EP decides on detailed schedule for hearings of Commissioners-designate
On 19 September 2019, the Conference of Presidents of the European Parliament (EP President and leaders of political groups) decided on the detailed calendar of hearings of the Commissioners-designate. The hearings will start on 30 September and last until 8 October. Comissioner-designate for Innovation and Youth Marija Gabriel will be heard by the ITRE and CULT committees on 30 September 2019. In addition to the hearings, the Conference of Presidents will hold an exchange of views with the three Executive Vice-Presidents shortly after the hearings have finished.
The hearings will be followed by meetings in which the Chair and group representatives (coordinators) of the various committees will evaluate the performance of the Commissioners-designate. The full Commission needs to be elected by the European Parliament plenary by a simple majority of votes. The vote is set to take place on 23 October 2019.
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The detailed schedule of the hearings can be found here.