David MARTIN : 7th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

  • 14-07-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament - Member

National parties 

  • 14-07-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Labour Party (United Kingdom)


  • 08-09-2010 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation to the Cariforum — EU Parliamentary Committee


  • 16-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on International Trade
  • 16-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Subcommittee on Human Rights
  • 16-09-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation to the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly
  • 17-09-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation for relations with the Korean Peninsula
  • 10-03-2010 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Constitutional Affairs
  • 16-06-2010 / 07-09-2010 : Delegation to the Cariforum — EU Parliamentary Committee
  • 08-09-2010 / 30-06-2014 : Conference of Delegation Chairs
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on International Trade
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on Constitutional Affairs
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Subcommittee on Human Rights


  • 16-07-2009 / 09-03-2010 : Committee on Constitutional Affairs
  • 16-09-2009 / 16-09-2009 : Delegation for relations with the Korean Peninsula
  • 11-01-2013 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation for relations with Australia and New Zealand


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 the recommendation to the Council and Commission concerning the negotiation of the EU-Moldova Association Agreement  
- INTA_AD(2011)464940 -  
OPINION Human rights, social and environmental standards in International Trade agreements  
- AFET_AD(2010)439928 -  

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 situation and future perspectives of the European fishing sector in the context of the Free Trade Agreement between the EU and Thailand  
- INTA_AD(2013)521662 -  
OPINION on the recommendation to the Council, the Commission and the EEAS on the negotiations for an EU-Malaysia partnership and cooperation agreement  
- INTA_AD(2013)510479 -  
OPINION on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 2004/109/EC on the harmonisation of transparency requirements in relation to information about issuers whose securities are admitted to trading on a regulated market and Commission Directive 2007/14/EC  
- INTA_AD(2012)485869 -  

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 threat of drug-resistant tuberculosis to the European region  
- 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
Written declaration on the UNITAID HIV patent pool  
- P7_DCL(2009)0055 - Lapsed  
Michael CASHMAN , David MARTIN , Raül ROMEVA i RUEDA , Santiago FISAS AYXELÀ , Sophia in 't VELD  
Date opened : 19-10-2009
Lapse date : 11-02-2010
Number of signatories : 195 - 11-02-2010


Declaration of financial interests 

Declarations of participation by Members in events organised by third parties 


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