16 Jan 2017
EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT TO ELECT NEW PRESIDENT – 16 JANUARYBrussels Daily
MEPs elect on Tuesday 17 January Parliament’s new president to replace Martin Schulz who is stepping down after five years. Seven candidates have put themselves forward for the post so far ahead of the first ballot on Tuesday morning. In case the president is not elected during the first ballot, nominations can still be added or withdrawn before each subsequent round of voting.