Heidi Hautala elected Vice-President of the European Parliament 

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Parliament elected Finnish MEP Heidi Hautala (Greens/EFA) by acclamation as a Vice-President on Thursday. She will take the Bureau seat vacated by Ulrike Lunacek (AT).

Heidi Hautala (Greens/EFA, FI)© EU 2015-EP  

Heidi Hautala was first elected as a member of the European Parliament in 1995. She is currently Vice-Chair of the Greens/EFA group and a member of the Development and International Trade committees.


The Bureau (President, 14 Vice-Presidents, 5 Quaestors) is responsible for all matters relating to the internal running of Parliament.


Elections to fill the Vice-Presidents’ seats left vacant by Alexander Graf Lambsdorff (ALDE, DE) and by

Ildikó GÁLL-PELCZ (EPP, HU) will be held at a future session.