European Conservatives and Reformists Group Executive

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The European Conservatives and Reformists Group Executive comprises the governing council of the major conservative grouping in the European Parliament. They are responsible for policy and internal governance decision-making, and are constituted of MEPs from every member party.

Membership[edit]

As of 27 June 2013, the Executive of the European Conservatives and Reformists had the following members:

Role Incumbent Party/Country In Office since
Chairman Martin Callanan Conservative Party
 United Kingdom
11 December 2011
First Vice Chairman
Czech delegation leader
Jan Zahradil Civic Democratic Party
 Czech Republic
11 December 2011
Vice Chairman
Polish delegation leader
Ryszard Legutko Law and Justice
 Poland
8 March 2011
Vice Chairman Geoffrey Van Orden Conservative Party
 United Kingdom
11 December 2011
Vice Chairman
Belgian delegation leader
Derk Jan Eppink Libertarian, Direct, Democratic
 Belgium
11 December 2011
Chief Whip Ashley Fox Conservative Party
 United Kingdom
11 December 2011
Member of the Bureau
British delegation leader
Richard Ashworth Conservative Party
 United Kingdom
11 December 2011
Member of the Bureau
Hungarian delegation leader
Lajos Bokros Modern Hungary Movement
 Hungary
15 July 2009
Member of the Bureau
Dutch delegation leader
Peter van Dalen ChristianUnion
 Netherlands
15 July 2009
Member of the Bureau Julie Girling Conservative Party
 United Kingdom
11 December 2011
Member of the Bureau Malcolm Harbour Conservative Party
 United Kingdom
11 December 2011
Member of the Bureau Michal Kaminski Poland Comes First
 Poland
11 December 2011
Member of the Bureau Tomasz Poręba Law and Justice
 Poland
11 December 2011
Member of the Bureau
Danish delegation leader
Anna Rosbach Independent
 Denmark
11 December 2011
Member of the Bureau
Lithuanian delegation leader
Valdemar Tomaševski Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania
 Lithuania
15 July 2009
Member of the Bureau
Latvian delegation leader
Roberts Zīle For Fatherland and Freedom/LNNK
 Latvia
15 July 2009
Co-Treasurer Hynek Fajmon Civic Democratic Party
 Czech Republic
15 July 2009
Co-Treasurer Emma McClarkin Conservative Party
 United Kingdom
11 December 2011

Past leadership[edit]

Chairman[edit]

Election[edit]

Members of the Executive are elected on a nomination and seconding basis by free election of all member MEPs.