Parliament of Singapore

ND’s Meimarakis to give up MP seat ahead of Euro elections

New Democracy MP Vangelis Meimarakis is expected to give up his seat ahead of European Parliament elections in May where he will run as a candidate.
In comments made Wednesday, the 65-year-old politician said he would not make use of a new provision allowing lawmakers to run as candidates in European Parliament elections without having to give up their status as MP at home.

Bill secures right of MPs to take part in Euro elections

The right of a Greek lawmaker to take part in European Parliament elections is enshrined in an amended multi-bill drafted by the Interior Ministry that will be submitted Tuesday and voted on in a parliamentary plenary session.
According to the amended multi-bill, lawmakers can run as candidates in European Parliament elections without having to give up their status as an MP at home.

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