Greens elect Haßelmann and Dröge at the top of the parliamentary group
Status: December 7th, 2021 4:26 p.m.
The Greens have elected new group leaders: Britta Haßelmann and Katharina Dröge are to form a dual leadership in the future. The previous chairmen Göring-Eckardt and Hofreiter were no longer available for election. You take on new posts.
The Greens parliamentary group has a new dual leadership. The economic expert Katharina Dröge and the previous First Parliamentary Managing Director Britta Haßelmann were elected as new chairmen.
Dröge belongs to the left wing of the Greens, Haßelmann to the Realos. According to internal rules, at least one of the two top positions must be filled by a woman – female dual positions are also possible.
The previous parliamentary group leaders Katrin Göring-Eckardt and Anton Hofreiter were no longer available for election. Hofreiter is under discussion as chairman of the European Committee, Göring-Eckardt is to become Bundestag Vice-President. The previous Greens Vice-President Claudia Roth will become Minister of State for Culture and Media in the new traffic light government.