Local minister believes Phil Hogan is the right person for EU commissioner job

Minister Heather Humphreys has said that she agrees with the appointment of Minister Phil Hogan as a European Commissioner.

She was responding to a question about whether or not she would consider taking up the role.

It comes after EU presidential candidate Ursula Von Der Leyen insisted that all new commission appointments should be based on gender equally.

Speaking on the Joe Finnegan Show today, The minister said that Phil Hogan is the right person for the job: