Dods EU Elections Alert: European Parliament to select President on its own

Greens/EFA replied to German SPD stating that EP should select its own President in transparent procedure.

By Dods EU monitoring

23 Jun 2014

In response to the statement of German Social-democrat leader, Sigmar Gabriel, proposing Martin Schulz to continue his mandate as EP President, Greens/EFA’s Presidents, Rebecca Harms and Philippe Lamberts, issued a statement arguing that the EP President should be selected by the members of the European Parliament rather than being part of closed doors arrangements, especially deriving from one single member state. “The European elections 2014 should be a chance for more transparency in the selection procedure”, they stated.

Full press release available here in French and German.

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