Former Minister and former European Commissioner, Pierre Moscovici will be appointed head of the Court of Auditors on Wednesday, the Élysée Palace announced. 

The former socialist minister and ex-European commissioner Pierre Moscovici will be named first president of the Court of Auditors on Wednesday, said the Elysee on Saturday, confirming information from the Sunday Journal.

Pierre Moscovici will succeed Didier Migaud, who left in January to chair the High Authority for the Transparency of Public Life (HATVP). Pierre Moscovici, for his part, left his post as European Commissioner for Economic Affairs last fall, a position in which he was already regularly beating the French government for its insufficient efforts in reducing public deficits.

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