Eider Gardiazabal Rubial
Member of the European Parliament
Assumed office
14 July 2009
ConstituencySpain
Personal details
Born12 July 1975 (1975-07-12) (age 45)
Bilbao, Basque Country, Spain
NationalitySpanish
Political partySpanish Socialist Workers Party
OccupationPolitician

Eider Gardiazabal Rubial is a Spanish politician of the Spanish Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE)[1] who has been serving as a Member of the European Parliament since the 2009 elections.

Since joining the European Parliament, Gardiazabal Rubial has been serving as a member of the Committee on Budgets. She is also her parliamentary group's coordinator on the committee.[2] In this capacity, she was the parliament's rapporteur on the 2015 budget (along with Monika Hohlmeier) and on the COVID-19 pandemic recovery fund in 2020 (along with Siegfried Mureşan and Dragoș Pîslaru).[3] In 2019, she drafted (together with Petri Sarvamaa) legislation on cutting EU funds to member states that undermine the rule of law.[4][5]

In addition to her committee assignments, Gardiazabal Rubial is a member of the delegation to the ACP–EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly. She is also part of the European Parliament Intergroup on LGBT Rights[6] and of the European Parliament Intergroup on Integrity (Transparency, Anti-Corruption and Organized Crime).[7]

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