As representatives of the political groups in the standing committees, they hold a pivotal role in its political decision-making process. They coordinate their group’s viewpoint on policy issues, and together with the chair and the vice-chairs, they organise the work in the committee. They also hold the balance on votes on key legislation.
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logos public affairs has provided a chart of the chair, vice-chair and political coordinators of the Parliament’s standing committees grouped per top priorities of the European policy agenda. Here is the full package.