This paves the way for the vote of consent in the European Parliament on the entire Commission as a body.
Under Article 17(7) of the Treaty on European Union, the list of Commissioners-designate is adopted by the Council by common accord with the President‑elect of the Commission. President-elect Ursula von der Leyen gave her agreement to the draft list on 21 November.
Great Britain is represented in the new list.
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