The Brussels Report Podcast Episode 22 – with Swedish ECR MEP Charlie Weimers

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Charlie Weimers is a Swedish MEP (ECR-SD), elected to the European Parliament since 2019.

He serves at the European Parliament Committee on Foreign Affairs and is is a substitute member of the European Parliament Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs and the Delegation to the U.S. He is  the co-chair of the European Conservatives and Reformists Migration Working Group.

Before he moved to SD, he has served as the chairman of the Swedish Young Christian Democrats between 2008 and 2011.

In the 2021 Brussels Report Ranking of MEPs, Weimers came second. He has been regularly publishing comment pieces on Brussels Report, amongst others supporting the migration policies of the Danish government.

In this this episode of the Brussels Report podcast, editor Pieter Cleppe discusses the following topics with him:

– The Conference on the Future of Europe (CoFoE). How did it all go so wrong and why does it lack legitimacy?

– Migration policy and the EU Commission: is there any hope for change?

– EU funding to Islamofascist groups: is attention for this problem increasing?

– The upcoming Swedish election: What to expect?