Sven Giegold


European Ombudsman: Christian Democrats damage the office by nominating a political candidate

Next Tuesday and Wednesday the European Parliament will elect the European Ombudsman. Instead of supporting the independent and successful incumbent Emily O’Reilly, the Group of the European People’s Party (EPP) nominated Cecilia Wikström as their own candidate. MEP Sven Giegold, financial and economic policy spokesperson of the Greens/EFA group commented: „With their candidate Wikström, the […]