Following the election of the President, MEPs elected 14 Vice-Presidents in two ballots on Wednesday. To be elected, candidates needed to win an absolute majority of valid votes cast. The new Vice-Presidents come from six different political groups. Members also elected five Quaestors, by acclamation.
On 25th of February The European Parliament adopted a report summarizing another year of activities of the European Ombudsman, to which Jaroslaw Walesa MEP was the shadow rapporteur on behalf of the EPP Group.