Hearing of Commissioner-designate Mairead McGuinness, Friday 09.00

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The Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee will hold its hearing of Mairead McGuinness, Commissioner-designate for financial services and stability, on Friday 09.00-12.00.

MEPs will sound out Ms McGuinness regarding her strategy for rolling out the capital markets union, one of the Commission’s flagship projects, as well as her priorities on the different rules in the pipeline concerning financial services and financial stability.

After the hearing, Ms McGuinness will give a statement to the press on the ground floor (near the protocol entrance) of the European Parliament’s SPAAK building.

Ms McGuinness has served as an MEP since 2004 and has been Parliament Vice-President since 2014.

After the evaluations are completed, Parliament is set to vote on the decision in plenary on 7 October.

The reshuffle at the Commission comes after Trade Commissioner Phil Hogan resigned at the end of August.

Time: Friday 2 October 2020, 09.00-12:00

Venue: Brussels, Spaak 3C50 (opposite the plenary chamber)

You can watch the hearing live on Parliament’s webstreaming and on EbS+You can watch the press statement on Parliament’s webstreaming.

Members can participate in the meeting physically and remotely (Members are able to view and listen to the proceedings, ask for the floor and intervene in the meetings, and vote).