The top jobs in the EU have been carved up between the big boys behind closed doors followed by a fig leaf of votes.
That’s the verdict of the new Independent for Change MEP Mick Wallace. His comments followed a decision last Tuesday by EU leaders to nominate the German defence minister Ursula von der Leyen to be the next EU commission president
That decision was followed by a vote in the European Parliament the next day to elect an Italian Socialist MEP as its new president.
Here’s Mick Wallace.
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