Josep Borrell asked to provide financial details to European Commission

The European Chamber of Legal Affairs has asked acting Foreign Minister, Josep Borrell, to provide details of his financial assets, as part of a scrutiny exercise ahead of him becoming a member of the European Commission.

MEPs began examining declarations of interest from the proposed new Commissioners ahead of their formal ratification by the European Parliament.

Josep Borrell is one of ten proposed commissioners who have been asked to provide additional information.