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Who is Mr Van Rompuy?

When Herman Van Rompuy was recently described on Newsnight as dullard no-one had heard of, complaints poured in, mainly from furious Belgians.

So, as in view of the prospect of the Belgian prime minister becoming the most powerful man in the European Union, David Grossman has been asking, who is Mr Van Rompuy?

Broadcast on Tuesday 17 November 2009

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