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The @Telegraph is wrong to say MEPs represent a zombie Parliament.

They are chosen by you, the electorate, and work (yes, work) for a fully active and responsive legislature. #EPfactsUK Thread.
The European Parliament is jointly responsible for passing nearly 90% of new EU law.

See p.33 here ➡️… #EUlaw 2/
The current Parliament has passed 1128 legislative files since it first sat in July 2014.

See statistics here ➡️… 3/
MEPs know how much their work matters to you and why ➡️… #MEPs 4/
Your MEPs ELECT the Commission President, who is of the same political hue as largest group in European Parliament. 5/
MEPs can also sack the whole Commission ➡️… 6/
🇪🇺🇬🇧 The European Parliament must and will give its final consent to any deal with the UK on Article 50. #Brexit #Article50 7/
And next time someone tells you about being governed by unelected bureaucrats, remember that you get a say in who your next MEPs are – vote in the European Parliament elections on 23-26 May End. #EUElections2019 #thistimeimvoting
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