Presentation by Ursula von der LEYEN, President-elect, of the College of Commissioners and their programme: extracts from the debate
Event date: 27/11/2019
Following the presentation by Ursula von der LEYEN, President-elect of the European Commission, of her team of Commissioners-designate to European Parliament, MEPs discuss the new Commission’s objectives, during the plenary session (25-28 November 2019) in Strasbourg. Parliament will then decide by simple majority whether to approve the College of Commissioners in its entirety. If elected, the European Commission will take up office on 1 December. Statements by Manfred WEBER (EPP, DE), Iratxe GARCÍA PÉREZ (S&D, ES), Dacian CIOLOŞ (RE, RO), Ska KELLER (Greens/EFA, DE), Raffaele FITTO (ECR, IT) and Martin SCHIRDEWAN (GUE/NGL, DE).