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Vestager rejects EU Parliament criticism of Scott Morton appointment

By Lewis Crofts
  • 18 Jul 2023 18:12
  • 18 Jul 2023 18:43
Margrethe Vestager today mounted a defense of her new chief economist, US citizen Fiona Scott Morton, rejecting hostile criticism from EU lawmakers over the appointment, the handling of conflicts of interest and the lack of a European candidate.
The competition chief said the European Commission opened the job up to

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