Herbert BÖSCH : 6th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

  • 20-07-2004 / 13-07-2009 : Socialist Group in the European Parliament - Member

National parties 

  • 20-07-2004 / 13-07-2009 : Sozialdemokratische Partei Österreichs (Austria)

Chair 

  • 31-01-2007 / 13-07-2009 : Committee on Budgetary Control

Vice-Chair 

  • 23-07-2004 / 14-01-2007 : Committee on Budgetary Control
  • 15-01-2007 / 30-01-2007 : Committee on Budgetary Control

Member 

  • 21-07-2004 / 22-07-2004 : Committee on Budgetary Control
  • 21-07-2004 / 14-01-2007 : Committee on Budgets
  • 15-09-2004 / 13-07-2009 : Delegation to the EU-Chile Joint Parliamentary Committee
  • 15-01-2007 / 30-01-2007 : Committee on Budgets
  • 31-01-2007 / 13-07-2009 : Conference of Committee Chairs
  • 31-01-2007 / 13-07-2009 : Committee on Budgets
  • 27-09-2007 / 13-07-2009 : Delegation to the Euro-Latin American Parliamentary Assembly

Substitute 

  • 21-07-2004 / 14-01-2007 : Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development
  • 15-09-2004 / 13-07-2009 : Delegation to the EU-Ukraine Parliamentary Cooperation Committee
  • 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 Agriculture and Rural Development
  • 31-01-2007 / 13-07-2009 : Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development
  • 23-05-2007 / 26-09-2007 : Delegation to the Euro-Latin American Parliamentary Assembly

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

Opinions - as rapporteur 
Committees may draft an opinion to a report of the responsible committee covering the elements linked to their committee remit. Rapporteurs of such opinions are also responsible for the drafting of compromise amendments and negotiations with shadow rapporteurs of the opinion. Rule 53, Rule 54, Annex V

OPINION Draft opinion for the Committee on Budgets on Mid-term Review of the 2007-2013 financial framework.  
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OPINION Proposal for a Council Regulation laying down rules for voluntary modulation of direct payments provided for in Regulation (EC) No 1782/2003 establishing common rules for direct support schemes under the common agricultural policy and establishing certain support schemes for farmers, and amending Regulation (EC) No 1290/2005  
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OPINION Proposal for a Council directive amending Directive 77/388/EEC as regards certain measures to simplify the procedure for charging value added tax and to assist in countering tax evasion and avoidance, and repealing certain Decisions granting derogations  
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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

Written declarations (up to 16 January 2017) 
**This instrument no longer exists since 16 January 2017**. A written declaration was an initiative on a matter falling within the EU’s competence. It could be co-signed by Members within a 3 month period.

Written declaration on the degrading dismissal practices employed by the Swiss concern Novartis  
- P6_DCL(2008)0021 - Lapsed  
Herbert BÖSCH , Harald ETTL , Stephen HUGHES , André BRIE , Othmar KARAS  
Date opened : 10-03-2008
Lapse date : 19-06-2008
Number of signatories : 85 - 19-06-2008

Attendance list 
This attendance record is an extract from the Minutes of plenary sittings of the 6th parliamentary term. The information therein is supplied for information purposes only and covers the Member's term of office in the European Parliament. It is raw data and does not include corrections for justified absence because of illness, maternal/paternal leave, authorised parliamentary delegation business etc.