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Commission to appoint new head of ethics committee after complaint

18.12.13 @ 17:40

  1. By EUOBSERVER

The European Commission is to appoint a new head of its ad hoc ethics committee after three NGOs complained about Michel Petite's alleged conflicts of interest. Petite, formerly head of the commission's legal services, now works as a tobacco lobbyist for a law firm. The EU ombudsman welcomed the decision.

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