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The final discussions and votes in the European Parliament’s committees over the nominees for the new European Commission are currently taking place with most of the results already in.As expected, Lord Hill has been approved as new EU Commissioner for…

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Juncker and Schulz in happier times…The letter from European Parliament (EP) President Martin Schulz to European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has now been published in full and contains an extensive list of questions for the UK’s Lord H…

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A couple of developments since we posted the original blog below.Importantly, the European Parliament’s Economics Committee failed to reach an agreement over Pierre Moscovici and has delayed a decision on whether to approve him or not until 9.30pm CE…

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With the future of the UK seemingly hanging by a thread it is understandable that events north of the border are dominating attention, but today’s announcement of the new European Commission also has far-reaching consequences for the future of the UK’s…

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