Richard Steel

Senior Advisor, Interel

Welcome to VoteEurope, a tool to guide you through the runners and riders in these most eagerly-awaited EP elections. Interel’s multi-national EU team, in collaboration with our offices and partners across the EU27, will keep you posted on all the decisions, plus a healthy dollop of gossip and rumour.For further information:

Postcard from Strasbourg – 20 December 2019

The BreXit Files, season 7, episode 1: “Return of the Cliff Edge”. Just when we thought we had reached peak-Brexit and we could sit back and enjoy a backstop-free Christmas, EU leaders turned up in Strasbourg to confirm that Brexit was far from being done and Christmas 2020 will bring yet another momentous milestone. The Ghost of Brexit Past was all too evident with the  increasingly irrelevant Brexit MEPs now facing extinction. The Ghost of Brexit Present appeared with the acknowledgement that the UK will finally leave the EU at the end of January. It was the ghost of Christmas Yet to Come that concentrated minds as the implications of a British refusal to extend the transition period into…

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S&D 6 MEPs – down 7

PS just survive the 5% threshold and return 6 MEPs

EPP (8 seats) down 12

LR see massive drop from 20 to just 8 seats, with many sitting MEPs casualties of the bad…

GREENS 13 MEPs – up 7

Ecolo emerge one of the big winners in France with 13 seats

ALDE (21 MEPs – 23 after Brexit)

Renaissance win 21 seats - but will have to wait for Brexit for 2 additional seats

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