German MEP Jörg Meuthen has condemned the European Union for “subjugating” its personal legal guidelines in a bid to punish Britain. Throughout a heated session in Strasbourg yesterday, Mr Meuthen hit out on the EU’s remedy of the UK. Turning on the elite management in Brussels, the MEP singled out Ursula von der Leyen for assault.
He savaged Ms von der Leyen for shifting forward with the brand new European Fee with out a consultant from the UK – chopping out a British voice in Brussels.
Mr Meuthen warned the European Union that it shouldn’t begin its new EU Fee with out a UK Commissioner.
He complained that Brussels was not respecting its personal legal guidelines.
The AfD co-leader mentioned: “We are talking about the next meeting of the European Council in December.”
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The MEP continued: “27 Commissioners have been proposed. One commissioner for every member-state.
“That’s the rule but when I’m not mistaken, the EU nonetheless has 28 member-states, not 27, so which means one too few. That’s naive arithmetic.
“So long as the UK doesn’t have a commissioner there is a matter.
“The UK is a member of the EU, one of many 28. Every nation has a proper to a commissioner. That may be a authorized foundation.
Regardless of this, the EU Council permitted a membership checklist yesterday that excluded a UK nominee, earlier than the European Parliament later confirmed the crew at present.
Members of the European Parliament voted in favour of the brand new commissioners by 461 to 157 towards.
The European Fee criticised the UK, insisting that Mr Johnson’s refusal to appoint a commissioner threatened to “undermine the regular functioning of the Union and its institutions”.
They mentioned that the UK can’t “constitute an obstacle to the appointment of the next commission in order for it to start exercising the full range of its power under the Treaties as soon as possible.”