Here is the list of the new European Commission, as headed up by Jose Manual Barroso, and their portfolios from New Europe. These were announced today.
Spain – Joaqu ín ALMUNIA: Competition. Vice-President of the Commission.
Hungary – László ANDOR: Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion.
UK – Baroness Catherine ASHTON: High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security and Vice-President of the Commission.
France – Michel BARNIER: Internal Market and Services.
Romania – Dacian CIOLOS: Agriculture and Rural Development.
Malta – John DALLI: Health and Consumer Policy.
Greece – Maria DAMANAKI: Maritime Affairs and Fisheries.
Belgium – Karel DE GUCHT: Trade.
Czech Republic – Štefan FÜLE: Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy. *
Austria – Johannes HAHN: Regional Policy.
Denmark – Connie HEDEGAARD: Climate Action.
Ireland – Maire GEOGHEGAN-QUINN: Research and Innovation.
Bulgaria – Rumiana JELEVA: International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response. *
Estonia – Siim KALLAS: Transport. Vice-President of the Commission.
Netherlands – Neelie KROES: Digital Agenda. Vice-President of the Commission.
Poland – Janusz LEWANDOWSKI: Budget and Financial Programming.
Sweden – Cecilia MALMSTRÖM: Home Affairs.
Germany – Günter OETTINGER: Energy.
Latvia – Andris PIEBALGS: Development.*
Slovenia – Janez POTOČNIK: Environment.
Luxembourg – Viviane REDING: Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship. Vice-President of the Commission.
Finland – Olli REHN: Economic and Monetary Affairs.
Slovakia – Maro ŠEFČOVIČ : Vice-President of the Commission for Inter-Institutional Relations and Administration.
Lithuania – Algirdas ŠEMETA: Taxation and Customs Union, Audit and Anti-Fraud.
Italy – Antonio TAJANI: Industry and Entrepreneurship. Vice-President of the Commission.
Next now is the confirmation hearings. Some interesting appointments.
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