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Procedure : 2009/2209(INS)
Document stages in plenary
Document selected : B7-0090/2010

Texts tabled :

B7-0090/2010

Debates :

PV 09/02/2010 - 4
CRE 09/02/2010 - 4

Votes :

PV 09/02/2010 - 6.2
CRE 09/02/2010 - 6.2
Explanations of votes
Explanations of votes

Texts adopted :

P7_TA(2010)0010

Texts adopted
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Tuesday, 9 February 2010 - Strasbourg
Appointment of the Commission
P7_TA(2010)0010B7-0090/2010

European Parliament decision of 9 February 2010 giving consent to the appointment of the Commission

The European Parliament,

–   having regard to Article 17(7) of the EU Treaty and Article 106a of the Euratom Treaty,

–   having regard to Council Decision 2009/532/EC(1), meeting in the composition of Heads of State or Government, of 9 July 2009 nominating Mr José Manuel Durão Barroso as President of the Commission,

–   having regard to the 'Political Guidelines for the next Commission' presented by the President-elect of the Commission on 3 September 2009,

–   having regard to its decision of 16 September 2009(2) electing Mr Durão Barroso as President of the Commission,

–   having regard to European Council Decision 2009/950/EU, taken with the agreement of the President of the Commission, of 4 December 2009 appointing the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy(3),

–   having regard to Council Decision 2010/41/EU, Euratom, taken by common accord with the President-elect of the Commission, of 22 January 2010 adopting the list of the other persons whom the Council proposes for appointment as Members of the Commission(4),

–   having regard to the hearings of the Commissioners-designate before the parliamentary committees responsible, held from 11 January to 3 February 2010, and to the committees' evaluations of the Commissioners-designate after the hearings,

–   having regard to the evaluations conducted at the meetings of the Conference of Presidents of 21 January and 4 February 2010,

–   having regard to the statement made in plenary sitting by the President-elect of the Commission on 9 February 2010,

–   having regard to Rule 106 of, and Annex XVII to, its Rules of Procedure,

1.  Gives its consent to the appointment of the President, the Vice-President for External Relations (High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy) and the other Members of the Commission, as a body, for the term of office running to 31 October 2014;

2.  Instructs its President to forward this decision to the European Council and the Council of Ministers.

(1) OJ L 179, 10.7.2009, p. 61.
(2) Minutes of that date, P7_PV(2009)09-16, Item 7.1.
(3) OJ L 328, 15.12.2009, p. 69.
(4) OJ L 20, 26.1.2010, p. 5.

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