European union

Cyprus:

The Cyprian parliament (Η Βουλή των Αντιπροσώπων – House of representatives)
Chaiperson: Christofias Demetris
Members: 56


Parliamentary groupProgressive Party of Working People
Deputies20
Information for the partyThe Progressive Party of Working People (AKEL) (Greek: Ανορθωτικό Κόμμα Εργαζόμενου Λαού) is a socialist party in Cyprus. It was founded in 1926 with the name Communist party of Cyprus. It became illegal in 1931 when the British colonial government imposed restrictions in civil rights following a nationalist riot. In 1941, leading members of the underground communist party and others founded AKEL.
It is an observer member of the European United Left - Nordic Green Left in the European Parliament. Cyprus joined the EU in 2004.
http://www.akel.org.cy/English/akel.html

Parliamentary groupDemocratic Rally
Deputies15
Information for the partyThe Democratic Rally (Greek: Δημοκρατικός Συναγερμός), or DISY, is a conservative political party in Cyprus, led by Nikos Anastasiadhis. The name is also sometimes translated as Democratic Coalition.
It is the second largest party in the House of Representatives with 19 members out of 59. In the 2004 European Parliamentary Election it gained the largest share of the vote with 28.2%, and returned 2 MEPs, who are expected to join the European People's Party group.
The Democratic Rally supported the Annan Plan for the re-unification of Cyprus, which was rejected by a majority of the Greek Community.
http://www.disy.org.cy/

Parliamentary groupDemocratic Party
Deputies9
Information for the partyThe Democratic Party (Greek: Δημοκρατικόύ Κόμμα) is a political party in Cyprus, founded in 1976 by Spyros Kyprianou. It is led by Tassos Papadopoulos, the current President of Cyprus. It is the third-largest party in Parliament, with 9 of 59 seats.
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Parliamentary groupMovement for Social Democracy
Deputies4
Information for the partyThe Movement for Social Democracy (Greek: Kinima Sosialdimokraton) is a political party in Cyprus. It is led by Yiannakis Omirou.
The party was founded by doctor Vasos Lyssaridis in 1970 with the name EDEK. Members were drawn from the committee for reestablishment of democracy in Greece, and fighters from Lyssaridis's group during the 1964 clashes between Greek and Turkish Cypriots.
Several members of the party's youth section (EDEN) with trotskyist tendencies were expelled between 1979-1984 and formed Aristeri Pteryga (Left Wing).
It is a member of the Party of European Socialists.
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Parliamentary groupEuropean Democracy
Deputies3
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Parliamentary groupNew Horizons
Deputies1
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Parliamentary groupUnited Democrats
Deputies1
Information for the partyThe United Democrats (Enomeni Dimokrates) is a liberal party in Cyprus. The party was founded by George Vasiliou in 1993. The party is a member of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe
http://www.edi.org.cy/

Parliamentary groupFighting Democratic Movement
Deputies1
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Parliamentary groupCyprus Green Party
Deputies1
Information for the partyThe Cyprus Green Party is a political organization, which advocates the classical values held by the European green parties’ family. The Cyprus Green party is a member of the Greens/European Free Aliance.
http://www.cyprus-green-party.org/



unicameral parliament
faction: 56
Chaiperson:


factionProgressive Party of Working People
senators0
factionDemocratic Rally
senators0
factionDemocratic Party
senators0
factionMovement for Social Democracy
senators0
factionEuropean Democracy
senators0
factionNew Horizons
senators0
factionUnited Democrats
senators0
factionFighting Democratic Movement
senators0
factionCyprus Green Party
senators0