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Wednesday, 7 October 2015 - StrasbourgFinal edition
1.Opening of the sitting
 2.Implementing measures (Rule 106)
 3.Delegated acts (Rule 105(6))
 4.Documents received
 5.Transfers of appropriations
 6.Lethal US led air strikes against Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan (debate)
 7.Situation in Syria (debate)
 8.Situation in Turkey (debate)
 9.Formal sitting - Spain
 10.Voting time
  10.1.Parliament's calendar of part-sessions – 2017 (vote)
  10.2.Protocol to the Euro-Mediterranean Agreement on the general principles for the participation of Tunisia in Union programmes *** (Rule 150) (vote)
  10.3.European small claims procedure and European order for payment procedure ***I (vote)
  10.4.Limitation of emissions of certain pollutants into the air ***I (vote)
  10.5.Caseins and caseinates intended for human consumption ***I (vote)
  10.6.Financial rules applicable to the general budget of the Union ***I (vote)
 11.Explanations of vote
 12.Corrections to votes and voting intentions
 13.Current situation in the European Union Statements by Mr François Hollande, President of the French Republic, and Ms Angela Merkel, Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany
 14.Approval of the minutes of the previous sitting
 15.Decision adopted on the Capital Markets Union package (debate)
 16.Payment services in the internal market (debate)
 17.Lessons learned from the red mud disaster five years after the accident in Hungary (debate)
 18.Doubling the capacity of the North Stream pipeline and impact on the energy union and the security of supply (debate)
 19.Renewal of the EU Plan of action on Gender equality and Women's empowerment in development (debate)
 20.Agenda of the next sitting
 21.Closure of the sitting
 ATTENDANCE REGISTER


IN THE CHAIR: Rainer WIELAND
Vice-President

1. Opening of the sitting

The sitting opened at 8.30.

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The following spoke: Marina Albiol Guzmán.


2. Implementing measures (Rule 106)

The following draft implementing measures falling under the regulatory procedure with scrutiny had been forwarded to Parliament:

- Commission Regulation amending Annex III and Annex IV to Regulation (EC) No 999/2001 of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down rules for the prevention, control and eradication of certain transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (D038287/06 - 2015/2885(RPS) - deadline: 2 January 2016)
referred to the committee responsible: ENVI

- Commission Regulation amending Annexes II and III to Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards maximum residue levels for bifenazate, boscalid, cyazofamid, cyromazine, dazomet, dithiocarbamates, fluazifop-P, mepanipyrim, metrafenone, picloram, propamocarb, pyridaben, pyriofenone, sulfoxaflor, tebuconazole, tebufenpyrad and thiram in or on certain products (D039939/02 - 2015/2843(RPS) - deadline: 5 November 2015)
referred to the committee responsible: ENVI

- Commission Regulation amending Annexes II and III to Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards maximum residue levels for abamectin, desmedipham, dichlorprop-P, haloxyfop-P, oryzalin and phenmedipham in or on certain products (D039941/02 - 2015/2844(RPS) - deadline: 5 November 2015)
referred to the committee responsible: ENVI

- Commission Regulation amending Regulation (EC) No 692/2008 as regards emissions from light passenger and commercial vehicles (Euro 5/6) (D040155/01 - 2015/2858(RPS) - deadline: 23 December 2015)
referred to the committee responsible: ENVI
opinion: IMCO

- Commission Regulation amending Annex XVII to Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) as regards cadmium (D040404/02 - 2015/2864(RPS) - deadline: 29 December 2015)
referred to the committee responsible: ENVI
opinion: ITRE, IMCO

- Commission Regulation adapting to technical progress Council Regulation (EEC) No 3821/85 on recording equipment in road transport (D040423/02 - 2015/2847(RPS) - deadline: 4 December 2015)
referred to the committee responsible: TRAN

- Commission Regulation amending Regulation (EC) No 2099/2002 of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a Committee on Safe Seas and the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (COSS) (D040829/01 - 2015/2860(RPS) - deadline: 28 December 2015)
referred to the committee responsible: TRAN

- Commission Regulation amending Regulation (EC) No 1126/2008 adopting certain international accounting standards in accordance with Regulation (EC) No 1606/2002 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards International Accounting Standard 27 (Text with EEA relevance) (D041060/02 - 2015/2845(RPS) - deadline: 4 December 2015)
referred to the committee responsible: ECON
opinion: JURI

- Commission Regulation amending Regulation (EC) No 1126/2008 adopting certain international accounting standards in accordance with Regulation (EC) No 1606/2002 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards International Accounting Standard 1 (Text with EEA relevance) (D041116/01 - 2015/2846(RPS) - deadline: 4 December 2015)
referred to the committee responsible: ECON
opinion: JURI

- Commission Regulation implementing Regulation (EC) No 1177/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning Community statistics on income and living conditions (EU-SILC) as regards the 2017 list of target secondary variables on health and children’s health (D041161/02 - 2015/2886(RPS) - deadline: 2 January 2016)
referred to the committee responsible: EMPL

- Draft Commission regulation amending Annex I to Regulation (EC) No 1334/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards removal from the Union list of the flavouring substance p-mentha-1,8-dien-7-al. (D041268/02 - 2015/2884(RPS) - deadline: 2 November 2015)
referred to the committee responsible: ENVI


3. Delegated acts (Rule 105(6))

The following draft delegated acts had been forwarded to Parliament:

- Commission Delegated Decision supplementing Decision No 1104/2011/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the common minimum standards to be complied with by the competent PRS authorities (C(2015)06123 - 2015/2888(DEA))

Deadline for lodging objections: 2 months from the date of receipt of 15 September 2015

Referred to the committee responsible: ITRE

- Commission Delegated Regulation laying down temporary exceptional measures for the milk and milk product sector in the form of extending the public intervention period for butter and skimmed milk powder in 2015 and advancing the public intervention period for butter and skimmed milk powder in 2016 (C(2015)06257 - 2015/2851(DEA))

Deadline for lodging objections: 2 months from the date of receipt of 17 September 2015

Referred to the committee responsible: AGRI

- Commission Delegated Regulation amending Delegated Regulation (EU) No 2015/288 as regards the period of inadmissibility of applications for support from the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (C(2015)06466 - 2015/2873(DEA))

Deadline for lodging objections: 2 months from the date of receipt of 30 September 2015

Referred to the committee responsible: PECH

- Commission Delegated Regulation supplementing Regulation (EU) No 609/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the specific compositional and information requirements for infant formula and follow-on formula and as regards requirements on information relating to infant and young child feeding (C(2015)06478 - 2015/2861(DEA))

Deadline for lodging objections: 2 months from the date of receipt of 25 September 2015

Referred to the committee responsible: ENVI

- Commission Delegated Regulation supplementing Regulation (EU) No 609/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the specific compositional and information requirements for food for special medical purposes (C(2015)06482 - 2015/2862(DEA))

Deadline for lodging objections: 2 months from the date of receipt of 25 September 2015

Referred to the committee responsible: ENVI

- Commission Delegated Regulation supplementing Regulation (EU) No 609/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the specific compositional and information requirements for processed cereal-based food and baby food (C(2015)06507 - 2015/2863(DEA))

Deadline for lodging objections: 2 months from the date of receipt of 25 September 2015

Referred to the committee responsible: ENVI

- Commission Delegated Regulation amending Annex I to Regulation (EU) No 649/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the export and import of hazardous chemicals (C(2015)06565 - 2015/2867(DEA))

Deadline for lodging objections: 2 months from the date of receipt of 29 September 2015

Referred to the committee responsible: ENVI

- Commission Delegated Regulation amending Annex II to Regulation (EU) No 1233/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the application of certain guidelines in the field of officially supported export credits (C(2015)06568 - 2015/2866(DEA))

Deadline for lodging objections: 2 months from the date of receipt of 29 September 2015

Referred to the committee responsible: INTA

- Commission Delegated Regulation supplementing Directive 2001/83/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council by laying down detailed rules for the safety features appearing on the packaging of medicinal products for human use (C(2015)06601 - 2015/2890(DEA))

Deadline for lodging objections: 2 months from the date of receipt of 2 October 2015

Referred to the committee responsible: ENVI

- Commission Delegated Regulation on the content and functioning of the register of European political parties and foundations (C(2015)06685 - 2015/2889(DEA))

Deadline for lodging objections: 2 months from the date of receipt of 2 October 2015

Referred to the committee responsible: AFCO

Draft delegated act for which the period for lodging objections has been extended:

- Commission Delegated Regulation supplementing Directive 2002/87/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council with regard to regulatory technical standards specifying the definitions and coordinating the supplementary supervision of risk concentration and intra-group transactions C(2015)05067 - 2015/2824(DEA)

Deadline for lodging objections: 1 one month from the date of receipt of 21 August 2015

Extension of the deadline for lodging objections: 1month at the request of the Council.

Referred to the committee responsible: ECON


4. Documents received

The Council and Commission had submitted the following documents:

- Proposal for transfer of appropriations INF 6/2015 - Committee of the Regions (N8-0063/2015 - C8-0279/2015 - 2015/2245(GBD))

referred to

responsible :

BUDG

- Proposal for transfer of appropriations No 2/2015 - Court of Justice (N8-0064/2015 - C8-0282/2015 - 2015/2246(GBD))

referred to

responsible :

BUDG

- Proposal for transfer of appropriations No 3/2015 - Court of Justice (N8-0065/2015 - C8-0283/2015 - 2015/2247(GBD))

referred to

responsible :

BUDG

- Proposal for transfer of appropriations No 4/2015 - Court of Justice (N8-0066/2015 - C8-0284/2015 - 2015/2248(GBD))

referred to

responsible :

BUDG

- Proposal for transfer of appropriations No 5/2015 - Court of Justice (N8-0067/2015 - C8-0285/2015 - 2015/2249(GBD))

referred to

responsible :

BUDG

- Proposal for transfer of appropriations DEC 29/2015 - Section III – Commission (N8-0068/2015 - C8-0286/2015 - 2015/2250(GBD))

referred to

responsible :

BUDG

- Proposal for transfer of appropriations DEC 32/2015 - Section III – Commission (N8-0069/2015 - C8-0287/2015 - 2015/2251(GBD))

referred to

responsible :

BUDG

- Proposal for transfer of appropriations V/AB-09/T/15 - European Court of Auditors (N8-0070/2015 - C8-0295/2015 - 2015/2260(GBD))

referred to

responsible :

BUDG


5. Transfers of appropriations

In accordance with Article 25 of the Financial Regulation, the Committee on Budgets had decided to approve the transfer of appropriations from the Committee of the Regions INF 3/2015, the Court of Auditors V/AB-08/T/15 and the European External Action Service 1/2015.

In accordance with Article 25, paragraph 1, point (a) of the Financial Regulation, the Committee on Budgets had decided to raise no objection to the transfer of appropriations from the Ombudsman No 3/2015.

In accordance with Article 27, paragraph 4 of the Financial Regulation, the Council of the European Union had informed the Budgetary Authority of its approval of the transfer of appropriations DEC 26/2015 - Section III – Commission; DEC 27/2015 - Section III – Commission and DEC 28/2015 - Section III – Commission.

In accordance with Article 27, paragraph 3 of the Financial Regulation, the Committee on Budgets had decided to approve the transfer of appropriations from the European Commission DEC 21/2015, DEC 22/2015, DEC 25/2015, DEC 26/2015, DEC 27/2015 and DEC 28/2015.


6. Lethal US led air strikes against Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan (debate)

Statement by the Vice-President of the Commission/High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy: Lethal US led air strikes against Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan (2015/2891(RSP))

Christos Stylianides (Member of the Commission) made the statement on behalf of the Vice-President of the Commission/High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy.

The following spoke: Arnaud Danjean, on behalf of the PPE Group, Afzal Khan, on behalf of the S&D Group, Mark Demesmaeker, on behalf of the ECR Group, Petras Auštrevičius, on behalf of the ALDE Group, Kateřina Konečná, on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group, Jean Lambert, on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group, Ignazio Corrao, on behalf of the EFDD Group, and Mario Borghezio, on behalf of the ENF Group.

The following spoke: Christos Stylianides.

The debate closed.


7. Situation in Syria (debate)

Statement by the Vice-President of the Commission/High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy: Situation in Syria (2015/2870(RSP))

The following spoke: Charles Tannock, on behalf of the ECR Group, and Marietje Schaake, on behalf of the ALDE Group.

Nicolas Schmit (President-in-Office of the Council) made the statement on behalf of the Vice-President of the Commission/High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy.

The following spoke: Elmar Brok, on behalf of the PPE Group, Sabine Lösing, on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group, Alyn Smith, on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group, Fabio Massimo Castaldo, on behalf of the EFDD Group, Matteo Salvini, on behalf of the ENF Group, who also replied to two blue-card questions by Alyn Smith and Zoltán Balczó, Diane Dodds, non-attached Member, Cristian Dan Preda, Richard Howitt, Anna Elżbieta Fotyga, Marielle de Sarnez, Javier Couso Permuy, James Carver, Marcel de Graaff, Udo Voigt, Arnaud Danjean, who also replied to a blue-card question by Bill Etheridge, Liisa Jaakonsaari, Bas Belder, who also replied to a blue-card question by Maria Grapini, Urmas Paet, Marisa Matias, Jean-Luc Schaffhauser, who also replied to a blue-card question by Jean-Paul Denanot, Mariya Gabriel, Ana Gomes, Mark Demesmaeker, Marie-Christine Arnautu, who also replied to two blue-card questions by Doru-Claudian Frunzulică and Afzal Khan, Francisco José Millán Mon, Ioan Mircea Paşcu, Sandra Kalniete, Afzal Khan, Tunne Kelam, who also replied to two blue-card questions by Kateřina Konečná and Liisa Jaakonsaari, Arne Lietz, Andrzej Grzyb, Andrea Cozzolino, Michael Gahler, Andrej Plenković, László Tőkés and Eleni Theocharous.

IN THE CHAIR: Ildikó GÁLL-PELCZ
Vice-President

The following spoke: Alojz Peterle and Artis Pabriks, who also replied to a blue-card question by Kazimierz Michał Ujazdowski.

The following spoke under the catch-the-eye procedure: Franc Bogovič, Victor Boştinaru, Notis Marias, Ivan Jakovčić, Kateřina Konečná, Georgios Epitideios, Csaba Sógor and Nicola Caputo.

The following spoke: Nicolas Schmit.

The debate closed.


8. Situation in Turkey (debate)

Statement by the Vice-President of the Commission/High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy: Situation in Turkey (2015/2871(RSP))

Nicolas Schmit (President-in-Office of the Council) made the statement on behalf of the Vice-President of the Commission/High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy.

The following spoke: Cristian Dan Preda, on behalf of the PPE Group, Victor Boştinaru, on behalf of the S&D Group, Charles Tannock, on behalf of the ECR Group, Alexander Graf Lambsdorff, on behalf of the ALDE Group, who also replied to two blue-card questions by Maria Grapini and Charles Tannock, Takis Hadjigeorgiou, on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group, who also replied to a blue-card question by Eleni Theocharous, Bodil Valero, on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group, who also replied to a blue-card question by Tibor Szanyi, Fabio Massimo Castaldo, on behalf of the EFDD Group, Edouard Ferrand, on behalf of the ENF Group, Eleftherios Synadinos, non-attached Member, Doru-Claudian Frunzulică to put a blue-card question to Edouard Ferrand, Franz Obermayr on the conduct of the debate, Edouard Ferrand to reply to a blue-card question from Doru-Claudian Frunzulică, Elmar Brok, Tanja Fajon, Anna Elżbieta Fotyga, Nedzhmi Ali, Martina Michels, Ska Keller, William (The Earl of) Dartmouth, Mariya Gabriel, Juan Fernando López Aguilar, Jan Zahradil, Ivo Vajgl, Kostas Chrysogonos, Ernest Maragall, Mike Hookem, Anna Maria Corazza Bildt, Josef Weidenholzer, Angel Dzhambazki, Kristina Winberg, Renate Sommer, Miltiadis Kyrkos, Notis Marias, Eugen Freund, Demetris Papadakis, Andi Cristea and Francisco Assis.

The following spoke under the catch-the-eye procedure: Lefteris Christoforou, Costas Mavrides, Ilhan Kyuchyuk, James Carver and Franz Obermayr.

The following spoke: Nicolas Schmit

The debate closed.

(The sitting was suspended for a short time)

IN THE CHAIR: Martin SCHULZ
President


9. Formal sitting - Spain

From 12.00 to 12.35, a formal sitting of Parliament was held on the occasion of the visit of His Majesty King Felipe VI of Spain.

(The sitting was suspended for a short time)

IN THE CHAIR: Antonio TAJANI
Vice-President

The following spoke:

—   István Ujhelyi, to mark the death the previous day of Árpád Göncz, former President of Hungary, to whom he paid tribute (the President concurred);

—   Gerben-Jan Gerbrandy, to request publication of all the minutes and working documents of the meeting of the Technical Committee on Motor Vehicles (TCMV) which had taken place the previous day in Brussels;

—   Iratxe García Pérez on violence against women;

—   Morten Messerschmidt, to request an explanation for the inadmissibility of the amendment tabled by the ECR Group on the draft calendar of Parliament's part-session weeks in 2017 (minutes of 5.10.2015, item 9) (the President stated that Parliament's Legal Service had confirmed the inadmissibility, the reason for which would be sent in writing to the ECR Group).


10. Voting time

Detailed voting results (amendments, separate and split votes, etc.) appear in the Results of Votes annex to the minutes.

The results of roll-call votes are available in electronic form only, as an annex to the minutes, and can be accessed via Europarl.


10.1. Parliament's calendar of part-sessions – 2017 (vote)

Calendar of the European Parliament's part-sessions in 2017 (2015/2850(RSO)): see the proposal of the Conference of Presidents (minutes of 5.10.2015, item 3)

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 1)

Declared approved.

The calendar of the European Parliament's part-sessions for 2017 was therefore fixed as follows:

- from 16 to 19 January

- 1 and 2 February

- from 13 to 16 February

- 1 and 2 March

- from 13 to 16 March

- from 3 to 6 April

- 26 and 27 April

- from 15 to 18 May

- 31 May and 1 June

- from 12 to 15 June

- from 3 to 6 July

- from 11 to 14 September

- from 2 to 5 October

- from 23 to 26 October

- from 13 to 16 November

- 29 and 30 November

- from 11 to 14 December.


10.2. Protocol to the Euro-Mediterranean Agreement on the general principles for the participation of Tunisia in Union programmes *** (Rule 150) (vote)

Recommendation on the draft Council decision on the conclusion of the Protocol to the Euro-Mediterranean Agreement establishing an association between the European Communities and their Member States, of the one part, and the Republic of Tunisia, of the other part, on a Framework Agreement between the European Union and the Republic of Tunisia on the general principles for the participation of the Republic of Tunisia in Union programmes [16160/2014 - C8-0080/2015 - 2014/0118(NLE)] - Committee on Foreign Affairs. Rapporteur: Pier Antonio Panzeri (A8-0254/2015)

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 2)

DRAFT LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION

Adopted by single vote (P8_TA(2015)0337)

Parliament consented to the conclusion of the protocol.


10.3. European small claims procedure and European order for payment procedure ***I (vote)

Report on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EC) No 861/2007 of the European Parliament and the Council of 11 July 2007 establishing a European Small Claims Procedure and Regulation (EC) No 1896/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 December 2006 creating a European order for payment procedure [COM(2013)0794 - C7-0414/2013 - 2013/0403(COD)] - Committee on Legal Affairs. Rapporteur: Lidia Joanna Geringer de Oedenberg (A8-0140/2015)

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 3)

COMMISSION PROPOSAL and AMENDMENTS

Approved as amended (P8_TA(2015)0338)

DRAFT LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION

Adopted (P8_TA(2015)0338)


10.4. Limitation of emissions of certain pollutants into the air ***I (vote)

Report on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the limitation of emissions of certain pollutants into the air from medium combustion plants [COM(2013)0919 - C7-0003/2014 - 2013/0442(COD)] - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety. Rapporteur: Andrzej Grzyb (A8-0160/2015)

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 4)

COMMISSION PROPOSAL and AMENDMENTS

Approved as amended (P8_TA(2015)0339)

DRAFT LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION

Adopted (P8_TA(2015)0339)


10.5. Caseins and caseinates intended for human consumption ***I (vote)

Report on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to caseins and caseinates intended for human consumption and repealing Council Directive 83/417/EEC [COM(2014)0174 - C7-0105/2014 - 2014/0096(COD)] - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety. Rapporteur: Giovanni La Via (A8-0042/2015)

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 5)

COMMISSION PROPOSAL and AMENDMENTS

Approved as amended (P8_TA(2015)0340)

DRAFT LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION

Adopted (P8_TA(2015)0340)


10.6. Financial rules applicable to the general budget of the Union ***I (vote)

Report on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EU, Euratom) No 966/2012 on the financial rules applicable to the general budget of the Union [COM(2014)0358 - C8-0029/2014 - 2014/0180(COD)] - Committee on Budgets. Rapporteur: Ingeborg Gräßle (A8-0049/2015)

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 6)

COMMISSION PROPOSAL and AMENDMENTS

Approved as amended (P8_TA(2015)0341)

DRAFT LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION

Adopted (P8_TA(2015)0341)

IN THE CHAIR: Ryszard CZARNECKI
Vice-President


11. Explanations of vote

Written explanations of vote:

Explanations of vote submitted in writing under Rule 183 appear in the Verbatim Report of Proceedings for the sitting.

Oral explanations of vote:

Parliament's calendar of part-sessions – 2017
Peter Jahr and Jonathan Arnott

The following spoke: Peter van Dalen.

Report: Lidia Joanna Geringer de Oedenberg - A8-0140/2015
Michaela Šojdrová, Jiří Pospíšil, Monica Macovei, Peter Jahr, Andrejs Mamikins and Stanislav Polčák

Report: Andrzej Grzyb - A8-0160/2015
Monica Macovei, Peter Jahr, Andrejs Mamikins, Neena Gill, Tim Aker and Stanislav Polčák

Report: Giovanni La Via - A8-0042/2015
Andrejs Mamikins and Jiří Pospíšil.


12. Corrections to votes and voting intentions

Corrections to votes and voting intentions appear on the Europarl website under 'Plenary/Votes/Results of Votes (Results of roll-call votes)'. They are published in hard copy in the 'Results of roll-call votes' annex.

The electronic version on Europarl will be regularly updated for a maximum of two weeks after the day of the vote concerned.

After the two-week deadline has passed, the list of corrections to votes and voting intentions will be finalised so that it can be translated and published in the Official Journal.


(The sitting was suspended at 13.15 and resumed at 15.00.)

IN THE CHAIR: Martin SCHULZ
President

13. Current situation in the European Union Statements by Mr François Hollande, President of the French Republic, and Ms Angela Merkel, Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany

On behalf of Parliament, the President expressed his condolences to the President of the Republic of France, François Hollande, for the victims of the violent storms which had hit the South of France the previous week and stressed the importance of the simultaneous presence at the European Parliament of the President of the Republic of France and the Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany.

The following spoke: François Hollande, President of the Republic of France, and Angela Merkel, Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany.

The following spoke: Manfred Weber, on behalf of the PPE Group, Gianni Pittella, on behalf of the S&D Group, Ryszard Antoni Legutko, on behalf of the ECR Group, Guy Verhofstadt, on behalf of the ALDE Group, Gabriele Zimmer, on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group, Rebecca Harms, on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group, Nigel Farage, on behalf of the EFDD Group, Marine Le Pen, on behalf of the ENF Group, and Bruno Gollnisch, non-attached Member.

The following spoke: François Hollande and Angela Merkel.

The debate closed.

IN THE CHAIR: Alexander Graf LAMBSDORFF
Vice-President

The following spoke: Krisztina Morvai.


14. Approval of the minutes of the previous sitting

The minutes of the previous sitting were approved.


15. Decision adopted on the Capital Markets Union package (debate)

Commission statement: Decision adopted on the Capital Markets Union package (2015/2767(RSP))

Jyrki Katainen (Vice-President of the Commission) made the statement.

The following spoke: Gunnar Hökmark, on behalf of the PPE Group, who also replied to a blue-card question by Paul Rübig, Roberto Gualtieri, on behalf of the S&D Group, Kay Swinburne, on behalf of the ECR Group, Sylvie Goulard, on behalf of the ALDE Group, Fabio De Masi, on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group, Sven Giegold, on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group, who also replied to a blue-card question by Jonathan Arnott, Patrick O'Flynn, on behalf of the EFDD Group, Bernard Monot, on behalf of the ENF Group, Sotirios Zarianopoulos, non-attached Member, Werner Langen, Paul Tang, Stanisław Ożóg, Cora van Nieuwenhuizen, Miguel Urbán Crespo, Molly Scott Cato, Marco Zanni, Barbara Kappel, Krisztina Morvai, Pablo Zalba Bidegain, Anneliese Dodds, Beatrix von Storch, Philippe De Backer, who also replied to a blue-card question by Tibor Szanyi, Rina Ronja Kari, Othmar Karas, Jonás Fernández, Peter van Dalen, Michael Theurer, Brian Hayes, Jeppe Kofod, Richard Sulík, Theodor Dumitru Stolojan, Alfred Sant, Joachim Starbatty, Georgios Kyrtsos, Arne Gericke, Danuta Maria Hübner, Eva Paunova and Markus Pieper.

IN THE CHAIR: Anneli JÄÄTTEENMÄKI
Vice-President

The following spoke: Sirpa Pietikäinen and Markus Ferber, who also replied to a blue-card question by Andreas Schwab.

The following spoke under the catch-the-eye procedure: Stanislav Polčák, Renato Soru, Notis Marias, Ivan Jakovčić, Kostas Chrysogonos, Seán Kelly and Doru-Claudian Frunzulică.

The following spoke: Jyrki Katainen.

The debate closed.

The following spoke: Jonathan Arnott, twice, on the signs placed on the desks of some Members in the Hemicycle which had been removed (the President referred to the rules set out in Annex XV of the Rules of Procedure).


16. Payment services in the internal market (debate)

Supplementary report on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on payment services in the internal market and amending Directives 2002/65/EC, 2013/36/EU and 2009/110/EC and repealing Directive 2007/64/EC [COM(2013)0547 - C7-0230/2013 - 2013/0264(COD)] - Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs. Rapporteur: Antonio Tajani (A8-0266/2015)

Antonio Tajani introduced the report.

The following spoke: Jyrki Katainen (Vice-President of the Commission).

The following spoke: Pablo Zalba Bidegain, on behalf of the PPE Group, Olle Ludvigsson, on behalf of the S&D Group, Stanisław Ożóg, on behalf of the ECR Group, Cora van Nieuwenhuizen, on behalf of the ALDE Group, Matt Carthy, on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group, Eva Joly, on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group, Marco Valli, on behalf of the EFDD Group, Markus Ferber, who also replied to a blue-card question by Paul Rübig, Renato Soru, Jana Žitňanská, Miguel Viegas, Theodor Dumitru Stolojan, Emmanuel Maurel, who also replied to a blue-card question by Tibor Szanyi, Andreas Schwab, Evelyn Regner, Massimiliano Salini, Marlene Mizzi and Seán Kelly.

The following spoke under the catch-the-eye procedure: Stanislav Polčák, Notis Marias and Ivan Jakovčić.

The following spoke: Jyrki Katainen and Antonio Tajani.

The debate closed.

Vote: minutes of 8.10.2015, item 9.5.


17. Lessons learned from the red mud disaster five years after the accident in Hungary (debate)

Question for oral answer (O-000096/2015) by Giovanni La Via, György Hölvényi, Tibor Szanyi, Nikolay Barekov, Gerben-Jan Gerbrandy, Merja Kyllönen, Benedek Jávor and Piernicola Pedicini, on behalf of the ENVI Committee, to the Council: Lessons learned from the red mud disaster five years after the accident in Hungary (2015/2801(RSP)) (B8-0757/2015)

Question for oral answer (O-000097/2015) by Giovanni La Via, György Hölvényi, Tibor Szanyi, Nikolay Barekov, Gerben-Jan Gerbrandy, Merja Kyllönen, Benedek Jávor and Piernicola Pedicini, on behalf of the ENVI Committee, to the Commission: Lessons learned from the red mud disaster five years after the accident in Hungary (2015/2801(RSP)) (B8-0758/2015)

Giovanni La Via moved the questions.

Nicolas Schmit (President-in-Office of the Council) and Miguel Arias Cañete (Member of the Commission) answered the questions.

The following spoke: György Hölvényi, on behalf of the PPE Group, Tibor Szanyi, on behalf of the S&D Group, Gerben-Jan Gerbrandy, on behalf of the ALDE Group, Merja Kyllönen, on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group, Benedek Jávor, on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group, Piernicola Pedicini, on behalf of the EFDD Group, József Nagy, István Ujhelyi, Marisa Matias, Davor Škrlec, Eleonora Evi, Csaba Molnár, who also replied to a blue-card question by György Hölvényi, Ulrike Lunacek and Nathan Gill.

IN THE CHAIR: Antonio TAJANI
Vice-President

The following spoke: Doru-Claudian Frunzulică.

The following spoke under the catch-the-eye procedure: Stanislav Polčák, Ricardo Serrão Santos, Notis Marias, Zoltán Balczó and Krisztina Morvai.

The following spoke: Miguel Arias Cañete.

Motion for a resolution to wind up the debate tabled under Rule 128(5):

—   György Hölvényi, Tibor Szanyi, Nikolay Barekov, Gerben-Jan Gerbrandy, Merja Kyllönen, Benedek Jávor, Piernicola Pedicini and József Nagy, on behalf of the ENVI Committee, on lessons learned from the red mud disaster, five years after the accident in Hungary (2015/2801(RSP)) (B8-0989/2015).

The debate closed.

Vote: minutes of 8.10.2015, item 9.8.


18. Doubling the capacity of the North Stream pipeline and impact on the energy union and the security of supply (debate)

Council and Commission statements: Doubling the capacity of the North Stream pipeline and impact on the energy union and the security of supply (2015/2880(RSP))

Nicolas Schmit (President-in-Office of the Council) and Miguel Arias Cañete (Member of the Commission) made the statements.

The following spoke: Jerzy Buzek, on behalf of the PPE Group, who also replied to a blue-card question by Zoltán Balczó, Flavio Zanonato, on behalf of the S&D Group, Marek Józef Gróbarczyk, on behalf of the ECR Group, Morten Helveg Petersen, on behalf of the ALDE Group, Neoklis Sylikiotis, on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group, Claude Turmes, on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group, Dario Tamburrano, on behalf of the EFDD Group, Nicolas Bay, on behalf of the ENF Group, who also replied to a blue-card question by Petras Auštrevičius, Janusz Korwin-Mikke, non-attached Member, Krišjānis Kariņš, Zigmantas Balčytis, Anna Elżbieta Fotyga, Petras Auštrevičius, João Ferreira, Indrek Tarand, Adam Szejnfeld and Adam Gierek.

IN THE CHAIR: Ryszard CZARNECKI
Vice-President

The following spoke: Anneleen Van Bossuyt, Jasenko Selimovic, Lefteris Christoforou, Jeppe Kofod, Dawid Bohdan Jackiewicz, Csaba Molnár, Zbigniew Kuźmiuk and Theresa Griffin.

The following spoke under the catch-the-eye procedure: Krzysztof Hetman, Doru-Claudian Frunzulică, Notis Marias and Bronis Ropė.

The following spoke: Miguel Arias Cañete and Nicolas Schmit.

The debate closed.


19. Renewal of the EU Plan of action on Gender equality and Women's empowerment in development (debate)

Question for oral answer (O-000109/2015) by Linda McAvan, on behalf of the DEVE Committee, to the Council: The renewal of the EU Plan of Action on Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment in Development (GAP) (2015/2754(RSP)) (B8-0762/2015)

Question for oral answer (O-000110/2015) by Linda McAvan, on behalf of the DEVE Committee, to the Commission: The renewal of the EU Action Plan on Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment in Development (GAP) (2015/2754(RSP)) (B8-0763/2015)

Linda McAvan moved the questions.

Nicolas Schmit (President-in-Office of the Council) and Christos Stylianides (Member of the Commission) answered the questions.

The following spoke: Davor Ivo Stier, on behalf of the PPE Group, Doru-Claudian Frunzulică, on behalf of the S&D Group, Branislav Škripek, on behalf of the ECR Group, Beatriz Becerra Basterrechea, on behalf of the ALDE Group, Lola Sánchez Caldentey, on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group, Jordi Sebastià, on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group, Mylène Troszczynski, on behalf of the ENF Group, Julie Girling, Catherine Bearder and Eleonora Forenza.

The following spoke under the catch-the-eye procedure: Ricardo Serrão Santos and Notis Marias.

The following spoke: Christos Stylianides.

Motion for a resolution to wind up the debate tabled under Rule 128(5):

—   Linda McAvan, on behalf of the DEVE Committee, on the renewal of the EU Plan of Action on Gender Equality on Women’s Empowerment in Development (2015/2754(RSP)) (B8-0988/2015).

Vote: minutes of 8.10.2015, item 9.9.


20. Agenda of the next sitting

The agenda of the next day's sitting had been established ('Agenda' PE 568.368/OJJE).


21. Closure of the sitting

The sitting closed at 22.45.

Klaus Welle

Ulrike Lunacek

Secretary-General

Vice-President


ATTENDANCE REGISTER

Present:

Adaktusson, Adinolfi, Affronte, Agea, Agnew, Aguilera García, Aiuto, Aker, Albiol Guzmán, Albrecht, Ali, Aliot, Alliot-Marie, Anderson Lucy, Anderson Martina, Andersson, Andrieu, Androulakis, Annemans, Arena, Arimont, Arnautu, Arnott, Arthuis, Ashworth, Assis, Atkinson, Auken, Auštrevičius, Ayala Sender, Ayuso, van Baalen, Bach, Balas, Balčytis, Balczó, Balz, Barekov, Batten, Bay, Bayet, Bearder, Becerra Basterrechea, Becker, Beghin, Belder, Belet, Bendtsen, Benifei, Berès, Bergeron, Bettini, Bilbao Barandica, Bilde, Bizzotto, Björk, Blanco López, Blinkevičiūtė, Bocskor, Böge, Bogovič, Bonafè, Boni, Borghezio, Borrelli, Borzan, Boştinaru, Bours, Boutonnet, Bové, Boylan, Brannen, Bresso, Briano, Briois, Brok, Buchner, Buda, Bullmann, Buonanno, Buşoi, Buzek, Cabezón Ruiz, Cadec, Calvet Chambon, van de Camp, Caputo, Carthy, Carver, Casa, Caspary, Castaldo, del Castillo Vera, Cavada, Cesa, Charanzová, Chauprade, Childers, Chinnici, Chountis, Christensen, Christoforou, Chrysogonos, Cicu, Cirio, Clune, Coburn, Coelho, Cofferati, Collin-Langen, Collins, Comi, Comodini Cachia, Corazza Bildt, Corbett, Corrao, Costa, Couso Permuy, Cozzolino, Cristea, Csáky, Czarnecki, Czesak, van Dalen, Dalli, Dalton, D'Amato, Dance, Dăncilă, Danjean, Danti, Dantin, (The Earl of) Dartmouth, Dati, De Backer, De Castro, Delahaye, Deli, Delli, Delvaux, De Masi, Demesmaeker, De Monte, Denanot, Deprez, de Sarnez, Deß, Deutsch, Deva, Díaz de Mera García Consuegra, Dlabajová, Dodds Anneliese, Dodds Diane, Dohrmann, Dorfmann, D'Ornano, Drăghici, Duncan, Durand, Dzhambazki, Eck, Ehler, Eickhout, Engström, Epitideios, Erdős, Eriksson, Ernst, Ertug, Estaràs Ferragut, Etheridge, Evans, Evi, Fajon, Farage, Faria, Federley, Ferber, Fernandes, Fernández, Ferrand, Ferrara, Ferreira Elisa, Ferreira João, Finch, Fisas Ayxelà, Fitto, Fjellner, Flanagan, Flašíková Beňová, Fleckenstein, Florenz, Fontana, Ford, Forenza, Fotyga, Fountoulis, Fox, Freund, Frunzulică, Gabriel, Gahler, Gál, Gáll-Pelcz, Gambús, García Pérez, Gardiazabal Rubial, Gardini, Gasbarra, Gebhardt, Geier, Gentile, Gerbrandy, Gericke, Geringer de Oedenberg, Giegold, Gierek, Gieseke, Gill Nathan, Gill Neena, Girauta Vidal, Girling, Giuffrida, Goddyn, Goerens, Gollnisch, Gomes, González Peñas, González Pons, Gosiewska, Goulard, de Graaff, Grammatikakis, de Grandes Pascual, Grapini, Gräßle, Graswander-Hainz, Griesbeck, Griffin, Grigule, Gróbarczyk, Groote, Grossetête, Grzyb, Gualtieri, Guerrero Salom, Guillaume, Guteland, Gutiérrez Prieto, Gyürk, Hadjigeorgiou, Halla-aho, Händel, Häusling, Hautala, Hayes, Hazekamp, Hedh, Helmer, Henkel, Herranz García, Hetman, Heubuch, Hoffmann, Hohlmeier, Hökmark, Hölvényi, Honeyball, Hookem, Hortefeux, Howitt, Hübner, Hudghton, Huitema, Hyusmenova, Iglesias, in 't Veld, Iotova, Iturgaiz, Ivan, Iwaszkiewicz, Jaakonsaari, Jäätteenmäki, Jackiewicz, Jadot, Jahr, Jakovčić, Jalkh, James, Jáuregui Atondo, Jávor, Jazłowiecka, Ježek, Joly, de Jong, Jongerius, Joulaud, Juaristi Abaunz, Jurek, Juvin, Kadenbach, Kaili, Kalinowski, Kalniete, Kammerevert, Kappel, Karas, Kari, Karim, Kariņš, Karlsson, Karski, Kaufmann, Kefalogiannis, Kelam, Keller Jan, Keller Ska, Kelly, Khan, Kirkhope, Kirton-Darling, Koch, Kofod, Kölmel, Konečná, Korwin-Mikke, Kósa, Köster, Köstinger, Kouloglou, Kovács, Kovatchev, Kozłowska-Rajewicz, Krasnodębski, Krehl, Kudrycka, Kuhn, Kumpula-Natri, Kuneva, Kuźmiuk, Kyllönen, Kyrkos, Kyrtsos, Kyuchyuk, Lamassoure, Lambert, Lambsdorff, Landsbergis, Lange, de Lange, Langen, Lauristin, La Via, Lavrilleux, Lebreton, Le Grip, Legutko, Le Hyaric, Leinen, Lenaers, Lewandowski, Lewer, Liese, Lietz, Lins, Lochbihler, Loiseau, Lope Fontagné, López, López Aguilar, López-Istúriz White, Lösing, Lucke, Ludvigsson, Łukacijewska, Lunacek, Lundgren, Łybacka, McAllister, McAvan, McClarkin, McGuinness, Mach, McIntyre, Macovei, Maeijer, Maletić, Malinov, Maltese, Mamikins, Mănescu, Maňka, Mann, Manscour, Maragall, Marias, Marinescu, Marinho e Pinto, Martin David, Martin Dominique, Martin Edouard, Martusciello, Marusik, Maštálka, Matera, Matias, Mato, Maullu, Maura Barandiarán, Maurel, Mavrides, Mayer, Mazuronis, Meissner, Mélenchon, Mélin, Melior, Melo, Messerschmidt, Meszerics, Metsola, Michel, Michels, Mihaylova, Mikolášik, Millán Mon, van Miltenburg, Mineur, Mizzi, Mlinar, Moi, Molnár, Monot, Monteiro de Aguiar, Montel, Moody, Moraes, Morano, Morgano, Morin-Chartier, Morvai, Mosca, Müller, Mureşan, Muselier, Mussolini, Nagy, Nart, Negrescu, Nekov, Neuser, Nica, Nicholson, Nicolai, Niebler, Niedermayer, Niedermüller, van Nieuwenhuizen, Nilsson, Ní Riada, van Nistelrooij, Noichl, Novakov, Nuttall, Obermayr, O'Flynn, Olbrycht, Omarjee, Ożóg, Pabriks, Paet, Pagazaurtundúa Ruiz, Paksas, Panzeri, Paolucci, Papadakis Demetris, Papadakis Konstantinos, Papadimoulis, Pargneaux, Paşcu, Patriciello, Paunova, Pavel, Pedicini, Peillon, Peterle, Petersen, Petir, Philippot, Picula, Piecha, Pieper, Pietikäinen, Piotrowski, Pirinski, Pitera, Pittella, Plenković, Plura, Poc, Poche, Pogliese, Polčák, Ponga, Poręba, Pospíšil, Post, Preda, Pretzell, Preuß, Proust, Radev, Radoš, Rangel, Ransdorf, Rebega, Reda, Regner, Reid, Reimon, Reintke, Reul, Revault D'Allonnes Bonnefoy, Ribeiro, Ries, Riquet, Rivasi, Rochefort, Rodrigues Liliana, Rodrigues Maria João, Rodríguez-Piñero Fernández, Rodust, Rolin, Ropė, Rosati, Ruas, Rübig, Saïfi, Sakorafa, Salini, Salvini, Sánchez Caldentey, Sander, Sant, Sârbu, Sargentini, Sarvamaa, Saryusz-Wolski, Sassoli, Saudargas, Schaake, Schaffhauser, Schaldemose, Schlein, Schmidt, Scholz, Schöpflin, Schreijer-Pierik, Schulz, Schuster, Schwab, Scott Cato, Sebastià, Sehnalová, Selimovic, Senra Rodríguez, Sernagiotto, Serrão Santos, Seymour, Silva Pereira, Simon Peter, Simon Siôn, Sippel, Škripek, Škrlec, Smith, Smolková, Sógor, Šojdrová, Šoltes, Sommer, Sonneborn, Soru, Spinelli, Staes, Stanishev, Starbatty, Štefanec, Steinruck, Štětina, Stevens, Stier, Stihler, Stolojan, von Storch, Stuger, Šuica, Sulík, Šulin, Svoboda, Swinburne, Sylikiotis, Synadinos, Szájer, Szanyi, Szejnfeld, Tajani, Takkula, Tamburrano, Tănăsescu, Tang, Tannock, Tapardel, Tarabella, Tarand, Telička, Terricabras, Theocharous, Theurer, Thomas, Thun und Hohenstein, Tőkés, Tomaševski, Tomašić, Tomc, Toom, Tørnæs, Torres Martínez, Torvalds, Tošenovský, Trebesius, Tremosa i Balcells, Troszczynski, Trüpel, Ţurcanu, Turmes, Ujazdowski, Ujhelyi, Ulvskog, Ungureanu, Urbán Crespo, Urtasun, Urutchev, Uspaskich, Vaidere, Vajgl, Valcárcel Siso, Vălean, Valenciano, Valero, Valli, Vallina, Vana, Van Bossuyt, Van Brempt, Vandenkendelaere, Van Orden, Vaughan, Vautmans, Väyrynen, Vergiat, Verheyen, Viegas, Vilimsky, Viotti, Virkkunen, Vistisen, Voigt, Voss, Vozemberg-Vrionidi, Wałęsa, Ward, Weber Renate, Weidenholzer, von Weizsäcker, Wenta, Werner, Westphal, Wieland, Wikström, Willmott, Winberg, Winkler Iuliu, Wiśniewska, Wojciechowski, Záborská, Zagorakis, Zahradil, Zala, Zalba Bidegain, Zanni, Zanonato, Zarianopoulos, Ždanoka, Zdechovský, Zdrojewski, Zeller, Zemke, Zijlstra, Zīle, Zimmer, Žitňanská, Złotowski, Zoffoli, Zorrinho, Zuber, Zullo, Zver, Zwiefka

Excused:

Crowley, Kukan, Le Pen Jean-Marie, Liberadzki, Picierno, Quisthoudt-Rowohl, Ruohonen-Lerner, Taylor, Winkler Hermann, Woolfe, Żółtek

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