“If they came from the ranks of the MEPs, Commissioners would know that they had been elected. They wouldn’t be accused anymore of being mere bureaucrats.” (Danuta Hubner)

Danuta Hubner, Polish MEP, is a former Commissioner for regional policy and development in the first Barroso Commission. New Europe asked her whether, during her mandate, she would have foreseen such a decline in cohesion and solidarity between the various regions of the EU, and more precisely between the north and the sout...


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