Ireland proposes MEP Mairead McGuinness as new EU commissioner

Christel Deskins

© Reuters Mairead McGuinness will replace Phil Hogan, who was forced to resign over Covid lockdown breaches. The veteran MEP Mairead McGuinness has been proposed as Ireland’s new EU commissioner, replacing Phil Hogan, who was forced to resign after breaching coronavirus lockdown rules. McGuinness, a European parliament vice-president, would take […]