During the seventh term (2009-14), the EP participated in 1 557 trilogue meetings on legislative texts with the Council of Ministers and European Commission. In the eighth term so far (from July 2014 to December 2016), the number of trilogue meetings has been 428. The bar graph below shows the number of trilogues held by year since the beginning of the seventh term, with a peak in 2013, notably reflecting key decisions on programmes within the 2014-20 Multiannual Financial Framework. The pie chart shows which parliamentary committees were most involved in trilogues in 2016, the second full year of the 2014-19 term. It highlights the five most active committees in terms of trilogues held, as a percentage of the total. (The category ‘others’ includes the following committees; AGRI (12), INTA (9), ITRE (9), IMCO (7), JURI (4), CONT-LIBE (2), CONT (1), CULT (1)).
During the seventh term (2009-14), the EP participated in 1 557 trilogue meetings on legislative texts with the Council of…
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