James ELLES : 7th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

  • 14-07-2009 / 30-06-2014 : European Conservatives and Reformists Group - Member

National parties 

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

Member 

  • 16-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Budgets
  • 16-09-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation to the EU-Turkey Joint Parliamentary Committee
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on Budgets

Substitute 

  • 16-09-2009 / 31-01-2012 : Delegation for relations with the Arab Peninsula
  • 16-09-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation for relations with the United States
  • 23-06-2010 / 30-06-2011 : Special committee on the policy challenges and budgetary resources for a sustainable European Union after 2013
  • 24-06-2010 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Foreign Affairs
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on Foreign Affairs

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

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 205a

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

Declarations