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The Presidency


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Continuingthe three-part series charting the Irish government's six-month presidency of the European Union and following key figures at work. The Commissioners. Twenty commissioners in Brussels keep the wheels of the Union turning. French aristocrat Yves Thibault de Silguy has to realise the move towards a single currency throughout Europe while negotiating the political sensitivities of different member states. Austrian Franz
Fischler has to support Ivan Yates , the Irish agriculture minister, in dealing with the impact of the BSE crisis on the beef market. Meanwhile, former Italian radical Emma Bonino has to contend with the wrath of European fishermen as she imposes national fishing quotas. Narrated by Charlie Lee-Potter .
Producer Jennifer Clayton ; Editor Anne Tyerman


Unknown: Yves Thibault de Silguy
Unknown: Austrian Franz
Unknown: Ivan Yates
Unknown: Emma Bonino
Unknown: Charlie Lee-Potter
Producer: Jennifer Clayton
Editor: Anne Tyerman

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