Michael GAHLER : 8th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

  • 01-07-2014 / 01-07-2019 : Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats) - Member

National parties 

  • 01-07-2014 / 01-07-2019 : Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands (Germany)

Chair 

  • 13-10-2014 / 01-07-2019 : Delegation for relations with the Pan-African Parliament

Vice-Chair 

  • 07-07-2014 / 10-09-2014 : Subcommittee on Security and Defence

Member 

  • 01-07-2014 / 06-07-2014 : Subcommittee on Security and Defence
  • 01-07-2014 / 18-01-2017 : Committee on Foreign Affairs
  • 14-07-2014 / 12-10-2014 : Delegation for relations with the Pan-African Parliament
  • 14-07-2014 / 01-07-2019 : Delegation for relations with South Africa
  • 11-09-2014 / 18-01-2017 : Subcommittee on Security and Defence
  • 13-10-2014 / 01-07-2019 : Conference of Delegation Chairs
  • 19-01-2017 / 01-07-2019 : Committee on Foreign Affairs
  • 19-01-2017 / 01-07-2019 : Subcommittee on Security and Defence

Substitute 

  • 01-07-2014 / 18-01-2017 : Committee on Transport and Tourism
  • 14-07-2014 / 01-07-2019 : Delegation to the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly
  • 19-01-2017 / 01-07-2019 : Committee on Transport and Tourism
  • 28-06-2017 / 21-11-2017 : Delegation for relations with Belarus

Main parliamentary activities 

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

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 215

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 decision of the European Parliament and of the Council providing further macro-financial assistance to Ukraine  
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AFET 

Motions for resolutions 
Motions for resolutions are tabled on topical issues, at the request of a committee, a political group or at least 5% of the Members, and voted on in plenary. Rule 132, Rule 136, Rule 139, Rule 144.

Oral questions 
Questions for oral answer with debate, addressed to the European Commission, the Council or the Vice-President of the Commission/High Representative of the Union can be tabled by a committee, a political group or at least 5% of Parliament’s members. Rule 136

Other parliamentary activities 

Written questions 
Members can submit a specific number of questions to the President of the European Council, the Council, the Commission and the Vice-President of the Commission/High Representative of the Union, for written answer. Rule 138, Annex III

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 continued European Union support for polio eradication  
- P8_DCL(2015)0008 - Closed with majority  
Linda McAVAN , Mairead McGUINNESS , Davor Ivo STIER , Maria HEUBUCH , Enrique GUERRERO SALOM , Charles GOERENS , Louis MICHEL , Nirj DEVA , Elmar BROK , Michael GAHLER  
Date opened : 09-03-2015
Lapse date : 09-06-2015
Adopted (date) : 09-06-2015
List of signatories : P8_PV(2015)06-11(ANN01)
Number of signatories : 404 - 10-06-2015

Declarations 

Declaration of financial interests 

Declarations of participation by Members in events organised by third parties 

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