[pp.int.general] EP2014 elections 'what if...'

Daniel Riaño danielrr2 at gmail.com
Wed Apr 23 13:48:27 CEST 2014

Thanks, Lisa.

Be sure that in Spain we pirates appreciate very highly all the hard and
good work from Christian, Amelia and coworkers. Let's hope they both can
win again a seat at the EP and, in any case, that the PP international can
continue to profit from their experience in the years to come.


2014-04-23 13:03 GMT+02:00 Lisa <lisa at piratenpartij.nl>:

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> Hello fellow pirates,
> I've been thinking about something that I haven't seen on any of the
> international mailinglists that I follow and I think it's an important
> discussion to have.
> There is the possibility that Sweden will lose its two seats in
> European Parliament. It's not something we enjoy thinking about and
> we're all hoping that it won't become a reality, but in politics you
> can never rule anything out. We need to not only prepare for a best
> case scenario, but a worst case as well.
> If we lose the Swedish MEPs, it would be a complete waste to lose
> their experience and their contacts as well. They have achieved
> immense things over the past term and I would truly be sad if the
> movement as a whole couldn't benefit from what they've done and learned.
> Therefore, I'd like to give this into consideration to you all. If any
> of the other European parties gets voted into the European Parliament
> while the Swedish MEPs lose their seats, I would suggest that
> Christian and/or Amelia get hired as a consultant by whoever replaces
> them.
> So please, take this back to your party and open up the discussion to
> ensure that we do not set ourselves back a few steps if this 'worst
> case scenario' comes true for PP-SE and the pirate movement as a whole.
> Love, Lisa
> PS: this is assuming that Christian and Amelia would be willing to be
> hired as such, of course. I'd love to hear their take on this as well.
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