Frances FITZGERALD - MEP

Frances FITZGERALD

Country: ie

Party: Fine Gael Party

Curriculum Vitae

Frances Fitzgerald was elected in the Dublin Constituency. A Fine Gael parliamentarian for over 20 years, Frances was first elected to Dáil Éireann (the Irish Parliament) in 1992, representing the constituency of Dublin South-East.

She served as Tánaiste na hÉireann (Irish Deputy Prime Minister) from 2016-17, one of only four women to have ever held this position. She has also served as Minister for Business, Enterprise & Innovation (2017), Minister for Justice & Equality (2014-17) and was Ireland’s first Minister for Children & Youth Affairs (2011-14).

Prior to her election to the Dáil, Frances was Chair of the National Women’s Council of Ireland (1988-92) and Vice-President of the European Women’s Lobby. She was also a founding member of the Women’s Environment Network.

MEP since 2019.

My Positions in Parliament:

  • Member - Intergroup on Welfare and Conservation of Animals
  • Member - Intergroup on Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs)
  • Member - Intergroup on Sky and Space
  • Member - Intergroup on LGBTI
  • Member - Intergroup on the Green New Deal
  • Member - Intergroup on Children’s Rights
  • Member - Intergroup on Cancer
  • Member - Intergroup on Anti-Racism and Diversity
  • Member - Fine Gael Party
  • Member - China
  • Member - Women’s Rights and Gender Equality
  • Member - Economic and Monetary Affairs
  • Member - European Parliament 
  • Substitute - United States
  • Substitute - Use of Pegasus and equivalent surveillance spyware
  • Substitute - Development

My Positions in the group:

  • Vice-Chair - Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats)
  • Vice-Chair - EPP Group Presidency
  • Vice-Chair - EPP Group Bureau

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