Macron proposes 73 transnational seats to replace British MEPs after Brexit

Emmanuel Macron, who will be soon announce his candidature to French Presidential primary elections, proposes to replace 73 British MEPs after Brexit with a PanEuropean list, as reported by Euractiv France.

This is an essential step to bring European democracy to life, to give it a strong foundation and vitality,” he said.

Who is Emmanuel Macron?

On 26 August 2014 he was appointed as the Minister of Economy, Industry and Digital Affairs in the Second Valls Government. He resigned on 30 August 2016, allegedly in order to launch a centrist bid in the 2017 presidential election. He launched his political party, En Marche, on 6 February.