Pat the Cope GALLAGHER : 7th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

  • 14-07-2009 / 19-07-2009 : Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe - Member
  • 20-07-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe - Member of the Bureau

National parties 

  • 14-07-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Fianna Fáil Party (Ireland)

Chair 

  • 17-09-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation for relations with Switzerland and Norway and to the EU-Iceland Joint Parliamentary Committee and the European Economic Area (EEA) Joint Parliamentary Committee

Member 

  • 16-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Fisheries
  • 16-09-2009 / 16-09-2009 : Delegation for relations with Switzerland and Norway and to the EU-Iceland Joint Parliamentary Committee and the European Economic Area (EEA) Joint Parliamentary Committee
  • 17-09-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Conference of Delegation Chairs
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on Fisheries

Substitute 

  • 16-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Regional Development
  • 17-06-2010 / 30-06-2011 : Special committee on the policy challenges and budgetary resources for a sustainable European Union after 2013
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on Regional Development

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

Reports - as shadow rapporteur 
Political groups designate a shadow rapporteur for each report in the responsible committee to follow progress and negotiate compromise texts with the rapporteur. Rule 205a

REPORT on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing specific conditions to fishing for deep-sea stocks in the North-East Atlantic and provisions for fishing in international waters of the North-East Atlantic and repealing Regulation (EC) No 2347/2002  
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PECH 

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 on discharge in respect of the implementation of the budget of the Community Fisheries Control Agency for the financial year 2009  
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PECH 
OPINION Proposal for a Council decision on the conclusion of an Agreement between the European Union, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway on an EEA Financial Mechanism 2009-2014, an Agreement between the European Union and Norway on a Norwegian Financial Mechanism for the period 2009-2014, an Additional Protocol to the Agreement between the European Economic Community and Iceland, concerning special provisions applicable to imports into the European Union of certain fish and fisheries products for the period 2009-2014, and an Additional Protocol to the Agreement between the European Economic Community and Norway, concerning special provisions applicable to imports into the European Union of certain fish and fisheries products for the period 2009-2014  
- PECH_AD(2010)448757 -  
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PECH 

Opinions - as shadow rapporteur 
Political groups designate a shadow rapporteur for an opinion to follow progress and negotiate compromise texts with the rapporteur. Rule 205a

OPINION on follow-up on the Delegation of Legislative Powers and the Control by Member States of the Commission’s Exercise of Implementing Powers  
- PECH_AD(2013)510583 -  
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PECH 
OPINION Proposal for a Council regulation amending Regulation (EC) No 247/2006 laying down specific measures for agriculture in the outermost regions of the Union  
- REGI_AD(2010)430981 -  
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REGI 
OPINION Opinion on the European Investment Bank (EIB) - Annual Report 2008  
- REGI_AD(2010)430816 -  
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REGI 

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

Declarations 

Declaration of financial interests