Bernd LANGE
  • Bernd
    LANGE
  • Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament
  • Member
  • Germany Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands
  • Date of birth: 14 November 1955, Oldenburg

Political groups

  • 19.07.1994 / 19.07.1999 : Group of the Party of European Socialists - Member
  • 20.07.1999 / 19.07.2004 : Group of the Party of European Socialists - Member
  • 14.07.2009 / 30.06.2014 : Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament - Member
  • 01.07.2014 ... : Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament - Member

National parties

  • 19.07.1994 / 19.07.1999 : Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands (Germany)
  • 20.07.1999 / 19.07.2004 : Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands (Germany)
  • 14.07.2009 / 30.06.2014 : Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands (Germany)
  • 01.07.2014 ... : Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands (Germany)

Chair

  • 07.07.2014 / 18.01.2017 : Committee on International Trade
  • 23.01.2017 ... : Committee on International Trade

Vice-Chair

  • 16.01.1997 / 19.07.1999 : Committee on Research, Technological Development and Energy

Member

  • 21.07.1994 / 30.09.1994 : Committee on Budgetary Control
  • 29.09.1994 / 15.01.1997 : Committee on Research, Technological Development and Energy
  • 17.11.1994 / 11.07.1995 : Delegation for relations with South Africa
  • 12.07.1995 / 15.01.1997 : Delegation for relations with South Africa
  • 21.07.1999 / 14.01.2002 : Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Consumer Policy
  • 06.10.1999 / 14.01.2002 : Delegation for relations with South Africa
  • 17.01.2002 / 19.07.2004 : Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Consumer Policy
  • 07.02.2002 / 19.07.2004 : Delegation for relations with South Africa
  • 16.07.2009 / 18.01.2012 : Committee on International Trade
  • 16.09.2009 / 30.06.2014 : Delegation for relations with South Africa
  • 16.06.2010 / 30.06.2014 : Delegation to the Cariforum — EU Parliamentary Committee
  • 19.01.2012 / 30.06.2014 : Committee on International Trade
  • 01.07.2014 / 06.07.2014 : Committee on International Trade
  • 07.07.2014 / 18.01.2017 : Conference of Committee Chairs
  • 14.07.2014 ... : Delegation for relations with South Africa
  • 19.01.2017 / 22.01.2017 : Committee on International Trade
  • 23.01.2017 ... : Conference of Committee Chairs

Substitute

  • 21.07.1994 / 15.01.1997 : Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Consumer Protection
  • 16.01.1997 / 13.10.1997 : Delegation for relations with South Africa
  • 16.01.1997 / 19.07.1999 : Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Consumer Protection
  • 14.10.1997 / 23.02.1999 : Delegation for relations with South Africa
  • 24.02.1999 / 19.07.1999 : Delegation for relations with South Africa
  • 22.07.1999 / 14.01.2002 : Committee on Industry, External Trade, Research and Energy
  • 17.01.2002 / 19.07.2004 : Committee on Industry, External Trade, Research and Energy
  • 16.07.2009 / 18.01.2012 : Committee on Industry, Research and Energy
  • 16.09.2009 / 30.06.2014 : Delegation for relations with Japan
  • 19.01.2012 / 30.06.2014 : Committee on Industry, Research and Energy
  • 08.07.2014 / 18.01.2017 : Committee on Industry, Research and Energy
  • 14.07.2014 ... : Delegation to the Euro-Latin American Parliamentary Assembly
  • 10.10.2014 ... : Delegation for relations with the countries of the Andean Community
  • 19.01.2017 ... : Committee on Industry, Research and Energy

Parliamentary activities in plenary – 7th parliamentary term

Speeches in plenary

56

EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement negotiations

17-04-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)04-17(7)

Reduction or elimination of customs duties on goods originating in Ukraine (debate)

02-04-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)04-02(22)

Protection against dumped and subsidised imports from countries not members of the EU (debate)

04-02-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)02-04(14)

Programme of activities of the Greek Presidency (debate)

15-01-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)01-15(5)

Access of goods and services to public procurement markets (debate)

14-01-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)01-14(10)

EU-China negotiations for a bilateral investment agreement (debate)

08-10-2013 P7_CRE-REV(2013)10-08(16)

EU-China negotiations for a bilateral investment agreement (debate) (2)

08-10-2013 P7_CRE-REV(2013)10-08(16)

Reports - as rapporteur

2

Reports - as shadow rapporteur

11

REPORT current challenges and opportunities for renewable energy in the European internal energy market

ITRE
03-04-2013 A7-0135/2013

Opinions - as rapporteur

4

OPINION on Corporate Social Responsibility: accountable, transparent and responsible business behaviour and sustainable growth

INTA
15-01-2013 INTA_AD(2013)497944

OPINION on Corporate Social Responsibility: promoting society’s interests and a route to sustainable and inclusive recovery

INTA
18-12-2012 INTA_AD(2012)497943

OPINION on recommendations to the Council, the Commission and the EEAS on the negotiations for an EU-Kazakhstan enhanced partnership and cooperation agreement

INTA
19-09-2012 INTA_AD(2012)494697

OPINION on an effective raw materials strategy for Europe

INTA
23-06-2011 INTA_AD(2011)464763

Opinions - as shadow rapporteur

12

OPINION on an Action Plan for a competitive and sustainable steel industry in Europe

INTA
28-11-2013 INTA_AD(2013)521775

OPINION on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the deployment of alternative fuels infrastructure

ITRE
24-10-2013 ITRE_AD(2013)514770

OPINION on general budget of the European Union for the financial year 2014 – all sections

INTA
06-09-2013 INTA_AD(2013)514779

OPINION on 2014 Budget - Mandate for the Trilogue

INTA
29-05-2013 INTA_AD(2013)506365

OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on technical roadside inspection of the roadworthiness of commercial vehicles circulating in the Union and repealing Directive 200/30/EC

ITRE
26-04-2013 ITRE_AD(2013)506082

OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on periodic roadworthiness tests for motor vehicles and their trailers and repealing Directive 2009/40/EC

ITRE
26-04-2013 ITRE_AD(2013)506080

OPINION on the proposal for a Council regulation laying down the multiannual financial framework for the years 2014-2020

INTA
18-09-2012 INTA_AD(2012)492948

OPINION on 2013 Budget - Mandate for Trilogue

INTA
30-05-2012 INTA_AD(2012)486033

OPINION on the proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on European Standardisation and amending Council Directives 89/686/EEC and 93/15/EEC and Directives 94/9/EC, 94/25/EC, 95/16/EC, 97/23/EC, 98/34/EC, 2004/22/EC, 2007/23/EC, 2009/105/EC and 2009/23/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council

INTA
01-02-2012 INTA_AD(2012)478355

OPINION on proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council setting up an information exchange mechanism with regard to intergovernmental agreements between Member States and third countries in the field of energy

INTA
30-01-2012 INTA_AD(2012)478354

Motions for resolutions

17

Joint motion for a resolution on trade negotiations between the EU and Mercosur

14-01-2013 RC-B7-0008/2013

Joint motion for a resolution on recent casualties in textile factory fires, notably in Bangladesh

14-01-2013 RC-B7-0004/2013

Motion for a resolution on recent casualties in textile factory fires, notably in Bangladesh

09-01-2013 B7-0021/2013

Motion for a resolution on trade negotiations between the EU and Mercosur

09-01-2013 B7-0017/2013

Parliamentary questions

63

Recognition of professional qualifications

16-04-2014 E-004856/2014 Commission

Use and further development of eCall

15-04-2014 E-004822/2014 Commission

The implementation of the EU Strategy for the Danube Region

06-03-2014 O-000046/2014 Commission

REACH Regulation

18-12-2013 E-014270/2013 Commission

Transposition of the Birds Directive in the EU

17-12-2013 E-014193/2013 Commission

Energy subsidies

17-10-2013 E-011863/2013 Commission

Safety in swimming pools

10-09-2013 P-010013/2013 Commission

Effects of exposure to power lines in the EU

05-09-2013 E-009902/2013 Commission

Parliamentary activities in plenary – 5th parliamentary term

Speeches in plenary

50

Batteries and accumulators

19-04-2004 P5_CRE(2004)04-19(13)

Integrated product policy

19-04-2004 P5_CRE(2004)04-19(14)

Fluorinated greenhouse gases

30-03-2004 P5_CRE(2004)03-30(9)

Quality of ambient air

09-03-2004 P5_CRE(2004)03-09(13)

Economic and financial guidelines

25-02-2004 P5_CRE(2004)02-25(5)

Taxation of passenger cars

05-11-2003 P5_CRE(2003)11-05(15)

Gaseous and particulate emissions from non-road mobile machinery

20-10-2003 P5_CRE(2003)10-20(7)

Greenhouse gas emission allowance trading

01-07-2003 P5_CRE(2003)07-01(10)

Sulphur content of marine fuels

03-06-2003 P5_CRE(2003)06-03(9)

Outcome of the European Council (Brussels, 21-22 March, 2003)

26-03-2003 P5_CRE(2003)03-26(5)

Reports - as rapporteur

9

Report on the proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 97/68/EC on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to measures against the emission of gaseous and particulate pollutants from internal combustion engines to be installed in non-road mobile machinery - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Consumer Policy

ENVI
17-07-2001 A5-0287/2001

Report on the proposal for a European Parliament and Council directive amending Council Directive 70/220/EEC concerning measures t be taken against air pollution by emissions from motor vehicles (Hughes procedure) - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Consumer Policy

ENVI
25-04-2001 A5-0131/2001

Report on a proposal for a European Parliament and Council directive amending Directive 97/24/EC on certain components and characteristics of two or three-wheel motor vehicles - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Consumer Policy

ENVI
24-01-2001 A5-0015/2001

Recommendation for second reading on the common position adopted by the Council with a view to adopting a European Parliament and Council directive on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to measures to be taken against the emission of gaseous and particulate pollutants from compression ignition engines for use in vehicles and the emission of gaseous polluants from positive ignition engines fuelled with natural gas or liquefied petroleum gas for use in vehicles and amending Council Directive 88/77/EEC - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Consumer Protection

ENVI
21-10-1999 A5-0043/1999

Parliamentary questions

44

Euronorm standards and particulates emitted from diesel vehicles

12-02-2004 E-0530/2004 Commission

Spanish Fuel Quality Law - Royal Decree 1700/2003

20-01-2004 E-0203/2004 Commission

Inspire initiative

16-12-2003 E-3882/2003 Commission

Paying for our promise to end poverty

12-11-2003 O-0071/2003 Commission

Vehicle emissions outside of the test cycle

08-10-2003 E-3064/2003 Commission

Revision of the Directive on driving licences — eyesight requirements

19-09-2003 E-2813/2003 Commission

Revision of the Directive on driving licences — driving licences for light motorcycles

19-09-2003 E-2812/2003 Commission

Recovery of small amounts under EU aid programmes

11-09-2003 E-2740/2003 Commission

Declarations (7th parliamentary term)

Declaration of financial interests

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