Update: Top 5 Most Influential Bulgarian MEPs (September 2017)

Note: this country-based report is part of the broader study that measured the influence of MEPs from all 28 EU Members States. To consult the methodology and cross-country comparisons read the full “Who holds the power in the European Parliament?” study.

Iskra Mihaylova, member of Movement for Rights and Freedom (ALDE/ADLE), is Bulgaria’s most influential MEP. Continue Reading

Update: Top 3 Most Influential Maltese MEPs (September 2017)

Note: this country-based report is part of the broader study that measured the influence of MEPs from all 28 EU Members States. To consult the methodology and cross-country comparisons read the full “Who holds the power in the European Parliament?” study.

The most influential Maltese MEP on our list is Miriam Dalli. The member of the Maltese Labour Party (S&D) is the political coordinator of her political group in the key Committee on Environment, Health and Food Safety. Continue Reading

Update: Top 5 Most Influential Austrian MEPs (September 2017)

Note: this country-based report is part of the broader study that measured the influence of MEPs from all 28 EU Members States. To consult the methodology and cross-country comparisons read the full “Who holds the power in the European Parliament?” study.

At the first place of our Austrian list, we find Othmar Karas, member of the Austrian People’s Party (EPP). Continue Reading

Update: Top 3 Most Influential Finnish MEPs (September 2017)

Note: this country-based report is part of the broader study that measured the influence of MEPs from all 28 EU Members States. To consult the methodology and cross-country comparisons read the full “Who holds the power in the European Parliament?” study.

Heidi Hautala, member of the Green League (Greens/EFA), tops our list on the most influential Finnish MEPs. Continue Reading

Update: Top 5 Most Influential Hungarian MEPs (September 2017)

Note: this country-based report is part of the broader study that measured the influence of MEPs from all 28 EU Members States. To consult the methodology and cross-country comparisons read the full “Who holds the power in the European Parliament?” study.

József Szájer, member of Fidesz (EPP), is the most influential MEP in our list. He is one of the Vice-Chairs of his political group, the EPP. Continue Reading

Update: Top 5 Most Influential Greek MEPs (September 2017)

Note: this country-based report is part of the broader study that measured the influence of MEPs from all 28 EU Members States. To consult the methodology and cross-country comparisons read the full “Who holds the power in the European Parliament?” study.

Dimitros Papadimoulis, member of SYRIZA (GUE-NGL), is the most influential Greek MEP on our list. Continue Reading

Update: Top 3 Most Influential Lithuanian MEPs (September 2017)

Note: this country-based report is part of the broader study that measured the influence of MEPs from all 28 EU Members States. To consult the methodology and cross-country comparisons read the full “Who holds the power in the European Parliament?” study.

Vilija Blinkevičiūtė, member of the Lithuanian Social Democratic Party (S&D), is the most influential Lithuanian MEP. Continue Reading

Update: Top 3 Most Influential Slovenian MEPs (September 2017)

Note: this country-based report is part of the broader study that measured the influence of MEPs from all 28 EU Members States. To consult the methodology and cross-country comparisons read the full “Who holds the power in the European Parliament?” study.

Tanja Fajon, member of the Social Democrats (S&D), is the most influential Slovenian MEP on our list. Continue Reading

UPDATED: Who holds the power in the European Parliament? Assessing the influence of individual MEPs

One year after the publication of our first assessment of the influence of the Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) on EU policy-making, we are updating our findings in order to factor in the developments occurred over the last year. In this update, we also take into account the feedback that we received from our audience to improve the accuracy of our algorithm. Continue Reading