Super Grand Coalition EPP-S&D-ALDE approves the New European Commission

The European Parliament elected today the new European Commission led by Jean-Claude Juncker.

The decision passed by 423 votes in favour, 209 against and 67 abstentions. The winning majority was composed of the EPP, S&D (with the Spanish delegation abstaining) and ALDE groups. GUE/NGL, Greens/EFA and EFDD groups voted against while the ECR group, who gave the instruction to abstain, was split.

The new Commission will start its five-year term on 1 November 2014.

Com vote graph

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