Angelika Winzig

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Angelika Winzig
MEP Dr. Angelika Winzig.jpg
Member of the European Parliament
for Austria
Assumed office
2 July 2019[1][2]
Personal details
Born (1963-05-09) 9 May 1963 (age 59)
Attnang-Puchheim
NationalityAustrian
Political partyChristian Democratic Party of Austria
Alma materWirtschaftsuniversität Wien
ProfessionPolitician
Websitewww.angelika-winzig.at

Angelika Winzig (born 9 May 1963) is an Austrian politician of the Austrian People's Party (ÖVP) who has been serving as a Member of the European Parliament since 2019.[3]

Political career[edit]

Member of the Austrian Parliament, 2013–2019[edit]

From 2013 until 2019, Winzig was a member of the National Council. During her time in parliament, she served on the Committee on Economic Affairs (2013-2019), the Committee on Foreign Affairs (2013-2017), the Defense Committee (2013-2017), the Budget Committee (2017-2019) and the Finance Committee (2017-2019).

Member of the European Parliament, 2019–present[edit]

Since becoming a Member of the European Parliament, Winzig has been serving on the Committee on Budgets and of the Committee on Budgetary Control. As substitute member of the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy, she served as the parliament's rapporteur on a 2021 proposal for deeper cuts in wholesale roaming tariffs paid by telecoms operators to their counterparts than those proposed by the EU Commission, in an effort to boost competition.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Key dates ahead". European Parliament. 20 May 2017. Retrieved 28 May 2019.
  2. ^ "Key dates ahead". BBC News. 22 May 2017. Retrieved 28 May 2019.
  3. ^ "Die Neuen im EU-Parlament: EU-Wahl: Strache müsste bis 2. Juli auf Mandat verzichten". www.kleinezeitung.at (in German). 28 May 2019. Retrieved 3 March 2020.
  4. ^ Foo Yun Chee (14 October 2021), EU lawmakers' committee votes for bigger cuts in wholesale roaming fees Reuters.