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Public Affairs 31-07-2009

French influence remains modest in EU Parliament

Despite increasing its representation in key committee posts, France remains far behind Germany and the United Kingdom in terms of influence in the new European Parliament. EURACTIV France reports.
EU Priorities 2020 23-07-2009

Eastern Europe big loser in Parliament horsetrading

Prominent Eastern European MEPs feel their countries are under-represented on European Parliament committee executives, EURACTIV has learned. Meanwhile, as horsetrading drew to a close, it emerged that France had punched below its weight, according to experts.
EU Priorities 2020 13-07-2009

EU Parliament opens amid horse-trading over top seats

A little more than a month after the elections, the European Parliament is preparing to re-start the EU's legislative engine this week. The 736 newly-elected MEPs will meet on 14-16 July in Strasbourg for a constitutive session aimed at appointing the president and vice-presidents of the new assembly and distributing top committee chairs.
Elections 31-08-2004

New Parliament back to work

MEPs will meet in committees to prepare the questionnaires for the forthcoming hearings of commissioner candidates and to meet the Dutch ministers in their respective areas to discuss the programme of the Dutch EU Presidency.