Event date: 12/03/2018
The European Parliament has a range of supervisory and control powers. These allow it to exercise oversight over other institutions, to monitor the proper use of the EU budget and to ensure the correct implementation of EU law.
MEPs quiz Commissioner Günther Oettinger on the EU Commission’s appointment policy. Martin Selmayr’s appointment as European Commission Secretary-General on 1 March has drawn criticism from some MEPs, who want answers to questions about the transparency, integrity and accountability of the whole appointment process.