Rebecca TAYLOR
  • Rebecca
  • United Kingdom
  • Date of birth: 10 August 1975, Todmorden

Political groups

  • 08.03.2012 / 30.06.2014 : Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe - Member

National parties

  • 08.03.2012 / 30.06.2014 : Liberal Democrats Party (United Kingdom)


  • 14.03.2012 / 28.03.2012 : Committee on Petitions
  • 14.03.2012 / 30.06.2014 : Committee on Legal Affairs


  • 08.03.2012 / 27.03.2012 : Delegation for relations with the Palestinian Legislative Council
  • 08.03.2012 / 27.03.2012 : Delegation for relations with Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro and Kosovo
  • 28.03.2012 / 30.06.2014 : Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety

Parliamentary activities in plenary – 7th parliamentary term

Speeches in plenary


EU justice scoreboard (A7-0442/2013 - Tadeusz Zwiefka) (vote)

04-02-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)02-04(8.3)

Civil protection mechanism (debate)

10-12-2013 P7_CRE-REV(2013)12-10(6)

One-minute speeches (Rule 150)

18-11-2013 P7_CRE-REV(2013)11-18(20)

In vitro diagnostic medical devices - Medical devices (debate)

22-10-2013 P7_CRE-REV(2013)10-22(4)

Manufacture, presentation and sale of tobacco and related products (debate)

08-10-2013 P7_CRE-REV(2013)10-08(5)

Serious cross-border threats to health (A7-0337/2012 - Gilles Pargneaux)

03-07-2013 P7_CRE-REV(2013)07-03(9.9)

Improving access to finance for SMEs (debate)

04-02-2013 P7_CRE-REV(2013)02-04(18)

One-minute speeches (Rule 150)

14-01-2013 P7_CRE-REV(2013)01-14(24)

One-minute speeches on matters of political importance

25-10-2012 P7_CRE(2012)10-25(25)

Reports - as shadow rapporteur


REPORT on the application of Directive 2004/25/EC on takeover bids

25-03-2013 A7-0089/2013

Opinions - as rapporteur


OPINION on improving access to finance for SMEs

28-11-2012 JURI_AD(2012)497893

Opinions - as shadow rapporteur


OPINION on the evaluation of justice in relation to criminal justice and the rule of law

11-02-2014 JURI_AD(2014)528063

OPINION on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on certain rules governing actions for damages under national law for infringements of the competition law provisions of the Member States and of the European Union

27-01-2014 JURI_AD(2014)524711

OPINION 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

18-12-2013 JURI_AD(2013)523013

OPINION on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the fight against fraud to the Union's financial interests by means of criminal law

05-11-2013 JURI_AD(2013)514816

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

26-06-2013 JURI_AD(2013)510497

OPINION on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the approximation of the laws, regulations and administrative provisions of the Member States concerning the manufacture, presentation and sale of tobacco and related products

20-06-2013 JURI_AD(2013)510591

OPINION on corporate social responsibility: promoting society’s interests and a route to sustainable and inclusive recovery

18-12-2012 JURI_AD(2012)500421

Motions for resolutions


Joint motion for a resolution on the situation in Ukraine

26-02-2014 RC-B7-0219/2014

Motion for a resolution on the situation in Ukraine

25-02-2014 B7-0222/2014

Written declarations


Written declaration on the thalidomide scandal and the health needs of the remaining survivors in Europe

16-01-2014 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

09-12-2013 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

Written declaration on recognising the burden of allergic disease

21-10-2013 P7_DCL(2013)0022 Lapsed


Françoise GROSSETÊTE , Frédérique RIES , Nessa CHILDERS , Marina YANNAKOUDAKIS , Elisabetta GARDINI , Rebecca TAYLOR , Philippe JUVIN , Sirpa PIETIKÄINEN , Antonyia PARVANOVA , Claudiu Ciprian TĂNĂSESCU , Elena Oana ANTONESCU

Date opened : 21-10-2013
Lapse date : 21-01-2014
Number of signatories : 179 - 21-01-2014

Written declaration on the threat of drug-resistant tuberculosis to the European region

15-04-2013 P7_DCL(2013)0007 Lapsed


Claudiu Ciprian TĂNĂSESCU , Carl SCHLYTER , Esther de LANGE , Anna ROSBACH , Rebecca TAYLOR , Nirj DEVA , Eleni THEOCHAROUS , Michèle STRIFFLER , Dame Glenis WILLMOTT , Marek Henryk MIGALSKI , Marc TARABELLA , David MARTIN , Marie-Christine VERGIAT , Edit BAUER

Date opened : 15-04-2013
Lapse date : 15-07-2013
Number of signatories : 202 - 15-07-2013

Parliamentary questions


Supporting people with autism

21-03-2014 E-003473/2014 Commission

Protection of geographical indications

06-03-2014 E-002649/2014 Commission

Ugandan anti-homosexuality bill

25-02-2014 E-002221/2014 Commission

VP/HR - Anti-homosexuality bill in Uganda

25-02-2014 E-002220/2014 Commission

Alcohol strategy

21-02-2014 O-000042/2014 Commission

Access to EU-wide healthcare

20-02-2014 E-002003/2014 Commission

EU roaming charges

20-02-2014 E-002002/2014 Commission

Petrol and diesel prices

18-12-2013 E-014314/2013 Commission

Energy prices

18-12-2013 E-014313/2013 Commission

Rights of persons with disabilities

21-11-2013 E-013251/2013 Commission

Declarations (7th parliamentary term)

Declaration of financial interests