Paul RÜBIG : 7th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

  • 14-07-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats) - Member

National parties 

  • 14-07-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Österreichische Volkspartei (Austria)


  • 13-04-2011 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation for relations with the Maghreb countries and the Arab Maghreb Union


  • 16-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Industry, Research and Energy
  • 16-09-2009 / 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
  • 06-04-2011 / 12-04-2011 : Delegation for relations with the Maghreb countries and the Arab Maghreb Union
  • 06-04-2011 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Budgetary Control
  • 06-04-2011 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Union for the Mediterranean
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on Budgetary Control
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on Industry, Research and Energy


  • 16-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Budgets
  • 16-09-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation for relations with the Arab Peninsula
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on Budgets


Contributions to plenary debates 
Speeches made during the plenary session and written declarations relating to plenary debates. Rules Rule 204 and 171(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 55

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 56, Rule 57, Annex VI

OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the Programme for the Competitiveness of Enterprises and small and medium-sized enterprises (2014-2020)  
- BUDG_AD(2012)491276 -  
OPINION on enforcement of intellectual property rights in the internal market  
- ITRE_AD(2010)438391 -  

Opinions - as shadow rapporteur 
Political groups designate a shadow rapporteur for an opinion to follow progress and negotiate compromise texts with the rapporteur. Rule 215

OPINION on General budget of the European Union for the financial year 2014 - all sections  
- ITRE_AD(2013)519558 -  
OPINION on 2014 Budget - Mandate for the Trilogue  
- ITRE_AD(2013)510513 -  
OPINION Report from the Commission to the Council, the European Parliament and the European Economic and Social Committee: The Operation of Directive 98/34/EC from 2006-2008  
- ITRE_AD(2010)442804 -  

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 143

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 possibility to utilise gas from alternative sources in Europe  
- P7_DCL(2010)0067 - Lapsed  
Andrzej GRZYB , Bogdan Kazimierz MARCINKIEWICZ , Marian-Jean MARINESCU , Paul RÜBIG , Alejo VIDAL-QUADRAS  
Date opened : 06-09-2010
Lapse date : 06-12-2010
Number of signatories : 125 - 06-12-2010


Declaration of financial interests