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Committees

European Parliament: how to elect…
  1. The Committees
    • A committee consists of 25 to 71 MEPs.
    • Each committee possesses a chair, a bureau and a secretariat.
    • The political make-up of the committees reflects that of the plenary assembly.
     
    Duties

    They prepare the work of the plenary sessions in their respective areas of competence. They draw up, amend and adopt legislative proposals and own-initiative reports.

    They consider Commission and Council proposals and, where necessary, draw up reports to be presented to the plenary assembly.

    The Conference of Committee Chairs

    The chairs of all the committees.

    • Sources: Rules of Procedure of the European Parliament
List of Committees
Chair of the Conference of Committee Chairs : Jerzy BUZEK