Pro-EU parties likely to hold control despite public opinion

Voting takes place in 28 countries over four days for 751 seats in the European Parliament (photo: dpa)
Voting takes place in 28 countries over four days for 751 seats in the European Parliament (photo: dpa)

The traditional apathy of voters selecting members for the European Parliament is spiced by a wave of protest parties across Europe who stand against the very concept of the European Union. But public opinion, represented by these political minnows, is unlikely to be the winner as the major parties close ranks and unite against them.

<i>This month’s European parliamentary elections are likely to see a traditionally low turnout. But this time we shall also witness the arrival of a relatively large number of anti-EU members. Will they make a difference and will they change the nature and direction of EU politics and policy-making? The newcomers will certainly provoke vociferous d...

Not a subscriber yet?

Subscribe now and get the latest in-depth geopolitical analysis and forecasts from GIS’s unrivaled cadre of experts.

Learn more about our subscription plans.

You can also buy this report for €8.99 Buy

Add your comment