Bad mapping of the Parliament: a recipe for disaster

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More often than not, influencers are taken by surprise when the European Parliament goes against their positions and those of the Commission or the Council. As the Parliament becomes more influential, this occurrence becomes ever more frequent. In this analysis we look at one key reason why this happens: most MEPs do not belong to (leading) governing parties, hence they have extra incentive to go against their governments’ position.  Continue Reading

Data feeds

We offer a range of data feeds that can be embedded on your own website. Whether you’re an MEP, a political party, an NGO or an interested citizen who follows EU politics, these widgets allow you to display in real-time information on the activities and votes of the European Parliament and the EU Council of Ministers. Know more here.
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