James ELLES
  • James
    ELLES
  • United Kingdom
  • Date of birth: 3 September 1949, London

Political groups

  • 24.07.1984 / 24.07.1989 : European Democratic Group - Member
  • 25.07.1989 / 30.04.1992 : European Democratic Group - Member
  • 01.05.1992 / 18.07.1994 : Group of the European People's Party (Christian-Democratic Group) - Member
  • 19.07.1994 / 19.07.1999 : Group of the European People's Party (Christian-Democratic Group) - Member
  • 20.07.1999 / 29.09.1999 : Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats) and European Democrats - Member
  • 30.09.1999 / 19.07.2004 : Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats) and European Democrats - Vice-Chair
  • 20.07.2004 / 13.07.2009 : Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats) and European Democrats - Member
  • 14.07.2009 / 30.06.2014 : European Conservatives and Reformists Group - Member

National parties

  • 24.07.1984 / 24.07.1989 : Conservative and Unionist Party (United Kingdom)
  • 25.07.1989 / 18.07.1994 : Conservative and Unionist Party (United Kingdom)
  • 19.07.1994 / 19.07.1999 : Conservative and Unionist Party (United Kingdom)
  • 20.07.1999 / 19.07.2004 : Conservative and Unionist Party (United Kingdom)
  • 20.07.2004 / 13.07.2009 : Conservative and Unionist Party (United Kingdom)
  • 14.07.2009 / 30.06.2014 : Conservative Party (United Kingdom)

Member

  • 26.07.1984 / 20.01.1987 : Committee on Budgets
  • 21.01.1987 / 24.07.1989 : Committee on Budgets
  • 26.07.1989 / 15.09.1989 : Committee on External Economic Relations
  • 15.09.1989 / 14.01.1992 : Committee on Budgets
  • 11.06.1990 / 14.01.1992 : Delegation for relations with the Mashreq countries
  • 15.01.1992 / 18.07.1994 : Committee on Budgets
  • 15.01.1992 / 10.02.1993 : Delegation for relations with Australia and New Zealand
  • 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 / 15.01.1997 : Committee on Budgets
  • 29.09.1994 / 15.01.1997 : Committee on Budgetary Control
  • 17.11.1994 / 11.07.1995 : Delegation for relations with the United States
  • 12.07.1995 / 15.01.1997 : Delegation for relations with the United States
  • 16.01.1997 / 19.07.1999 : Committee on Budgetary Control
  • 16.01.1997 / 19.07.1999 : Committee on Budgets
  • 21.07.1999 / 14.01.2002 : Committee on Budgets
  • 06.10.1999 / 14.01.2002 : Delegation for relations with the United States
  • 17.01.2002 / 19.07.2004 : Committee on Budgets
  • 07.02.2002 / 30.04.2004 : Delegation to the EU-Cyprus Joint Parliamentary Committee
  • 21.07.2004 / 14.01.2007 : Committee on Budgets
  • 21.07.2004 / 14.01.2007 : Committee on Budgetary Control
  • 15.09.2004 / 15.09.2004 : Delegation for relations with Australia and New Zealand
  • 15.09.2004 / 13.07.2009 : Delegation to the Euro-Mediterranean Parliamentary Assembly
  • 14.10.2004 / 08.06.2005 : Temporary committee on policy challenges and budgetary means of the enlarged Union 2007-2013
  • 15.01.2007 / 30.01.2007 : Committee on Budgetary Control
  • 15.01.2007 / 30.01.2007 : Committee on Budgets
  • 31.01.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Committee on Budgetary Control
  • 31.01.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Committee on Budgets
  • 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

  • 26.07.1984 / 20.01.1987 : Committee on the Verification of Credentials
  • 26.07.1984 / 20.01.1987 : Committee on Agriculture, Fisheries and Food
  • 21.01.1987 / 24.07.1989 : Committee on Agriculture, Fisheries and Rural Development
  • 26.07.1989 / 14.09.1989 : Committee on Budgets
  • 15.09.1989 / 14.01.1992 : Committee on Budgetary Control
  • 28.09.1989 / 14.01.1992 : Committee on External Economic Relations
  • 15.01.1992 / 18.02.1992 : Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Consumer Protection
  • 15.01.1992 / 18.07.1994 : Committee on Budgetary Control
  • 15.01.1992 / 10.02.1993 : Delegation for relations with Japan
  • 18.02.1992 / 18.07.1994 : Committee on Foreign Affairs and Security
  • 11.02.1993 / 31.01.1994 : Delegation for relations with Japan
  • 01.02.1994 / 18.07.1994 : Delegation for relations with Japan
  • 21.07.1994 / 15.01.1997 : Committee on Institutional Affairs
  • 16.01.1997 / 19.07.1999 : Committee on Institutional Affairs
  • 16.01.1997 / 13.10.1997 : Delegation for relations with the United States
  • 14.10.1997 / 23.02.1999 : Delegation for relations with the United States
  • 24.02.1999 / 19.07.1999 : Delegation for relations with the United States
  • 21.07.1999 / 14.01.2002 : Committee on Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, Common Security and Defence Policy
  • 21.07.1999 / 14.01.2002 : Committee on Budgetary Control
  • 17.01.2002 / 19.07.2004 : Committee on Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, Common Security and Defence Policy
  • 17.01.2002 / 19.07.2004 : Committee on Budgetary Control
  • 21.07.2004 / 14.01.2007 : Committee on Foreign Affairs
  • 15.01.2007 / 30.01.2007 : Committee on Foreign Affairs
  • 31.01.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Committee on Foreign Affairs
  • 21.03.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Delegation for relations with the United States
  • 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

Parliamentary activities in plenary – 7th parliamentary term

Speeches in plenary

14

Forward policy planning: budgetary implications for capacity-building (short presentation)

07-10-2013 P7_CRE-REV(2013)10-07(22)

EU-US summit of 28 November 2011 (debate)

16-11-2011 P7_CRE(2011)11-16(11)

Financial rules applicable to the annual budget (continuation of debate)

26-10-2011 P7_CRE(2011)10-26(6)

2012 draft budget trilogue (debate)

23-06-2011 P7_CRE(2011)06-23(4)

EIB annual report for 2009 (debate)

07-04-2011 P7_CRE(2011)04-07(3)

Preparation of 2012 budget (debate)

24-03-2011 P7_CRE(2011)03-24(5)

Guidelines for the 2012 budget - other sections (debate)

08-03-2011 P7_CRE(2011)03-08(6)

2010 progress report on Turkey (debate)

08-03-2011 P7_CRE(2011)03-08(14)

Reports - as rapporteur

1

Reports - as shadow rapporteur

1

REPORT on the role of the EU in promoting a broader Transatlantic Partnership

AFET
14-05-2013 A7-0173/2013

Parliamentary questions

110

VP/HR - Women's rights in Afghanistan

18-02-2014 E-001838/2014

Food and Veterinary Office

16-07-2013 E-008707/2013

Welfare of Laying Hens Directive

16-07-2013 E-008706/2013

Pig Welfare Directive

16-07-2013 E-008705/2013

UK High Speed 2 Rail (HS2)

12-04-2013 P-004202/2013

UK High Speed 2 Rail (HS2) - Comparisons within the European Union

16-11-2012 E-010522/2012

UK High Speed 2 Rail (HS2) - 'Greening Transport' Package

16-11-2012 E-010521/2012

UK High Speed 2 (HS2) rail link - technical specifications for interoperability

16-11-2012 E-010520/2012

UK High Speed 2 (HS2) rail link - modelling approach

16-11-2012 E-010519/2012

UK High Speed 2 (HS2) rail - public consultation

16-11-2012 E-010518/2012

Parliamentary activities in plenary – 6th parliamentary term

Speeches in plenary

30

The state of transatlantic relations in the aftermath of the US elections (debate)

25-03-2009 P6_CRE(2009)03-25(7)

EU-United States summit

04-06-2008 P6_CRE(2008)06-04(20)

Explanations of vote

22-04-2008 P6_CRE(2008)04-22(8)

A6-0109/2008 - REPORT Report on discharge in respect of the implementation of the European Union general budget for the financial year 2006 - Section III - Commission

Kashmir: present situation and future prospects (debate)

24-05-2007 P6_CRE(2007)05-24(4)

Discharge for the financial year 2005 (debate)

24-04-2007 P6_CRE(2007)04-24(4)

Explanations of vote

24-04-2007 P6_CRE(2007)04-24(8)

A6-0110/2007 - REPORT Report on the discharge for implementation of the European Union general budget for the financial year 2005 - Section VI - European Economic and Social Committee

A6-0095/2007 - REPORT on the discharge for implementation of the European Union general budget for the financial year 2005

A6-0094/2007 - REPORT Report on the discharge for implementation of the European Union general budget for the financial year 2005, Section I - European Parliament

A6-0108/2007 - REPORT Report on the discharge for implementation of the European Union general budget for the financial year 2005 - Section II - Council

A6-0106/2007 - REPORT Report on the discharge for implementation of the European Union general budget for the financial year 2005 - Section VII - Committee of the Regions

2007, amended by the Council (vote)

14-12-2006 P6_CRE(2006)12-14(6.1)

Reports - as rapporteur

10

REPORT Report on Draft amending budget No 7/2007 of the European Union for the financial year 2007

BUDG
04-12-2007 A6-0493/2007

REPORT Report on Draft amending budget No 6/2007 of the European Union for the financial year 2007

BUDG
19-10-2007 A6-0401/2007

REPORT Report on draft amending budget no 4/2007 of the European Union for the financial year 2007

BUDG
29-06-2007 A6-0268/2007

REPORT Report on Draft amending budget No 3/2007 of the European Union for the financial year 2007

BUDG
22-05-2007 A6-0196/2007

REPORT Report on the draft amending budget No 2/2007 of the European Union for the financial year 2007

BUDG
16-05-2007 A6-0189/2007

REPORT Report on the draft general budget of the European Union for the financial year 2007 as modified by the Council (all sections) and Letters of amendment Nos 1/2007, 2/2007, 3/2007

BUDG
07-12-2006 A6-0451/2006

REPORT Report on the 2007 budget: the Commission's Annual Policy Strategy report (APS)

BUDG
28-04-2006 A6-0154/2006

Motions for resolutions

12

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on Kashmir

09-07-2008 RC-B6-0349/2008

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on allegations of mass graves in Indian-administered Kashmir

08-07-2008 B6-0367/2008

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

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the forthcoming EU-US Summit on 10 June 2008

02-06-2008 RC-B6-0277/2008

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the Transatlantic Economic Council

06-05-2008 RC-B6-0209/2008

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the Transatlantic Economic Council

28-04-2008 B6-0210/2008

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on Kashmir

16-11-2005 RC-B6-0591/2005

DRAFT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on Access to humanitarian aid in Kashmir

14-11-2005 B6-0597/2005

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

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the situation of minorities in Belarus

21-09-2005 B6-0488/2005

Parliamentary questions

8

French purchase tax on new vehicles from 1 January 2008

13-12-2007 E-6433/2007

Support for PPPs and cohesion policy

19-10-2006 O-0123/2006

Medicinal products for bees under the Veterinary Medicines Directive

13-01-2005 E-0159/2005

EU-US relations

15-12-2004 O-0087/2004

EU-US relations

15-12-2004 O-0086/2004

Parliamentary activities in plenary – 5th parliamentary term

Speeches in plenary

64

Enlarged Europe and its neighbours

04-05-2004 P5_CRE(2004)05-04(7)

Transatlantic relations (continuation)

21-04-2004 P5_CRE(2004)04-21(10)

Policy challenges and budgetary means of the enlarged Union 2007-2013

20-04-2004 P5_CRE(2004)04-20(9)

Progress towards accession by Turkey

01-04-2004 P5_CRE(2004)04-01(2)

Draft 2004 budget as amended by the Council and Letters of Amendment 1,2,[amp] 3/2004

16-12-2003 P5_CRE(2003)12-16(4)

Legislative and work programme for 2004 – Eurostat

18-11-2003 P5_CRE(2003)11-18(2)

Order of business

17-11-2003 P5_CRE(2003)11-17(3)

2004 budget procedure

21-10-2003 P5_CRE(2003)10-21(5)

Presentation by the Council of draft general budget - 2004

23-09-2003 P5_CRE(2003)09-23(5)

Reports - as rapporteur

1

Motions for resolutions

18

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on Eurostat

20-04-2004 B5-0225/2004

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on progress at the Intergovernmental Conference

01-12-2003 B5-0528/2003

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the Commission’s legislative and work programme for 2003

27-11-2002 B5-0618/2002

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on US tariffs on steel imports

13-03-2002 RC-B5-0137/2002

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on US tariffs on steel imports

12-03-2002 B5-0179/2002

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on preparing the Göteborg European Council meeting

07-06-2001 B5-0405/2001

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the state of the transatlantic dialogue

10-05-2001 B5-0353/2001

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on senior appointments by the Commission

12-05-2000 RC-B5-0399/2000

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION (Art. 50) on the situation in Zimbabwe

10-04-2000 B5-0381/2000

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

Parliamentary questions

11

ΕUROSTAT

15-04-2004 O-0032/2004

Financial provisions in the Draft Treaty establishing a Constitution for Europe

05-11-2003 O-0070/2003

Transparency

07-03-2002 O-0017/2002

National Farmers' Union

07-05-2001 H-0449/2001

Follow-up to the Nice European Council

17-01-2001 O-0005/2001

Follow-up to the Nice European Council

17-01-2001 O-0004/2001

Raising revenue

20-12-2000 O-0145/2000

Raising revenue

20-12-2000 O-0144/2000

The position and measures taken by the Commission concerning the British fur ban

12-05-2000 E-1512/2000

French ban on British beef

20-10-1999 O-0058/1999

Declarations (7th parliamentary term)