Giles CHICHESTER
  • Giles
    CHICHESTER
  • United Kingdom
  • Born on 29 July 1946, London

Political groups

  • 19.07.1994 / 19.07.1999 : Group of the European People's Party (Christian-Democratic Group) - Member
  • 20.07.1999 / 19.07.2004 : Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats) and European Democrats - Member
  • 20.07.2004 / 30.08.2004 : Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats) and European Democrats - Member
  • 31.08.2004 / 13.07.2009 : Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats) and European Democrats - Member of the Bureau
  • 14.07.2009 / 05.07.2011 : European Conservatives and Reformists Group - Member
  • 06.07.2011 / 30.01.2012 : European Conservatives and Reformists Group - Member of the Bureau
  • 31.01.2012 / 30.06.2014 : European Conservatives and Reformists Group - Member

National parties

  • 19.07.1994 / 19.07.1999 : Conservative and Unionist Party (United Kingdom)
  • 20.07.1999 / 19.07.2004 : Conservative and Unionist Party (United Kingdom)
  • 20.07.2004 / 13.07.2009 : Conservative and Unionist Party (United Kingdom)
  • 14.07.2009 / 30.06.2014 : Conservative Party (United Kingdom)

Chair

  • 26.07.2004 / 14.01.2007 : Committee on Industry, Research and Energy
  • 15.01.2007 / 30.01.2007 : Committee on Industry, Research and Energy
  • 15.02.2007 / 13.03.2007 : Delegation for relations with Australia and New Zealand
  • 14.03.2007 / 26.03.2008 : Delegation for relations with Australia and New Zealand
  • 26.11.2008 / 13.07.2009 : Delegation for relations with Australia and New Zealand

Vice-Chair

  • 29.09.2009 / 30.06.2014 : Delegation for relations with the Pan-African Parliament

Vice-President

  • 05.07.2011 / 16.01.2012 : European Parliament

Member

  • 21.07.1994 / 15.01.1997 : Committee on Research, Technological Development and Energy
  • 17.11.1994 / 11.07.1995 : Delegation for relations with Australia and New Zealand
  • 12.07.1995 / 15.01.1997 : Delegation for relations with Australia and New Zealand
  • 16.01.1997 / 13.10.1997 : Delegation for relations with Australia and New Zealand
  • 16.01.1997 / 19.07.1999 : Committee on Research, Technological Development and Energy
  • 14.10.1997 / 23.02.1999 : Delegation for relations with Australia and New Zealand
  • 19.10.1998 / 19.07.1999 : Subcommittee on Security and Disarmament
  • 24.02.1999 / 19.07.1999 : Delegation for relations with Australia and New Zealand
  • 21.07.1999 / 14.01.2002 : Committee on Industry, External Trade, Research and Energy
  • 21.07.1999 / 13.09.1999 : Committee on Fisheries
  • 06.10.1999 / 14.01.2002 : Delegation for relations with Australia and New Zealand
  • 17.01.2002 / 19.07.2004 : Committee on Industry, External Trade, Research and Energy
  • 07.02.2002 / 19.07.2004 : Delegation for relations with Australia and New Zealand
  • 20.11.2003 / 21.04.2004 : Temporary committee on improving safety at sea
  • 21.07.2004 / 25.07.2004 : Committee on Industry, Research and Energy
  • 28.07.2004 / 15.01.2007 : Conference of Committee Chairs
  • 15.09.2004 / 14.02.2007 : Delegation for relations with Australia and New Zealand
  • 14.10.2004 / 08.06.2005 : Temporary committee on policy challenges and budgetary means of the enlarged Union 2007-2013
  • 31.01.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Committee on Industry, Research and Energy
  • 15.02.2007 / 26.03.2008 : Conference of Delegation Chairs
  • 10.05.2007 / 04.02.2009 : Temporary Committee on Climate Change
  • 27.03.2008 / 25.11.2008 : Delegation for relations with Australia and New Zealand
  • 26.11.2008 / 13.07.2009 : Conference of Delegation Chairs
  • 16.07.2009 / 18.01.2012 : Committee on Industry, Research and Energy
  • 14.09.2009 / 18.01.2012 : Committee on Petitions
  • 16.09.2009 / 30.06.2014 : Delegation for relations with South Africa
  • 16.09.2009 / 28.09.2009 : Delegation for relations with the Pan-African Parliament
  • 05.07.2011 / 16.01.2012 : Parliament's Bureau
  • 19.01.2012 / 30.06.2014 : Committee on Industry, Research and Energy
  • 19.01.2012 / 30.06.2014 : Committee on Petitions

Substitute

  • 21.07.1994 / 15.01.1997 : Committee on Regional Policy
  • 16.01.1997 / 19.07.1999 : Committee on Fisheries
  • 16.01.1997 / 19.07.1999 : Committee on Regional Policy
  • 14.10.1998 / 19.07.1999 : Committee on Foreign Affairs, Security and Defence Policy
  • 21.07.1999 / 14.01.2002 : Committee on Regional Policy, Transport and Tourism
  • 17.01.2002 / 19.07.2004 : Committee on Employment and Social Affairs
  • 22.07.2004 / 14.01.2007 : Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection
  • 15.09.2004 / 13.03.2007 : Delegation for relations with the United States
  • 15.01.2007 / 30.01.2007 : Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection
  • 31.01.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection
  • 09.02.2007 / 19.06.2007 : Committee of Inquiry into the crisis of the Equitable Life Assurance Society
  • 14.03.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Delegation for relations with the United States
  • 21.07.2009 / 13.09.2009 : Committee on Petitions
  • 16.09.2009 / 30.06.2014 : Delegation for relations with Australia and New Zealand

Parliamentary activities in plenary – 7th parliamentary term

Speeches in plenary

62

European single market for electronic communications (A7-0190/2014 - Pilar del Castillo Vera)

03-04-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)04-03(9.25)

Integrated parcel delivery market for the growth of e-commerce (A7-0024/2014 - Pablo Arias Echeverría)

04-02-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)02-04(9.21)

Location of the seats of the European Union's institutions (debate)

19-11-2013 P7_CRE-REV(2013)11-19(15)

Electronic communications - Recent proposals to complete the digital single market (debate)

24-10-2013 P7_CRE-PROV(2013)10-24(6)

Electronic communications - Recent proposals to complete the digital single market (debate) (2)

24-10-2013 P7_CRE-PROV(2013)10-24(6)

Renewable energy in the European internal energy market (A7-0135/2013 - Herbert Reul)

21-05-2013 P7_CRE-REV(2013)05-21(7.11)

European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA) (debate)

15-04-2013 P7_CRE-REV(2013)04-15(20)

European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA) (debate) (2)

15-04-2013 P7_CRE-REV(2013)04-15(20)

Activities of the Committee on Petitions (2011) (debate)

20-11-2012 P7_CRE(2012)11-20(16)

Reports - as rapporteur

4

Reports - as shadow rapporteur

13

REPORT on the proposal for a Council regulation on the Bio-Based Industries Joint Undertaking

ITRE
05-02-2014 A7-0092/2014

REPORT on Implementation report on the regulatory framework for electronic communications

ITRE
01-10-2013 A7-0313/2013

REPORT on European Broadband: investing in digitally driven growth

ITRE
06-06-2011 A7-0221/2011

Opinions - as rapporteur

7

OPINION on the location of the seats of the European Union’s Institutions

PETI
23-09-2013 PETI_AD(2013)510780

OPINION on Innovating for Sustainable Growth: A Bioeconomy for Europe

ITRE
07-05-2013 ITRE_AD(2013)506024

OPINION on improving the delivery of benefits from EU environment measures: building confidence through better knowledge and responsiveness

PETI
05-12-2012 PETI_AD(2012)496666

OPINION on mobility and inclusion of people with disabilities and the European Disability Strategy 2010-2020

PETI
25-05-2011 PETI_AD(2011)462744

OPINION A comprehensive approach on personal data protection in the European Union

ITRE
11-05-2011 ITRE_AD(2011)460921

OPINION Guaranteeing independent impact assessments

ITRE
03-11-2010 ITRE_AD(2010)448644

OPINION on the Commission Green Paper on the management of bio-waste in the European Union

ITRE
22-03-2010 ITRE_AD(2010)430833

Opinions - as shadow rapporteur

25

OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the monitoring, reporting and verification of carbon dioxide emissions from maritime transport and amending Regulation (EU) No 525/2013

ITRE
20-01-2014 ITRE_AD(2014)522868

OPINION on General budget of the European Union for the financial year 2014 - all sections

ITRE
27-09-2013 ITRE_AD(2013)519558

OPINION on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 98/70/EC relating to the quality of petrol and diesel fuels and amending Directive 2009/28/EC on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources

ITRE
04-07-2013 ITRE_AD(2013)508012

OPINION on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 2011/92/EU on the assessment of the effects of certain public and private projects on the environment

PETI
27-06-2013 PETI_AD(2013)507937

OPINION on 2014 Budget - Mandate for the Trilogue

ITRE
20-06-2013 ITRE_AD(2013)510513

OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data (General Data Protection Regulation)

ITRE
26-02-2013 ITRE_AD(2013)496562

OPINION on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on procurement by entities operating in the water, energy, transport and postal services sectors

ITRE
01-10-2012 ITRE_AD(2012)486035

OPINION on completing the Digital Single Market

ITRE
10-09-2012 ITRE_AD(2012)489602

OPINION on the role of Cohesion Policy in the outermost regions of the European Union in the context of EU 2020

ITRE
01-03-2012 ITRE_AD(2012)478401

OPINION on a corporate governance framework for European companies

ITRE
21-12-2011 ITRE_AD(2011)475776

Motions for resolutions

7

Motion for a resolution on the EU steel industry

05-12-2012 B7-0540/2012

Motion for a resolution on South-Africa: the Marikana mine tragedy

10-09-2012 B7-0447/2012

NB: This motion for a resolution is available in the original language only.

Motion for a resolution on the Small Business Act Review

04-05-2011 B7-0286/2011

Motion for a resolution on electric vehicles

28-04-2010 B7-0261/2010/rev. 1

Motion for a resolution on investing in the development of low carbon technologies (SET-Plan)

03-03-2010 B7-0149/2010

Parliamentary questions

28

Monitoring of border crossings at the Gibraltarian/Spanish frontier

15-01-2014 E-000358/2014

Negative Emissions Technologies

25-11-2013 E-013349/2013

Telecoms

07-11-2013 E-012591/2013

Gibraltar-Spain border

16-10-2013 E-011767/2013

Recent proposals to complete the digital single market

09-10-2013 O-000109/2013

The online gambling sector in Europe

25-09-2013 E-010905/2013

Recognition of professional qualifications - revision of Directive 2005/36/EC

18-09-2013 E-010656/2013

Open access policies

08-01-2013 E-000076/2013

Corporate tax and state aid

19-09-2012 E-008248/2012

Illustrative nuclear programme

12-07-2012 E-006966/2012

Parliamentary activities in plenary – 6th parliamentary term

Speeches in plenary

58

Statements by the President

18-02-2009 P6_CRE(2009)02-18(2)

Explanations of vote

03-02-2009 P6_CRE(2009)02-03(7)

A6-0013/2009 - REPORT Report on the Second Strategic Energy Review

Gas supplies by Russia to Ukraine and the EU (debate)

14-01-2009 P6_CRE(2009)01-14(9)

Steps towards improving the environment for SMEs in Europe - Small Business Act (debate)

03-12-2008 P6_CRE(2008)12-03(16)

Explanations of vote

20-11-2008 P6_CRE(2008)11-20(7)

B6-0582/2008 - MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the European space policy: how to bring space down to earth

European Space Policy: How to bring space down to earth (debate)

19-11-2008 P6_CRE(2008)11-19(12)

Reports - as rapporteur

13

Opinions - as rapporteur

3

OPINION macro-economic impact of the increase in the price of energy

ITRE
12-12-2006 ITRE_AD(2006)380781

OPINION Draft opinion on Baltic Sea Strategy for the Northern Dimension

ITRE
10-10-2006 ITRE_AD(2006)378716

OPINION Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on advanced therapy medicinal products and amending Directive 2001/83/EC and Regulation (EC) No 726/2004

ITRE
20-06-2006 ITRE_AD(2006)371930

Motions for resolutions

11

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the future of the automotive industry

23-03-2009 RC-B6-0152/2009

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the future of the automotive industry

18-03-2009 B6-0153/2009

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on getting a grip on energy prices

22-09-2008 RC-B6-0428/2008

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on getting a grip on energy prices

17-09-2008 B6-0428/2008

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the European interest: succeeding in the age of globalisation

07-11-2007 B6-0441/2007

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on security of energy supply in the European Union

20-03-2006 RC-B6-0189/2006

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on security of energy supply in the European Union

16-03-2006 B6-0198/2006

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on oil dependency

26-09-2005 RC-B6-0481/2005

Parliamentary questions

21

Labelling of Israeli settlement products in British supermarkets

19-03-2009 P-2148/2009

Getting a grip on energy prices

15-09-2008 O-0090/2008

Getting a grip on energy prices

15-09-2008 O-0089/2008

ENISA

22-05-2008 O-0060/2008

Hotel fire safety

12-10-2007 O-0066/2007

Carbon markets and millennium development goals

21-09-2007 E-4773/2007

Funding in Cornwall for Scillonian III

16-03-2007 E-1601/2007

Oil security stockholding systems: the situation in the UK

09-06-2006 E-2714/2006

Parliamentary activities in plenary – 5th parliamentary term

Speeches in plenary

60

Gas supplies

19-04-2004 P5_CRE(2004)04-19(10)

Nuclear energy

12-01-2004 P5_CRE(2004)01-12(8)

Vote

17-12-2003 P5_CRE(2003)12-17(4)

Measuring instruments

16-12-2003 P5_CRE(2003)12-16(8)

Takeover bids

15-12-2003 P5_CRE(2003)12-15(7)

Vote (continuation)

19-11-2003 P5_CRE(2003)11-19(5)

Vote

23-09-2003 P5_CRE(2003)09-23(3)

Natural gas/petroleum products

22-09-2003 P5_CRE(2003)09-22(6)

Natural gas/petroleum products (2)

22-09-2003 P5_CRE(2003)09-22(6)

Preparation for the World Trade Organization Ministerial meeting (Cancun, 10/14 September 2003)

02-07-2003 P5_CRE(2003)07-02(4)

Reports - as rapporteur

4

Report on the proposal for a European Parliament and Council Directive amending Council Directive 80/181/EEC on the approximation of the laws of th Member States relating to units of measurement - Committee on Industry, External Trade, Research and Energy

ITRE
08-12-1999 A5-0091/1999

Report on the communication from the Commission to the Council and European Parliament on "Strengthening environmental integration within Community Energy Policy" - Committee on Industry, External Trade, Research and Energy

ITRE
19-10-1999 A5-0039/1999

Motions for resolutions

18

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the EU-Russia summit

14-05-2003 RC-B5-0233/2003

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the ministerial meeting of the European Space Agency on 27 May 2003

12-05-2003 B5-0246/2003

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the forthcoming EU-Russia summit on 31 May 2003 in St Petersburg

08-05-2003 B5-0233/2003

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the Czech nuclear power plant in Temelín

06-09-2000 RC-B5-0708/2000

Motion for a resolution On the Temelin reactor

04-09-2000 B5-0723/2000

NB: This motion for a resolution is available in the original language only.

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on mergers in the telecommunications sector

04-09-2000 RC-B5-0654/2000

Parliamentary questions

27

Details of EU funding to the Palestinian Authority

21-01-2004 E-0214/2004

Review of the closure dates for the Kozloduy nuclear power plant units

16-12-2003 E-3993/2003

Presentation of the peer review on the Kozloduy nuclear power plant

16-12-2003 E-3992/2003

Kozloduy power plant unit closures

16-12-2003 E-3991/2003

Formal complaint re Objective 2 funding to support the Broadband4Devon Project

30-10-2003 E-3205/2003

Free Trade Agreement between Singapore and the EU

03-06-2003 E-1838/2003

Arbitrary expropriation of property in the Valencia region of Spain

12-05-2003 E-1600/2003

Swedish state aid to municipal housing companies

15-04-2003 E-1381/2003

Energy liberalisation progress in the EU

14-10-2002 E-2880/2002

Declarations (7th parliamentary term)

Declarations of participation by Members in events organised by third parties

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