Janusz Wojciechowski, the EU's commissioner-elect for agriculture, in a conversation with PAP, estimated that making EU agricultural subsidies equal for all member states would cost the bloc's budget over EUR 20 billion.
The candidature of Poland's Janusz Wojciechowski for EU agriculture commissioner was approved on Tuesday by all coordinators of the EP agriculture committee, PAP was told by an anonymous source at the EP.
Poland's candidate for the EU agriculture commissioner, Janusz Wojciechowski, said at his hearing at the European Parliament on Tuesday that the European Union needs a long-term strategy for agriculture.
Poland's Janusz Wojciechowski has been named a candidate for EC commissioner for agriculture. The incoming head of the EC named her 27-strong team on Tuesday.
Janusz Wojciechowski, Poland's candidate for EU commissioner, said he was pleased with his Wednesday meeting with designated EC President Ursula von der Leyen.
The EU agriculture commissioner's chair will almost certainly go to Poland, government spokesperson Piotr Muller said in a TV interview on Tuesday.