Robert EVANS
  • Robert
    EVANS
  • United Kingdom
  • Date of birth: 23 October 1956, Ashford

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
  • 20.07.2004 / 13.07.2009 : Socialist Group in the European Parliament - Member

National parties

  • 19.07.1994 / 19.07.1999 : Labour Party (United Kingdom)
  • 20.07.1999 / 19.07.2004 : Labour Party (United Kingdom)
  • 20.07.2004 / 13.07.2009 : Labour Party (United Kingdom)

Chair

  • 02.05.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Delegation for relations with the countries of South Asia

Vice-Chair

  • 16.01.1997 / 19.07.1999 : Committee on the Rules of Procedure, the Verification of Credentials and Immunities
  • 21.07.1999 / 14.01.2002 : Committee on Citizens' Freedoms and Rights, Justice and Home Affairs
  • 21.01.2002 / 19.07.2004 : Committee on Citizens' Freedoms and Rights, Justice and Home Affairs

Member

  • 21.07.1994 / 15.01.1997 : Committee on Culture, Youth, Education and the Media
  • 17.11.1994 / 11.07.1995 : Delegation for relations with the countries of South Asia and the South Asia Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC)
  • 13.02.1995 / 15.01.1997 : Committee on the Rules of Procedure, the Verification of Credentials and Immunities
  • 12.07.1995 / 15.01.1997 : Delegation for relations with the countries of South Asia and the South Asia Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC)
  • 16.01.1997 / 19.07.1999 : Committee on Culture, Youth, Education and the Media
  • 16.01.1997 / 19.07.1999 : Delegation to the EU-Romania Joint Parliamentary Committee
  • 06.10.1999 / 14.01.2002 : Delegation for relations with the countries of South Asia and the South Asia Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC)
  • 06.07.2000 / 05.09.2001 : Temporary committee on the Echelon interception system
  • 17.01.2002 / 20.01.2002 : Committee on Citizens' Freedoms and Rights, Justice and Home Affairs
  • 07.02.2002 / 19.07.2004 : Delegation for relations with the countries of South Asia and the South Asia Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC)
  • 21.07.2004 / 14.01.2007 : Committee on Transport and Tourism
  • 15.09.2004 / 13.03.2007 : Delegation for relations with the countries of South Asia and the South Asia Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC)
  • 15.01.2007 / 30.01.2007 : Committee on Transport and Tourism
  • 31.01.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Committee on Transport and Tourism
  • 15.03.2007 / 01.05.2007 : Delegation for relations with the countries of South Asia
  • 02.05.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Conference of Delegation Chairs
  • 14.11.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Delegation for relations with Afghanistan

Substitute

  • 21.07.1994 / 20.09.1994 : Committee on Regional Policy
  • 20.09.1994 / 16.05.1996 : Committee on Institutional Affairs
  • 16.05.1996 / 15.01.1997 : Committee on Development and Cooperation
  • 16.01.1997 / 19.07.1999 : Committee on Development and Cooperation
  • 16.01.1997 / 13.10.1997 : Delegation for relations with the countries of South Asia and the South Asia Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC)
  • 14.10.1997 / 23.02.1999 : Delegation for relations with the countries of South Asia and the South Asia Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC)
  • 24.02.1999 / 19.07.1999 : Delegation for relations with the countries of South Asia and the South Asia Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC)
  • 22.07.1999 / 14.01.2002 : Committee on Culture, Youth, Education, the Media and Sport
  • 08.10.1999 / 14.01.2002 : Delegation to the EU-Romania Joint Parliamentary Committee
  • 30.01.2002 / 19.07.2004 : Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Consumer Policy
  • 07.02.2002 / 19.07.2004 : Delegation to the EU-Romania Joint Parliamentary Committee
  • 24.09.2002 / 19.07.2004 : Committee on Development and Cooperation
  • 21.07.2004 / 14.01.2007 : Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs
  • 15.09.2004 / 15.09.2004 : Delegation to the EU-Romania Joint Parliamentary Committee
  • 15.09.2004 / 13.07.2009 : Delegation to the EU-Armenia, EU-Azerbaijan and EU-Georgia Parliamentary Cooperation Committees
  • 26.01.2005 / 13.07.2009 : Delegation to the EU-Moldova Parliamentary Cooperation Committee
  • 15.03.2006 / 31.12.2006 : Delegation to the EU-Romania Joint Parliamentary Committee
  • 15.01.2007 / 30.01.2007 : Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs
  • 31.01.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Subcommittee on Human Rights
  • 31.01.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs
  • 15.03.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Delegation for relations with the countries of the Andean Community
  • 10.05.2007 / 04.02.2009 : Temporary Committee on Climate Change

Parliamentary activities in plenary – 6th parliamentary term

Speeches in plenary

101

Explanations of vote

07-05-2009 P6_CRE(2009)05-07(10)

A6-0285/2009 - REPORT Report on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down minimum standards for the reception of asylum seekers (recast)

Human rights in the world 2008 and the EU's policy on the matter (debate)

06-05-2009 P6_CRE(2009)05-06(11)

Agenda

11-03-2009 P6_CRE(2009)03-11(4)

Sri Lanka (debate)

11-03-2009 P6_CRE(2009)03-11(19)

Sri Lanka (debate) (2)

11-03-2009 P6_CRE(2009)03-11(19)

Question Time (Commission)

10-03-2009 P6_CRE(2009)03-10(16)

Situation in Sri Lanka

05-02-2009 P6_CRE(2009)02-05(11.1)

Reports - as rapporteur

2

Opinions - as rapporteur

1

OPINION Green Paper on better ship dismantling

TRAN
27-02-2008 TRAN_AD(2008)398494

Motions for resolutions

15

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the situation in Sri Lanka

03-02-2009 B6-0078/2009

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

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on Bangladesh

09-07-2008 RC-B6-0356/2008

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the situation in Bangladesh

08-07-2008 B6-0366/2008

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

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the case of the Afghan journalist Perwiz Kambakhsh

12-03-2008 RC-B6-0112/2008

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the case of the journalist Perwez Kambakshh

11-03-2008 B6-0118/2008

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

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on Pakistan

14-11-2007 RC-B6-0472/2007

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on Pakistan

13-11-2007 B6-0477/2007

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on Pakistan

24-10-2007 RC-B6-0409/2007

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on Pakistan

23-10-2007 B6-0409/2007

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

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on Bangladesh

05-09-2007 RC-B6-0333/2007/rev. 1

Written declarations

10

Written declaration on the need for enhanced monitoring and enforcement of the directive concerning the protection of animals kept for farming purposes with particular regard to the plucking of geese

18-02-2009 P6_DCL(2009)0017 Lapsed

Details

Anna HEDH , Göran FÄRM , Robert EVANS , Neil PARISH , Mojca DRČAR MURKO

Date opened : 18-02-2009
Lapse date : 07-05-2009
Number of signatories : 53 - 08-05-2009

Written declaration on the fate of lions in Romanian zoos

03-09-2007 P6_DCL(2007)0073 Lapsed

Details

Robert EVANS , Dame Glenis WILLMOTT , Gabriela CREȚU , David MARTIN

Date opened : 03-09-2007
Lapse date : 03-12-2007
Number of signatories : 42 - 04-12-2007

Written declaration on the EU-wide ban on bullfighting

15-01-2007 P6_DCL(2007)0002 Lapsed

Details

Robert EVANS , Mojca DRČAR MURKO , Gitte SEEBERG , Carl SCHLYTER

Date opened : 15-01-2007
Lapse date : 15-04-2007
Number of signatories : 211 - 15-04-2007

Written declaration on primates in scientific experiments

25-09-2006 P6_DCL(2006)0064 Lapsed

Details

Robert EVANS , Paulo CASACA , David MARTIN , Sajjad KARIM , Carl SCHLYTER

Date opened : 25-09-2006
Lapse date : 18-01-2007
Number of signatories : 88 - 19-01-2007

Written declaration on car hire

04-09-2006 P6_DCL(2006)0062 Lapsed

Details

Robert EVANS , Eva LICHTENBERGER , Jeanine HENNIS-PLASSCHAERT , Emanuel Jardim FERNANDES

Date opened : 04-09-2006
Lapse date : 04-12-2006
Number of signatories : 53 - 04-12-2006

Written declaration on the welfare of stray animals in EU member States, EU accession countries and other European states

26-04-2006 P6_DCL(2006)0031 Lapsed

Details

Caroline LUCAS , Janusz WOJCIECHOWSKI , David HAMMERSTEIN , Robert EVANS

Date opened : 26-04-2006
Lapse date : 26-07-2006
Number of signatories : 81 - 26-07-2006

Written declaration on rising international concern over the farming of bear bile in China

26-09-2005 P6_DCL(2005)0052 Adopted

Details

David MARTIN , Neil PARISH , Peter SKINNER , Terence WYNN , Robert EVANS

Date opened : 26-09-2005
Lapse date : 26-12-2005
Adopted (date) : 17-01-2006
Text adopted (with the list of signatories) : P6_TA(2006)0008
Number of signatories : 377 - 26-12-2005

Written declaration on the organisation of graduate teacher unions in the United States

27-04-2005 P6_DCL(2005)0023 Lapsed

Details

Robert EVANS , Richard FALBR , Helmut KUHNE , Thomas MANN , Klaus-Heiner LEHNE

Date opened : 27-04-2005
Lapse date : 27-07-2005
Number of signatories : 13 - 27-07-2005

Written declaration on recognising the significance of the swastika as a religious symbol of peace

21-02-2005 P6_DCL(2005)0009 Lapsed

Details

Robert EVANS , Neena GILL

Date opened : 21-02-2005
Lapse date : 21-05-2005
Number of signatories : 18 - 21-05-2005

Written declaration on commemmorations of the 20th anniversary of the Bhopal Disaster

26-11-2004 P6_DCL(2004)0051 Lapsed

Details

Robert EVANS , Neena GILL , Gérard ONESTA , Thomas MANN , Gérard DEPREZ

Date opened : 26-11-2004
Lapse date : 26-02-2005
Number of signatories : 72 - 26-02-2005

Parliamentary questions

192

EU subsidies for bullfighting

02-04-2009 E-2705/2009

EU funds for the victims of domestic violence

20-03-2009 E-2231/2009

Recent strikes at Budapest Ferihegy airport

24-02-2009 H-0143/2009

Conservation of wild birds in Malta

09-12-2008 E-6763/2008

EU Directive on Animal Testing

10-10-2008 E-5679/2008

Humanitarian aid in Sri Lanka

07-10-2008 H-0802/2008

Lessons from the financial crisis

07-10-2008 H-0801/2008

Consequences of the Google/Yahoo! partnership for EU consumers

02-10-2008 E-5518/2008

Passengers with reduced mobility

09-09-2008 H-0722/2008

Electronic passports

09-09-2008 H-0721/2008

Parliamentary activities in plenary – 5th parliamentary term

Speeches in plenary

96

Freedom and security for Union citizens

04-05-2004 P5_CRE(2004)05-04(9)

Fundamental rights in the European Union (2003)

31-03-2004 P5_CRE(2004)03-31(6)

International organ trafficking

31-03-2004 P5_CRE(2004)03-31(8)

SIS – registration certificates for vehicles

31-03-2004 P5_CRE(2004)03-31(11)

Vote

30-03-2004 P5_CRE(2004)03-30(4)

Vote (2)

30-03-2004 P5_CRE(2004)03-30(4)

Question Time (Council)

10-03-2004 P5_CRE(2004)03-10(6)

Question Time (Commission)

09-03-2004 P5_CRE(2004)03-09(12)

Freedom of movement within the European Union

08-03-2004 P5_CRE(2004)03-08(9)

Criminal acts and penalties in the field of drug trafficking

08-03-2004 P5_CRE(2004)03-08(10)

Reports - as rapporteur

5

Recommendation for second reading on the common position adopted by the Council with a view to adopting a European Parliament and Council Recommendation on mobility within the Community for students, persons undergoing training, young volunteers, teachers and trainers - Committee on Culture, Youth, Education, the Media and Sport

CULT
29-03-2001 A5-0115/2001

Report on the proposal for a recommendation of the European Parliament and of the Council on mobility within the Community for students, persons undergoing training, young volunteers, teachers and trainers (Hughes procedure) - Committee on Culture, Youth, Education, the Media and Sport

CULT
19-09-2000 A5-0255/2000

Motions for resolutions

8

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the situation in Nepal

23-10-2002 RC-B5-0547/2002

  Proposition de résolution (article 50) Sur la situation au Népal

21-10-2002 B5-0547/2002

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

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on Sri Lanka

13-03-2002 RC-B5-0143/2002

  Proposition de résolution (article 50) Sur la situation politique au Sri Lanka

11-03-2002 B5-0163/2002

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

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the continuing plight of Bhutanese refugees in Nepal

04-09-2000 B5-0663/2000

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on trafficking in human beings

03-07-2000 B5-0598/2000

Written declarations

1

Written declaration on religious rights and freedoms in France and the European Union

20-02-2004 P5_DCL(2004)0014 Lapsed

Details

Robert EVANS , Alima BOUMEDIENE-THIERY , Neena GILL , Olle SCHMIDT

Date opened : 20-02-2004
Lapse date : 06-05-2004
Number of signatories : 50 - 06-05-2004

Parliamentary questions

76

River access

14-04-2004 E-1222/2004

Killing of street-children in Honduras

14-04-2004 E-1221/2004

Czech Republic's Endowment Fund for Holocaust Victims

14-04-2004 E-1220/2004

Cooperative movement

14-04-2004 E-1219/2004

GMOs

18-03-2004 E-0941/2004

Churches in Indonesia

18-03-2004 E-0940/2004

Ethiopia

18-03-2004 E-0939/2004

Human rights in Algeria

24-02-2004 E-0655/2004

Trophy hunting

11-02-2004 H-0092/2004

Environmental safeguards

26-01-2004 H-0040/2004