Simon Busuttil

MEP from 2004 to 2013
Current: Leader of the Nationalist Party in Malta
Simon Busuttil was born on the 20th of March 1969 in Attard. He is the Leader of the Maltese Nationalist Party.
In 2004 Busuttil was elected MEP with the Nationalist Party in the election for the European Parliament. He was again successful in the 2009 election.
As an MEP he was a member of the bureau of the European People’s Party (EPP) and sat on various committees including the European Parliament’s Committee on Budgetary Control and its Committee on Budgets. Within the EPP he led the Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee and covered issues that include the common European immigration and asylum policy. He was also a substitute for the Committee on Regional Development, a substitute for the temporary committee on policy challenges and budgetary means of the enlarged Union 2007–2013, vice-chair of the delegation for relations with the Maghreb countries and the Arab Maghreb Union (including Libya), and a member of the delegation to the Euro-Mediterranean Parliamentary Assembly.
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