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MEPs endorse new Maltese commissioner

21.11.12 @ 12:45

  1. By EUOBSERVER

MEPs Wednesday voted in favour of Maltese national Tonio Borg becoming EU health commissioner with 386 in favour, 281 against and 28 abstentions. Prior to the vote there had been some uncertainty about whether he would secure a majority with left-leaning deputies objecting to his socially conservative views.