Apportionment of the European Parliament

Report of the Cambridge Apportionment Meeting, 2011

The allocation between the EU Member States of the seats in the European Parliament, Report to the Committee on Constitutional Affairs (AFCO) of the European Parliament, 3 March 2011.

Presentation to the Committee on Constitutional Affairs, of the European Parliament, 7 February 2011.

European Apportionment via the Cambridge Compromise. A summary of events and recommendations, 15 May 2011.

Presentation and discussion within the AFCO

Video of the Presentation (674 Mb). Streamable from website of European Parliament: fast forward to about 16:50.

Video of the AFCO Discussion on 15 March 2011 (896 Mb).

Cambridge publicity

Cambridge University press release, 11 March 2011

A formula for Europe. Plus magazine, 11 March 2011.

Apportionment for the European Parliament 2019

  1. A 700-seat no-loss composition for the 2019 European Parliament
    with F. Pukelsheim, V. Ramírez González, W. Słomczyński, K. Życzkowski
    arxiv, pdf
  2. Degressive representation of Member States in the European Parliament 2019–2024
    with Friedrich Pukelsheim
    arxiv, pdf
    see also the Science magazine article, cached.
  3. The composition of the European Parliament
    with Friedrich Pukelsheim
    In The Composition of the European Parliament
    Policy Department for Citizens' Rights and Constitutional Affairs PE 583.117, February 2017
    pdf, published version
  4. No maths for Europe,
    Plus article, 2 May 2019.
  5. Mathematics and democracy
    Cambridge Mathematics Faculty website, 14 May 2019