Brian SIMPSON
  • Brian
    SIMPSON
  • United Kingdom
  • Date of birth: 6 February 1953, Leigh (Lancashire)

Political groups

  • 25.07.1989 / 20.04.1993 : Socialist Group - Member
  • 21.04.1993 / 18.07.1994 : Group of the Party of European Socialists - Member
  • 19.07.1994 / 19.07.1999 : Group of the Party of European Socialists - Member
  • 20.07.1999 / 19.07.2004 : Group of the Party of European Socialists - Member
  • 28.08.2006 / 13.07.2009 : Socialist Group in the European Parliament - Member
  • 14.07.2009 / 30.06.2014 : Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament - Member

National parties

  • 25.07.1989 / 18.07.1994 : Labour Party (United Kingdom)
  • 19.07.1994 / 19.07.1999 : Labour Party (United Kingdom)
  • 20.07.1999 / 19.07.2004 : Labour Party (United Kingdom)
  • 28.08.2006 / 13.07.2009 : Labour Party (United Kingdom)
  • 14.07.2009 / 30.06.2014 : Labour Party (United Kingdom)

Chair

  • 17.11.1994 / 11.07.1995 : Delegation for relations with Switzerland, Iceland and Norway
  • 12.07.1995 / 15.01.1997 : Delegation for relations with Switzerland, Iceland and Norway
  • 30.01.1997 / 13.10.1997 : Delegation for relations with Switzerland, Iceland and Norway
  • 14.10.1997 / 23.02.1999 : Delegation for relations with Switzerland, Iceland and Norway
  • 24.02.1999 / 19.07.1999 : Delegation for relations with Switzerland, Iceland and Norway
  • 20.07.2009 / 18.01.2012 : Committee on Transport and Tourism
  • 23.01.2012 / 30.06.2014 : Committee on Transport and Tourism

Vice-Chair

  • 13.02.1992 / 10.02.1993 : Delegation for relations with the Republics of Yugoslavia
  • 11.02.1993 / 31.01.1994 : Delegation for relations with the Republics of former Yugoslavia
  • 01.02.1994 / 18.07.1994 : Delegation for relations with the Republics of former Yugoslavia
  • 22.07.1999 / 14.01.2002 : Delegation for relations with Switzerland, Iceland and Norway

Member

  • 26.07.1989 / 14.01.1992 : Committee on Transports and Tourism
  • 26.07.1989 / 14.01.1992 : Delegation for relations with Yugoslavia
  • 26.07.1989 / 14.01.1992 : Committee on Petitions
  • 15.01.1992 / 18.07.1994 : Committee on Transport and Tourism
  • 15.01.1992 / 12.02.1992 : Delegation for relations with the Republics of Yugoslavia
  • 21.07.1994 / 15.01.1997 : Committee on Transport and Tourism
  • 16.01.1997 / 29.01.1997 : Delegation for relations with Switzerland, Iceland and Norway
  • 16.01.1997 / 19.07.1999 : Committee on Transport and Tourism
  • 21.07.1999 / 14.01.2002 : Committee on Regional Policy, Transport and Tourism
  • 17.01.2002 / 19.07.2004 : Committee on Regional Policy, Transport and Tourism
  • 07.02.2002 / 19.07.2004 : Delegation for relations with Switzerland, Iceland and Norway
  • 20.11.2003 / 21.04.2004 : Temporary committee on improving safety at sea
  • 07.09.2006 / 14.01.2007 : Committee on Budgetary Control
  • 07.09.2006 / 14.01.2007 : Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development
  • 07.09.2006 / 13.03.2007 : Delegation for relations with Australia and New Zealand
  • 15.01.2007 / 30.01.2007 : Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development
  • 15.01.2007 / 30.01.2007 : Committee on Budgetary Control
  • 31.01.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Committee on Transport and Tourism
  • 14.03.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Delegation for relations with Australia and New Zealand
  • 16.07.2009 / 19.07.2009 : Committee on Transport and Tourism
  • 20.07.2009 / 18.01.2012 : Conference of Committee Chairs
  • 16.09.2009 / 30.06.2014 : Delegation for relations with Australia and New Zealand
  • 19.01.2012 / 22.01.2012 : Committee on Transport and Tourism
  • 23.01.2012 / 30.06.2014 : Conference of Committee Chairs

Substitute

  • 26.07.1989 / 12.07.1990 : Political Affairs Committee
  • 13.09.1990 / 14.01.1992 : Committee on Regional Policy and Regional Planning
  • 15.01.1992 / 10.02.1993 : Delegation for relations with Australia and New Zealand
  • 15.01.1992 / 18.07.1994 : Committee on Budgets
  • 11.02.1993 / 31.01.1994 : Delegation for relations with Australia and New Zealand
  • 01.02.1994 / 18.07.1994 : Delegation for relations with Australia and New Zealand
  • 21.07.1994 / 01.05.1995 : Committee on Budgets
  • 02.05.1995 / 15.01.1997 : Committee on Civil Liberties and Internal Affairs
  • 16.01.1997 / 13.10.1997 : Delegation for relations with South-east Europe
  • 03.03.1997 / 19.07.1999 : Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Consumer Protection
  • 14.10.1997 / 23.02.1999 : Delegation for relations with South-east Europe
  • 24.02.1999 / 19.07.1999 : Delegation for relations with South-east Europe
  • 22.07.1999 / 14.01.2002 : Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development
  • 08.10.1999 / 14.01.2002 : Delegation to the EU-Poland Joint Parliamentary Committee
  • 30.01.2002 / 19.07.2004 : Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Consumer Policy
  • 06.02.2002 / 30.04.2004 : Delegation to the EU-Poland Joint Parliamentary Committee
  • 30.08.2006 / 13.03.2007 : Delegation for relations with South Africa
  • 30.08.2006 / 14.01.2007 : Committee on Budgets
  • 15.01.2007 / 30.01.2007 : Committee on Budgets
  • 31.01.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development
  • 14.03.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Delegation for relations with South Africa
  • 16.07.2009 / 18.01.2012 : Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development
  • 16.09.2009 / 30.06.2014 : Delegation for relations with the countries of the Andean Community
  • 19.01.2012 / 30.06.2014 : Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development

Parliamentary activities in plenary – 7th parliamentary term

Speeches in plenary

58

Maritime spatial planning and integrated coastal management (A7-0379/2013 - Gesine Meissner) (vote)

12-12-2013 P7_CRE-REV(2013)12-12(12.8)

Financing, management and monitoring of the CAP (A7-0363/2013 - Giovanni La Via)

20-11-2013 P7_CRE-REV(2013)11-20(9.18)

European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (A7-0361/2013 - Luis Manuel Capoulas Santos)

20-11-2013 P7_CRE-REV(2013)11-20(9.20)

Common organisation of the markets in agricultural products (A7-0366/2013 - Michel Dantin)

20-11-2013 P7_CRE-REV(2013)11-20(9.21)

Technical requirements and administrative procedures related to air operations (B7-0440/2013)

09-10-2013 P7_CRE-REV(2013)10-09(9.13)

Technical requirements and administrative procedures related to air operations (debate)

08-10-2013 P7_CRE-REV(2013)10-08(22)

Reports - as rapporteur

13

REPORT on international air agreements under the Treaty of Lisbon

TRAN
23-03-2011 A7-0079/2011

Opinions - as rapporteur

6

OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the monitoring, reporting and verification of carbon dioxide emissions from maritime transport and amending Regulation (EU) No 525/2013

TRAN
31-01-2014 TRAN_AD(2014)519757

OPINION on the proposal for a Council regulation amending Council Regulation (EC) No 994/98 of 7 May 1998 on the application of Articles 92 and 93 of the Treaty establishing the European Community to certain categories of horizontal State aid and Regulation (EC) No 1370/2007 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 October 2007 on public passenger transport services by rail and by road

TRAN
07-05-2013 TRAN_AD(2013)508199

OPINION on the interim report on the interests of achieving a positive outcome of the multiannual financial framework 2014-2020 approval procedure

TRAN
19-09-2012 TRAN_AD(2012)489425

OPINION on the 20 main concerns of European citizens and business with the functioning of the Single Market

TRAN
10-05-2012 TRAN_AD(2012)480854

OPINION on the proposal for a Council Directive amending Directive 2003/96/EC restructuring Community framework for the taxation of energy products and electricity

TRAN
02-12-2011 TRAN_AD(2011)472088

OPINION on the policy challenges and budgetary resources for a sustainable European Union after 2013

TRAN
26-01-2011 TRAN_AD(2011)452825

Motions for resolutions

9

Motion for a resolution on Road safety 2011-2020 – First milestones towards an injury strategy

26-06-2013 B7-0318/2013

Joint motion for a resolution on a European Strategy for the Danube Region

20-01-2010 RC-B7-0031/2010

Motion for a resolution on a European Strategy for the Danube Region

18-01-2010 B7-0031/2010

Motion for a resolution on a political solution to the problem of piracy off the Somalian coast

23-11-2009 B7-0158/2009

Written declarations

1

Written declaration on accession by the European Union to the UNESCO Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage

10-09-2012 P7_DCL(2012)0025 Lapsed

Details

Dieter-Lebrecht KOCH , Seán KELLY , Brian SIMPSON

Date opened : 10-09-2012
Lapse date : 13-12-2012
Number of signatories : 138 - 13-12-2012

Parliamentary questions

105

Possibility of using EU funds to build infrastructure on the Vc transport corridor

03-04-2014 E-004196/2014

Possible extension of mandatory method-of-production labelling

10-03-2014 E-002770/2014

African swine fever

04-03-2014 E-002470/2014

Enforcement of Regulation (EC) No 1071/2009

04-02-2014 O-000032/2014

Unfair fuel charging practices in the car rental sector

27-01-2014 E-000731/2014

NAIADES II - an action programme to support inland waterway transport

22-01-2014 O-000016/2014

Rights of persons with disabilities

15-01-2014 O-000013/2014

Article 29 Working Party investigation into new distribution capability

08-01-2014 E-000134/2014

Road safety and drivers' vision

18-12-2013 P-014263/2013

Commission tendering process for SMEs

05-11-2013 E-012491/2013

Parliamentary activities in plenary – 6th parliamentary term

Speeches in plenary

75

Common rules for the allocation of slots at Community airports (debate)

07-05-2009 P6_CRE(2009)05-07(8)

Explanations of vote

05-05-2009 P6_CRE(2009)05-05(6)

A6-0240/2009 - REPORT Report on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the protection of animals used for scientific purposes

Explanations of vote

23-04-2009 P6_CRE(2009)04-23(9)

A6-0220/2009 - REPORT Report on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning a European rail network for competitive freight

Explanations of vote

22-04-2009 P6_CRE(2009)04-22(7)

A6-0253/2009 - REPORT on the proposal for a Council regulation establishing a Community control system for ensuring compliance with the rules of the Common Fisheries Policy

Explanations of vote

24-03-2009 P6_CRE(2009)03-24(5)

A6-0031/2009 - REPORT Report on the urban dimension of cohesion policy in the new programming period

Motions for resolutions

3

Parliamentary questions

59

Use of halon fire extinguishers

08-04-2009 E-3060/2009

Implementation of the Code of Conduct for CRS

25-03-2009 H-0189/2009

Endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) released by effluent treatment plants

04-03-2009 E-1590/2009

Restrictions on cabin luggage

23-02-2009 P-1405/2009

Security truck stop pilot projects

20-02-2009 E-1369/2009

The impact of detrimental supermarket trading practices on farmers and consumers

10-02-2009 E-1029/2009

TEN-T funding

30-01-2009 E-0710/2009

Electronic sheep tagging

30-01-2009 E-0709/2009

Manchester rail hub

30-01-2009 E-0708/2009

Mid-air collision - Brazil 2006

07-01-2009 E-0058/2009

Parliamentary activities in plenary – 5th parliamentary term

Speeches in plenary

33

Compensation and assistance to air passengers

17-12-2003 P5_CRE(2003)12-17(7)

Rail package

21-10-2003 P5_CRE(2003)10-21(2)

Safety at sea

22-09-2003 P5_CRE(2003)09-22(5)

Air service agreements between Member States and third countries

02-09-2003 P5_CRE(2003)09-02(2)

Vote

03-07-2003 P5_CRE(2003)07-03(5)

Insurance requirements for air carriers and aircraft operators

12-05-2003 P5_CRE(2003)05-12(8)

Community railways

14-01-2003 P5_CRE(2003)01-14(1)

Safety at sea and measures to alleviate the effects of the Prestige oil tanker disaster

18-12-2002 P5_CRE(2002)12-18(6)

Vote

07-11-2002 P5_CRE(2002)11-07(4)

Reports - as rapporteur

3

Report on a proposal for a European Parliament and Council regulation amending Council Regulation (EEC) No 3922/91 on the harmonisation of technical requirements and administrative procedures in the field of civil aviation - Committee on Regional Policy, Transport and Tourism

RETT
08-12-2000 A5-0393/2000

Motions for resolutions

16

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the Northern Dimension – New Action Plan 2004-2006

13-01-2003 RC-B5-0021/2003

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the Northern Dimension – New Action Plan 2004-2006

09-01-2003 B5-0024/2003

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the 'Prestige' oil tanker disaster

18-12-2002 RC-B5-0665/2002

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the ‘Prestige’ oil tanker accident

20-11-2002 RC-B5-0612/2002

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the situation of lorry drivers stranded in Luxembourg

06-02-2002 RC-B5-0046/2002

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on lorry drivers stranded in Luxembourg

04-02-2002 B5-0051/2002

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the Gotthard tunnel disaster

14-11-2001 RC-B5-0710/2001

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the Gotthard tunnel accident

12-11-2001 B5-0724/2001

NB: This motion for a resolution is available in the original language only.

Written declarations

1

Written declaration on discrimination against a minority sport

14-04-2003 P5_DCL(2003)0007 Lapsed

Details

Catherine GUY-QUINT , Colette FLESCH , Freddy BLAK , Brian SIMPSON , Terence WYNN

Date opened : 14-04-2003
Lapse date : 14-07-2003
Number of signatories : 148 - 14-07-2003

Parliamentary questions

34

Avian flu and the ban on poultry from Thailand

06-02-2004 E-0458/2004

Fluoridation of drinking water

05-02-2004 E-0420/2004

Restrictions imposed on flights into Zurich airport

05-11-2003 E-3276/2003

Project ACCESS: Advance Communication for Cumbria and Enabling Sustainable Services

16-07-2003 E-2336/2003

Protecting slots for regional air routes

22-05-2003 E-1857/2003

Postal services

24-03-2003 O-0024/2003

Transport infrastructure charging

17-02-2003 E-0404/2003

Soda ash imports

29-01-2003 E-0277/2003

Declarations (7th parliamentary term)

Declaration of financial interests

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