ECR (2 MEPs)

Raffaele Fitto, who was  elected in 2014 for the Conservatori e Riformisti party, will now stand for the far-right Fratelli d'Italia party.…

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S&D (31 MEPs)

Two thirds of the current PD MEPs are standing again, with Simona Bonafé heading the list in Central Italy and Caterina Chiinici in the…

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EPP (15 MEPs)

The most eye-catching move is the decision by Elisabetta Gardini to leave FI and join the Brothers of Italy, who sit int he ECR group

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ENF (6 MEPs)

League – Salvini’s leadership of the party is currently very strong and he will be able to designate without any negotiation his party’s…

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EFDD (14 MEPs)

Deputy Prime Minister Di Maio announced that their lists will be open to civil society representatives. They are still working on their…

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S&D (20 MEPs) up 6

PSOE won the Spanish elections with an increase in 6 seats to 20 MEPs

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The European Parliament – keeping it in the family

The European Parliament elections are becoming a family affair with a number of candidates gaining attention due to more famous family…

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Greens 6 MEPs

SNP Party members are due to vote on the order of their candidates, which include current MEP Alyn Smith, Aileen McLeod, Margaret Ferrier,…

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New party

Prominent names for Change UK include Stephen Dorrell (Health Secretary in the John Major government); Gavin Essler (BBC journalist);…

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EFDD 19 MEPs

Nigel Farage’s new Brexit party looks on course to be the biggest group in the elections with estimates of 26 seats and eclipse his old…

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