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Bureau of the European Parliament

The Bureau of the President of the European Parliament along with all 14 Vice-Presidents and the five Quaestors (in a consultative capacity). They are elected for two and a half years (renewable term) with the President holding a casting vote. Elections are usually held at the start, and at the midpoint, of each Parliamentary term.



Member Position   Political group Constituency
Jerzy Buzek President   European People's Party Silesian (Poland)
Giovanni Pittella Vice President   Socialists & Democrats Southern Italy
Rodi Kratsa-Tsagaropoulou Vice President   European People's Party Greece
Anni Podimata Vice President   Socialists & Democrats Greece
Miguel Angel Martínez Martínez Vice President   Socialists & Democrats Spain
Alejo Vidal-Quadras Roca Vice President   European People's Party Spain
Dagmar Roth-Behrendt Vice President   Socialists & Democrats Germany
Libor Rouček Vice President   Socialists & Democrats Czech Republic
Isabelle Durant Vice President   Green-EFA French-speaking Belgium
Roberta Angelilli Vice President   European People's Party Central Italy
Diana Wallis Vice President   Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe Yorkshire and the Humber (UK)
László Tőkés Vice President   European People's Party Romania
Edward McMillan-Scott Vice President   Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe Yorkshire and the Humber (UK)
Rainer Wieland Vice President   European People's Party Germany
Giles Chichester Vice President   European Conservatives and Reformists South West England (UK)
Lidia Geringer de Oedenberg Quaestor   Socialists & Democrats Lower Silesian and Opole (Poland)
Jim Higgins Quaestor   European People's Party North-West Ireland
Astrid Lulling Quaestor   European People's Party Luxembourg
Jiří Maštálka Quaestor   European United Left–Nordic Green Left Czech Republic
Bill Newton Dunn Quaestor   Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe East Midlands (UK)


  • Pál Schmitt, Vice President, EPP, Hungary - became President of the Republic of Hungary on 6 August 2010
replaced by Tőkés (Romania)
  • Silvana Koch-Mehrin, Vice President, ALDE, Germany - resigned over doctoral thesis plagiarism affair on 11 May 2011
replaced by Chichester (South West England)
  • Stavros Lambrinidis, Vice President, S & D, Greece - became Minister for Foreign Affairs of Greece on 17 June 2011
replaced by Podimata (Greece)


Rules of procedure of the European Parliament

External links

  • Bureau
  • Rules of Procedure
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