Luxembourgish MEP suspended over ‘psychological harassment’ allegations

Monica Semedo (Renew Europe) has been suspended for a period of 15 days over allegations of “psychological harassment” by her assistants. [European Parliament]

Monica Semedo (Renew Europe) has been suspended for a period of 15 days over allegations of “psychological harassment” by her assistants.

European Parliament President David Sassoli pronounced the suspension at the start of a plenary session, saying that she had been notified of the decision on 15 January and that she could appeal the decision.

Semedo said in a press release she “accepts” the sentence and apologised “to her former colleagues” for her behaviour.

“Since the beginning of my mandate and as always, I have been demanding of myself and my team, which has unfortunately created insurmountable tensions. I regret this,” she said. (Anne Damiani | EURACTIV.com)

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