Mark Francis WATTS
  • Mark Francis
    WATTS
  • United Kingdom
  • Date of birth: 11 June 1964, London

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

National parties

  • 19.07.1994 / 19.07.1999 : Labour Party (United Kingdom)
  • 20.07.1999 / 19.07.2004 : Labour Party (United Kingdom)

Vice-Chair

  • 30.01.1997 / 19.07.1999 : Delegation to the EU-Bulgaria Joint Parliamentary Committee
  • 22.07.1999 / 14.01.2002 : Delegation to the EU-Malta Joint Parliamentary Committee
  • 07.02.2002 / 30.04.2004 : Delegation to the EU-Malta Joint Parliamentary Committee

Member

  • 21.07.1994 / 15.01.1997 : Committee on Transport and Tourism
  • 17.11.1994 / 11.07.1995 : Delegation for relations with South-east Europe
  • 12.07.1995 / 15.01.1997 : Delegation for relations with South-east Europe
  • 16.01.1997 / 29.01.1997 : Delegation to the EU-Bulgaria Joint Parliamentary Committee
  • 16.01.1997 / 19.07.1999 : Committee on Transport and Tourism
  • 16.01.1997 / 19.07.1999 : Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development
  • 21.07.1999 / 14.01.2002 : Committee on Regional Policy, Transport and Tourism
  • 16.09.1999 / 14.01.2002 : Committee on Petitions
  • 17.01.2002 / 03.02.2002 : Committee on Petitions
  • 17.01.2002 / 19.07.2004 : Committee on Regional Policy, Transport and Tourism

Substitute

  • 21.07.1994 / 15.01.1997 : Committee on Regional Policy
  • 16.01.1997 / 19.07.1999 : Delegation to the EU-Turkey Joint Parliamentary Committee
  • 16.01.1997 / 19.07.1999 : Committee on Budgetary Control
  • 22.07.1999 / 14.01.2002 : Committee on Employment and Social Affairs
  • 17.01.2002 / 19.07.2004 : Committee on Employment and Social Affairs
  • 20.11.2003 / 21.04.2004 : Temporary committee on improving safety at sea

Parliamentary activities in plenary – 5th parliamentary term

Speeches in plenary

43

Electronic road toll systems

17-12-2003 P5_CRE(2003)12-17(5)

Compensation and assistance to air passengers

17-12-2003 P5_CRE(2003)12-17(7)

Motor vehicles: seats, their anchorages and head restraints

15-12-2003 P5_CRE(2003)12-15(10)

Market access to port services

18-11-2003 P5_CRE(2003)11-18(6)

EC-China maritime transport agreement

02-09-2003 P5_CRE(2003)09-02(3)

Vote

03-07-2003 P5_CRE(2003)07-03(5)

Single European sky

02-07-2003 P5_CRE(2003)07-02(7)

Compensation and assistance to air passengers

02-07-2003 P5_CRE(2003)07-02(9)

Vote

05-06-2003 P5_CRE(2003)06-05(3)

Question Time (Commission)

14-01-2003 P5_CRE(2003)01-14(6)

Reports - as rapporteur

4

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 enforcement, in respect of shipping using Community ports and sailing in the waters under the jurisdiction of the Member States, of international standards for ship safety, pollution prevention and shipboard living and working conditions (port State control) - Committee on Regional Policy, Transport and Tourism

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26-04-2001 A5-0140/2001

Report on the proposal for a European Parliament and Council directive amending Council Directive 95/21/EC concerning the enforcement, in respect of shipping using Community ports and sailing in the waters under the jurisdiction of the Member States, of international standards for ship safety, pollution prevention and shipboard living and working conditions (port State control) - Committee on Regional Policy, Transport and Tourism

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20-11-2000 A5-0343/2000

Motions for resolutions

1

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the Greek ferry disaster

04-10-2000 RC-B5-0783/2000

Written declarations

2

Written declaration on seal culling

20-10-2003 P5_DCL(2003)0023 Lapsed

Details

Mark Francis WATTS , Catherine STIHLER , Phillip WHITEHEAD

Date opened : 20-10-2003
Lapse date : 20-01-2004
Number of signatories : 113 - 20-01-2004

Written declaration on the adverse impact of the World Trade Organisation on animal welfare

15-11-1999 P5_DCL(1999)0010 Lapsed

Details

Michl EBNER , Caroline LUCAS , Mary Elizabeth BANOTTI , Gianni VATTIMO , Mark Francis WATTS

Date opened : 15-11-1999
Lapse date : 15-02-2000
Number of signatories : 105 - 15-02-2000

Parliamentary questions

71

Export of live cattle to third countries

04-04-2003 E-1292/2003

Slaughter of baby seal pups in the White Sea, Russia

24-03-2003 H-0187/2003

Slaughter of baby seals in the White Sea, Russia

30-01-2003 H-0046/2003

Slaughter of baby seal pups on the White Sea, Russia

06-01-2003 P-3857/2002

The steel sector and enlargement

13-12-2002 H-0859/2002

Slaughter of baby seal pups on the White Sea, Russia

26-07-2002 P-2365/2002

Import of live animals from Central and East European countries

12-07-2002 E-2068/2002

Free movement of freight between the United Kingdom and France

24-04-2002 H-0320/2002

Rail freight in the Channel Tunnel

16-01-2002 O-0003/2002