6 Facts About European Commission

1. The European Commission operates out of numerous other buildings in Brussels and Luxembourg.

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2. The number of European Commission press releases shows a decreasing trend.

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3. In 2007 the European Commission increased from 25 to 27 members with the accession of Romania and Bulgaria who each appointed their own Commissioners.

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4. President of the European Commission is first proposed by the European Council taking into account the latest Parliamentary elections; that candidate can then be elected by the European Parliament or not.

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5. Furthermore, the European Commission is responsible for the implementation of the EU budget, ensuring, along with the Court of Auditors, that EU funds are correctly spent.

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6. Thus, the European Commission often proposes stricter legislation than other countries.

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