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Old 21.11.2018, 16:05
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Re: The Brexit referendum thread: potential consequences for GB, EU and the Brits in

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But to answer your first point, you can vote governments in and out cannot do the same for EU Commissioners.
In which country can you vote a government in or out? As far as I know in every EU state you vote for members of a parliament who then appoint and can remove the government. Exactly the same as the elected EU parliament can approve and remove the Commission, but in the case of the EU the work of the Commission is also overseen and directed by the Council Of Ministers, which is drawn from the governments appointed by the elected parliaments of the 27 member states.

Your problem seems to be your sense of entitlement - you seem to think that your vote and that of UK citizens should count more than that of other EU citizens.

Junker is Commission President because he was the preferred candidate of the majority in the EU Parliament. We will have to wait for the next election to see what happens next, an election in which the UK will have no say, but an outcome that will have a big impact on the UK!
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