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The Malfatti Commission is the "European Commission that held office from 1 July 1970 to 21 March 1972. Its president was "Franco Maria Malfatti.



It was the successor to the "Rey Commission and was succeeded by the "Mansholt Commission. The Malfatti Commission began as the integration process was relaunched: the EC adopting a financial framework and competing the single market. There was also the beginnings of political cooperation, monetary cooperation and of enlargement as talks opened with "Denmark, "Ireland, "Norway and the "United Kingdom.[1]


The Malfatti Commission
Portfolio(s) Commissioner Member state Party affiliation
"President "Franco Maria Malfatti  "Italy "DC
"Vice President;
"Sicco Mansholt  "Netherlands "Labour
"Vice President;
"Internal Market & "Energy
"Wilhelm Haferkamp  "West Germany "SPD
"Economic & Financial Affairs "Raymond Barre  "France "UDF
"Competition & "Regional Policy "Albert Borschette  "Luxembourg
"Social Affairs, "Transport & "Budget "Albert Coppé  "Belgium "CVP
"External Relations & Trade "Ralf Dahrendorf  "West Germany "FDP
"External Relations & Development Aid "Jean-François Deniau  "France "UDF
"Industrial Affairs & "Trade "Altiero Spinelli  "Italy

Summary by political leanings[edit]

The colour of the row indicates the approximate political leaning of the office holder using the following scheme:

Affiliation No. of Commissioners
"Right leaning / "Conservative 2
"Liberal 3
"Left leaning / "Socialist 3
"Independent 1

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