Labour have called the nomination of Lord Hill as the UK's next European Commissioner "a shambles".
David Cameron's choice has come under further scrutiny after it was announced Lord Hill would be selling his shares in a lobbying firm to avoid accusations of a conflict of interest.
Shadow Europe Minister Gareth Thomas said: "David Cameron's approach to Europe goes from bad to worse."
"After his complete failure to stop Jean-Claude Juncker becoming Commission president this shambles will not help in rebuilding our influence to secure crucial reforms."
More top news
The head of GCHQ has announced he is to step down as head of the intelligence agency for personal reasons.
A woman who plotted to let a paedophile rape her seven-year-old daughter has been jailed for nine years.
The main opposition has said it is unhappy at the offer of asylum for Yahya Jammeh who had refused to step down as president.