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Thursday, 25 February 2016 - BrusselsFinal edition
1.Opening of the sitting
 2.Documents received
 3.Opening of FTA negotiations with Australia and New Zealand (motions for resolutions tabled)
 4.Introduction of compatible systems for the registration of pet animals across Member States (motions for resolutions tabled)
 5.Activities of the European Ombudsman in 2014 (debate)
 6.Tobacco agreement (PMI agreement) (debate)
 7.Voting time
  7.1.Authorisation for Austria to sign and ratify, and Malta to accede to, the Hague Convention of 15 November 1965 *** (Rule 150) (vote)
  7.2.EU-San Marino agreement on the automatic exchange of financial account information * (Rule 150) (vote)
  7.3.Accession of Croatia to the Convention on the protection of the financial interests of the Union * (Rule 150) (vote)
  7.4.European network of Employment Services, workers' access to mobility services and the further integration of labour markets ***I (vote)
  7.5.Introduction of emergency autonomous trade measures for Tunisia ***I (vote)
  7.6.Mobilisation of the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund: application EGF/2015/007 BE/Hainaut-Namur Glass (vote)
  7.7.European Semester for economic policy coordination: Annual Growth Survey 2016 (vote)
  7.8.European Semester for economic policy coordination: employment and social aspects in the Annual Growth Survey 2016 (vote)
  7.9.Single Market governance within the European Semester 2016 (vote)
  7.10.Opening of negotiations for an EU-Tunisia Free Trade Agreement (vote)
  7.11.Activities of the European Ombudsman in 2014 (vote)
  7.12.European Central Bank annual report for 2014 (vote)
  7.13.Opening of FTA negotiations with Australia and New Zealand (vote)
  7.14.Introduction of compatible systems for the registration of pet animals across Member States (vote)
  7.15.Humanitarian situation in Yemen (vote)
 8.Explanations of vote
 9.Corrections to votes and voting intentions
 10.Decisions concerning certain documents
 11.Forwarding of texts adopted during the sitting
 12.Dates of forthcoming sittings
 13.Adjournment of the session
 ATTENDANCE REGISTER


IN THE CHAIR: Mairead McGUINNESS
Vice-President

1. Opening of the sitting

The sitting opened at 9.00.


2. Documents received

The following documents had been received:

1) from the Council and Commission

- Proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EU) 2015/936 of the European Parliament and of the Council on common rules for imports of textile products from certain third countries not covered by bilateral agreements, protocols or other arrangements, or by other specific Union import rules (COM(2016)0044 - C8-0022/2016 - 2016/0029(COD))

referred to

responsible :

INTA

- Election of new EIOPA Executive Director (N8-0013/2016 - C8-0023/2016 - 2016/0902(NLE))

referred to

responsible :

ECON

- Partial renewal of members of the Court of Auditors – MT candidate (05769/2016 - C8-0024/2016 - 2016/0803(NLE))

referred to

responsible :

CONT

- Partial renewal of of members of the Court of Auditors – SL candidate (05890/2016 - C8-0025/2016 - 2016/0804(NLE))

referred to

responsible :

CONT


- Proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 2014/65/EU on markets in financial instruments as regards certain dates (COM(2016)0056 - C8-0026/2016 – 2016/0033(COD))
In accordance with Article 282(5) of the Treaty, the President would consult the European Central Bank.
In accordance with Article 304 of the Treaty, the President would consult the European Economic and Social Committee on this proposal.

referred to

responsible :

ECON

opinion :

DEVE, ITRE, JURI

- Proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EU) No 600/2014 on markets in financial instruments, Regulation (EU) No 596/2014 on market abuse and Regulation (EU) No 909/2014 on improving securities settlement in the European Union and on central securities depositories as regards certain dates (COM(2016)0057 - C8-0027/2016 - 2016/0034(COD))
In accordance with Rule 137(1), the President would consult the European Economic and Social Committee on this proposal.

In accordance with Article 282(5) of the Treaty, the President would consult the European Central Bank.

referred to

responsible :

ECON

opinion :

DEVE, ITRE, JURI

- Proposal for a Council decision on the conclusion, on behalf of the European Union, of the Amending Protocol to the Agreement between the European Community and the Principality of Andorra providing for measures equivalent to those laid down in Council Directive 2003/48/EC on taxation of savings income in the form of interest payments (COM(2015)0631 - C8-0028/2016 - 2015/0285(NLE))

referred to

responsible :

ECON

opinion :

IMCO

- Proposal for a Council directive amending Directive 2011/16/EU as regards mandatory automatic exchange of information in the field of taxation (COM(2016)0025 - C8-0030/2016 - 2016/0010(CNS))

referred to

responsible :

ECON

opinion :

LIBE

- Proposal for a Council directive laying down rules against tax avoidance practices that directly affect the functioning of the internal market (COM(2016)0026 - C8-0031/2016 - 2016/0011(CNS))

referred to

responsible :

ECON

opinion :

AFET, LIBE, IMCO

- Proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council providing further macro-financial assistance to Tunisia (COM(2016)0067 - C8-0032/2016 - 2016/0039(COD))

referred to

responsible :

INTA

opinion :

AFET, BUDG

- Proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council on the mobilisation of the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (application from Sweden – EGF/2015/009 SE/Volvo Trucks) (COM(2016)0061 - C8-0033/2016 - 2016/2022(BUD))

referred to

responsible :

BUDG

opinion :

EMPL, REGI

2) from Members: motions for resolutions (Rule 133)

- Edouard Ferrand and Matteo Salvini. Motion for a resolution on the rapes in Cologne (B8-0122/2016)

referred to

responsible :

LIBE

opinion :

FEMM

- Aldo Patriciello. Motion for a resolution on teachers’ health (B8-0123/2016)

referred to

responsible :

EMPL

opinion :

ENVI

- Sophie Montel and Florian Philippot. Motion for a resolution on the disproportionate rise in mergers and acquisitions in 2015 (B8-0124/2016)

referred to

responsible :

ECON

- Sophie Montel and Florian Philippot. Motion for a resolution on measures to combat tax evasion (B8-0125/2016)

referred to

responsible :

ECON

- Gianluca Buonanno. Motion for a resolution on compulsory removal and disposal of asbestos roofing and other asbestos-containing material from buildings (B8-0126/2016)

referred to

responsible :

ENVI

- Louis Aliot, Mireille D'Ornano, Edouard Ferrand, Sylvie Goddyn, Jean-François Jalkh, Gilles Lebreton, Philippe Loiseau and Mylène Troszczynski. Motion for a resolution on the labelling of meat from animals killed in ritual slaughter (B8-0127/2016)

referred to

responsible :

ENVI

opinion :

AGRI

- Franz Obermayr. Motion for a resolution on lessening the adverse environmental impact of increased palm oil consumption (B8-0128/2016)

referred to

responsible :

ITRE

opinion :

ENVI

- Franz Obermayr. Motion for a resolution on protecting EU citizens against garlic bleached with methyl bromide (B8-0129/2016)

referred to

responsible :

ENVI

opinion :

INTA

- Dominique Bilde, Steeve Briois, Sophie Montel and Florian Philippot. Motion for a resolution on lifting the sanctions against Russia (B8-0130/2016)

referred to

responsible :

AFET

opinion :

INTA

- Aldo Patriciello. Motion for a resolution on issues inherent in the reallocation of refugees (B8-0131/2016)

referred to

responsible :

LIBE

- Gianluca Buonanno. Motion for a resolution on protecting the traditional cuisine and recipes of local regions (B8-0132/2016)

referred to

responsible :

CULT

opinion :

AGRI

- Sophie Montel and Florian Philippot. Motion for a resolution on the investment shortfall in the eurozone (B8-0136/2016)

referred to

responsible :

ECON

opinion :

BUDG

- Aldo Patriciello. Motion for a resolution on tax transparency and multinationals (B8-0137/2016)

referred to

responsible :

ECON

- Aldo Patriciello. Motion for a resolution on the need to clean up the sea (B8-0138/2016)

referred to

responsible :

ENVI

- Aldo Patriciello. Motion for a resolution on regulating the right of asylum (B8-0139/2016)

referred to

responsible :

LIBE

- Aldo Patriciello. Motion for a resolution on child safety online (B8-0140/2016)

referred to

responsible :

LIBE

- Aldo Patriciello. Motion for a resolution on the European Week for Waste Reduction (B8-0141/2016)

referred to

responsible :

ENVI

- Aldo Patriciello. Motion for a resolution on the safety of blood transfusions (B8-0142/2016)

referred to

responsible :

ENVI

- Aldo Patriciello. Motion for a resolution on space debris (B8-0143/2016)

referred to

responsible :

ITRE

- Angel Dzhambazki. Draft motion for a resolution on Bulgarian war graves in the Republic of Serbia (B8-0144/2016)

referred to

responsible :

AFET

- Dominique Bilde, Steeve Briois, Sophie Montel and Florian Philippot. Motion for a resolution on Apple’s tax avoidance strategy (B8-0145/2016)

referred to

responsible :

ECON

- Gianluca Buonanno. Motion for a resolution on the malfunctioning of automatic speed detectors on urban and out-of-town roads (B8-0172/2016)

referred to

responsible :

TRAN

- Aldo Patriciello. Motion for a resolution on freedom of expression in the European Union (B8-0199/2016)

referred to

responsible :

LIBE

opinion :

CULT

- Gianluca Buonanno. Motion for a resolution on legislation to combat indiscriminate wastage of food (B8-0200/2016)

referred to

responsible :

ENVI

opinion :

AGRI

- Morten Messerschmidt. Motion for a resolution on setting up a Council of national parliaments (B8-0201/2016)

referred to

responsible :

AFCO

- Aldo Patriciello. Motion for a resolution on Jews fleeing Europe (B8-0202/2016)

referred to

responsible :

LIBE

- Gianluca Buonanno. Motion for a resolution on an overhaul of the rules governing energy saving applicable to private individuals and firms (B8-0203/2016)

referred to

responsible :

ITRE

opinion :

ENVI

- Aymeric Chauprade. Motion for a resolution on the sovereignty of Poland (B8-0204/2016)

referred to

responsible :

AFCO

- Aldo Patriciello. Motion for a resolution on the right to information on the World Economic Forum in Davos (B8-0205/2016)

referred to

responsible :

ECON

opinion :

AFET

- Edouard Ferrand. Motion for a resolution on arson and vandalism against churches in France (B8-0206/2016)

referred to

responsible :

LIBE

- Aldo Patriciello. Motion for a resolution on voluntary work in Europe (B8-0207/2016)

referred to

responsible :

CULT

- Aldo Patriciello. Motion for a resolution on reducing early school leaving (B8-0208/2016)

referred to

responsible :

CULT

- Aldo Patriciello. Motion for a resolution on the introduction of measures to protect the European steel industry from unfair competition from China (B8-0209/2016)

referred to

responsible :

INTA

- Edouard Ferrand. Motion for a resolution on the need for Turkey to clarify its position on the ‘Islamic State’ group (B8-0210/2016)

referred to

responsible :

AFET

- Edouard Ferrand. Motion for a resolution on safeguarding the pig industry (B8-0211/2016)

referred to

responsible :

AGRI

- Angel Dzhambazki. Draft motion for a resolution on the education rights of the Bulgarian community living in the Republic of Serbia (B8-0212/2016)

referred to

responsible :

AFET

- Isabella Adinolfi. Motion for a resolution on eradicating asbestos (B8-0213/2016)

referred to

responsible :

ENVI

opinion :

EMPL

- Isabella Adinolfi. Motion for a resolution on scientific and technological research (B8-0214/2016)

referred to

responsible :

ITRE

- Isabella Adinolfi. Motion for a resolution on waste disposal in Campania, Italy (B8-0215/2016)

referred to

responsible :

ENVI

- Rikke Karlsson. Motion for a resolution on introducing a European animal welfare and public health label (B8-0216/2016)

referred to

responsible :

AGRI

- Aldo Patriciello. Motion for a resolution on the ‘Europe for Citizens’ programme to promote greater affinity between the people and the EU institutions (B8-0217/2016)

referred to

responsible :

CULT

- Aldo Patriciello. Motion for a resolution on the right to food (B8-0218/2016)

referred to

responsible :

EMPL


3. Opening of FTA negotiations with Australia and New Zealand (motions for resolutions tabled)

Question for oral answer (O-000154/2015) by Bernd Lange and Daniel Caspary, on behalf of the INTA Committee, to the Commission: Opening of FTA negotiations with Australia and New Zealand (2015/2932(RSP)) (B8-0101/2016)

The debate had been held on 21 January 2016 (minutes of 21.1.2016, item 5).

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

—   Bernd Lange and Daniel Caspary, on behalf of the INTA Committee, on the opening of FTA negotiations with Australia and New Zealand (2015/2932(RSP)) (B8-0250/2016).

Vote: minutes of 25.2.2016, item 7.13.


4. Introduction of compatible systems for the registration of pet animals across Member States (motions for resolutions tabled)

Commission statement: Introduction of compatible systems for the registration of pet animals across Member States (2016/2540(RSP))

The debate had been held on 4 February 2016 (minutes of 4.2.2016, item 14).

Motions for resolutions to wind up the debate tabled under Rule 123(2):

—   Jasenko Selimovic, on behalf of the ALDE Group, on the harmonisation of identification and registration requirements for pet animals for the purposes of the protection of public and animal health (2016/2540(RSP)) (B8-0251/2016);

—   Paul Brannen, on behalf of the S&D Group, on the introduction of compatible systems for the registration of pet animals across Member States (2016/2540(RSP)) (B8-0252/2016);

—   Stefan Eck, Anja Hazekamp, Patrick Le Hyaric, Kostadinka Kuneva, Kateřina Konečná and Marisa Matias, on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group, on the introduction of compatible systems for the registration of pet animals across Member States (2016/2540(RSP)) (B8-0253/2016);

—   Renate Sommer, on behalf of the PPE Group, and Julie Girling, on behalf of the ECR Group, on the introduction of compatible systems for the registration of pet animals across Member States (2016/2540(RSP)) (B8-0254/2016);

—   Marco Zullo, Giulia Moi, Isabella Adinolfi and Eleonora Evi, on behalf of the EFDD Group, on the introduction of compatible systems for the registration of pet animals across Member States (2016/2540(RSP)) (B8-0256/2016).

Vote: minutes of 25.2.2016, item 7.14.


5. Activities of the European Ombudsman in 2014 (debate)

Report on the annual report on the activities of the European Ombudsman in 2014 [2015/2231(INI)] - Committee on Petitions. Rapporteur: Soledad Cabezón Ruiz (A8-0020/2016)

Soledad Cabezón Ruiz introduced the report.

The following spoke: Emily O'Reilly (Ombudsman) and Frans Timmermans (First Vice-President of the Commission).

The following spoke: Jarosław Wałęsa, on behalf of the PPE Group, Marlene Mizzi, on behalf of the S&D Group, Notis Marias, on behalf of the ECR Group, Cecilia Wikström, on behalf of the ALDE Group, Marina Albiol Guzmán, on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group, Margrete Auken, on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group, Eleonora Evi, on behalf of the EFDD Group, Gilles Lebreton, on behalf of the ENF Group, Krisztina Morvai, non-attached Member, Peter Jahr, who also replied to a blue-card question by Doru-Claudian Frunzulică, Sylvie Guillaume, Arne Gericke, Beatriz Becerra Basterrechea, Kostadinka Kuneva, Jonathan Arnott, Rosa Estaràs Ferragut, Jude Kirton-Darling, who also replied to a blue-card question by Jonathan Arnott, Ruža Tomašić, who also replied to a blue-card question by Maria Grapini, Anneli Jäätteenmäki, Liadh Ní Riada, Kristina Winberg, Milan Zver, Bogusław Liberadzki, Barbara Spinelli, Pál Csáky, Inés Ayala Sender and Xabier Benito Ziluaga.

The following spoke under the catch-the-eye procedure: Ivan Jakovčić, Eleftherios Synadinos and António Marinho e Pinto.

The following spoke: Frans Timmermans, Emily O'Reilly and Soledad Cabezón Ruiz.

The debate closed.

Vote: minutes of 25.2.2016, item 7.11.


6. Tobacco agreement (PMI agreement) (debate)

Question for oral answer (O-000010/2016) by Bart Staes and José Bové, on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group, to the Commission: Tobacco agreement (PMI agreement) (2016/2555(RSP)) (B8-0109/2016);

Question for oral answer (O-000014/2016) by Ingeborg Gräßle and Petri Sarvamaa, on behalf of the PPE Group, to the Commission: Tobacco agreement (PMI agreement) (2016/2555(RSP)) (B8-0110/2016);

Question for oral answer(O-000015/2016) by Marco Valli and Rolandas Paksas, on behalf of the EFDD Group, to the Commission: Tobacco agreement (PMI agreement) (2016/2555(RSP)) (B8-0111/2016);

Question for oral answer(O-000016/2016) by Inés Ayala Sender, on behalf of the S&D Group, to the Commission: Tobacco agreement (PMI agreement) (2016/2555(RSP)) (B8-0112/2016);

Question for oral answer (O-000017/2016) by Michael Theurer, on behalf of the ALDE Group, to the Commission: Tobacco Agreement (PMI agreement) (2016/2555(RSP)) (B8-0113/2016);

Question for oral answer (O-000018/2016) by Ryszard Czarnecki, on behalf of the ECR Group, to the Commission: Tobacco agreement (PMI agreement) (2016/2555(RSP)) (B8-0114/2016).

Question for oral answer (O-000019/2016) by Dennis de Jong, Rina Ronja Kari, Anne-Marie Mineur, Martina Anderson, Matt Carthy, Liadh Ní Riada, Sofia Sakorafa, Tania González Peñas, Xabier Benito Ziluaga, Miguel Urbán Crespo, Estefanía Torres Martínez, Lola Sánchez Caldentey and Luke Ming Flanagan, on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group, to the Commission: Tobacco agreement (PMI agreement) (2016/2555(RSP)) (B8-0115/2016).

Bart Staes, Ingeborg Gräßle, Piernicola Pedicini and Inés Ayala Sender moved the questions B8-0109/2016, B8-0110/2016, B8-0111/2016 and B8-0112/2016.

IN THE CHAIR: Ildikó GÁLL-PELCZ
Vice-President

Martina Dlabajová, Ryszard Czarnecki and Dennis de Jong moved the questions B8-0113/2016, B8-0114/2016 and B8-0115/20165.

Kristalina Georgieva (Vice-President of the Commission) answered the questions.

The following spoke: Petri Sarvamaa, on behalf of the PPE Group, Karin Kadenbach, on behalf of the S&D Group, Ruža Tomašić, on behalf of the ECR Group, Ivan Jakovčić, on behalf of the ALDE Group, who also replied to a blue-card question by Maria Grapini, José Bové, on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group, who also replied to a blue-card question by Doru-Claudian Frunzulică, Jonathan Arnott, on behalf of the EFDD Group, Gianluca Buonanno, on behalf of the ENF Group, Eleftherios Synadinos, non-attached Member, Claudia Schmidt, who also replied to a blue-card question by Tibor Szanyi, Gilles Pargneaux, Zbigniew Kuźmiuk, Philippe Juvin, Derek Vaughan and Joachim Zeller.

The following spoke under the catch-the-eye procedure: Alojz Peterle, Linda McAvan, Notis Marias, Stanislav Polčák, Nicola Caputo and Tibor Szanyi.

The following spoke: Kristalina Georgieva.

The motions for resolutions to be tabled under Rule 128(5) would be announced in the House at a later time.

The debate closed.

Vote: minutes of 9.3.2016, item 11.8.


IN THE CHAIR: Anneli JÄÄTTEENMÄKI
Vice-President

7. 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.

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The following spoke: Elisabetta Gardini and Patrizia Toia on information in the Italian media about allegations of NSA espionage in Italy.


7.1. Authorisation for Austria to sign and ratify, and Malta to accede to, the Hague Convention of 15 November 1965 *** (Rule 150) (vote)

Recommendation on the draft Council decision authorising the Republic of Austria to sign and ratify, and Malta to accede to, the Hague Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters, in the interest of the European Union [13777/2015 - C8-0401/2015 - 2013/0177(NLE)] - Committee on Legal Affairs. Rapporteur: Viktor Uspaskich (A8-0018/2016)

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

DRAFT LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION

Viktor Uspaskich (rapporteur) made a statement under Rule 150(4).

Adopted by single vote (P8_TA(2016)0052)

Parliament approved the draft Council decision authorising the Republic of Austria to sign and ratify, and Malta to accede to, the Hague Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters, in the interest of the European Union.


7.2. EU-San Marino agreement on the automatic exchange of financial account information * (Rule 150) (vote)

Report on the proposal for a Council decision on the conclusion, on behalf of the European Union, of the Amending Protocol to the Agreement between the European Community and the Republic of San Marino providing for measures equivalent to those laid down in Council Directive 2003/48/EC on taxation of savings income in the form of interest payments [COM(2015)0518 - C8-0370/2015- 2015/0244(NLE)] - Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs. Rapporteur: Cora van Nieuwenhuizen (A8-0025/2016)

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

DRAFT LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION

Adopted by single vote (P8_TA(2016)0053)


7.3. Accession of Croatia to the Convention on the protection of the financial interests of the Union * (Rule 150) (vote)

Report on the recommendation for a Council decision concerning the accession of Croatia to the Convention of 26 July 1995, drawn up on the basis of Article K.3 of the Treaty on European Union, on the protection of the European Communities' financial interests, the Protocol of 27 September 1996, drawn up on the basis of Article K.3 of the Treaty on European Union, to the Convention on the protection of the European Communities' financial interests, the Protocol of 29 November 1996, drawn up on the basis of Article K.3 of the Treaty on European Union, on the interpretation, by way of preliminary rulings, by the Court of Justice of the European Communities of the Convention on the protection of the European Communities' financial interests and the Second Protocol of 19 June 1997, drawn up on the basis of Article K.3 of the Treaty on European Union, to the Convention on the protection of the European Communities' financial interests [COM(2015)0458 - C8-0296/2015- 2015/0210(NLE)] - Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs. Rapporteur: Tomáš Zdechovský (A8-0019/2016)

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

DRAFT LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION

Adopted by single vote (P8_TA(2016)0054)


7.4. European network of Employment Services, workers' access to mobility services and the further integration of labour markets ***I (vote)

Report on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on a European network of Employment Services, workers' access to mobility services and the further integration of labour markets [COM(2014)0006 - C7-0015/2014 - 2014/0002(COD)] - Committee on Employment and Social Affairs. Rapporteur: Heinz K. Becker (A8-0224/2015)

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

COMMISSION PROPOSAL and AMENDMENTS

Approved as amended (P8_TA(2016)0055)

DRAFT LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION

Adopted (P8_TA(2016)0055)


7.5. Introduction of emergency autonomous trade measures for Tunisia ***I (vote)

Report on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the introduction of emergency autonomous trade measures for the Republic of Tunisia [COM(2015)0460 - C8-0273/2015 - 2015/0218(COD)] - Committee on International Trade. Rapporteur: Marielle de Sarnez (A8-0013/2016)

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

COMMISSION PROPOSAL and AMENDMENTS

Approved as amended (P8_TA(2016)0056)

Bernd Lange (Chair of the INTA Committee) proposed that the vote on the draft legislative resolution should be postponed in accordance with Rule 61(2)).

Parliament approved the proposal. The matter was thus deemed to have been referred back to the committee responsible for reconsideration.


7.6. Mobilisation of the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund: application EGF/2015/007 BE/Hainaut-Namur Glass (vote)

Report on the proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council on mobilisation of the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund, in accordance with point 13 of the Interinstitutional Agreement of 2 December 2013 between the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission on budgetary discipline, on cooperation in budgetary matters and on sound financial management (application EGF/2015/007 - BE/Hainaut-Namur Glass, submitted by Belgium) [COM(2016)0001 - C8-0013/2016 - 2016/2013(BUD)] - Committee on Budgets. Rapporteur: Tomáš Zdechovský (A8-0029/2016)

(Qualified majority: three fifths of votes cast)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 6)

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION

Adopted (P8_TA(2016)0057)


7.7. European Semester for economic policy coordination: Annual Growth Survey 2016 (vote)

Report on the European Semester for economic policy coordination: Annual Growth Survey 2016 [2015/2285(INI)] - Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs. Rapporteur: Maria João Rodrigues (A8-0030/2016)

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 7)

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION

Adopted (P8_TA(2016)0058)

The following had spoken:

Marco Valli on Amendment 13.


7.8. European Semester for economic policy coordination: employment and social aspects in the Annual Growth Survey 2016 (vote)

Report on European Semester for economic policy coordination: Employment and Social Aspects in the Annual Growth Survey 2016 [2015/2330(INI)] - Committee on Employment and Social Affairs. Rapporteur: Sofia Ribeiro (A8-0031/2016)

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 8)

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION

Adopted (P8_TA(2016)0059)


7.9. Single Market governance within the European Semester 2016 (vote)

Report on the Single Market governance within the European Semester 2016 [2015/2256(INI)] - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection. Rapporteur: Catherine Stihler (A8-0017/2016)

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 9)

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION

Adopted (P8_TA(2016)0060)


7.10. Opening of negotiations for an EU-Tunisia Free Trade Agreement (vote)

Commission statement: Opening of negotiations for an EU-Tunisia Free Trade Agreement (2015/2791(RSP))

Motion for a resolution B8-0255/2016

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 10)

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION

Adopted (P8_TA(2016)0061)


7.11. Activities of the European Ombudsman in 2014 (vote)

Report on the annual report on the activities of the European Ombudsman in 2014 [2015/2231(INI)] - Committee on Petitions. Rapporteur: Soledad Cabezón Ruiz (A8-0020/2016)

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 11)

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION

Adopted (P8_TA(2016)0062)


7.12. European Central Bank annual report for 2014 (vote)

Report on the European Central Bank Annual Report for 2014 [2015/2115(INI)] - Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs. Rapporteur: Notis Marias (A8-0012/2016)

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 12)

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION

Adopted (P8_TA(2016)0063)

The following had spoken:

Notis Marias (rapporteur) after the vote.


7.13. Opening of FTA negotiations with Australia and New Zealand (vote)

Question for oral answer (O-000154/2015) by Bernd Lange and Daniel Caspary, on behalf of the INTA Committee, to the Commission: Opening of FTA negotiations with Australia and New Zealand (2015/2932(RSP)) (B8-0101/2016)

The debate took place on 21 January 2016 (minutes of 21.1.2016, item 5).

The motion for a resolution had been announced on 25 February 2016 (minutes of 25.2.2016, item 3).

Motion for a resolution B8-0250/2016

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 13)

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION

Adopted (P8_TA(2016)0064)


7.14. Introduction of compatible systems for the registration of pet animals across Member States (vote)

Commission statement: Introduction of compatible systems for the registration of pet animals across Member States (2016/2540(RSP))

The debate took place on 4 February 2016 (minutes of 4.2.2016, item 14).

The motions for resolutions had been announced on 25 February 2016 (minutes of 25.2.2016, item 4).

Motion for resolution B8-0251/2016, B8-0252/2016, B8-0253/2016, B8-0254/2016 and B8-0256/2016

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 14)

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION RC-B8-0251/2016

(replacing B8-0251/2016, B8-0252/2016, B8-0253/2016 and B8-0254/2016):

— Renate Sommer, on behalf of the PPE Group;

— Paul Brannen, on behalf of the S&D Group;

— Julie Girling and Janusz Wojciechowski, on behalf of the ECR Group;

— Jasenko Selimovic, on behalf of the ALDE Group;

— Stefan Eck, Anja Hazekamp and Marisa Matias, on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group;

— Keith Taylor, on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group;

— Giulia Moi, Marco Zullo, Laura Ferrara, Fabio Massimo Castaldo and Isabella Adinolfi.

Adopted (P8_TA(2016)0065)

(Motion for a resolution B8-0256/2016 fell.)


7.15. Humanitarian situation in Yemen (vote)

Statement by the Vice-President of the Commission/High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy: Humanitarian situation in Yemen (2016/2515(RSP))

The debate took place on 20 January 2016 (minutes of 20.1.2016, item 12).

The motions for resolutions had been announced on 4 February 2016 (minutes of 4.2.2016, item 2).

Motion for resolution B8-0147/2016, B8-0151/2016, B8-0152/2016, B8-0153/2016, B8-0155/2016, B8-0158/2016 and B8-0160/2016

The vote had been adjourned at the sitting of 4 February 2016 (minutes of 4.2.2016, item 8.9)

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 15)

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION B8-0147/2016 (tabled by the ECR Group)

Rejected

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION RC-B8-0251/2016

(replacing B8-0151/2016, B8-0152/2016, B8-0153/2016, B8-0155/2016, B8-0158/2016 and B8-0160/2016):

tabled by the following Members:

— Mariya Gabriel, Cristian Dan Preda, Elmar Brok, Andrej Plenković, David McAllister, Michael Gahler, Lorenzo Cesa, Tunne Kelam, Adam Szejnfeld, Davor Ivo Stier, Therese Comodini Cachia, Roberta Metsola, Kinga Gál, Barbara Matera, Milan Zver and Marijana Petir, on behalf of the PPE Group;

— Victor Boştinaru, Enrique Guerrero Salom, Richard Howitt, Zigmantas Balčytis, Hugues Bayet, Brando Benifei, José Blanco López, Vilija Blinkevičiūtė, Biljana Borzan, Andrea Cozzolino, Andi Cristea, Miriam Dalli, Viorica Dăncilă, Isabella De Monte, Doru-Claudian Frunzulică, Eider Gardiazabal Rubial, Elena Gentile, Lidia Joanna Geringer de Oedenberg, Neena Gill, Michela Giuffrida, Ana Gomes, Maria Grapini, Theresa Griffin, Sylvie Guillaume, Sergio Gutiérrez Prieto, Cătălin Sorin Ivan, Liisa Jaakonsaari, Jeppe Kofod, Javi López, Costas Mavrides, Marlene Mizzi, Alessia Maria Mosca, Victor Negrescu, Momchil Nekov, Demetris Papadakis, Emilian Pavel, Pina Picierno, Tonino Picula, Kati Piri, Miroslav Poche, Liliana Rodrigues, Inmaculada Rodríguez-Piñero Fernández, Daciana Octavia Sârbu, Olga Sehnalová, Monika Smolková, Renato Soru, Tibor Szanyi, Claudia Tapardel, Marc Tarabella, István Ujhelyi, Elena Valenciano and Josef Weidenholzer, on behalf of the S&D Group;

— Marietje Schaake, Nedzhmi Ali, Petras Auštrevičius, Beatriz Becerra Basterrechea, Dita Charanzová, Marielle de Sarnez, Gérard Deprez, Martina Dlabajová, José Inácio Faria, Marian Harkin, Filiz Hyusmenova, Ivan Jakovčić, Petr Ježek, Ilhan Kyuchyuk, Valentinas Mazuronis, Louis Michel, Javier Nart, Norica Nicolai, Urmas Paet, Jozo Radoš, Frédérique Ries, Jasenko Selimovic, Pavel Telička, Ivo Vajgl, Johannes Cornelis van Baalen, Hilde Vautmans, Paavo Väyrynen and Renate Weber, on behalf of the ALDE Group;

— Javier Couso Permuy, Paloma López Bermejo, Barbara Spinelli, Tania González Peñas, Miguel Urbán Crespo, Lola Sánchez Caldentey, Xabier Benito Ziluaga and Estefanía Torres Martínez, on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group;

— Alyn Smith, Bodil Valero and Barbara Lochbihler, on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group;

— Fabio Massimo Castaldo, Ignazio Corrao and Rolandas Paksas, on behalf of the EFDD Group;

— Arne Gericke.

Adopted (P8_TA(2016)0066)

The following had spoken:

Cristian Dan Preda on Amendment 1, and James Carver.


8. 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:

Report: Heinz K. Becker - A8-0224/2015
Krisztina Morvai, Andrejs Mamikins, Csaba Sógor and Jonathan Arnott

Report: Marielle de Sarnez - A8-0013/2016
Beatriz Becerra Basterrechea, Lidia Senra Rodríguez, Andrejs Mamikins, Stanislav Polčák and Seán Kelly

Report: Maria João Rodrigues - A8-0030/2016
Krisztina Morvai, Andrejs Mamikins and Seán Kelly

Report: Sofia Ribeiro - A8-0031/2016
Richard Sulík, Krisztina Morvai, Andrejs Mamikins, Csaba Sógor and Thomas Mann

Report: Catherine Stihler - A8-0017/2016
Krisztina Morvai, Andrejs Mamikins, Jiří Pospíšil and Stanislav Polčák

Opening of negotiations for an EU-Tunisia Free Trade Agreement - (2015/2791(RSP)) - B8-0255/2016
Krisztina Morvai, Andrejs Mamikins and Seán Kelly

Report: Soledad Cabezón Ruiz - A8-0020/2016
Krisztina Morvai, Jiří Pospíšil, Andrejs Mamikins and Seán Kelly

Report: Notis Marias - A8-0012/2016
Richard Sulík and Andrejs Mamikins

Opening of FTA negotiations with Australia and New Zealand - (2015/2932(RSP)) - B8-0250/2016
Krisztina Morvai, Andrejs Mamikins and Charles Tannock

Introduction of compatible systems for the registration of pet animals across Member States - (2016/2540(RSP)) - RC-B8-0251/2016
Mark Demesmaeker, Jiří Pospíšil and Andrejs Mamikins

Humanitarian situation in Yemen - (2016/2515(RSP)) - RC-B8-0151/2016
Krisztina Morvai and Andrejs Mamikins.


9. 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.


10. Decisions concerning certain documents

Modified referrals to committees (Rule 53)

FEMM Committee

- The situation of fundamental rights in the European Union in 2015 (2016/2009(INI))
referred to committee responsible: LIBE
opinion: PETI, FEMM, AFCO

- Preparation of the post-electoral revision of the MFF 2014-2020: Parliament's input ahead of the Commission's proposal (2015/2353(INI))
referred to committee responsible: BUDG
opinion: FEMM, AFCO, DEVE, CULT, AFET, AGRI, ENVI, EMPL, ITRE, LIBE, TRAN, REGI

ITRE Committee

- Cross-border portability of online content services in the internal market (COM(2015)0627 - C8-0392/2015 - 2015/0284(COD))
referred to committee responsible: IMCO
opinion: CULT, ITRE, JURI, LIBE

JURI Committee (Rule 39)

- Ratification and accession by Member States on behalf of the Union to the Protocol of 2010 to the International Convention on Liability and Compensation for Damage in connection with the Carriage of Hazardous and Noxious Substances by Sea with the exception of aspects related to judicial cooperation in civil matters (13806/2015 - C8-0410/2015 - 2015/0135(NLE))
referred to committee responsible: JURI
opinion: PECH, ENVI, TRAN, JURI (Rule 39)


11. Forwarding of texts adopted during the sitting

In accordance with Rule 192(2), the minutes of that day's sitting and of the previous day's sitting would be submitted to Parliament for its approval at the beginning of the next sitting.

With Parliament's agreement, the texts that had been adopted would be forwarded forthwith to the bodies named therein.


12. Dates of forthcoming sittings

The next sittings would be held from 7 March 2016 to 10 March 2016.


13. Adjournment of the session

The session of the European Parliament was adjourned.

The sitting closed at 13.30.

Klaus Welle

Martin Schulz

Secretary-General

President


ATTENDANCE REGISTER

Present:

Adinolfi, Affronte, Agea, Agnew, Aguilera García, Aiuto, Albiol Guzmán, Albrecht, Ali, Aliot, Alliot-Marie, Anderson Lucy, Andersson, Andrieu, Androulakis, Arena, Arimont, Arnautu, Arnott, Arthuis, Ashworth, Assis, Atkinson, Auken, Auštrevičius, Ayala Sender, Ayuso, van Baalen, Bach, Balas, Balčytis, Balczó, Balz, Barekov, Batten, Bay, Bearder, Becerra Basterrechea, Becker, Belder, Belet, Bendtsen, Benifei, Benito Ziluaga, 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, Buzek, Cabezón Ruiz, Cadec, Calvet Chambon, van de Camp, Campbell Bannerman, Caputo, Carthy, Carver, Casa, Caspary, Castaldo, del Castillo Vera, Cavada, Cesa, Charanzová, Chauprade, Childers, Chinnici, Chountis, Christensen, Christoforou, Chrysogonos, Cicu, Cirio, Coelho, Cofferati, Collin-Langen, Collins, Comi, Comodini Cachia, Corazza Bildt, Corrao, Costa, Couso Permuy, Cozzolino, Cramer, Cristea, Csáky, 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, Deprez, de Sarnez, Deß, Deva, Diaconu, Dlabajová, Dodds Diane, Dohrmann, Dorfmann, D'Ornano, Drăghici, Duncan, Durand, Dzhambazki, Eck, Ehler, Eickhout, Engel, Epitideios, Erdős, Eriksson, Ernst, Ertug, Estaràs Ferragut, Evans, Evi, Faria, Federley, Ferber, Fernandes, Fernández, Ferrara, Ferreira Elisa, Ferreira João, Fisas Ayxelà, Fitto, Flanagan, Fleckenstein, Fontana, Ford, Forenza, Foster, Fotyga, Fox, Freund, Frunzulică, Gahler, Gál, Gáll-Pelcz, Gambús, Gardiazabal Rubial, Gardini, Gasbarra, Gebhardt, Geier, Gentile, Gerbrandy, Gericke, Geringer de Oedenberg, Giegold, Gierek, Gieseke, Gill Nathan, Gill Neena, Giménez Barbat, Girling, Giuffrida, Goerens, Gollnisch, Gomes, González Peñas, González Pons, Gosiewska, Goulard, de Graaff, Grammatikakis, Grapini, Gräßle, Graswander-Hainz, Griesbeck, Grigule, Grossetête, Grzyb, Gualtieri, Guerrero Salom, Guillaume, Guoga, Gutiérrez Prieto, Hadjigeorgiou, Halla-aho, Händel, Harkin, Häusling, Hautala, Hayes, Hazekamp, Hedh, Helmer, Henkel, Heubuch, Hoc, Hohlmeier, Hökmark, Hölvényi, Honeyball, Hookem, Hortefeux, Hübner, Hudghton, Huitema, Hyusmenova, in 't Veld, Iotova, Iturgaiz, Ivan, Iwaszkiewicz, Jaakonsaari, Jäätteenmäki, Jahr, Jakovčić, Jalkh, James, Jáuregui Atondo, Jávor, Jazłowiecka, Ježek, Jiménez-Becerril Barrio, Joly, de Jong, Jongerius, Joulaud, Juaristi Abaunz, Jurek, Juvin, Kadenbach, Kaili, Kalinowski, Kallas, Kalniete, Kammerevert, Kappel, Karas, Kari, Kariņš, Karlsson, Karski, Kaufmann, Kefalogiannis, Kelam, Keller Jan, Keller Ska, Kelly, Khan, Kirton-Darling, Kłosowski, Koch, Kofod, Kohlíček, Kölmel, Konečná, Korwin-Mikke, Kósa, Köster, Köstinger, Kouloglou, Kovatchev, Kozłowska-Rajewicz, Krasnodębski, Krehl, Kudrycka, Kukan, Kumpula-Natri, Kuneva, Kuźmiuk, Kyenge, Kyllönen, Kyrkos, Kyrtsos, Kyuchyuk, Lamassoure, Lambert, Lange, de Lange, Langen, Lauristin, La Via, Lavrilleux, Lebreton, Legutko, Lenaers, Le Pen Jean-Marie, Lewandowski, Lewer, Liberadzki, Liese, Lins, Lochbihler, Loiseau, Loones, Lope Fontagné, López Aguilar, López Bermejo, Lösing, Lucke, Ludvigsson, Łukacijewska, Lunacek, Lundgren, Łybacka, McAvan, McGuinness, Mach, McIntyre, Macovei, Maeijer, Maletić, Malinov, Maltese, Mamikins, Mănescu, Maňka, Mann, Manscour, Maragall, Marias, Marinescu, Marinho e Pinto, Martin Dominique, Martin Edouard, Maštálka, Matias, Mato, Maullu, Maurel, Mavrides, Mayer, Mazuronis, Meissner, Mélenchon, Mélin, Melior, Messerschmidt, Meszerics, Metsola, Michels, Mihaylova, Mikolášik, Millán Mon, van Miltenburg, Mineur, Mizzi, Mlinar, Moi, Moisă, Molnár, Monot, Montel, Moody, Moraes, Morgano, Morin-Chartier, Morvai, Mosca, Müller, Mureşan, Mussolini, Nart, Negrescu, Nekov, Neuser, Nica, Nicolai, Niebler, Niedermayer, Niedermüller, van Nieuwenhuizen, Nilsson, Ní Riada, van Nistelrooij, Noichl, Novakov, Nuttall, O'Flynn, Omarjee, Ożóg, Paet, Pagazaurtundúa Ruiz, Panzeri, Papadakis Demetris, Papadakis Konstantinos, Papadimoulis, Pargneaux, Paşcu, Patriciello, Paunova, Pedicini, Peillon, Petersen, Petir, Philippot, Picierno, Picula, Piecha, Pieper, Pietikäinen, Pimenta Lopes, Piotrowski, Piri, Pirinski, Pitera, Pittella, Plenković, Plura, Poc, Poche, Pogliese, Polčák, Ponga, Poręba, Pospíšil, Post, Preda, Pretzell, Preuß, Punset, Quisthoudt-Rowohl, Radev, Radoš, Rangel, Rebega, Reda, Reding, Regner, Reintke, Reul, Revault D'Allonnes Bonnefoy, Ribeiro, Ries, Riquet, Rivasi, Rochefort, Rodrigues Liliana, Rodrigues Maria João, Rodríguez-Piñero Fernández, Rodust, Rohde, Rolin, Ropė, Rozière, Ruas, Rübig, Ruohonen-Lerner, Saïfi, Salini, Salvini, Sánchez Caldentey, Sander, Sant, Sârbu, Sargentini, Sarvamaa, Saryusz-Wolski, Sassoli, Saudargas, Schaake, Schaffhauser, Schaldemose, Schmidt, Schöpflin, Schreijer-Pierik, Schulz, Schulze, Schuster, Schwab, Scott Cato, Sebastià, Sehnalová, Selimovic, Senra Rodríguez, Sernagiotto, Serrão Santos, Seymour, Siekierski, Silva Pereira, Simon Peter, Simon Siôn, Škripek, Škrlec, Smith, Smolková, Sógor, Šojdrová, Šoltes, Sommer, Sonneborn, Spinelli, Spyraki, 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, Taylor, Telička, Terricabras, Theocharous, Thomas, Thun und Hohenstein, Toia, Tőkés, Tomaševski, Tomašić, Tomc, Toom, Tørnæs, Torres Martínez, Torvalds, Tošenovský, Trebesius, Tremosa i Balcells, Troszczynski, Ţurcanu, Turmes, Ujazdowski, Ujhelyi, Ulvskog, Ungureanu, Urbán Crespo, Urtasun, Urutchev, Uspaskich, Vaidere, Vajgl, Vălean, Valenciano, Valero, Valli, 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, von Weizsäcker, Wenta, Werner, Westphal, Wieland, Wikström, Winberg, Winkler Hermann, Winkler Iuliu, Wiśniewska, Wojciechowski, Záborská, Zalba Bidegain, Zanni, Zanonato, Ždanoka, Zdechovský, Zdrojewski, Zeller, Zemke, Zijlstra, Zīle, Zimmer, Žitňanská, Złotowski, Zoffoli, Zorrinho, Zullo, Zver, Zwiefka

Excused:

Crowley, Dodds Anneliese, Engström, Muselier, Obermayr, Olbrycht, Paksas, Vallina

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