Friday, 12 June 2009

Barroso vs Verhofstadt: President of the EU Commission

News services report and Euroblogs discuss the next President of the European Commission. Here are a few examples:

• The European Citizen: Parliamentary Shifts and Whatnot

• Julien Frisch: Make Guy Verhofstadt the next European Commission President!

• Stephen Spillane: Deadlock in the new Parliament?

• Stephen Spillane: It finally gets interesting: Barroso vs Verhofstadt

• EurActiv: Support growing for Verhofstadt to replace Barroso

• EUobserver: Barroso urges EU states to appoint new commission president next week

• EUbusiness: France, Germany back EU’s Barroso ahead of summit


I will return with some facts and speculation on the Barroso vs Verhofstadt issue.

Ralf Grahn