HC Deb 12 March 1980 vol 980 cc582-3W
36. Mr. Kilfedder

asked the Lord Privy Seal whether persons of Northern Irish origin, being citizens of the United Kingdom, who are on the staff of the European Commission, are officially considered and recorded by the European Commission and other institutions of the EEC as being of British or Irish nationality.

Sir Ian Gilmour

The European Commission is responsible for its own staffing policy. I understand that it is up to the candidate to satisfy the Commission about his or her nationality.

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