Moscovici set new quiz as EU executive hits political turbulence

October 3, 2014 11:58 AM

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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Pierre Moscovici, the French Socialist nominated to run the EU’s economic affairs, must answer a new round of written questions from sceptical conservative lawmakers after the vetting of a new EU executive became entangled in political score-settling.

Following a late-night decision in the European Parliament’s economic committee, the former French finance minister was spared the fate of Britain’s Jonathan Hill, who was ordered to face a second hearing in the same committee next week to defend his suitability to oversee banking and financial serv...

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