European Parliament

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European Parliament

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the assembly of the European Union in Strasbourg. It consists of 626 directly elected members and its role is largely advisory
Translations
Europäisches Parlament
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I voted leave because I saw first hand the extravagance of the Strasbourg Parliament.
While neo-fascists from Greece, Hungary and Germany won seats in the Strasbourg parliament, the far right also scored dramatic victories in Britain and Denmark and did well in Austria.
VOTE FOR THE REDS Licia and Vittoria at Strasbourg parliament yesterday
The 66-year-old was first elected to the Strasbourg Parliament in 1999 and is the current chairman of the Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee, influencing the direction of the European single market.
As he took up his seat in the European Parliament, the interpreter got a little confused and told the Strasbourg Parliament to welcome Mr Bunion.
Be that as it may, although it has a comfortable lead, the dominant political group in the Strasbourg Parliament - the European People's Party (EPP) - will have to systematically seek allies in order to obtain a majority (at least 369 votes) in agriculture, as in the other areas.
This week's session is being held in the parliament's normal home in Brussels because the roof of the Strasbourg parliament building collapsed last month.
A resolution in the Strasbourg parliament called on the Bush administration to close Guantanamo Bay and treat prisoners in accordance with international humanitarian law.