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Election of the 2019 - 2024 Commission

Event date: 21/11/2019

Election of the 2019 - 2024 Commission

During the plenary session in November II 2019, Ursula von der Leyen, President-elect of the EC, presents her team and programme. Parliament voted the entire list of candidates proposed by the President-elect and the Council by simple majority in a roll call vote​​​​​​​. The college of Commissioners and their programme is approved. Results of the vote: 461 in favour, 157 against and 89 abstentions ​​​​​​​

 

Parliament’s Conference of Presidents declared the Commissioner-designate hearings process complete on Thursday 21 November 2019.

The new European Commission officially takes up its duties on 1 December 2019.

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1 December 2019 marks the 10th anniversary of the EU's Treaty of Lisbon, but also the beginning of the new 2014-2019 von der Leyen Commission.

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During the plenary session (25-28/11/2019) in Strasbourg, Ursula von der Leyen, President-elect of the EC, presents her team and programme. A vote follows the debate with MEPs.

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