Movement for European Reform
The Movement for European Reform, abbreviated to MER, was a pan-European alliance of national centre-right political parties with conservative, pro-free market and Eurosceptic inclinations. It consisted of the Conservative Party of the United Kingdom and the Civic Democratic Party of the Czech Republic.
|Founded||13 July 2006|
|Dissolved||1 October 2009|
|Succeeded by||Alliance of European Conservatives and Reformists|
|Headquarters||25 Victoria Street, London SW1H 0DL|
|European Parliament group||European Conservatives and Reformists|
Founded on 13 July 2006, MER was created as a precursor to the Alliance of European Conservatives and Reformists (AECR) and European Conservatives and Reformists (ECR), a political group in the European Parliament that was launched in June 2009 following European elections. Its operations folded into the ECR and the AECR later that year.