European Parliament: 1979-1984 Constitutive session

Distribution of political groups in the European Parliament
Political groups in the European Parliament Number of seats % of seats
S - Socialist Group 112 27.32%
PPE - Group of the European People's Party (Christian-Democratic Group) 108 26.34%
ED - European Democratic Group 63 15.37%
COM - Communist and Allies Group 44 10.73%
L - Liberal and Democratic Group 40 9.76%
DEP - Group of European Progressive Democrats 22 5.37%
CDI - Group for the Technical Coordination and Defence of Independent Groups and Members 11 2.68%
NI - Non-attached Members 10 2.44%

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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