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Hogan wins strong endorsement as next EU Trade Commissioner

Biggest party in the European Parliament says his performance at a hearing this week was "impressive". The Greens said he lacked the ambition to bring trade and climate goals together.

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Outgoing Agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan has been endorsed by all the European Parliament political groups as the next Trade Commissioner, with the exception of the Greens, after a grilling by MEPs on Monday. Hogan will officially become EU trade chief from November 1 if he gains the approval of the full European Parliament in a plenary vote on October 21-24.

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