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. He was also assigned several files concerning delegated and implementing acts, such a report on the mechanisms for control by Member States of the Commission’s exercise of implementing powers.

Kinga Gál, member of Fidesz (EPP), is the second most influential Hungarian MEP. Currently, Kinga is one of the Vice-Chairs of the key Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs. She also drafted a report on the European travel information and authorisation system, as well as a report on European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Training.

Péter Niedermülller, member of the Democratic Coalition (S&D), is the third classified in our Hungarian list. He is a member of the Bureau of the Socialist and Democrats and the treasurer of the group. He also drafted a key report on the European Union Agency for Asylum, which is one of the cornerstones of the reform of the EU asylum framework.

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Read our overall assessment on the most influential MEPs in the European Parliament and the most influential MEPs on different policy areas.

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