Karmenu Vella, European Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries
When historians look back on the Juncker Commission, one of the striking elements most likely to stand out is the Plastics Strategy. A radical, comprehensive new approach that filled a void, and was delivered in near record time. It answered an obvious need, and struck a chord in the public imagination. And all the signs now point towards a major success for all the co-legislators as well.