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Who are the members of the European Commission?

  • 1.1 Establishment.
  • 1.2 Early development.
  • 1.3 Jacques Delors.
  • 1.4 Jacques Santer.
  • 1.5 Romano Prodi.
  • 1.6 José Manuel Barroso.
  • 1.7 Jean-Claude Juncker.
  • 1.8 Ursula von der Leyen.

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Likewise, people ask, are members of the European Commission elected?

European Parliament President Jerzy Buzek proposed in 2010 that Commissioners be directly elected, by member states placing their candidate at the top of their voting lists in European elections. That would give them individually, and the body as a whole, a democratic mandate.

Beside above, who is the current British member of the European Commission? Sir Julian Beresford King KCVO CMG (born 22 August 1964) is a British diplomat and civil servant who served as Ambassador to Ireland and France and Director General of the Northern Ireland Office. On 8 July 2016, he was nominated by David Cameron to succeed Jonathan Hill as the British European Commissioner.

Accordingly, who are members of the European Council?

Members of the European Council

  • Charles Michel. Belgium President of the European Council.
  • Sebastian Kurz. Austria Federal Chancellor.
  • Sophie Wilmès. Belgium Prime Minister.
  • Boyko Borissov. Bulgaria Prime minister.
  • Andrej Plenković Croatia Prime Minister.
  • Nicos Anastasiades.
  • Andrej Babiš
  • Mette Frederiksen.

How is the European Commission selected?

The Commission consists of 28 members, one from each member state. Its president is nominated by the national leaders and then elected by the European Parliament by majority vote. The European Parliament must approve the Commission as a whole but does not vote on individual commissioners.

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