Hearings of Commissioners-designate for transport and Energy Union 


Two fresh hearings have to be held following the withdrawal of Alenka Bratušek, the former candidate Vice-President for Energy Union from Slovenia, and portfolio changes made by Commission President-elect Jean Claude Juncker after Ms Bulc was nominated the new Commissioner-designate from Slovenia.

The evaluations of the candidates by the committees (Environment and Energy for Mr Šefčovič and Transport for Ms Bulc) and Parliament's Conference of Presidents (President of the Parliament and leaders of all political groups) should be finalised on Tuesday. Parliament’s vote on the new Commission as a whole is scheduled for Wednesday at noon.

Procedure: Hearings of Commissioners-designate

Debate: Monday, 20 October

Press point Monday, 20 October after the hearings

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