Centre Group


The Centre Group is a party group on the Nordic Council. It consists of various political families, including Christian Democrats, Liberals, Agrarians and Greens.

Centre Group
IdeologyCentrism
Factions:
Liberalism
Christian democracy
Green politics
(Nordic) Agrarianism
Political positionCentre
Factions: Centre-left to Centre-right
European affiliationALDE, EFA, EGP, EPP
European Parliament groupRE, Greens/EFA, EPP
Colorsorange, purple
Nordic Council
24 / 86
Website
https://www.mittengruppen.org/

Members


The member organizations of the Centre Group are:[1][2]

CountryNational partyNational MPsMEPsStatus
# of seatsLast election# of seatsLast election# of seatsLast election
 Åland Islands Åland Centre
(Åländska Centern)
9 / 30
2019
1 / 200
1 / 1
2019
0 / 13
2019 Government
Liberals for Åland
(Liberalerna på Åland)
6 / 30
0 / 200
0 / 1
0 / 13
Opposition
Sustainable Initiative
(Hållbart initiativ)
2 / 30
0 / 200
0 / 1
0 / 13
Junior partner
Future of Åland
(Ålands Framtid)
1 / 30
0 / 200
0 / 1
0 / 13
Opposition
 Denmark Venstre
(Venstre, Danmarks Liberale Parti)
43 / 175
2019
43 / 179
2019
3 / 14
2019 Opposition
Social Liberal Party
(Radikale Venstre)
16 / 175
16 / 179
2 / 14
Confidence and supply
Liberal Alliance
(Liberal Alliance)
4 / 175
4 / 179
0 / 14
Opposition
 Faroe Islands Union Party
(Sambandsflokkurin)
7 / 33
2019
1 / 179
1 / 2
2019
Not in EU
Government
Centre Party
(Miðflokkurin)
2 / 33
0 / 179
0 / 2
Junior partner
Progress
(Framsókn)
2 / 33
0 / 179
0 / 2
Opposition
Self-Government
(Sjálvstýri)
1 / 33
0 / 179
0 / 2
 Finland Centre Party
(Suomen Keskusta/Centern i Finland)
31 / 199
2019
31 / 200
2019
2 / 13
2019 Junior partner
Green League
(Vihreä liitto/Gröna förbundet)
20 / 199
20 / 200
2 / 13
Swedish People's Party of Finland
(Suomen ruotsalainen kansanpuolue/
Svenska folkpartiet i Finland
)
9 / 199
9 / 200
1 / 13
Christian Democrats
(Kristillisdemokraatit/Kristdemokraterna)
5 / 199
5 / 200
0 / 13
Opposition
 Greenland Democrats
(Demokraatit/Demokraterne)
6 / 31
2018
0 / 179
0 / 2
2019
Not in EU
Opposition
Solidarity
(Atassut)
2 / 31
0 / 179
0 / 2
Cooperation Party
(Suleqatigiissitsisut/Samarbejdspartiet)
1 / 31
0 / 179
0 / 2
 Iceland Centre Party
(Miðflokkurinn)
9 / 63
2017
Not in EU
Opposition
Progressive Party
(Framsóknarflokkurinn)
8 / 63
Junior partner
Reform
(Viðreisn)
4 / 63
Opposition
People's Party
(Flokkur Fólksins)
2 / 63
Bright Future
(Björt framtíð)
0 / 63
 Norway Centre Party
(Senterpartiet)
19 / 169
2017
Not in EU
Opposition
Liberal Party
(Venstre)
8 / 169
Junior partner
Christian Democratic Party
(Kristelig Folkeparti)
8 / 169
 Sweden Centre Party
(Centerpartiet)
31 / 349
2018
2 / 20
2019 Confidence and supply
Christian Democrats
(Kristdemokraterna)
22 / 349
2 / 20
Opposition
Liberals
(Liberalerna)
19 / 349
1 / 20
Opposition[3]
Green Party
(Miljöpartiet de gröna)
16 / 349
2 / 20
Junior partner

The liberal parties (sometimes called "Left") of Denmark, Sweden and Norway, the centre parties of Finland and Sweden, the Swedish People's Party of Finland and the Reform Party are members of the ALDE and Renew Europe; the Christian Democrats of Denmark, Finland and Sweden are members of the EPP and the European People's Party group; the green parties are members of the European Green Party and Greens–EFA, while Future of Åland is a member of the European Free Alliance.

Elected representatives of Member Parties


European institutions

OrganisationInstitutionNumber of seats
 European UnionEuropean Commission
1 / 28
European Council
(Heads of Government)
0 / 28
Council of the European Union
(Participation in Government)
2 / 28
European Parliament
17 / 751

References


  1. The Centre Group on Nordic Council
  2. Centre Group
  3. "Sabuni avvisar invit från S och C". liberalerna.se. Liberals. Archived from the original on 24 June 2021. Retrieved 24 June 2021.