- Jonathan Hill, the Conservative Party, says he will work for the relay to be “orderly”.
- “Like many people in the UK, logically I am very disappointed with the outcome of the referendum, “says Hill
- His replacement is former Prime Latvian Minister Valdis Dombrovskis
the British conservative politician Jonathan Hill resigned Saturday from his post as European Commissioner for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets of the European Union (EU), after the UK vote for the ‘brexit’.
“in light of the referendum result, it is right to step down” , announced on his Twitter account.
In light of the referendum outcome, it’s right for me to stand down https://t.co/zAt9rsNUz0
– Jonathan Hill (@JHillEU) June 25, 2016
in a statement, Hill, who took office in November 2014, said he will work with the President of the European Commission (EC), Jean Claude Juncker, in the next weeks to ensure “orderly relay”.
“Like many people in the UK, I’m obviously very disappointed with the outcome of the referendum” says Hill, who admits he would have liked “I finished otherwise.”
“But the British people felt differently, and thus democracy works,” notes.
“as we move into a new phase, I do not think it’s right that I follow as a British commissioner as if nothing had happened” “explains the political” tory “(conservative) to confirm that consequently has informed Juncker his decision to resign.
Hill thanked the president the opportunity given to him to work in financial services and to “help support employment and growth in Europe”.
“I came to Brussels as someone who campaigned against the United Kingdom adopt the euro and was skeptical about the EU”, he explains in his farewell note. “But I’m agreed that, despite the frustrations, our membership was good for our place in the world and for our economy,” he says.
“What is done can not be undone and now we have to get to work to make our relationship with Europe work best “he says.
former Prime Minister of Latvia, Valdis Dombrovskis , will be the new European Commissioner for Financial Stability, as announced by the President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, through its official Twitter account.
“the work of the European Union must continue,” he asserted Juncker said in the statement accompanying his tweet, which has appreciated her work to Hill, ‘dolphin’ in economic affairs of the EU’s still first British Prime Minister David Cameron.