James (Jim) FITZSIMONS : 5th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

  • 20-07-1999 / 19-07-2004 : Union for Europe of the Nations Group - Member

National parties 

  • 20-07-1999 / 19-07-2004 : Fianna Fáil Party (Ireland)

Member 

  • 21-07-1999 / 14-01-2002 : Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Consumer Policy
  • 13-09-1999 / 14-01-2002 : Committee on Petitions
  • 30-09-1999 / 14-01-2002 : Delegation for relations with the Mashreq countries and the Gulf
  • 17-01-2002 / 19-07-2004 : Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Consumer Policy
  • 17-01-2002 / 19-07-2004 : Committee on Petitions
  • 07-02-2002 / 19-07-2004 : Delegation for relations with the Mashreq countries and the Gulf

Substitute 

  • 21-07-1999 / 12-03-2000 : Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs
  • 30-09-1999 / 14-01-2002 : Delegation to the EU-Cyprus Joint Parliamentary Committee
  • 01-03-2000 / 14-01-2002 : Committee on Development and Cooperation
  • 17-01-2002 / 19-07-2004 : Committee on Citizens' Freedoms and Rights, Justice and Home 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)

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- P5_CRE(2004)04-20(7)  
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- P5_CRE(2004)03-30(4)  
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- P5_CRE(2004)03-30(4)  

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

Recommendation for second reading on the common position adopted by the Council with a view to adopting a European Parliament and Council directive on action to be taken against the emission of gaseous and particulate pollutants by engines intended to power agricultural or forestry tractors and amending Council Directive 74/150/EEC - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Consumer Policy  
- A5-0071/2000 -  
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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