September 29, 2009
As published by EurActiv.com:
The selection of a new European Commission, never the simplest of political tasks, will this year be more complex than ever. Politically and institutionally, 2009 contains a whole range of permutations regarding the ‘how?’, ‘when?’ and ‘who?’ of the next EU executive.
On the institutional plane, the Irish must vote again on the Lisbon Treaty. With the result uncertain, it is unclear both when the new Commission will enter into force and exactly how many commissioners will feature in the next college.
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If you would like to react to the predictions made – whether you agree or disagree with the analysis – please leave your comments below. However, you can also contact EurActiv.com in a more discrete manner if you prefer.Author : Stuart Langridge