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Parliament approves new Commission

On 18 January 1995, the European Parliament voted in favour of the new Commission presided by Mr. Jacques Santer. Although 103 MEPs voted against the new Commission nominated by Mr. Santer in October 1994, 416 were in favour of it. Mrs. Edith Cresson will replace Prof. Anton...

On 18 January 1995, the European Parliament voted in favour of the new Commission presided by Mr. Jacques Santer. Although 103 MEPs voted against the new Commission nominated by Mr. Santer in October 1994, 416 were in favour of it. Mrs. Edith Cresson will replace Prof. Antonio Ruberti as the new Commissioner responsible for science, research and development. Her portfolio will also include the activities of the Joint Research Centre, and human resources, education, training and youth.