Diagram showing process of appointment to the Commission

The process of appointment to the commission is as follows. 1. Commission President proposal agreed by Q M V by European Council. 2. Proposal sent to E P for majority vote approval. 3. Council and Commission President-elect agree list of other Commissioners, including name of High Representative, previously appointed by European Council by Q M V. 4. President, High Representative, and other members as a body are subject to a vote of consent by the E P. 5. Commission then appointed by European Council by Q M V.