On the other hand, the European parliament refers to the assembly of the representatives of the citizens of the union. The members of the European Parliament are usually elected by the director through the universal suffrage. According to the Lisbon Treaty made the total number of seats to be 751 and the European Council sets the number of representatives for each country. Each country must have a minimum of 6 representatives and a number not exceeding 96. The European parliament operates under three major locations that include Brussels in Belgium. Luxembourg and Strasbourg in France. The office at Luxembourg hosts the administrative offices that include the General Secretariat. The parliamentary meetings or the plenary sessions are held in both Strasbourg and Brussels.