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on September 18, 2017 in Featured World News

‘One powerful president for WHOLE of EU’ Fury at Juncker plot to merge major roles

EUROPEAN Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has sparked anger by unveiling plans to merge the Commission and Council leaders creating “one powerful president”. By CHLOE KERR The shock idea was part of Mr Juncker’s pitch for the future of Europe in his State of the European Union speech this morning.Mr Juncker told the European Parliament in Strasbourg: “Europe would function better if we were to merge the presidents of the European Commission and the European Council.“Europe would be easier to understand if one captain was steering the ship.”His proposal would mean consolidating the leadership of the EU Commission, the bloc’s...

EUROPEAN Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has sparked anger by unveiling plans to merge the Commission and Council leaders creating “one powerful president”. By CHLOE KERR The shock idea was part of Mr Juncker’s pitch for the future of Europe...

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