Günther Hermann Oettinger is a German politician and a member of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU). As of 1 January 2017, he serves as the European Commissioner for Budget and Human Resources in the college of the Juncker Commission. From 2014 to 2016 Oettinger was the European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society. He previously served as vice president of the Barroso II commission and is affiliated with the European People's Party (EPP). He served as Minister-President of Baden-Württemberg between 2005 and 2010 and as chairman of the CDU Baden-Württemberg from 2005 until 2010.
The European Union's Budget Commissioner Gunther Oettinger says the EU should wind down its humanitarian payments to Turkey for looking after Syrian refugees. He said Turkey was planning to resettle.. WorldNews - Published
The backstop in Ireland cannot be subject to a time limit or be at risk of being vetoed by a third party, which Northern Ireland would be from the EU's point of view after Brexit, the bloc's top budget.. Reuters - Published
The European Union executive agreed on Wednesday with the assessment of the bloc's Brexit negotiator that the latest British offer did "not represent a satisfactory solution", the bloc's top budget.. Reuters - Published
European Commissioner Guenther Oettinger, a member of Chancellor Merkel's conservatives in Germany, welcomed on Thursday the prospect of a new, pro-European government taking office in Italy, saying it.. Reuters - Published