-EU

European Parties: Party of European Socialists (PES)

Renew Europe (RE)
Chaired by: Dacian Cioloศ™
MEPs: 102/705
EU Stance: Pro-EU

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

Identity and Democracy (ID)
Chaired by: Marco Zanni
MEPs: 77/705
EU Stance: Eurosceptic

European Parties: Identity and Democracy Party

The Greens/European Free Alliance (G/EFA)
Chaired by: Ska Keller & Philippe Lamberts
MEPs: 71/705
EU Stance: Pro-EU, Regionalist

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

European Conservatives and Reformists (ECR)
Chaired by: Raffaele Fitto & Ryszard Legutko
MEPs: 63/705
EU Stance: Soft Eurosceptic

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

European United Left-Nordic Green Left (GUE/NGL)
Chaired by: Manon Aubry & Martin Schirdewan
MEPs: 40/705
EU Stance:
Soft Eurosceptic

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

Non-Inscrits (NI)
MEPs who do not sit in one of the recognized political groups
MEPs: 24/705

European Parties: Alliance for Peace and Freedom (APF), Initiative of Communists Workersโ€™ 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