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Commissioner hearings: Šefčovič, Hogan, Gabriel

Maroš Šefčovič (Slovakia), Phil Hogan (Ireland) and Mariya Gabriel (Bulgaria) are the first candidate commissioners to appear in hearings at the Parliament on Monday 30 September.

Before the European Parliament can vote the new European Commission led by Ursula von der Leyen into office, parliamentary committees will assess the suitability of commissioners-designate.

Each candidate commissioner is invited for a live-streamed, three-hour hearing in front of the committee or committees responsible for their proposed portfolio. The hearings will take place between Monday 30 September and Tuesday 8 October.

Learn more about the hearings process.

Hearings on Monday, 30 September:

Maroš Šefčovič (Slovakia)

description Vice president-designate - interinstitutional relations and foresight

Phil Hogan (Ireland)

description Trade

Mariya Gabriel (Bulgaria)

description Innovation and youth

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