Situation in Hungary: extracts from the vote on the report by Judith SARGENTINI (Greens/EFA, NL), rapporteur
Event date: 12/09/2018
During the plenary session of the European Parliament (10-13/09/2018) in Strasbourg, MEPs vote a report by Judith SARGENTINI (Greens/EFA, NL), rapporteur, on the situation of the rule of law in Hungary. Parliament has asked EU member states to determine, in accordance with Treaty Article 7, whether Hungary is at risk of breaching the EU´s founding values. The request was approved by 448 votes to 197, with 48 abstentions. To be adopted, the proposal required an absolute majority of members (376) and two thirds of the votes cast - excluding the abstentions.