Rupert MATTHEWS : 8th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

  • 29-06-2017 / 01-07-2019 : European Conservatives and Reformists Group - Member

National parties 

  • 29-06-2017 / 01-07-2019 : Conservative Party (United Kingdom)

Member 

  • 04-07-2017 / 23-10-2017 : Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
  • 04-07-2017 / 01-07-2019 : Committee on Culture and Education
  • 04-07-2017 / 01-07-2019 : Delegation for relations with Switzerland and Norway and to the EU-Iceland Joint Parliamentary Committee and the European Economic Area (EEA) Joint Parliamentary Committee

Substitute 

  • 04-07-2017 / 01-07-2019 : Committee on Industry, Research and Energy
  • 04-07-2017 / 01-07-2019 : Delegation to the EU-North Macedonia Joint Parliamentary Committee
  • 25-10-2017 / 01-07-2019 : Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety

Main parliamentary activities 

Contributions to plenary debates 
Speeches made during the plenary session and written declarations relating to plenary debates. Rules Rule 204 and 171(11)

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 the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the re-use of public sector information (recast)  
- CULT_AD(2018)625322 -  
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CULT 
OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing Horizon Europe – the Framework Programme for Research and Innovation, laying down its rules for participation and dissemination  
- ENVI_AD(2018)625441 -  
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ENVI 
OPINION on the proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council on establishing the specific programme implementing Horizon Europe – the Framework Programme for Research and Innovation  
- ENVI_AD(2018)625445 -  
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ENVI 

Other parliamentary activities 

Written questions 
Members can submit a specific number of questions to the President of the European Council, the Council, the Commission and the Vice-President of the Commission/High Representative of the Union, for written answer. Rule 138, Annex III

Declarations 

Declaration of financial interests 

Declarations of participation by Members in events organised by third parties