ECB appointment hearing postponed due to lack of female candidates


The European Parliament's Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee postponed the hearing set to debate the appointment of Yves Mersch to the executive board at the European Central Bank's (ECB), after concerns were raised over the lack of female candidates.

The hearing was due to take place on September 10, but the committee decided not to continue. In a statement Sharon Bowles, the chair of the committee, said: "It does seem, as with corporations, that there is a systemic cultural problem to add

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