Ernest MARAGALL : 8th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

  • 01-07-2014 / 30-12-2016 : Group of the Greens/European Free Alliance - Member

National parties 

  • 01-07-2014 / 30-12-2016 : Nova Esquerra Catalana (Spain)

Member 

  • 01-07-2014 / 30-12-2016 : Committee on Industry, Research and Energy
  • 14-07-2014 / 30-12-2016 : Delegation to the EU-Turkey Joint Parliamentary Committee
  • 18-12-2014 / 30-12-2016 : Committee on Budgets

Substitute 

  • 01-07-2014 / 17-12-2014 : Committee on Budgets
  • 01-07-2014 / 30-12-2016 : Committee on Culture and Education
  • 14-07-2014 / 30-12-2016 : Delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Union for the Mediterranean
  • 12-02-2015 / 30-11-2015 : Special Committee on Tax Rulings and Other Measures Similar in Nature or Effect
  • 02-12-2015 / 02-08-2016 : Special Committee on Tax Rulings and Other Measures Similar in Nature or Effect (TAXE 2)
  • 24-06-2016 / 30-12-2016 : Committee of Inquiry to investigate alleged contraventions and maladministration in the application of Union law in relation to money laundering, tax avoidance and tax evasion

Main parliamentary 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 rapporteur 
A rapporteur is appointed in the responsible parliamentary committee to draft a report on proposals of a legislative or budgetary nature, or other issues. In drafting their report, rapporteurs may consult with relevant experts and stakeholders. They are also responsible for the drafting of compromise amendments and negotiations with shadow rapporteurs. Reports adopted at committee level are then examined and voted on in plenary. Rule 52a

Opinions - as rapporteur 
Committees may draft an opinion to a report of the responsible committee covering the elements linked to their committee remit. Rapporteurs of such opinions are also responsible for the drafting of compromise amendments and negotiations with shadow rapporteurs of the opinion. Rule 53, Rule 54, Annex V

OPINION on empowering girls through education in the EU  
- CULT_AD(2015)549185 -  
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CULT 

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 Control of spending and monitoring of EU Youth Guarantee scheme’s cost-effectiveness  
- CULT_AD(2017)603034 -  
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CULT 
OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the establishment of the Structural Reform Support Programme for the period 2017 to 2020 and amending Regulations (EU) No 1303/2013 and (EU) No 1305/2013  
- BUDG_AD(2016)589167 -  
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BUDG 
OPINION on e-Democracy in the European Union: potential and challenges  
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CULT 

Motions for resolutions 
Motions for resolutions are tabled on topical issues, at the request of a committee, a political group or at least 5% of the Members, and voted on in plenary. Rule 123, Rule 128, Rule 130b, Rule 135.

Oral questions 
Questions for oral answer with debate, addressed to the European Commission, the Council or the Vice-President of the Commission/High Representative of the Union can be tabled by a committee, a political group or at least 5% of Parliament’s members. Rule 128

Other parliamentary activities 

Written questions 
Members can submit a specific number of questions to the President of the European Council, the Council, the Commission and the Vice-President of the Commission/High Representative of the Union, for written answer. Rule 130, Annex II

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 debt renegotiation  
- P8_DCL(2016)0043 - Lapsed  
Miguel VIEGAS , João FERREIRA , Fabio DE MASI , Paloma LÓPEZ BERMEJO , Nikolaos CHOUNTIS , Isabelle THOMAS , Ernest MARAGALL , Tiziana BEGHIN , Marco ZANNI , Notis MARIAS  
Date opened : 27-04-2016
Lapse date : 27-07-2016
Number of signatories : 75 - 28-07-2016
Written declaration on the promotion of multilingualism in the European Union  
- P8_DCL(2015)0064 - Lapsed  
Ilhan KYUCHYUK , Andrejs MAMIKINS , Csaba SÓGOR , Jordi Vicent SEBASTIA TALAVERA , Josep-Maria TERRICABRAS , Ernest MARAGALL , Ivan JAKOVČIĆ , Petr JEŽEK , Ivo VAJGL , Ramon TREMOSA i BALCELLS , Jozo RADOŠ  
Date opened : 26-10-2015
Lapse date : 26-01-2016
Number of signatories : 62 - 27-01-2016

Declarations 

Declaration of financial interests