Hearing of Austrian Commissioner-Designate Johannes Hahn

PeoplePoliticians ♦ Published: October 4, 2019; 11:41 ♦ (Vindobona)

The Austrian EU Commission candidate Johannes Hahn passed the stress test in the EU Parliament.

Johannes Hahn successfully passed his hearing in front of the EU Parliament in Brussels on Thursday. / Picture: © European Parliament

The Commissioner-designate for Budget and Administration had to answer questions from MEPs in a stress test for three hours.

The Committees on Budgets and Budgetary Control questioned the commissioner-designate on future budget policy and protecting the EU’s financial interests.

Political groups’ coordinators and chairs from the two committees will meet within 24…