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#Constitutional Affairs

# constitutional-affairs - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

European Parliament approves plan to cut Ireland from 12 MEPs to 11

Members voted by 536 to 111 to reallocate the number of seats to individual countries, to make room for Croatia.

# constitutional-affairs - Saturday 23 February, 2013

How will constituencies change now that Ireland’s losing an MEP?

Ireland’s representation in the European Parliament will be one person fewer next year. So who’ll get cut?

# constitutional-affairs - Tuesday 19 February, 2013

Ireland loses one MEP to make room for Croatia in EU

The Lisbon Treaty limits the size of the European Parliament – and MEPs have backed plans to cut back on Irish MEPs.