MEPs threaten Council over ECB appointment

Member states are being “dishonourable” by trying to formalise Yves Mersch’s executive board position over the holiday weekend; co-operation on banking union plans at risk.

A major row has erupted between the European Parliament and the Council of Ministers over what MEPs see as a “dishonourable” move to appoint Yves Mersch to the executive board of the European Central Bank while European Union institutions are closed.

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