Composition of the European Parliament: extracts from the debate


During the EP plenary session (5-8 February 2018) in Strasbourg, MEPs debate on the composition of the European Parliament. The European Parliament should shrink from 751 to 705 MEPs when the UK leaves the EU and a number of MEPs could be elected through “transnational” electoral lists comprising the entire territory of the Union. Statements by Danuta Maria HÜBNER (EPP, PL), Rapporteur, Pedro SILVA PEREIRA (S&D, PT), Rapporteur, György SCHÖPFLIN (EPP, HU), Mercedes BRESSO (S&D, IT), Guy VERHOFSTADT (ALDE, BE) and Fabio Massimo CASTALDO (EFDD, IT).

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