MEP Mairead McGuinness

  • The incoming President of the European Commission has not wavered one centimeter on the Brexit backstop.

    That's the view of Fine Gael MEP for the Midlands Northwest Mairead McGuinness who was speaking after last night's vote in Strasbourg.

    Ursula von der Leyen got the backing of the European Parliament but only by a slim majority.

    Mairead McGuinness, the Vice President of the European Parliament insists when it comes to Brexit, Ursula von der Leyen is fully behind Ireland.