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ECB Governing Council

Setback for gender equality: Committee confirms Frank Elderson for ECB Governing Council

Today, on 10 November 2020, the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) of the European Parliament voted in favour of Dutchman Frank Elderson to succeed Yves Mersch on the Executive Board of the ECB (33 in favor, 21 against, 3 abstentions). Greens, Socialists and the Left had strongly criticised the lack of female candidates […]

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