Even people interested in European politics have sometimes difficulties in keeping up to date with whats going on in the EU.  It becomes even more complex to differentiate between European Commission, European Council (member states governments) and European Parliament whom to credit with positive policy outcomes.

Still incredibly useful today is this list of over 100 achievements of Labour MEPs which the EPLP (European Parliamentary Labour Party) published in the run-up to the European elections in 2009.