Saturday

3rd Dec 2016

Ticker

Juncker to give female commissioners better posts

If female commissioners are "significantly fewer than men" in the new EU commission, its chief, Jean-Claude Juncker, has promised to "compensate" this by handing them important portfolios. "Female commissioners will then surely have very good chances for an important portfolio or for one of my deputy posts," Juncker told Kurier.

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