Parliament will vote on the nomination of Rimantas Šaǆius, Lithuania’s candidate member of the European Court of Auditors, on Tuesday. Mr Šaǆius’ candidature was endorsed by the Budgetary Control Committee on 23 May. The final decision on this appointment will be taken by the EU Council of Ministers.
Members of the Luxembourg-based Court of Auditors are appointed for six years. The Council, after consulting the European Parliament, decides upon the proposals made by each member state. Before the plenary vote, Mr Šaǆius was heard in the Budgetary Control Committee on 23 May, which recommended that he should be appointed to the post.
Vote: Tuesday, 7 June