A report on László Kovács (politician)

László Kovács in September 2015

Hungarian politician and diplomat, former European Commissioner for Taxation and Customs Union.

- László Kovács (politician)

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Hungarian Socialist Party

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Centre-left social-democratic and pro-European political party in Hungary.

Centre-left social-democratic and pro-European political party in Hungary.

Consequently, MSZP SMCs won between 1998 and 2006

Indeed, many key MSZP politicians were active members or held leadership positions within the MSZMP (like Gyula Horn and László Kovács).

The Bolkestein Directive faced strong opposition

Barroso Commission

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The European Commission in office from 22 November 2004 until 31 October 2014.

The European Commission in office from 22 November 2004 until 31 October 2014.

The Bolkestein Directive faced strong opposition
President Barroso in 2007
Margot Wallström, First Vice-President and Commissioner for Institutional Relations and Communication Strategy
Catherine Ashton (left), High Representative and First vice-president with the US Secretary of State.

Committees questioned the suitability of Ingrida Udre (Taxation and Customs Union), László Kovács (Energy), Neelie Kroes (Competition) and Mariann Fischer-Boel (Agriculture).