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Fabio DE MASI – 8th Parliamentary Term

Vice-Chair of PANA Committee ---------- DIE LINKE. Germany

Fabio De Masi


GUE/NGL Co-coordinator of PANA Committee ---------- Sinn Fein Ireland

Matt Carthy


GUE/NGL Co-coordinator for PANA Committee ---------- PCF / France

Patrick Le Hyaric


GUE/NGL Shadow Rapporteur for PANA Committee ---------- Podemos Spain

Miguel Urbán


GUE/NGL Substitute Member of PANA Committee ---------- Izqu. Unida Spain

Marina Albiol


GUE/NGL Substitute Member of PANA Committee ---------- Syriza Greece

Stélios Kouloglou


GUE/NGL Substitute Member of PANA Committee ---------- Altra Eur, Italy

Curzio Maltese


GUE/NGL Substitute Member of PANA Committee ---------- PCP Portugal

Miguel Viegas