2012. 01. 23.
The first Vice-Chair position is very important, because the one holding this position serves as the direct deputy of the committee's president. Therefore it is an important position with regard to the safeguarding of the EPP and Hungarian national interests. The MEP has held this function since 2007. Beside this position, Kinga Gál ise member of the Human Rights Committee (DROI) and substitute member of the Foreign Affairs Committee (AFET).