Navracsics suitable for commissioner, but not for culture portfolio, says EP committee
Brussels, October 6 (MTI) – The culture and education committee of the European Parliament has found Tibor Navracsics suitable for commissioner, but denied its support for giving the Hungarian candidate the portfolio of culture, education, youth and EU citizenship, the committee said after its Monday session.
Csaba Molnar, MEP of the opposition Democratic Coalition, told reporters that the committee first decided that the candidate was suitable for commissioner with 15 votes for, 10 against and two abstentions.
A second vote was to decide whether Navracsics should be given the proposed portfolio. The body turned down the proposal down with 14 votes against, 12 for and one abstention, Molnar said.