Socialist Group

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For the political group in the European Parliament, see Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats.

The Socialist Group (French: Groupe Socialiste, SOC) is a primarily social-democratic political grouping in the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe. The group comprises 180 members from 45 states of the Council of Europe.[1] The Group is chaired by Andreas Gross of Switzerland.

Membership[edit]

As of 25 September 2011, the Socialist Group has the following members:[2]

Country Party name Other affiliations
Europarty EU Parliament International
 Albania Socialist Party of Albania PES N/A SI
 Andorra Social Democratic Party PES N/A SI
 Armenia Armenian Revolutionary Federation None N/A SI
 Austria Social Democratic Party of Austria PES S&D SI
 Austria The Greens EGP Greens/EFA GG
 Azerbaijan Civic Unity Party None N/A None
 Belgium Socialist Party PES S&D SI
 Belgium Socialist Party Different PES S&D SI
 Bosnia and Herzegovina Alliance of Independent Social Democrats None N/A None
 Bosnia and Herzegovina Social Democratic Party PES N/A SI
 Bulgaria Bulgarian Socialist Party PES S&D SI
 Croatia Social Democratic Party of Croatia PES N/A SI
 Cyprus Democratic Party None S&D None
 Cyprus Movement for Social Democracy PES S&D SI
 Czech Republic Czech Social Democratic Party PES S&D SI
 Denmark Social Democrats PES S&D SI
 Estonia Social Democratic Party PES S&D SI
 Finland Social Democratic Party of Finland PES S&D SI
 France Socialist Party PES S&D SI
 Germany Alliance 90/The Greens (part)[A] EGP Greens/EFA GG
 Germany Social Democratic Party of Germany PES S&D SI
 Greece Panhellenic Socialist Movement PES S&D SI
 Hungary Hungarian Socialist Party PES S&D SI
 Hungary Politics Can Be Different EGP No MEPs GG
 Iceland Social Democratic Alliance PES N/A SI
 Ireland Labour Party PES S&D SI
 Italy Democratic Party PES S&D PA
 Latvia Harmony Centre None S&D None
 Lithuania Social Democratic Party of Lithuania PES S&D SI
 Luxembourg Luxembourg Socialist Workers' Party PES S&D SI
 Luxembourg The Greens EGP Greens/EFA GG
 Macedonia Democratic Union for Integration None N/A None
 Macedonia Social Democratic Union of Macedonia PES N/A SI
 Malta Labour Party PES S&D SI
 Moldova Democratic Party of Moldova PES N/A SI
 Montenegro Democratic Party of Socialists PES N/A SI
 Montenegro Social Democratic Party of Montenegro PES N/A SI
 Montenegro Socialist People's Party of Montenegro None N/A None
 Norway Labour Party PES N/A SI
 Netherlands GreenLeft EGP Greens/EFA GG
 Netherlands Labour Party PES S&D SI
 Poland Democratic Left Alliance PES S&D SI
 Poland Palikot's Movement None N/A None'
 Portugal Socialist Party PES S&D SI
 Romania Social Democratic Party PES S&D SI
 Russia A Just Russia None N/A SI
 Russia Liberal Democratic Party of Russia (part)[B] None N/A None
 San Marino Party of Socialists and Democrats PES N/A SI
 Serbia Democratic Party PES N/A SI
 Serbia League of Social Democrats of Vojvodina None N/A None
 Serbia Socialist Party of Serbia None N/A None
 Slovakia Direction – Social Democracy PES S&D SI
 Slovenia Social Democrats PES S&D SI
 Spain Spanish Socialist Workers' Party PES S&D SI
 Sweden Swedish Social Democratic Party PES S&D SI
  Switzerland Green Party of Switzerland EGP N/A GG
  Switzerland Social Democratic Party of Switzerland PES N/A SI
 Turkey Republican People's Party PES N/A SI
 Ukraine Party of Regions (part)[C] None N/A None
 United Kingdom Labour Party PES S&D SI
^A Two of the four Alliance 90/The Greens members sit with SOC. The other two sit with the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe.
^B One of the four members of LDPR sit with SOC. The other three sit with the European Democrat Group.
^C Four of the eight members of Party of Regions sit with SOC. Two sit with the European Democrat Group and two sit with the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe.

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