A far-right political group will take the floor for the first time in the European Parliament next week. The Eurosceptic and anti-immigration formation is called Identity, Tradition and Sovereignty. The members have been independent voices, but now they will be entitled to more speaking time, more seats on parliamentary committees and more funding.
The leader is Bruno Gollnisch, from France’s Front National. As well as his party, Belgium’s Flemish Interest is also involved, along with the Romania Mare party, Bulgaria’s Attack party, two Italian independents and one independent member each from Austria and Britain.