Members of the European Parliament
The Members of the European Parliament are elected by direct popular vote every five years. Each member state has the right to send their representatives to the European Parliament.
At present, Finland has 13 representatives in the Parliament.
In Finland, the members of parliament are called ‘meppi’. The name that comes from the English word MEP (short for Member of the European Parliament).
Finnish Members of the European
Parliament during 2009–2014.
Finland’s representatives in the European Parliament (2009–2014):
- Tarja Cronberg (Greens)
- Sari Essayah (Christian Democrats)
- Satu Hassi (Greens)
- Liisa Jaakonsaari (SDP)
- Anneli Jäätteenmäki (Centre Party)
- Eija-Riitta Korhola (Coalition Party)
- Riikka Manner (Centre Party)
- Sirpa Pietikäinen (Coalition Party)
- Mitro Repo (SDP)
- Petri Sarvamaa (Coalition Party)
- Hannu Takkula (Centre Party)
- Sampo Terho (True Finns)
- Nils Torvalds (Swedish People’s Party)
- All Finnish Members of the European Parliament throughout the years.
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