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This Week: Von der Leyen to visit the ECR Group and chairs of Parliament’s Committees elected

8 July 2019

This Week: Von der Leyen to visit the ECR Group and chairs of Parliament’s Committees elected

There is plenty going on in Brussels this week, here are some of the highlights:

Tuesday – European Commission President-designate Ursula von der Leyen will attend the ECR Group meeting in Brussels for a discussion on the views & priorities of the next European Commission.

Wednesday – Parliament’s committees will reform on Wednesday afternoon. The ECR Group will be nominating Polish MEP Beata Szydlo to chair the Employment and Social Affairs Committee and Flemish MEP Johan Van Overtfeldt to chair the Committee on Budgets. Both have plenty of experience, with Szydlo a former Prime Minister of Poland and Van Overtveldt a former economist and Finance Minister of Belgium.

When: Budgets @ 14:30; Employment @ 15:15

Thursday – Parliament’s Conference of Presidents will meet on Thursday morning to plan next week’s session in Strasbourg where MEPs will vote on the candidacy of von der Leyen.

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