The European Parliament is directly elected by citizens of the 28 EU member countries. It is made up of 751 elected Members (MEPs). 73 of them are from the UK. Elections take place across the EU every five years under a system of proportional representation.Read more : The European Parliament
MEPs return to Brussels on 2 March for a mixed week of Committee meetings and Political Group meetings.Read more : International Women's Day and the situation in Palestine - this week in the European Parliament
On Friday 13 March, Alyn Smith (Scottish National Party) will speak at our "Meet your MEP" event. He will discuss his work at the European Parliament and Scotland's role in Europe.Read more : Meet your MEP Alyn Smith - Edinburgh, 13th March 2015
Come along for a blether and a free lunch on Monday 9 March (12pm - 2pm), at Aberdeen Arts Centre.Read more : International Women's Day - Aberdeen, 9th March 2015
How can people better engage with the European Parliament? What can the European Parliament do to support engagement? We're asking this of 11-25 year olds in the UK.Read more : How to bring fresh voices to the European Parliament?
EUROSCOLA brings together about 600 students from all over the European Union for a day in Strasbourg discussing aspects of European integration, in multilingual working groups of 100 students. It is open to students aged 16-18.Read more : Euroscola - an opportunity for 16-18 year olds
Free education sessions at Europe House. Specially designed to be interactive, politically neutral and suitable for for 11-18 year olds at schools and colleges, including those studying for GCSE, A-Level and BTEC qualifications. They are completely free of charge.Read more : Educational Visits to Europe House in London