What do EU commissioners do?

What do EU commissioners do?

The European Commission is the executive of the European Union. This means that it is responsible for initiating laws, enforcing the laws of the EU and managing the EU’s policies. It is made up of 27 commissioners (one from each member state) and is based in Brussels. Commissioners do not represent their countries.

Who rules the European Commission?

One of the 27 is the Commission President (currently Ursula von der Leyen) proposed by the European Council and elected by the European Parliament….

European Commission
Polity European Union
Leader President
Appointed by Nominated by the European Council and confirmed by the European Parliament

How much do European commissioners get paid?

A Commissioner’s basic monthly salary is fixed at 112.5% of the top civil service grade. This works out at €22,367.04 per month. The President is paid at 138% (€27,436.90 per month), Vice-Presidents at 125% (€24,852.26 per month) and the High Representative at 130% (€25,846.35 per month).

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Who is the current German EU commissioner?

College of Commissioners

Commissioner Portfolio Member State
Ursula von der Leyen President Germany
Frans Timmermans European Green Deal (First Vice President and Executive Vice President) Climate Action Netherlands
Margrethe Vestager A Europe Fit for the Digital Age (Executive Vice President) Competition Denmark

How do you become a European Commissioner?

Each Commissioner is first nominated by their member state in consultation with the Commission President. The President’s team is then subject to hearings at the European Parliament, which questions them and then votes on their suitability as a whole.