Fine Gael MEP Mairead McGuinness has confirmed that she is running for the Presidency of the European Parliament.
The Midlands North-West MEP, who is currently a vice-president of the Parliament, is a member of the European People’s Party Group, the EPP.
Members of the EPP will decide next month what candidate they want to campaign for the Presidency of the European Parliament.
The current president Martin Schultz, is considering running for a third term.
However, Midland North West MEP, Fine Gael’s Mairead McGuinness says she’s glad to be competing for the job...