"Swedish parties can not always be completely inserted in their party groups in the EUROPEAN parliament."
"Not infrequently, they believe that sister-parties is too federalist or wasteful with EU-money."
"– Swedish parties have often been less Europaentusiastiska than their toxic waste, " says Göran von Sydow, director of the research institute Sieps."
"For example, voted in the socialists and democrats, conservatives and christian democrats against their party groups when the EUROPEAN parliament last autumn, a statement about a larger EU budget."
"But it is considered okay in Brussels."
"Partipiskan wines are not as hard in the EUROPEAN parliament in the Swedish riksdag."
"the Question of the budget shows that the nationality sometimes has greater importance than the partitillhörigheten. Most of the Swedish parties, however, not L, to hold back more on the budget than partivännerna in the EU."
"the Reason is, inter alia, that a larger EU budget means higher Swedish member of the EU fee."
"When the Swedish EU-parliamentarians did not follow the majoritetslinjen in its group, it is not seldom the case that they believe that certain issues should be decided at national level and not at EU level."
"the green Party has the threat to the climate as the most important issue, but saying' no ' to the EU should take care of the money from an eventual european carbon tax."
"The sweden democrats want to stop illegal immigration, but vote no to the build up of an EU-gränsstyrka on a 10 000 man."
"Quiet, if toppkandidater"
"The two largest parties, the christian democratic and conservative EPP and the socialist S&D has agreed that the next president of the EUROPEAN commission must come from the group that is the largest in the choice. They have designated their "
"But we'll hardly see the glowing numbers and posters on these toppkandidater in the Swedish election campaign."
"It's the EU governments who, under the EU treaties, shall appoint the president of the commission. The Swedish parties have not been so excited about the new principle of Spitzenkandidater that the two major parties try to push through."
"– And perhaps not either of the candidates that their parties have brought forward. Therefore, it is not so much of the product in the Swedish election campaign, " says Göran von Sydow."
"In his election manifesto, there are several campaign promises that are difficult to digest for the Swedish parties."
"M says no to to to give everyone who reaches the age of 18-years free interrailkort, no to create a European monetary fund, against a digital tax on global internetjättar and no to giving the EU parliament the right to put forward its own legislative proposals."
"today the EUROPEAN commission put forward proposals."
"neither Party wants to give the EUROPEAN parliament a so-called right of initiative, despite the fact that you belong to a political group, ALDE, which drives the issue."
"The Swedish social democrats are not fond of their partigrupps idea for the Day of europe 9 may is a public holiday in all EU countries."
"in Order to form a group requires at least 25 meps from a quarter of member states, which today involves seven countries."
"today, there are eight groups, but after each choice creates new constellations. Parties can also change the group during the term of office and he can shatter and are replaced."
"It is important to be in a group, because it is they who largely control the EUROPEAN parliament's work. The ordförandeposterna in the committees, will decide who gets to be the rapporteur (responsible) when various legislative proposals and so on."
"The parties do not find a like-minded group – or not allowed – ports"
"Source: european Parliament"