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Pavel Svoboda re-elected Chair of the Legal Affairs Committee

Added 1/26/2017
Press release - 24. 1. 2017
Pavel Svoboda will continue as Chair of the Legal Affairs Committee for the second half term, next two and a half years, of the European Parliament. Svoboda was re-elected by acclamation of the Committee members on Tuesday.



MEPs also elected, by acclamation, the four Vice-Chairs that will form, together with Svoboda, the Committee’s bureau.

First Vice-Chair: Lídia GERINGER DE OEDENBERG (S&D, PL)

Second Vice-Chair: Jean-Marie CAVADA (ALDE, FR)

Third Vice-Chair: Laura FERRARA (EFDD, IT)

Fourth Vice-Chair: Mady DELVAUX (S&D, LU)

According to the Rules of the Procedure of the European Parliament, the composition of the bureau of each committee must reflect the diversity of Parliament. It is not possible, for example, to have an all male or all female bureau, or for all of the Vice-Chairs to come from the same Member State.