End of European Parliament seventh legislature
The end of the EP’s seventh term will be followed by a presidential debate, election night, the formation of new political groups and the constitution of the new Parliament. The new, eighth, Parliament will be constituted on 1 July, after elections held from 22 to 25 May. Before then, a number of other events will take place. The European Parliament held 76 sessions in the past five years, lasting over 2,150 hours in total. It tabled 45,000 amendments and voted on 970 legislative acts and 754 non-legislative acts in plenary session. It held 27 formal sittings and a total of 22,403 roll-call and electronic votes were carried out in plenary (not including the two April sessions in 2014).