Hearing of Commissioner-Designate Sir Julian King

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On 15 July 2016, in accordance with Article 246 subparagraph 2 TFEU, the Council decided to consult the European Parliament on the appointment to the position of member of the European Commission of Sir Julian KING for the Security Union portofolio.

Pursuant to Rule 118 and Annex XVI of the Rules of procedures, the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs proceeded to a hearing of Sir Julian King. Guidelines for the hearing were adopted by the Conference of Presidents on the basis of a proposal from the Conference of committee Chairs.
The hearing took place on Monday 12 September in Strasbourg from 19.00 to 22.00 in room Louise Weiss S1.4.
LIBE Coordinators then met on Tuesday 13 September to assess the hearing so that Mr Moraes, Chair of the LIBE Committee, could inform the President of Parliament in view of a plenary decision in the same plenary week.
Sir Julian King