European Parliament: 1984-1989 Outgoing Parliament

Distribution of political groups in the European Parliament
Political groups in the European Parliament Number of seats % of seats
S - Socialist Group 166 32.05%
PPE - Group of the European People's Party (Christian-Democratic Group) 113 21.81%
ED - European Democratic Group 66 12.74%
COM - Communist and Allies Group 48 9.27%
L - Liberal and Democratic Group 45 8.69%
RDE - Group of the European Democratic Alliance 30 5.79%
ARC - Rainbow Group: Federation of the Green-Alternative European Links, Agelev-Ecolo, the Danish People's Movement against Membership of the European Community and the European Free Alliance in the European Parliament 20 3.86%
DR - Group of the European Right 16 3.09%
NI - Non-attached Members 14 2.70%

Since 2009, according to Parliament’s rules of procedure, a political group shall consist of at least 25 Members elected in at least seven Member States.

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