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Good performance by EU enlargement nominee

S&D Euro MPs today voiced their satisfaction with a parliamentary hearing of EU Commissioner designate on enlargement and neighbourhood policy, Štefan Füle. Said S&D Group Vice Presidents,...

Reding doesn’t solve the puzzle over Barroso's split of Justice and Home Affairs portfolio

Commissioner designate Viviane Reding gave a polished performance but left some key issues unanswered during today’s hearing at the European Parliament in Brussels. Claude Moraes MEP, S&D...

Former Energy Commissioner Piebalgs expected to bring more ‘power’ to EU Development policy

Following today’s hearing at the European Parliament of Commissioner designate on Development Andris Piebalgs, S&D Spokesperson Thjis Berman said: “Development policy and human rights protection...

Nominee for EU budget commissioner "competent but uninspiring"

The nominee for new EU budget commissioner "lacks vision and ambition", said S&D Euro MPs today, declaring themselves disappointed with his performance at a three-hour hearing at the European...

Ashton shows clear determination

S&D Euro MPs today said that Baroness Ashton showed clear determination to be both a strong EU foreign minister and a strong Commission vice-president when she appeared before the European...

We need a strong Commissioner on Economic & Monetary Affairs in times of recession

The nominee for new EU Economic and Monetary Affairs Commissioner "lacks ambition and vision" said S&D Euro MPs today following a three-hour hearing at the European Parliament in Brussels. Said S...

S&D Group Vice-president Hannes Swoboda, who is in charge of preparations for the hearings of the Commissioners-designate for the group said :- (VIDEO EN)

"We want people to be involved in these hearings because Commission decisions affect us all. We must make sure that only the best possible candidates are appointed for the next five-year term." WATCH...