The Committee of inquiry into Emission Measurements in the Automotive Sector (EMIS) elected its chair and four vice-chairs at a constituent meeting on Wednesday morning, thus officially starting its one-year mandate.
Members elected the chair, Kathleen Van Brempt (S&D, BE) by acclamation. Afterwards Ms Van Brempt said: "I'm looking forward to working with everybody in this inquiry committee in an efficient way. We should ensure that the environmental legislation in place is robust, ambitious and bulletproof; and secondly, that this legislation is properly implemented and enforced ".
As vice-chairs, the committee elected, also by acclamation:
- Ivo Belet (EPP, BE);
- Mark Demesmaeker (ECR, BE);
- Kateřina Konečná (GUE/NGL, CZ);
- Karima Delli (Greens/EFA, FR).
The committee will investigate:
The EMIS committee will meet again on 22 March from 15.00 to 18.30.
In the chair: Françoise Grossetête (EPP, FR) - Kathleen Van Brempt (S&D,BE)