This is not about a man-woman debate – but who gets to decide what appointments national governments choose to make.
‘Britain will be denied a key role in the European Commission this week unless David Cameron replaces his male candidate with a woman, the body’s new president has indicated.
Jean-Claude Juncker on Monday expressed his frustration that ‘despite my repeated requests’, most governments, including Britain, have put forward men for the most important positions in Europe.
He warned that the European Commission would be ‘neither legitimate nor credible’ without more women and said that female candidates would have ‘a very good chance’ of getting one of the top jobs.’
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