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What does an EU commissioner do?


As the European elections get closer, BBC News has been to parliament to find out more about who works there and what they do.

Benita Ferrero-Waldner is an EU Commissioner who spends most of her time in Brussels and Strasbourg attending meetings, briefings and press conferences.


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