Seats by political group - 2004-2009 United Kingdom - Outgoing Parliament

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Total seats

Political groups in the European Parliament

  • EPP-ED - Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats) and European Democrats
  • PSE - Socialist Group in the European Parliament
  • ALDE - Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe
  • UEN - Union for Europe of the Nations Group
  • Verts/ALE - Group of the Greens/European Free Alliance
  • GUE/NGL - Confederal Group of the European United Left - Nordic Green Left
  • IND/DEM - Independence/Democracy Group
  • NI - Non-attached Members

According to Parliament's rules of procedure, a political group shall consist of at least 23 Members elected in at least seven Member States.

Seats by political group
Political groups in the European Parliament Number of seats
EPP-ED 27
PSE 19
ALDE 11
Verts/ALE 5
GUE/NGL 1
IND/DEM 8
NI 7

Political groups in the European Parliament

  • EPP-ED - Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats) and European Democrats
  • PSE - Socialist Group in the European Parliament
  • ALDE - Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe
  • UEN - Union for Europe of the Nations Group
  • Verts/ALE - Group of the Greens/European Free Alliance
  • GUE/NGL - Confederal Group of the European United Left - Nordic Green Left
  • IND/DEM - Independence/Democracy Group
  • NI - Non-attached Members

According to Parliament's rules of procedure, a political group shall consist of at least 23 Members elected in at least seven Member States.

Source: European Parliament

Breakdown of national parties and political groups - 2004-2009 United Kingdom - Outgoing Parliament

Composition of national seats in the European Parliament, divided into Political Groups and National parties
National Parties
EPP-ED
PSE
ALDE
UEN
Verts/ALE
GUE/NGL
IND/DEM
NI
Seats
Cons. 28
Lab. 19
LD 11
UKIP 10
GP 2
Ind. 2
SNP 2
PC 1
SF 1
TU 1
UUP 1
27 19 11 0 5 1 8 7 78

National Parties

  • Cons. - Conservative Party 
  • Lab. - Labour Party
  • LD - Liberal Democrats 
  • UKIP - UK Independence Party
  • GP - Green Party of England and Wales
  • Ind. - Independent
  • SNP - Scottish National Party
  • PC - Plaid Cymru
  • SF - Sinn Fein
  • TU - Traditional Unionist
  • UUP - Ulster Unionist Party

Political groups in the European Parliament

  • EPP-ED - Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats) and European Democrats
  • PSE - Socialist Group in the European Parliament
  • ALDE - Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe
  • UEN - Union for Europe of the Nations Group
  • Verts/ALE - Group of the Greens/European Free Alliance
  • GUE/NGL - Confederal Group of the European United Left - Nordic Green Left
  • IND/DEM - Independence/Democracy Group
  • NI - Non-attached Members

According to Parliament's rules of procedure, a political group shall consist of at least 23 Members elected in at least seven Member States.

Composition of national seats in the European Parliament, divided into Political Groups and National parties
Political groups in the European Parliament Number of seats
EPP-ED - Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats) and European Democrats 27
National parties which are members of this Political Group
Cons. Conservative Party  26
UUP Ulster Unionist Party 1
PSE - Socialist Group in the European Parliament 19
National parties which are members of this Political Group
Lab. Labour Party 19
ALDE - Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe 11
National parties which are members of this Political Group
LD Liberal Democrats  11
IND/DEM - Independence/Democracy Group 8
National parties which are members of this Political Group
UKIP UK Independence Party 8
Verts/ALE - Group of the Greens/European Free Alliance 5
National parties which are members of this Political Group
GP Green Party of England and Wales 2
SNP Scottish National Party 2
PC Plaid Cymru 1
GUE/NGL - Confederal Group of the European United Left - Nordic Green Left 1
National parties which are members of this Political Group
SF Sinn Fein 1
NI - Non-attached Members 7
National parties which are members of this Political Group
Cons. Conservative Party  2
UKIP UK Independence Party 2
TU Traditional Unionist 1
Ind. Independent 2

According to Parliament's rules of procedure, a political group shall consist of at least 23 Members elected in at least seven Member States.

Source: European Parliament