Progress: Procedure completed, awaiting publication in Official Journal
Legal Basis:RoP 125
The European Parliament gave its consent to the appointment of the President, the Vice-President for external relations (High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy) and the other Members of the Commission, as a body, for the term of office running to 31 October 2024.
The new Commission was approved by 461 votes to 157, with 89 abstentions.
The decision follows hearings of Commissioners-designate held from 30 September to 14 November 2019 before the parliamentary committees and the committees’ evaluations of the Commissioners-designate after the hearings.
(these mark the time of scraping, not the official date of the change)
OldAwaiting Parliament 1st reading / single reading / budget 1st stage
NewProcedure completed, awaiting publication in Official Journal
OldElection of the Commission
NewDecision electing the Commission
OldIndicative plenary sitting date, 1st reading/single reading
NewVote in plenary scheduled