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Childers raises reservations concerning former Minister Hogan’s suitability as next Irish Commissioner

With Press Officer Gillian Fitzpatrick (centre), speaking to the media when she arrives at Count Centre, 26 May.

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Tuesday 2 Sep 2014

The following is the text of the letter to Members of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament from Nessa Childers MEP, regarding the nomination of Mr. Phil Hogan as Commissioner-designate by the Irish government.  In her letter the Independent MEP states: “I harbour serious reservations concerning Mr. Hogan’s suitability to be a member of the College of Commissioners, at the helm of the European Union’s executive body”.  Nessa Childers letter regarding Phil Hogan’s nomination to EU Commission