European Commissioner for Regional Policy

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The Commissioner for Regional Policy is a portfolio within the European Commission. The current Commissioner is Johannes Hahn.

The portfolio is responsible for managing the regional policy of the European Union, such as the European Regional Development Fund, which takes up a third of the EU's budget.

Current commissioner[edit]

Commissioner Hahn was approved by the European Parliament in 2009.

List of commissioners[edit]

Name Country Period Commission
1 Hans von der Groeben  Germany 1967–1970 Rey Commission
2 Albert Borschette  Luxembourg 1970–1973 Malfatti Commission, Mansholt Commission
3 George Thomson  United Kingdom 1973–1977 Ortoli Commission
4 Antonio Giolitti  Italy 1977–1985 Jenkins Commission, Thorn Commission
5 Grigoris Varfis  Greece 1985–1989 Delors Commission I
6 Bruce Millan  United Kingdom 1989–1994 Delors Commission II & III
7 Monika Wulf-Mathies  Germany 1994–1999 Santer Commission, Marín Commission
8 Michel Barnier  France 1999–2004 Prodi Commission
9 Jacques Barrot  France 2004 Prodi Commission
10 Danuta Hübner  Poland 2004–2009 Barroso Commission I
11 Paweł Samecki  Poland 2009–2010 Barroso Commission I
12 Johannes Hahn  Austria 2010 onwards Barroso Commission II

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