European Parliament elections might usher in ‘extra local weather sceptic majority’, professional says | EUROtoday

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Ahead of European Parliament elections in June, ought to the bloc be making ready for a pointy flip to the correct? And if that’s the case, what does that imply for European coverage, and by extension, European unity? Simon Hix, Professor on the European University Institute in Florence, believes the European Parliament’s far-right Identity and Democracy group – residence to France’s National Rally and Germany’s AfD – might be on monitor to turn out to be the third-largest bloc, with probably knock-on results on the whole lot from local weather and immigration coverage to the appointment of key parliament positions. He joined us for Perspective.