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Reacting immediately after the hearing of Nicolas Schmit, Commissioner-designate for Jobs, Agnes Jongerius, MEP and S&D coordinator for the employment committee said:

“In today’s hearing, Nicolas Schmit proved beyond any doubt that as Commissioner for jobs, he will be the right man in the right place at the right time. With his many years of experience as a minister of Labour and Social Affairs in Luxembourg, his impressive network and his truly European spirit, he is simply the perfect candidate for the job. 

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MEPs involved

FRITZON Heléne

FRITZON Heléne

Head of delegation
Vice-president
Sweden
JONGERIUS Agnes

JONGERIUS Agnes

Head of delegation
Coordinator
Netherlands

S&D press contact

Pelz Silvia

PELZ Silvia

Press Officer
Germany

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