Ireland South and Kerry MEP backs European Commission President nominee

The woman nominated for European Commission President, Ursula von der Leyen, has the right attributes for the role according to a Kerry MEP.

She is the first woman to be nominated for the post.

The European Parliament will now consider whether they will back the nomination.

MEP for Ireland South and Killcummin native Seán Kelly says there are a number of reasons why she should get the backing of MEPs: