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The European Parliament is made up of 751 Members, who are directly elected.
The President is elected for a renewable two and a half years, meaning half a Parliamentary term.
MEPs sit in political groups. They are not organised by nationality, but by political affiliation.
During plenary sessions MEPs vote on European laws and take position on issues through debates.
MEPs participate in committees to prepare the work for Parliament's plenary sessions.
Parliament's delegations maintain relations and exchange information with parliaments in non-EU countries.
The secretariat-general supports the work of MEPs and the parliamentary bodies.
The European Parliament is the EU's only directly-elected institution.Its 751 Members are there to represent you.
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