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Europe Daily Bulletin No. 12293

11 July 2019
INSTITUTIONAL / Parliament
Uncertainties following MEPs’ rejection of Beata Szydło's candidacy to head European Parliament's Employment and Social Affairs Committee
Brussels, 10/07/2019 (Agence Europe)

The candidacy of former Polish Prime Minister and MEP Beata Szydło (ECR) to head the European Parliament's Employment and Social Affairs Committee (EMPL) was rejected on Wednesday 10 July by 27 votes to 21 in what was supposed to be a constituent session. A result that could trigger a domino effect and potentially undermine Ursula Von der Leyen's election to the Parliament as head of the European Commission next week.

The discussions were immediately heated at the opening of the meeting,...

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