Ask the IIEA: Why does the EU need 27 European Commissioners?

IIEA14th March 20191min
With the appointment of a new European Commission on the horizon in autumn 2019, this paper examines the common arguments surrounding what size and structure the new College of Commissioners should take.

This is the first explainer in the Ask the IIEA series. This series aims to answer common questions about European affairs and to provide an insight into what’s going on in the EU and how it impacts Ireland.

With the appointment of a new European Commission on the horizon in autumn 2019, this paper examines the common arguments surrounding what size and structure the new College of Commissioners should take.

This explainer is available here.

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