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Public Affairs 12-10-2016

EU employees set to hand in petition against Barroso

Hundreds of thousands of EU officials and citizens have signed a petition calling for a suspension of pension rights to former European Commission president José Manuel Barroso for taking a job at Goldman Sachs.

The Brief: Will EU officials strike over Barroso-gate?

EU officials are still seething about José Manuel Barroso pocketing a bumper paycheck from Goldman Sachs to advise the US investment bank on Brexit.
Karel De Gucht
EU Elections 2014 03-04-2014

De Gucht will stand for EU election, but will not campaign

Six EU Commissioners will stand for the European elections and will take leave to campaign. A seventh one, Belgium’s Trade Commissioner Karel de Gucht, will not take leave, as he has no plans to campaign and will not take up his MEP seat if he is elected, the EU executive said.