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Mariann Fischer Boel - now responsible for reform of the EU’s sugar policies (Photo: Folketinget)

Financial declaration puts new Danish Commissioner in hot water

Apparent discrepancies in the financial declarations made at home and in Brussels by Commissioner designate for Agriculture Mariann Fischer Boel have landed her in hot water.

According to Politiken, Ms Fischer Boel omitted to mention that she held shares in banking and sugar business when she declared her financial interests to the Danish Parliament’s register, interests which appear in her declaration to the EU authorities.

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Lisbeth founded EUobserver in 2000 and is responsible to the Board for effective strategic leadership, planning and performance. After graduating from the Danish School of Media and Journalism, she worked as a journalist, analyst, and editor for Danish media.

Mariann Fischer Boel - now responsible for reform of the EU’s sugar policies (Photo: Folketinget)

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Lisbeth founded EUobserver in 2000 and is responsible to the Board for effective strategic leadership, planning and performance. After graduating from the Danish School of Media and Journalism, she worked as a journalist, analyst, and editor for Danish media.

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