European Parliament: 1979-1984 Outgoing Parliament

Distribution of political groups in the European Parliament
Political groups in the European Parliament Number of seats % of seats
S - Socialist Group 124 28.57%
PPE - Group of the European People's Party (Christian-Democratic Group) 117 26.96%
ED - European Democratic Group 63 14.52%
COM - Communist and Allies Group 48 11.06%
L - Liberal and Democratic Group 38 8.76%
DEP - Group of European Progressive Democrats 22 5.07%
CDI - Group for the Technical Coordination and Defence of Independent Groups and Members 12 2.76%
NI - Non-attached Members 10 2.30%

Since 2009, according to Parliament’s rules of procedure, a political group shall consist of at least 25 Members elected in at least seven Member States.

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