VoteWatch has undertaken the unprecedented step of collecting and processing comitology decisions since 2018. The outcome of these votes is now available in our database, which will be regularly updated with new decisions. Now, you can use it to map the positions of Member States by policy area and find out which decisions have been contested by which countries.
NB: big countries are among those being left in minority (and going against the Commission’s position) most often. Continue Reading
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Today, a majority of MEPs decided to give the green-light to the new von der Leyen Commission. About 65% of MEPs backed the new College of Commissioners, whereas only 22% of Parliamentarians voted against von der Leyen. This means that, after a difficult process, the new legislative cycle can finally start. However, if you think von der Leyen’s life will be any easier after clearing this major hurdle, you might want to reconsider: the biggest challenges are yet to come, as the latest trends show that coalition building on EU policy initiatives is going to be more difficult than ever. Continue Reading
Providing a wealth of data in an accessible format, VoteWatch Europe monitors voting patterns in the European institutions. For our latest European View, co-founder and director Doru Frantescu answers this million-Euro question.
The political parties from across the European continent have formed transnational political families, based on their values. Continue Reading