Phil PRENDERGAST : 7th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

  • 21-04-2011 / 30-06-2014 : Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament - Member

National parties 

  • 21-04-2011 / 30-06-2014 : Labour Party (Ireland)

Member 

  • 09-05-2011 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection
  • 09-05-2011 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation for relations with the United States
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection

Substitute 

  • 05-05-2011 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development
  • 05-05-2011 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Petitions
  • 05-05-2011 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation for relations with Switzerland and Norway and to the EU-Iceland Joint Parliamentary Committee and the European Economic Area (EEA) Joint Parliamentary Committee
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on Petitions

Activities 

Contributions to plenary debates 
Speeches made during the plenary session and written declarations relating to plenary debates. Rules Rule 194 and 162(11)

Reports - as shadow rapporteur 
Political groups designate a shadow rapporteur for each report in the responsible committee to follow progress and negotiate compromise texts with the rapporteur. Rule 205a

Opinions - as shadow rapporteur 
Political groups designate a shadow rapporteur for an opinion to follow progress and negotiate compromise texts with the rapporteur. Rule 205a

OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on electronic identification and trust services for electronic transactions in the internal market  
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IMCO 
OPINION on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 98/70/EC relating to the quality of petrol and diesel fuels and amending Directive 2009/28/EC on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources  
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AGRI 
OPINION 20 main concerns of European citizens and business with the functioning of the Single Market  
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PETI 

Motions for resolutions 
Members can table an individual motion on issues falling within the EU’s sphere of activity. This motion is forwarded to the responsible committee for consideration.Rule 133

Parliamentary questions 
Questions for oral answer with debate may be tabled by a committee, a political group or at least 5% of Parliament’s component Members . The addressees are other EU institutions. The Conference of Presidents decides whether, and in what order, questions are placed on the final draft agenda for a Plenary sitting. Rule 128

Written declarations (up to 16 January 2017) 
**This instrument no longer exists since 16 January 2017**. A written declaration was an initiative on a matter falling within the EU’s competence. It could be co-signed by Members within a 3 month period.

Written declaration on the thalidomide scandal and the health needs of the remaining survivors in Europe  
- P7_DCL(2014)0011 - Lapsed  
Nirj DEVA , Edward MCMILLAN-SCOTT , Rebecca TAYLOR , Phil BENNION , Linda McAVAN , Dame Glenis WILLMOTT , Phil PRENDERGAST , Claudiu Ciprian TĂNĂSESCU , Mairead McGUINNESS , Eleni THEOCHAROUS , Marian HARKIN  
Date opened : 16-01-2014
Lapse date : 16-04-2014
Number of signatories : 108 - 17-04-2014
Written declaration on protection of people with autism from bullying  
- P7_DCL(2013)0024 - Lapsed  
Phil BENNION , Catherine BEARDER , Nessa CHILDERS , Nathalie GRIESBECK , Fiona HALL , Marian HARKIN , Danuta JAZŁOWIECKA , Jörg LEICHTFRIED , Bill NEWTON DUNN , Thomas MANN , Phil PRENDERGAST , Rebecca TAYLOR , Roberts ZĪLE , Angelika WERTHMANN  
Date opened : 09-12-2013
Lapse date : 09-03-2014
Number of signatories : 156 - 09-03-2014

Declarations 

Declaration of financial interests