European Ombudsman Emily O’Reilly is facing a tough battle to retain her €268,000 role amid fears that her investigations into high-profile EU figures could hurt her re-election campaign.
MEPs are set to vote on Tuesday on the next ombudsman, with O’Reilly expected to face a strong challenge from Estonian judge Julia Laffranque who outstripped her in terms of nominations to run for the post.
Laffranque got the backing of 90 MEPs...
Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!
All Digital Access + eReader
Unlimited Access for 1 Month
Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.
€149 For the 1st Year
Unlimited Access for 1 Year
90 Day Pass
Get a Business Account for you and your team