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Examination of credentials of representatives and substitutes

Report on credentials | Doc. 15091 | 06 March 2020

1. In accordance with Rule 6, paragraphs 1 and 4, of the Rules of Procedure, the President of the Assembly has received the credentials of representatives and substitutes which have been transmitted in due form by the competent authorities of member States for ratification by the Standing Committee.
2. The Standing Committee, acting on behalf of the Assembly, is called upon to take a decision on the ratification of the credentials of the representatives and substitutes whose names are given below.
3. Germany has appointed a new substitute following the resignation of Ms Ute Vogt. A representative seat has become vacant following the resignation of Mr Volkmar Vogel.
4. Poland has appointed a new representative following the resignation of Mr Dominik Tarczyński and a new substitute following the resignation of Mr Krzysztof Mróz.
5. Spain has appointed 2 new representatives and 6 new substitutes following the resignations of Ms Ruth Goñi, Ms Bélen Hoyo, Mr César Sánchez, Mr Felipe Sicilia and Mr Alejandro Soler and to fill three vacant seats. A representative has also become a substitute.
6. In case of objection or justified contestation, the contested credentials shall be referred without debate to the appropriate committee, which shall report back to the Assembly in accordance with Rules 7 and 8 of the Rules of Procedure.

1 Members

1.1 Germany

1.1.1 Substitute

Ms Bela BACH (SPD)

1.2 Poland

1.2.1 Representative

Mr Zbigniew RAU (Law and Justice (PiS))

1.2.2 Substitute

Ms Maria KOC (Law and Justice (PiS))

1.3 Spain

1.3.1 Representatives

Ms Laura CASTEL (Esquerra Republicana de Catalunya (ERC))


1.3.2 Substitutes


Ms Sara GIMÉNEZ (Ciudadanos)

Ms María Teresa JIMÉNEZ-BECERRIL (Partido Popular)


Mr Javier MAROTO (Partido Popular)

Ms Margarita PROHENS (Partido Popular)