Heidi was elected for the third time to the European Parliament after having been an MEP from 1995-2003 and 2009-2011. She became the Vice President for the European Parliament in 2017. She is still the only Finn in the parliament to have chaired a group or committee.

In this 2014-2019 parliamentary term she acts as vice-president of the Green group. The group is the parliaments sixth-largest, with 51 MEPs, and has traditionally been the most consistent in its voting patterns.

Heidi’s work focuses on the development, budgets, and legal affairs committees. In the last one, she acts as the coordinator of the group.

  • standing rapporteur for the development of EU administrative law. The aim is to draft a single administrative procedure law for all the EU institutions to quarantee transparency and predictability of decisions and equal treatment of citizens.

Heidi also works as co-president of Euronest, the parliamentary assembly of the Eastern partnership, until 2016. She is also a member of the delegation to the Southern Caucasus and a substitute member of the delegations for relations with Russia, Asia, the Caribbean and the Pacific countries.

Parliamentary activities

Un updated list of speeches, reports, opinions, motions for resolutions and parliamentary question

Report on general expenditure allowance (7-12/2014)

Report 2015 (FI)
Original report 2014 (FI)

Translation of the report 2014 (EN)

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