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A9-0007/2019

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PV 17/09/2019 - 6.2

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P9_TA(2019)0009

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<Titre>on the proposal of the European Central Bank for the appointment of the Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board of the European Central Bank</Titre>

<DocRef>(N9‑0008/2019 – C9-0028/2019 – 2019/0903(NLE))</DocRef>


<Commission>{ECON}Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs</Commission>

Rapporteur: <Depute>Roberto Gualtieri</Depute>

PROPOSAL FOR A EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT DECISION
 PROCEDURE – COMMITTEE RESPONSIBLE

PROPOSAL FOR A EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT DECISION

on the proposal of the European Central Bank for the appointment of the Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board of the European Central Bank

(N9‑0008/2019 – C9-0028/2019 – 2019/0903(NLE))

(Approval)

The European Parliament,

 having regard to the proposal of the European Central Bank of 9 April 2019 for the appointment of the Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board of the European Central Bank (C9-0028/2019),

 having regard to Article 26(3) of Council Regulation (EU) No 1024/2013 of 15 October 2013 conferring specific tasks on the European Central Bank concerning policies relating to the prudential supervision of credit institutions[1],

 having regard to the Interinstitutional Agreement between the European Parliament and the European Central Bank on the practical modalities of the exercise of democratic accountability and oversight over the exercise of the tasks conferred on the ECB within the framework of the Single Supervisory Mechanism[2],

 having regard to its resolution of 14 March 2019 on gender balance in EU economic and monetary affairs nominations[3],

 having regard to Rule 131 of its Rules of Procedure,

 having regard to the report of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (A9-0007/2019),

A. whereas Article 26(3) of Regulation (EU) No 1024/2013 provides that the European Central Bank (ECB) is to submit to Parliament its proposal for the appointment of the Vice-Chair of its Supervisory Board for approval and that the Vice-Chair is to be chosen from among the members of the Executive Board of the ECB;

B. whereas Article 26(2) of Regulation (EU) No 1024/2013 provides that appointments to the Supervisory Board in accordance with that Regulation are to respect the principles of gender balance, experience and qualification;

C. whereas, on 22 November 2012, the European Council appointed Yves Mersch as a member of the Executive Board of the ECB for a term of office of eight years as from 15 December 2012 in accordance with Article 283(2) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union;

D. whereas, in a letter of 9 April 2019, the ECB submitted to Parliament a proposal for the appointment of Yves Mersch as the Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB for the remainder of his term as an Executive Board member until 14 December 2020;

E. whereas Parliament’s Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs then proceeded to evaluate the credentials of the proposed candidate, in particular in view of the requirements laid down in Article 26(2) and (3) of Regulation (EU) No 1024/2013;

F. whereas the Committee held a hearing with the proposed candidate on 4 September 2019, at which he made an opening statement and then responded to questions from the members of the Committee;

1. Approves the appointment of Yves Mersch as Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board of the European Central Bank;

2. Instructs its President to forward this decision to the Council, the Commission, the European Central Bank, and the governments of the Member States.


PROCEDURE – COMMITTEE RESPONSIBLE

Title

Appointment of the Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board of the European Central Bank

References

N9-0008/2019 – C9-0028/2019 – 2019/0903(NLE)

Date of consultation / request for consent

2.7.2019

 

 

 

Committee responsible

 Date announced in plenary

ECON

15.7.2019

 

 

 

Rapporteurs

 Date appointed

Roberto Gualtieri

18.7.2019

 

 

 

Discussed in committee

4.9.2019

 

 

 

Date adopted

4.9.2019

 

 

 

Result of final vote

+:

–:

0:

35

14

4

Members present for the final vote

Gunnar Beck, Stefan Berger, Gilles Boyer, Cristian-Silviu Buşoi, Derk Jan Eppink, Engin Eroglu, Markus Ferber, Jonás Fernández, Frances Fitzgerald, José Manuel García-Margallo y Marfil, Luis Garicano, Sven Giegold, Neena Gill, Valentino Grant, José Gusmão, Enikő Győri, Eero Heinäluoma, Danuta Maria Hübner, Stasys Jakeliūnas, Herve Juvin, Othmar Karas, Billy Kelleher, Ondřej Kovařík, Georgios Kyrtsos, Aušra Maldeikienė, Costas Mavrides, Csaba Molnár, Luděk Niedermayer, Dimitrios Papadimoulis, Piernicola Pedicini, Lídia Pereira, Dragoş Pîslaru, Luisa Porritt, Jake Pugh, Evelyn Regner, Antonio Maria Rinaldi, Alfred Sant, Joachim Schuster, Pedro Silva Pereira, Ernest Urtasun, Inese Vaidere, Johan Van Overtveldt, Marco Zanni

Substitutes present for the final vote

Gerolf Annemans, Manon Aubry, Carmen Avram, Niels Fuglsang, Eugen Jurzyca, Margarida Marques, Siegfried Mureşan, Ville Niinistö, Irene Tinagli

Substitutes under Rule 200(2) present for the final vote

Alice Kuhnke

Date tabled

9.9.2019

 

 

[1] OJ L 287, 29.10.2013, p. 63.

[2] OJ L 320, 30.11.2013, p. 1.

[3] Texts adopted, P8_TA(2019)0211.

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