Vote on Commission: press conference by President Sassoli on outcome of hearings
President David Sassoli will hold a press conference to announce the outcome of the evaluation of the Commissioners-designate hearings on Thursday at 12:30.
After an exchange of views with the Commission’s three executive Vice Presidents-designate Frans Timmermans, Margrethe Vestager and Valdis Dombrovskis, Parliament’s Conference of Presidents (President Sassoli and political group leaders) will conduct their final assessment of the hearings of all 26 Commissioners-designate on Thursday.
Right after this meeting, President Sassoli will announce the outcome to the media.
Public hearings of the Commissioners-designate took place in parliamentary committees from 30 September to 8 October and on 14 November. If the Conference of Presidents decides to declare the hearings closed, the vote in plenary on the investiture of the Commission can take place during the November session, on 27 November.
WHERE: Anna Politkovskaya room, Spaak building, PHS0A050.
WHEN: Thursday 21 November at 12:30.