Verhofstadt calls for ‘strong and courageous’ Commission

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Jean-Claude Juncker (L) greets Guy Verhofstadt (L) in negotiations

But is the Liberal leader warming to fewer women in the Commission?


Guy Verhofstadt, leader of the Liberal ALDE group has said his group would not support a European Commission with fewer women than the current nine, but has he softened his approach?

Before the official list of Commissioners and their portfolios is published, Verfostadt, speaking as ALDE President said his group want "a strong and courageous Commission that is effective in laying the groundwork for a new Europe."

He explained, "With the German economy faltering, it is clear that Europe is ...


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