Stephen HUGHES : 7th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

  • 14-07-2009 / 06-06-2012 : Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament - Vice-Chair
  • 07-06-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament - Vice-Chair

National parties 

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

Member 

  • 16-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Employment and Social Affairs
  • 16-09-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation for relations with the People's Republic of China
  • 08-10-2009 / 31-07-2011 : Special Committee on the Financial, Economic and Social Crisis
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on Employment and Social Affairs

Substitute 

  • 16-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Culture and Education
  • 16-09-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation for relations with the countries of Southeast Asia and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on Culture and Education

Activities 

Contributions to plenary debates 
Speeches made during the plenary session and written declarations relating to plenary debates. Rules Rule 204 and 171(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 55

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 215

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 56, Rule 57, Annex VI

OPINION on constitutional problems of a multitier governance in the European Union  
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Opinions - as shadow rapporteur 
Political groups designate a shadow rapporteur for an opinion to follow progress and negotiate compromise texts with the rapporteur. Rule 215

OPINION on modernisation of public procurement  
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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 education and employment for persons with autism spectrum disorders and similar challenges  
- P7_DCL(2013)0025 - Lapsed  
Ole CHRISTENSEN , Heinz K. BECKER , Edit BAUER , Ivo BELET , Bendt BENDTSEN , Minodora CLIVETI , Kinga GÖNCZ , Marian HARKIN , Anne E. JENSEN , Stephen HUGHES , Elisabeth MORIN-CHARTIER  
Date opened : 09-12-2013
Lapse date : 09-03-2014
Number of signatories : 160 - 10-03-2014
Written declaration on Camp Ashraf  
- P7_DCL(2010)0075 - Adopted  
Alejo VIDAL-QUADRAS , Stephen HUGHES , Kristiina OJULAND , Søren Bo SØNDERGAARD , Struan STEVENSON  
Date opened : 06-10-2010
Lapse date : 20-01-2011
Adopted (date) : 25-11-2010
Text adopted (with the list of signatories) : P7_TA(2010)0452
Number of signatories : 401 - 25-11-2010
Written declaration seeking to have jobs in the emergency services recognised as high-risk occupations and calling for the introduction of a European statute for such work  
- P7_DCL(2010)0015 - Lapsed  
Véronique DE KEYSER , Kader ARIF , Alejandro CERCAS , Stephen HUGHES , Stavros LAMBRINIDIS  
Date opened : 24-03-2010
Lapse date : 08-07-2010
Number of signatories : 160 - 08-07-2010

Declarations 

Declaration of financial interests