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The Barroso Commission - Unfinished Business?

27 October 2004
Giovanni Grevi (Head of Europe in the World programme and Senior Fellow)


Following the decision by Commission President José Manuel Durão Barroso to withdraw his designated College of Commissioners from a vote in the European Parliament, John Palmer and Giovanni Grevi examine the impact of this decision and lay out the policy priorities for the new EU-Commission. This Issue Paper follows the publication of reports on all 25 hearings of Commissioner Designates, which can be read under the Political Europe Programme section on this website, or by clicking on this link.

The Barroso Commission - Unfinished Business?