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Commissioner Hahn takes responsibility for the portfolio of Vice President Reding, responsible for justice, fundamental rights and citizenship

(01 July 2014)

Commissioner Hahn takes responsibility for the portfolio of Vice President Reding, responsible for justice, fundamental rights and citizenship

Following the recent European elections, 4 Commissioners have resigned in order to take up theirs seats in the European Parliament as from today 1 July 2014:

- Vice President Reding, responsible for justice, fundamental rights and citizenship

- Vice President Tajani, responsible for industry and entrepreneurship

- Vice President Rehn, responsible for economic and monetary affairs and the Euro

- Commissioner Lewandowski, responsible for financial programming and the budget

President Barroso has decided to reallocate the portfolios as follows, pending decisions on their replacements (on the basis of article 246 TFEU):

- Vice President Kallas will take responsibility for the portfolio of Vice President Rehn, responsible for economic and monetary affairs and the Euro

- Commissioner Hahn will take responsibility for the portfolio of Vice President Reding, responsible for justice, fundamental rights and citizenship

- Commissioner Barnier will take responsibility for the portfolio of Vice President Tajani, responsible for industry and entrepreneurship

- Commissioner Piebalgs will take responsibility for the portfolio of Commissioner Lewandowski, responsible for financial programming and the budget

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