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MEP Georgios KYRTSOS

Greece
Start of mandate:
02.07.2019
Last name:
KYRTSOS
First name:
Georgios
Born:
04.06.1952, Athina
Group:
Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats)
Party:
Nea Demokratia
Committees:
Delegations:
Date Name of document MEP's vote Policy area MEP's vote
Date Name of document MEP's vote Loyal / Rebel to political group Policy area MEP's vote

Parliamentary activities

Participation in roll-call votes:
96.42%
 
 
1856 out of 1925 votes . This MEP has formally motivated his/her absence to 4 votes
Ranking: 381st
Loyalty to political group:
93.64%
1738 out of 1856 votes
Ranking: 422nd
Loyalty to national party:
98.59%
1814 out of 1840 votes
Ranking: 561st

How this MEP influences EU policy (sample)

Voting behaviour reveals that, compared to the EPP group, this MEP is more supportive of introducing a fiscal capacity for the euro area.

Additionally, we found that, compared to the EPP group, this MEP is less supportive of lowering the inflation rate goal of the ECB.

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Curriculum vitae

  • Education

  • 1982-1996 - Editor-in-chief responsible for international economic affairs, 'Oikonomikos Tachydromos' (weekly financial magazine)
  • 1984-2002 - Political analyst, director and then publisher, 'Eleftheros Typos' (daily newspaper)
  • 1988-2002 - Director and then publisher of 'Typos tis Kyriakis' (Sunday edition of 'Eleftheros Typos')
  • 2003-2013 - Publisher and owner of 'CityPress' (free daily newspaper distributed in Athens and the Attica region)
  • 2008-06/2014 - Publisher and owner of 'Free Sunday' (free weekly newspaper distributed in Athens, the Attica region and Thessaloniki)
  • Professional career

  • 1975 - BSc in Industrial Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • 1976 - MSc in European Studies, London School of Economics
  • 1980 - PhD in International Relations, London School of Economics
  • Other activities

  • 06/1983-12/1983 - Consultant to the first Greek European Council Presidency responsible for the enlargement negotiations with Spain and Portugal