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Procedure : 2018/0905(NLE)
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Document selected : A8-0380/2018

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A8-0380/2018

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PV 29/11/2018 - 8.5

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P8_TA(2018)0470

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Thursday, 29 November 2018 - Brussels Provisional edition
Appointment of the Chair of the Supervisory Board of the European Central Bank
P8_TA-PROV(2018)0470A8-0380/2018

European Parliament decision of 29 November 2018 on the proposal for the appointment of the Chair of the Supervisory Board of the European Central Bank (N8-0120/2018 – C8-0466/2018 – 2018/0905(NLE))

(Approval)

The European Parliament,

–  having regard to the proposal of the European Central Bank of 7 November 2018 for the appointment of the Chair of the Supervisory Board of the European Central Bank (C8‑0466/2018),

–  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 Rule 122a of its Rules of Procedure,

–  having regard to the report of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (A8-0380/2018),

A.  whereas Article 26(3) of Council Regulation (EU) No 1024/2013 provides that the European Central Bank is to submit to Parliament its proposal for the appointment of the Chair of the Supervisory Board and that the Chair is to be chosen on the basis of an open selection procedure from among individuals of recognised standing and experience in banking and financial matters who are not members of the Governing Council;

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

C.  whereas, in a letter dated 7 November 2018, the European Central Bank submitted to Parliament a proposal for the appointment of Andrea Enria as the Chair of the Supervisory Board;

D.  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 Council Regulation (EU) No 1024/2013; whereas in carrying out that evaluation, the committee received a curriculum vitae from the proposed candidate;

E.  whereas the committee held a hearing with the proposed candidate on 20 November 2018, at which he made an opening statement and then responded to questions from the members of the committee;

1.  Approves the European Central Bank’s proposal for the appointment of Andrea Enria as the Chair of the Supervisory Board of the European Central Bank;

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

(1) OJ L 287, 29.10.2013, p. 63.
(2) OJ L 320, 30.11.2013, p. 1.

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