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European Parliamentary Election

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European Parliament , Political Stability

The recent European parliament elections upset the long-term balance of power within the parliament, portending significant deadlock for the next five years as divisions hamper decision-making. In our latest macro brief, we analyse the results of the recent European Parliament elections. We note that the long-term balance of power within the parliament has been upset, due chiefly to gains for nationalist and eurosceptic parties. We forecast significant deadlock for the next five years, as parliamentary divisions hamper decision-making. We expect that the EU will act sluggishly and will frequently become embroiled in disagreements, and that this will hinder progress on

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