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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
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Europäisches Parlament
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Von der Leyen will certainly need more support when her team of 27 commissioners - one from each member state - is presented to the Strasbourg parliament for approval in October.
It's not "EU funding" that comes to the North East, it's UK money recycled and fed back to us after the EU has extracted a big slice for their bureaucrats' bloated salaries, perks, expenses, platinum-plated pensions, propaganda and the upkeep of their glass palaces, like the egregious Strasbourg Parliament building.
He has been president of the European Parliament and knows first-hand the divisive nature of the Brexiteers and others within the Strasbourg parliament who put their narrow national interests ahead of the European project.
Earlier that day, I had lunch in the Strasbourg parliament's sprawling canteen.
I voted leave because I saw first hand the extravagance of the Strasbourg Parliament.
The Edinburgh Parliament is the setting for a fascinating battle between the SNP's Nicola Sturgeon and the Tories' Ruth Davidson for the Scottish soul, but the worthy debates in the Strasbourg parliament have never captured imaginations which such compelling power.
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.
The AKEL MEP noted that in the past there was some debate as to what the Strasbourg Parliament's position was exactly.
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.