It seems that the British are none too happy about the appointment of Croatian politician Neven Mimica to the post of EU Commissioner for Consumer Protection. Britain’s second largest daily newspaper the Daily Mail are concerned about Mimica, who will be confirmed in the job on Wednesday by the European Parliament, and his ‘communist past’, saying that the new Brussels ‘top dog’ was an apparatchik in communist Yugoslavia.
He became a ‘trade attache’ at the Yugoslav embassy in Cairo where he was described as a ‘diligent’ servant of the communist regime. Now he will be swishing round Brussels with a motorcade, telling us all what to do. wrote the mail. Read the full article here.