Analysis: How national differences shaped Parliament’s Fit for 55 votes

The European Parliament has so far approved its negotiating position for 10 of the ‘Fit for 55’ climate and energy proposals with healthy majorities. But a deeper look reveals most political factions struggled to find a common position on all the files. Here’s what the voting records show.

by Simon Pickstone
MEPs vote during a plenary session in July. Parliament has so far approved its negotiating position on 10 Fit for 55 files. Photo: Mathieu Cugnot / EP
MEPs vote during a plenary session in July. Parliament has so far approved its negotiating position on 10 Fit for 55 files. Photo: Mathieu Cugnot / EP

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