France will use its EU presidency in the first half of 2022 to promote its ideas on Europe. Many of the key people in Brussels are sympathetic to France.

  1. Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission
  2. Charles Michel, President of the European Council
  3. Josep Borrell, High Representative for foreign policy
  4. Christine Lagarde, President of the European Central Bank
  5. Thierry Breton, Commissioner for the internal market
  6. Olivier Guersent, Director-general for competition policy.

In the European Parliament, the French have become more influential. Macron’s MEPs are the largest component of the centrist Renew Europe formation, one of the three groups that run the Parliament.

  1. Stéphane Bijoux (LAREM)
  2. Gilles Boyer (Indépendant)
  3. Sylvie Brunet (Mouvement Démocrate)
  4. Pascal Canfin (Liste Renaissance)
  5. Catherine Chabaud (Mouvement Démocrate)
  6. Llana Circurel (Liste Renaissance)
  7. Jérémy Decerle (Liste Renaissance)
  8. Pascal Durand (Liste Renaissance)
  9. Laurence Farreng (Mouvement Démocrate)
  10. Sandro Gozi (Liste Renaissance)
  11. Christophe Grudler (Mouvement Démocrate)
  12. Bernard Guetta (Liste Renaissance)
  13. Valérie Hayer (LAREM)
  14. Pierre Karleskind (LAREM)
  15. Fabienne Keller (Agir- La Droite Constructive)
  16. Nathalie Loiseau (Liste Renaissance)
  17. Dominique Riquet (Mouvement Radical Social-Libéral)
  18. Stéphane Séjourné (LAREM)
  19. Irène Tolleret (Liste Renaissance)
  20. Véronique Trillet-Lenoir (Liste Renaissance)
  21. Marie-Pierre Vedrenne (Mouvement Démocrate)
  22. Stéphanie Yon-Courtin (Mouvement Démocrate)
  23. Chrysoula Zacharopoulou (LAREM)

Member States sympathetic to Macron

  1. Germany
  2. Spain
  3. Italy
  4. Netherlands
  5. Belgium
  6. Greece
  7. Cyprus
  8. Portugal

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