MEPs delay Cañete decision after stormy hearing

MEPs postponed their decision on whether to approve Miguel Arias Cañete as EU climate and energy commissioner on Thursday

MEPs postponed their decision on whether to approve Miguel Arias Cañete as EU climate and energy commissioner on Thursday.

Mr Cañete, a member of the EPP, was repeatedly pressed by S&D, ALDE, Green and other left MEPs about his and his family’s business links at his hearing before the European Parliament’s environment and industry committees on Wednesday.

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