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Thursday, 1 December 2016 - BrusselsFinal edition
1.Opening of the sitting
 2.Combatting racism, xenophobia, homophobia and other forms of intolerance (debate)
 3.Situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (debate)
 4.Composition of Parliament
 5.Formal sitting - Tunisia
 6.Voting time
  6.1.Union Customs Code, as regards goods that have temporarily left the customs territory of the Union by sea or air ***I (Rule 150) (vote)
  6.2.Key information documents for packaged retail and insurance-based investment products as regards the date of its application ***I (Rule 150) (vote)
  6.3.EU-Kiribati Agreement on the short-stay visa waiver *** (Rule 150) (vote)
  6.4.EU-Solomon Islands Agreement on the short-stay visa waiver *** (Rule 150) (vote)
  6.5.EU-Micronesia Agreement on the short-stay visa waiver *** (Rule 150) (vote)
  6.6.EU-Tuvalu Agreement on the short-stay visa waiver *** (Rule 150) (vote)
  6.7.EU-Marshall Islands Agreement on the short-stay visa waiver *** (Rule 150) (vote)
  6.8.The European Union Solidarity Fund: an assessment (Rule 150) (vote)
  6.9.Opinion from the Court of Justice on the compatibility with the Treaties on the Agreement between the United States of America and the European Union on the protection of personal information relating to the prevention, investigation, detection, and prosecution of criminal offenses (vote)
  6.10.US-EU Agreement on the protection of personal information relating to criminal offenses *** (Rule 150) (vote)
  6.11.EU-Ghana Stepping Stone Economic Partnership Agreement *** (vote)
  6.12.Mobilisation of the Contingency Margin in 2016 (vote)
  6.13.Draft amending budget No 4/2016: Update of appropriations to reflect the latest developments on migration and security issues, reduction of payment and commitment appropriations (vote)
  6.14.Draft amending budget No 5/2016: Implementation of the Own Resources Decision (vote)
  6.15.Mobilisation of the EU Solidarity Fund to provide assistance to Germany (vote)
  6.16.Draft amending budget No 6/2016 accompanying the proposal to mobilise the EU Solidarity Fund to provide assistance to Germany (vote)
  6.17.Mobilisation of the Contingency Margin in 2017 (vote)
  6.18.Mobilisation of the Flexibility Instrument to finance immediate budgetary measures to address the ongoing migration, refugee and security crisis (vote)
  6.19.Mobilisation of the EU Solidarity Fund to provide for payment of advances in the 2017 budget (Rule 150) (vote)
  6.20.2017 budgetary procedure: joint text (vote)
  6.21.Situation in Italy after the earthquakes (vote)
  6.22.Commissioners' declarations of interests - Guidelines (vote)
  6.23.Liability, compensation and financial security for offshore oil and gas operations (vote)
  6.24.Situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (vote)
  6.25.Access to energy in developing countries (vote)
  6.26.Application of the European Order for Payment Procedure (vote)
 7.Explanations of vote
 8.Corrections to votes and voting intentions
 9.Documents received
 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: Ioan Mircea PAŞCU
Vice-President

1. Opening of the sitting

The sitting opened at 9.00.


2. Combatting racism, xenophobia, homophobia and other forms of intolerance (debate)

Council and Commission statements: Combatting racism, xenophobia, homophobia and other forms of intolerance (2016/2989(RSP))

Ivan Korčok (President-in-Office of the Council) and Julian King (Member of the Commission) made the statements.

The following spoke: Kinga Gál, on behalf of the PPE Group, Tanja Fajon, on behalf of the S&D Group, Helga Stevens, on behalf of the ECR Group, Catherine Bearder, on behalf of the ALDE Group, Barbara Spinelli, on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group, Ulrike Lunacek, on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group, who also replied to a blue-card question by Tibor Szanyi, Kristina Winberg, on behalf of the EFDD Group, who also replied to a blue-card question by Maria Grapini, Vicky Maeijer, on behalf of the ENF Group, Diane Dodds, non-attached Member, Monika Hohlmeier, Claude Moraes, Ulrike Trebesius, Marina Albiol Guzmán, who also replied to a blue-card question by Marek Jurek, Jean Lambert, Janice Atkinson, Lampros Fountoulis, Carlos Coelho, Sylvie Guillaume, Merja Kyllönen, Tomáš Zdechovský, Soraya Post, Csaba Sógor and Cécile Kashetu Kyenge.

The following spoke under the catch-the-eye procedure: Rosa Estaràs Ferragut, José Blanco López, Notis Marias, Anneli Jäätteenmäki, Takis Hadjigeorgiou and Georgios Epitideios.

The following spoke: Seán Kelly and Marek Jurek on the conduct of the catch-the-eye procedure (the President explained the rules).

The following spoke: Julian King.

IN THE CHAIR: Rainer WIELAND
Vice-President

The following spoke: Ivan Korčok.

The debate closed.


3. Situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (debate)

Statement by the Vice-President of the Commission/High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy: Situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (2016/3001(RSP))

Federica Mogherini (Vice-President of the Commission/High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy) made the statement.

The following spoke: Mariya Gabriel, on behalf of the PPE Group, Maria Arena, on behalf of the S&D Group, Charles Tannock, on behalf of the ECR Group, Hilde Vautmans, on behalf of the ALDE Group, Maria Lidia Senra Rodríguez, on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group, Michèle Rivasi, on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group, Fabio Massimo Castaldo, on behalf of the EFDD Group, Jean-Luc Schaffhauser, on behalf of the ENF Group, Bogdan Brunon Wenta, Elena Valenciano, Mark Demesmaeker, James Carver, Cristian Dan Preda and Cécile Kashetu Kyenge.

The following spoke under the catch-the-eye procedure: Notis Marias.

The following spoke: Federica Mogherini.

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

—   Michèle Rivasi, Maria Heubuch, Barbara Lochbihler, Bart Staes, Igor Šoltes and Josep-Maria Terricabras, on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group, on the situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (2016/3001(RSP)) (B8-1310/2016);

—   Isabella Adinolfi, Fabio Massimo Castaldo, Ignazio Corrao and Rolandas Paksas, on the situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (2016/3001(RSP)) (B8-1313/2016);

—   Maria Lidia Senra Rodríguez, Marie-Christine Vergiat, Dimitrios Papadimoulis, Kostadinka Kuneva, Kostas Chrysogonos, Patrick Le Hyaric, Stelios Kouloglou, Lola Sánchez Caldentey, Tania González Peñas, Estefanía Torres Martínez, Xabier Benito Ziluaga, Miguel Urbán Crespo and Barbara Spinelli, on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group, on the situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (2016/3001(RSP)) (B8-1315/2016);

—   Charles Tannock and Mark Demesmaeker, on behalf of the ECR Group, on the situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (2016/3001(RSP)) (B8-1316/2016);

—   Mariya Gabriel, Bogdan Brunon Wenta, Michael Gahler, Joachim Zeller, Brian Hayes, Agustín Díaz de Mera García Consuegra, Maurice Ponga, Frank Engel, Cristian Dan Preda and Ivo Belet, on behalf of the PPE Group, on the situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (2016/3001(RSP)) (B8-1319/2016);

—   Hilde Vautmans and Ivan Jakovčić, on the situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (2016/3001(RSP)) (B8-1320/2016);

—   Maria Arena, Elena Valenciano, Cécile Kashetu Kyenge, Norbert Neuser, Victor Boştinaru, Linda McAvan, Julie Ward and Doru-Claudian Frunzulică, on behalf of the S&D Group, on the situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (2016/3001(RSP)) (B8-1324/2016).

The debate closed.

Vote: minutes of 1.12.2016, item 6.24.


4. Composition of Parliament

Ernest Maragall had given notice in writing of his resignation as Member of Parliament, with effect from 31 December 2016.

In accordance with Rule 4(1) and (3), Parliament had noted that the seat was vacant from that date and had informed the national authority concerned.

(The sitting was suspended at 10.45 pending the formal sitting.)


IN THE CHAIR: Martin SCHULZ
President

5. Formal sitting - Tunisia

From 11.00 to 11.30, a formal sitting of Parliament was held on the occasion of the speech by Béji Caïd Essebsi, President of the Republic of Tunisia.

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The following spoke: Ana Gomes, on the situation in Syria, Janice Atkinson, on the conduct of the debate on combating racism, xenophobia, homophobia and other forms of intolerance, Doru-Claudian Frunzulică, on the celebration this day, 1 December, of the Romanian national holiday, Marek Jurek, on the situation in Cuba, and Seb Dance, on World AIDS Day.


6. 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.


6.1. Union Customs Code, as regards goods that have temporarily left the customs territory of the Union by sea or air ***I (Rule 150) (vote)

Report on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EU) No 952/2013 laying down the Union Customs Code, as regards goods that have temporarily left the customs territory of the Union by sea or air [COM(2016)0477 - C8-0328/2016- 2016/0229(COD)] - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection. Rapporteur: Maria Grapini (A8-0329/2016)

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

DRAFT LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION

Maria Grapini made a statement under Rule 150(4).

Adopted by single vote (P8_TA(2016)0457)


6.2. Key information documents for packaged retail and insurance-based investment products as regards the date of its application ***I (Rule 150) (vote)

Report on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EU) No 1286/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council on key information documents for packaged retail and insurance-based investment products as regards the date of its application [COM(2016)0709 - C8-0457/2016- 2016/0355(COD)] - Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs. Rapporteur: Pervenche Berès (A8-0356/2016)

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

DRAFT LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION

Adopted by single vote (P8_TA(2016)0458)


6.3. EU-Kiribati Agreement on the short-stay visa waiver *** (Rule 150) (vote)

Recommendation on the draft Council decision on the conclusion, on behalf of the European Union, of the Agreement between the European Union and the Republic of Kiribati on the short-stay visa waiver [12092/2015 - C8-0253/2016- 2015/0200(NLE)] - Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs. Rapporteur: Mariya Gabriel (A8-0334/2016)

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

DRAFT LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION

Adopted by single vote (P8_TA(2016)0459)

Parliament consented to the conclusion of the agreement.


6.4. EU-Solomon Islands Agreement on the short-stay visa waiver *** (Rule 150) (vote)

Recommendation on the draft Council decision on the conclusion, on behalf of the Union, of the Agreement between the European Union and Solomon Islands on the short-stay visa waiver [09785/2016 - C8-0422/2016- 2016/0096(NLE)] - Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs. Rapporteur: Mariya Gabriel (A8-0336/2016)

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

DRAFT LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION

Adopted by single vote (P8_TA(2016)0460)

Parliament consented to the conclusion of the agreement.


6.5. EU-Micronesia Agreement on the short-stay visa waiver *** (Rule 150) (vote)

Recommendation on the draft Council decision on the conclusion, on behalf of the Union, of the Agreement between the European Union and the Federated States of Micronesia on the short-stay visa waiver [09780/2016 - C8-0388/2016- 2016/0098(NLE)] - Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs. Rapporteur: Mariya Gabriel (A8-0337/2016)

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

DRAFT LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION

Adopted by single vote (P8_TA(2016)0461)

Parliament consented to the conclusion of the agreement.


6.6. EU-Tuvalu Agreement on the short-stay visa waiver *** (Rule 150) (vote)

Recommendation on the draft Council decision on the conclusion, on behalf of the European Union, of the Agreement between the European Union and Tuvalu on the short-stay visa waiver [09764/2016 - C8-0268/2016- 2016/0100(NLE)] - Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs. Rapporteur: Mariya Gabriel (A8-0333/2016)

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

DRAFT LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION

Adopted by single vote (P8_TA(2016)0462)

Parliament consented to the conclusion of the agreement.


6.7. EU-Marshall Islands Agreement on the short-stay visa waiver *** (Rule 150) (vote)

Recommendation on the draft Council decision on the conclusion, on behalf of the Union, of the Agreement between the European Union and the Republic of the Marshall Islands on the short-stay visa waiver [09775/2016 - C8-0252/2016- 2016/0103(NLE)] - Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs. Rapporteur: Mariya Gabriel (A8-0335/2016)

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

DRAFT LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION

Adopted by single vote (P8_TA(2016)0463)

Parliament consented to the conclusion of the agreement.


6.8. The European Union Solidarity Fund: an assessment (Rule 150) (vote)

Report on the European Union Solidarity Fund: an assessment [2016/2045(INI)] - Committee on Regional Development. Rapporteur: Salvatore Cicu (A8-0341/2016)

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

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION

Adopted by single vote (P8_TA(2016)0464)


6.9. Opinion from the Court of Justice on the compatibility with the Treaties on the Agreement between the United States of America and the European Union on the protection of personal information relating to the prevention, investigation, detection, and prosecution of criminal offenses (vote)

Motion for a resolution by Cornelia Ernst, Marina Albiol Guzmán, Kateřina Konečná and Stelios Kouloglou, on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group, pursuant to Rule 108(6), seeking an opinion from the Court of Justice on the compatibility with the Treaties of the proposed agreement between the United States of America and the European Union on the protection of personal information relating to the prevention, investigation, detection, and prosecution of criminal offences (2016/3004(RSP)) (B8-1304/2016)

Motion for a resolution by Sophia in 't Veld, Cecilia Wikström and Angelika Mlinar, on behalf of the ALDE Group, pursuant to Rule 108(6), on seeking an opinion from the Court of Justice on the compatibility with the Treaties of the Agreement between the United States of America and the European Union on the protection of personal information relating to the prevention, investigation, detection, and prosecution of criminal offenses (2016/3004(RSP)) (B8-1305/2016)

Motions for resolutions B8-1304/2016 and B8-1305/2016

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

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION B8-1304/2016

Rejected

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION B8-1305/2016

Rejected


6.10. US-EU Agreement on the protection of personal information relating to criminal offenses *** (Rule 150) (vote)

Recommendation on the draft Council decision on the conclusion, on behalf of the European Union, of the Agreement between the United States of America and the European Union on the protection of personal information relating to the prevention, investigation, detection, and prosecution of criminal offenses [08523/2016 - C8-0329/2016- 2016/0126(NLE)] - Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs. Rapporteur: Jan Philipp Albrecht (A8-0354/2016)

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

DRAFT LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION

Jan Philipp Albrecht made a statement under Rule 150(4).

Adopted by single vote (P8_TA(2016)0465)

Parliament consented to the conclusion of the agreement.


6.11. EU-Ghana Stepping Stone Economic Partnership Agreement *** (vote)

Recommendation on the draft Council decision on the conclusion of the stepping stone Economic Partnership Agreement between Ghana, of the one part, and the European Community and its Member States, of the other part [12396/2016 - C8-0406/2016- 2008/0137(NLE)] - Committee on International Trade. Rapporteur: Christofer Fjellner (A8-0328/2016)

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

DRAFT LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION

Adopted (P8_TA(2016)0466)

Parliament consented to the conclusion of the agreement.


6.12. Mobilisation of the Contingency Margin in 2016 (vote)

Report on the proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council on the mobilisation of the Contingency Margin in 2016 [COM(2016)0624 - C8-0399/2016- 2016/2256(BUD)] - Committee on Budgets. Rapporteur: José Manuel Fernandes (A8-0347/2016)

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

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION

Adopted (P8_TA(2016)0467)


6.13. Draft amending budget No 4/2016: Update of appropriations to reflect the latest developments on migration and security issues, reduction of payment and commitment appropriations (vote)

Report on the Council position on Draft amending budget No 4/2016 of the European Union for the financial year 2016: Update of appropriations to reflect the latest developments on migration and security issues, reduction of payment and commitment appropriations as a result of the Global Transfer, extension of EFSI, modification of the staff establishment plan of Frontex and update of revenue appropriations (Own resources) [13583/2016 - C8-0459/2016- 2016/2257(BUD)] - Committee on Budgets. Rapporteur: José Manuel Fernandes (A8-0350/2016)

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

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION

Adopted (P8_TA(2016)0468)


6.14. Draft amending budget No 5/2016: Implementation of the Own Resources Decision (vote)

Report on the Council position on Draft amending budget No 5/2016 of the European Union for the financial year 2016: Implementation of the Own Resources Decision No 2014/335/EU further to the closing of the ratification process and its entry into force on 1 October 2016 [13584/2016 - C8-0462/2016- 2016/2258(BUD)] - Committee on Budgets. Rapporteur: José Manuel Fernandes (A8-0348/2016)

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

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION

Adopted (P8_TA(2016)0469)


6.15. Mobilisation of the EU Solidarity Fund to provide assistance to Germany (vote)

Report on the proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council on the mobilisation of the European Union Solidarity Fund to provide assistance to Germany [COM(2016)0681 - C8-0423/2016- 2016/2267(BUD)] - Committee on Budgets. Rapporteur: Monika Hohlmeier (A8-0352/2016)

(Qualified majority: three fifths of votes cast)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 15)

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION

Adopted (P8_TA(2016)0470)


6.16. Draft amending budget No 6/2016 accompanying the proposal to mobilise the EU Solidarity Fund to provide assistance to Germany (vote)

Report on the Council position on Draft amending budget No 6/2016 of the European Union for the financial year 2016 accompanying the proposal to mobilise the European Union Solidarity Fund to provide assistance to Germany [13852/2016 - C8-0473/2016- 2016/2268(BUD)] - Committee on Budgets. Rapporteur: José Manuel Fernandes (A8-0349/2016)

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 16)

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION

Adopted (P8_TA(2016)0471)


6.17. Mobilisation of the Contingency Margin in 2017 (vote)

Report on the proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council on the mobilisation of the Contingency Margin in 2017 [COM(2016)0678 - C8-0420/2016- 2016/2118(BUD)] - Committee on Budgets. Rapporteur: Jens Geier (A8-0346/2016)

(Qualified majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 17)

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION

Adopted (P8_TA(2016)0472)


6.18. Mobilisation of the Flexibility Instrument to finance immediate budgetary measures to address the ongoing migration, refugee and security crisis (vote)

Report on the proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council on the mobilisation of the Flexibility Instrument to finance immediate budgetary measures to address the on-going migration, refugee and security crisis [COM(2016)0313 - C8-0246/2016- 2016/2120(BUD)] - Committee on Budgets. Rapporteur: Jens Geier (A8-0351/2016)

(Qualified majority: three fifths of votes cast)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 18)

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION

Adopted (P8_TA(2016)0473)


6.19. Mobilisation of the EU Solidarity Fund to provide for payment of advances in the 2017 budget (Rule 150) (vote)

Report on the proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council on the mobilisation of the European Union Solidarity Fund to provide for the payment of advances in the general budget of the Union for 2017 [COM(2016)0312 - C8-0245/2016- 2016/2119(BUD)] - Committee on Budgets. Rapporteur: Patricija Šulin (A8-0323/2016)

(Qualified majority: three fifths of votes cast)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 19)

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION

Adopted by single vote (P8_TA(2016)0474)


6.20. 2017 budgetary procedure: joint text (vote)

Report on the joint text on the draft general budget of the European Union for the financial year 2017 approved by the Conciliation Committee under the budgetary procedure [14635/2016 - C8-0470/2016- 2016/2047(BUD)] - European Parliament delegation to the Budgetary Conciliation Committee. Rapporteurs: Jens Geier and Indrek Tarand (A8-0353/2016)

(Qualified majority required to reject the joint text)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 20)

DRAFT LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION

Adopted (P8_TA(2016)0475)

The following had spoken:

Indrek Tarand (rapporteur) had tabled the following technical modification to Section I (European Parliament - Establishment Plan):

Reinstatement of the note at the bottom of page 1 in the 2015 budget:

'Of which 3 ad personam promotions granted in exceptional cases to deserving officials.'

Before signing the budget for the 2017 financial year, the President made the following statement:

'The joint text adopted by the Conciliation Committee on 17 November 2016 has been approved by both Parliament and the Council. The budget procedure has been implemented in accordance with Article 314 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union. The budget procedure for the financial year 2017 may thus be considered complete. I declare the EU's budget for the financial year 2017 has been definitively adopted.'


6.21. Situation in Italy after the earthquakes (vote)

Motions for resolutions B8-1284/2016, B8-1285/2016, B8-1286/2016, B8-1288/2016, B8-1289/2016, B8-1291/2016, B8-1294/2016 and B8-1296/2016 (2016/2988(RSP))

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 21)

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION B8-1284/2016

Rejected

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION RC-B8-1285/2016

(replacing B8-1285/2016, B8-1286/2016, B8-1288/2016, B8-1289/2016, B8-1291/2016, B8-1294/2016 and B8-1296/2016):

tabled by the following Members:

—   Lambert van Nistelrooij, Salvatore Cicu, Antonio Tajani, Elisabetta Gardini, Ramón Luis Valcárcel Siso, Alessandra Mussolini, Lara Comi, Fernando Ruas, Lorenzo Cesa, Daniel Buda and Franc Bogovič, on behalf of the PPE Group;

—   Constanze Krehl, Mercedes Bresso, Gianni Pittella, Elena Gentile, Enrico Gasbarra, Andrea Cozzolino, Damiano Zoffoli, Silvia Costa, Nicola Danti, Paolo De Castro, Michela Giuffrida, Roberto Gualtieri, David-Maria Sassoli, Iratxe García Pérez, Viorica Dăncilă, Demetris Papadakis, Tonino Picula and Victor Boştinaru, on behalf of the S&D Group;

—   Raffaele Fitto, Remo Sernagiotto and Ruža Tomašić, on behalf of the ECR Group;

—   Ivan Jakovčić, Iskra Mihaylova, Urmas Paet, Viktor Uspaskich, Hilde Vautmans and Frédérique Ries, on behalf of the ALDE Group;

—   Curzio Maltese, Eleonora Forenza, Barbara Spinelli, Patrick Le Hyaric, Merja Kyllönen, Fabio De Masi, Stelios Kouloglou, Estefanía Torres Martínez, Tania González Peñas, Xabier Benito Ziluaga, Lola Sánchez Caldentey and Miguel Urbán Crespo, on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group;

—   Davor Škrlec, Bronis Ropė and Igor Šoltes, on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group;

—   Rosa D’Amato, Laura Agea, Fabio Massimo Castaldo, Daniela Aiuto, Isabella Adinolfi, Piernicola Pedicini and Eleonora Evi, on behalf of the EFDD Group.

Adopted (P8_TA(2016)0476)


6.22. Commissioners' declarations of interests - Guidelines (vote)

Report on Commissioners’ declarations of interests – guidelines [2016/2080(INI)] - Committee on Legal Affairs. Rapporteur: Pascal Durand (A8-0315/2016)

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 22)

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION

Adopted (P8_TA(2016)0477)


6.23. Liability, compensation and financial security for offshore oil and gas operations (vote)

Report on liability, compensation and financial security for offshore oil and gas operations [2015/2352(INI)] - Committee on Legal Affairs. Rapporteur: Kostas Chrysogonos (A8-0308/2016)

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 23)

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION

Adopted (P8_TA(2016)0478)


6.24. Situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (vote)

Motions for resolutions B8-1310/2016, B8-1313/2016, B8-1315/2016, B8-1316/2016, B8-1319/2016, B8-1320/2016 and B8-1324/2016 (2016/3001(RSP))

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 24)

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION RC-B8-1310/2016

(replacing B8-1310/2016, B8-1313/2016, B8-1316/2016, B8-1319/2016, B8-1320/2016 and B8-1324/2016):

tabled by the following Members:

—   Mariya Gabriel, Bogdan Brunon Wenta, Joachim Zeller, Brian Hayes, Agustín Díaz de Mera García Consuegra, Maurice Ponga, Cristian Dan Preda, Ivo Belet, Željana Zovko, Anna Záborská and Teresa Jiménez-Becerril Barrio, on behalf of the PPE Group;

—   Maria Arena, Elena Valenciano, Cécile Kashetu Kyenge, Norbert Neuser, Linda McAvan, Doru-Claudian Frunzulică, Derek Vaughan, Neena Gill, Carlos Zorrinho, José Blanco López, Marlene Mizzi and Eric Andrieu, on behalf of the S&D Group;

—   Charles Tannock, Ruža Tomašić, Raffaele Fitto and Arne Gericke, on behalf of the ECR Group;

—   Hilde Vautmans, Ivan Jakovčić, Ilhan Kyuchyuk and Pavel Telička, on behalf of the ALDE Group;

—   Michèle Rivasi, Maria Heubuch, Judith Sargentini, Igor Šoltes and Josep-Maria Terricabras, on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group;

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

Adopted (P8_TA(2016)0479)

(Motion for a resolution B8-1315/2016 fell.)


6.25. Access to energy in developing countries (vote)

Question for oral answer (O-000134/2016) by Linda McAvan, on behalf of the DEVE Committee, to the Commission: Access to energy in developing countries (2016/2885(RSP)) (B8-1809/2016)

The debate took place on 24 November 2016 (minutes of 24.11.2016, item 12).

Motion for a resolution B8-1227/2016 (2016/2885(RSP))

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 25)

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION

Adopted (P8_TA(2016)0480)


6.26. Application of the European Order for Payment Procedure (vote)

Report on the application of the European Order for Payment Procedure [2016/2011(INI)] - Committee on Legal Affairs. Rapporteur: Kostas Chrysogonos (A8-0299/2016)

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 26)

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION

Adopted (P8_TA(2016)0481)

IN THE CHAIR: David-Maria SASSOLI
Vice-President


7. 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: Salvatore Cicu - A8-0341/2016
Seán Kelly

Situation in Italy after the earthquakes - (2016/2988(RSP)) - B8-1284/2016, RC-B8-1285/2016
Maria Spyraki

Report: Kostas Chrysogonos - A8-0308/2016
Seán Kelly

Access to energy in developing countries - (2016/2885(RSP)) - B8-1227/2016
Seán Kelly


8. 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.

Nicola Caputo had informed the Chair that his voting machine had not worked during the vote on the report by Jens Geier - A8-0346/2016.


9. Documents received

The following documents had been received from Members:

- Louis Aliot, Marie-Christine Arnautu, Nicolas Bay, Dominique Bilde, Marie-Christine Boutonnet, Steeve Briois, Edouard Ferrand, Bruno Gollnisch, Jean-François Jalkh, Marine Le Pen, Gilles Lebreton, Philippe Loiseau, Dominique Martin, Bernard Monot, Joëlle Mélin, Jean-Luc Schaffhauser and Mylène Troszczynski. Motion for a resolution on the socio-environmental importance of hunting (B8-1183/2016)

referred to

responsible :

ENVI

- Dominique Bilde. Motion for a resolution on the conservation of the European hamster (B8-1216/2016)

referred to

responsible :

ENVI

- Sophie Montel and Florian Philippot. Motion for a resolution on banning any dividend payments by under-capitalised banks (B8-1217/2016)

referred to

responsible :

ECON

- Mireille D'Ornano, Sylvie Goddyn and Jean-François Jalkh. Motion for a resolution on antibiotic resistance (B8-1218/2016)

referred to

responsible :

ENVI

- Dominique Martin. Motion for a resolution on the structural reform support programme and the involvement of the Member States (B8-1219/2016)

referred to

responsible :

ECON

- Isabella Adinolfi. Motion for a resolution on interference by the Commission (B8-1221/2016)

referred to

responsible :

ECON

- Dominique Bilde. Motion for a resolution on combating food wastage (B8-1222/2016)

referred to

responsible :

ENVI

- Bernard Monot. Motion for a resolution on the lifting of European Union economic sanctions against the Russian Federation (B8-1223/2016)

referred to

responsible :

AFET

- Dominique Bilde and Mara Bizzotto. Motion for a resolution on support for the blind or visually impaired (B8-1225/2016)

referred to

responsible :

EMPL

- Dominique Martin. Motion for a resolution on the uneven economic development of EU Member States (B8-1236/2016)

referred to

responsible :

ECON

- Isabella Adinolfi. Motion for a resolution on emissions from coal-fired power stations (B8-1242/2016)

referred to

responsible :

ENVI

opinion :

ITRE

- Dominique Bilde, Steeve Briois and Marine Le Pen. Motion for a resolution on the migrant relocation mechanism (B8-1243/2016)

referred to

responsible :

LIBE

- Aldo Patriciello. Motion for a resolution on setting up monitoring instruments to make so-called innovative start-ups genuinely productive in the field of innovation and digitisation (B8-1244/2016)

referred to

responsible :

ITRE

- Aldo Patriciello. Motion for a resolution on protecting children to prevent their disappearance (B8-1245/2016)

referred to

responsible :

LIBE

- Konstantinos Papadakis and Sotirios Zarianopoulos. Motion for a resolution on prohibiting the compulsory auctioning-off of primary and secondary residences and relief for heavily indebted working people (B8-1248/2016)

referred to

responsible :

ECON


10. Decisions concerning certain documents

Modified referrals to committees (Rule 53)

CONT Committee

- European Fund for Sustainable Development (EFSD) and establishing the EFSD Guarantee and the EFSD Guarantee Fund (COM(2016)0586 - C8-0377/2016 - 2016/0281(COD))
referred back to committee responsible: DEVE
opinion: AFET, BUDG, ECON, CONT, LIBE, INTA

LIBE Committee

- Towards a new trade framework between the EU and Turkey to enhance bilateral trade relations and modernise the Customs Union (2016/2031(INI))
referred back to committee responsible: INTA
opinion: AFET, EMPL, LIBE


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 12 to 15 December 2016.


13. Adjournment of the session

The session of the European Parliament was adjourned.

The sitting closed at 12.20.

Klaus Welle

Martin Schulz

Secretary-General

President


ATTENDANCE REGISTER

Present:

Adaktusson, Adinolfi, Affronte, Agea, Agnew, Aguilera García, Aiuto, Albiol Guzmán, Albrecht, Али, Alliot-Marie, Anderson Lucy, Anderson Martina, Andersson, Andrieu, Andrikienė, Androulakis, Annemans, Arena, Arimont, Arnautu, Arnott, Arthuis, Ashworth, Assis, Atkinson, Auštrevičius, Ayala Sender, Ayuso, van Baalen, Bach, Balas, Balčytis, Balczó, Balz, Barekov, Batten, Bay, Bayet, Bearder, Becker, Beghin, Belder, Belet, Benifei, Benito Ziluaga, Berès, Bergeron, Bettini, Bilbao Barandica, Bilde, Bizzotto, Björk, Blinkevičiūtė, Bocskor, Böge, Bogovič, Bonafè, Boni, Borrelli, Borzan, Boutonnet, Bové, Boylan, Brannen, Bresso, Briano, Briois, Brok, Buchner, Buda, Bullmann, Buzek, Cabezón Ruiz, Cadec, Calvet Chambon, van de Camp, Campbell Bannerman, Caputo, Carthy, Carver, Casa, Caspary, Castaldo, del Castillo Vera, Cavada, Charanzová, Chauprade, Childers, Chinnici, Chountis, Christensen, Chrysogonos, Cicu, Ciocca, Cirio, Clune, Coburn, Coelho, Cofferati, Collin-Langen, Comi, Comodini Cachia, Corazza Bildt, Corbett, Corrao, Costa, Cozzolino, Cramer, Cristea, Czarnecki, Czesak, van Dalen, Dalli, Dalton, Dalunde, D'Amato, Dance, Danjean, Danti, Dantin, (The Earl of) Dartmouth, Dati, De Castro, Delahaye, Deli, Delli, Delvaux, Demesmaeker, De Monte, Denanot, Deprez, de Sarnez, Deß, Deutsch, Deva, Diaconu, Dlabajová, Dodds Anneliese, Dodds Diane, Dohrmann, Dorfmann, D'Ornano, Duncan, Durand, Dzhambazki, Eck, Ehler, Eickhout, Engel, Epitideios, Erdős, Ertug, Estaràs Ferragut, Etheridge, Evans, Evi, Fajon, Faria, Federley, Ferber, Fernández, Ferrand, Ferrara, Finch, Fisas Ayxelà, Fitto, Flanagan, Flašíková Beňová, Fleckenstein, Florenz, Fontana, Ford, Forenza, Foster, 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, Gill CBE, Giménez Barbat, Girling, Giuffrida, Goddyn, Goerens, Gollnisch, Gomes, González Peñas, González Pons, Gosiewska, Goulard, Grammatikakis, de Grandes Pascual, Grapini, Gräßle, Graswander-Hainz, Griesbeck, Griffin, Grigule, Grossetête, Grzyb, Gualtieri, Guerrero Salom, Guillaume, Guteland, Gutiérrez Prieto, Gyürk, Hadjigeorgiou, Halla-aho, Hannan, Harkin, Häusling, Hautala, Hayes, Hazekamp, Hedh, Helmer, Henkel, Herranz García, Hetman, Heubuch, Hoc, Hoffmann, Hohlmeier, Honeyball, Hookem, Hortefeux, Hübner, Hudghton, Huitema, Hyusmenova, in 't Veld, Iotova, Iturgaiz, Iwaszkiewicz, Jaakonsaari, Jäätteenmäki, Jahr, Jakovčić, Jalkh, James, Jáuregui Atondo, Jávor, Jazłowiecka, Ježek, Jiménez-Becerril Barrio, de Jong, Jongerius, Jurek, Juvin, Kadenbach, Kaili, Kalinowski, Kallas, Kalniete, Kammerevert, Kappel, Karas, Kari, Karim, Kariņš, Karski, Kelam, Keller Jan, Keller Ska, Kelly, Kirton-Darling, Kłosowski, Koch, Kofod, Kohlíček, Kölmel, Korwin-Mikke, Kósa, Köster, Köstinger, Kouloglou, Kovatchev, Kozłowska-Rajewicz, Krasnodębski, Krupa, Kudrycka, Kuhn, Kukan, Kumpula-Natri, Kuneva, Kuźmiuk, Kyenge, Kyllönen, Kyrkos, Kyrtsos, Kyuchyuk, Lamassoure, Lambert, Lange, de Lange, Langen, Lauristin, La Via, Lavrilleux, Lebreton, Le Hyaric, Leinen, Lenaers, Lewandowski, Liberadzki, Liese, Lietz, Lins, Lochbihler, Loiseau, Løkkegaard, Loones, Lope Fontagné, López, López-Istúriz White, Lucke, Ludvigsson, Łukacijewska, Lunacek, Lundgren, Łybacka, McAllister, McAvan, McClarkin, McGuinness, McIntyre, Macovei, Maeijer, Maletić, Malinov, Maltese, Mamikins, Mănescu, Maňka, Mann, Maragall, Marias, Marinescu, Marinho e Pinto, Martin David, Martin Dominique, Martin Edouard, Martusciello, Marusik, Matias, Mato, Maullu, Maurel, Mavrides, Mayer Georg, Mayer Alex, Mazuronis, Meissner, Mélin, Melior, Meszerics, Metsola, Michel, Michels, Mihaylova, Mikolášik, Millán Mon, van Miltenburg, Mineur, Mizzi, Mlinar, Moi, Moisă, Molnár, Monot, Monteiro de Aguiar, Montel, Moody, Moraes, Morano, Morgano, Morin-Chartier, Mosca, Müller, Mureşan, Muselier, Mussolini, Nagy, Negrescu, Nekov, Neuser, Nicholson, Nicolai, Niebler, Niedermayer, Niedermüller, van Nieuwenhuizen, Nilsson, Ní Riada, van Nistelrooij, Noichl, Novakov, Obermayr, O'Flynn, Olbrycht, Ożóg, Paet, Pagazaurtundúa Ruiz, Paksas, Panzeri, Papadakis Demetris, Papadakis Konstantinos, Papadimoulis, Pargneaux, Parker, Paşcu, Patriciello, Pedicini, Peillon, Peterle, Petersen, Petir, Philippot, Picierno, Picula, Piecha, Pieper, Pietikäinen, Pimenta Lopes, Piotrowski, Pirinski, Pitera, Pittella, Poc, Poche, Pogliese, Polčák, Poręba, Pospíšil, Post, Preda, Pretzell, Preuß, Procter, Proust, Punset, Quisthoudt-Rowohl, Radev, Radoš, Rangel, Rebega, Reda, Regner, Reid, Reimon, Reintke, Reul, Revault D'Allonnes Bonnefoy, Ribeiro, Ries, Riquet, Rivasi, Rodrigues Liliana, Rodrigues Maria João, Rodríguez-Piñero Fernández, Rodust, Rohde, Rolin, Ropė, Rosati, Rozière, Ruas, Rübig, Ruohonen-Lerner, Saïfi, Sakorafa, Salini, Sander, Sant, dos Santos, Sârbu, Sargentini, Sarvamaa, Saryusz-Wolski, Sassoli, Saudargas, Schaake, Schaffhauser, Schaldemose, Schlein, Schmidt, Scholz, Schöpflin, Schulz, Schuster, Schwab, Scott Cato, Sehnalová, Selimovic, Senra Rodríguez, Sernagiotto, Serrão Santos, Seymour, Siekierski, Silva Pereira, Simon Peter, Simon Siôn, Sippel, Škripek, Škrlec, Smith, Smolková, Sógor, Šojdrová, Šoltes, Sommer, Sonneborn, Spinelli, Spyraki, Staes, Starbatty, Štefanec, Steinruck, Štětina, Stevens, Stolojan, von Storch, Stuger, Šuica, Sulík, Swinburne, Sylikiotis, Synadinos, Szájer, Szanyi, Szejnfeld, Tajani, Takkula, Tamburrano, Tănăsescu, Tang, Tannock, Țapardel, Tarabella, Tarand, Telička, Terricabras, Theocharous, Theurer, Thomas, Thun und Hohenstein, Toia, Tolić, Tomaševski, Tomašić, Tomc, Toom, Torvalds, Tošenovský, Trebesius, Tremosa i Balcells, Troszczynski, Trüpel, Turmes, Ujazdowski, Ujhelyi, Ulvskog, Ungureanu, Urbán Crespo, Urtasun, Urutchev, Uspaskich, Vaidere, Vajgl, Vălean, Valenciano, Valero, Valli, Vallina, Vana, Van Bossuyt, Van Brempt, Vandenkendelaere, Van Orden, Vaughan, Vautmans, Väyrynen, Verheyen, Viegas, Vilimsky, Viotti, Virkkunen, Vistisen, Voss, Vozemberg-Vrionidi, Wałęsa, Ward, Weber Renate, Weidenholzer, von Weizsäcker, Wenta, Werner, Westphal, Wieland, Wierinck, Willmott, Winberg, Winkler Iuliu, Wiśniewska, Wölken, Woolfe, Záborská, Zahradil, Zala, Zanni, Zanonato, Ždanoka, Zdechovský, Zdrojewski, Zeller, Zemke, Zijlstra, Zīle, Zimmer, Žitňanská, Złotowski, Zoffoli, Żółtek, Zorrinho, Zovko, Zullo, Zver, Zwiefka

Excused:

Bendtsen, Collins, Crowley, Händel, Le Pen Jean-Marie, Lösing, Maštálka, Matera, Messerschmidt, Morvai, Nart, Rochefort, Taylor

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