|Author (Person)||Hix, Simon|
|Publisher||Swedish Institute for European Policy Studies (SIEPS)|
|Series Title||SIEPS European Policy Analysis|
|Series Details||No 8, August 2009|
|Publication Date||August 2009|
|Content Type||Journal | Series | Blog|
The outcome of the European Parliament elections made majorities uncertain. The first sessions in July ended with a comprehensive deal by the three main party groups concerning important posts.
The leading scholar Simon Hix assesses the likely political constellations in the 2009-14 European Parliament by linking existing research to the current political composition of the EP and asks whether there will be a return of the "grand coalition".
|Subject Categories||Politics and International Relations|
|Countries / Regions||Europe, Sweden|