Philip CLAEYS
  • Philip
    CLAEYS
  • Belgium
  • Born on 24 May 1965, Gent

Political groups

  • 16.06.2003 / 19.07.2004 : Non-attached - Member
  • 20.07.2004 / 14.01.2007 : Non-attached Members - Member
  • 15.01.2007 / 13.11.2007 : Identity, Tradition and Sovereignty Group - Vice-Chair
  • 14.11.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Non-attached Members - Member
  • 14.07.2009 / 30.06.2014 : Non-attached Members - Member

National parties

  • 16.06.2003 / 19.07.2004 : Vlaams Blok (Belgium)
  • 20.07.2004 / 14.11.2004 : Vlaams Blok (Belgium)
  • 15.11.2004 / 13.07.2009 : Vlaams Belang (Belgium)
  • 14.07.2009 / 30.06.2014 : Vlaams Belang (Belgium)

Member

  • 03.07.2003 / 19.07.2004 : Committee on Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, Common Security and Defence Policy
  • 21.07.2004 / 14.01.2007 : Subcommittee on Security and Defence
  • 21.07.2004 / 14.01.2007 : Committee on Foreign Affairs
  • 15.09.2004 / 13.03.2007 : Delegation for relations with Australia and New Zealand
  • 20.07.2005 / 14.01.2007 : Conference of Presidents
  • 19.01.2006 / 13.12.2006 : Temporary Committee on the alleged use of European countries by the CIA for the transport and illegal detention of prisoners
  • 15.01.2007 / 30.01.2007 : Subcommittee on Security and Defence
  • 15.01.2007 / 30.01.2007 : Committee on Foreign Affairs
  • 31.01.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Subcommittee on Security and Defence
  • 31.01.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Committee on Foreign Affairs
  • 14.03.2007 / 14.03.2007 : Delegation for relations with Australia and New Zealand
  • 15.03.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Delegation for relations with the Korean Peninsula
  • 16.07.2009 / 18.01.2012 : Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs
  • 16.09.2009 / 30.06.2014 : Delegation for relations with the countries of Southeast Asia and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)
  • 19.01.2012 / 30.06.2014 : Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs

Substitute

  • 02.07.2003 / 19.07.2004 : Committee on Culture, Youth, Education, the Media and Sport
  • 21.07.2004 / 14.01.2007 : Committee on Culture and Education
  • 31.01.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Committee on Transport and Tourism
  • 15.03.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Delegation to the EU-Turkey Joint Parliamentary Committee
  • 16.07.2009 / 18.01.2012 : Committee on Foreign Affairs
  • 16.09.2009 / 30.06.2014 : Delegation for relations with the United States
  • 19.01.2012 / 30.06.2014 : Committee on Foreign Affairs

Activités parlementaires en plénière pour la 7ème législature

Speeches in plenary

149

Mid-term review of the Stockholm Programme (debate)

02-04-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)04-02(17)

General guidelines for the 2015 budget - Section III (debate)

13-03-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)03-13(10)

2013 progress report on Turkey (B7-0241/2014)

12-03-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)03-12(9.28)

Fundamental rights in the European Union (2012) (A7-0051/2014 - Louis Michel)

27-02-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)02-27(13.13)

EU-Switzerland relations (debate)

26-02-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)02-26(6)

Deployment of the eCall in-vehicle system - Deployment of the interoperable EU-wide eCall (debate)

25-02-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)02-25(13)

Reports - as rapporteur

3

Reports - as shadow rapporteur

5

Opinions - as shadow rapporteur

1

OPINION on the compatibility of the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement between the European Union and its Member States, Australia, Canada, Japan, the Republic of Korea, the United Mexican States, the Kingdom of Morocco, New Zealand, the Republic of Singapore, the Swiss Confederation and the United States of America with the rights enshrined in the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union

LIBE
04-06-2012 LIBE_AD(2012)480574

Motions for resolutions

13

Motion for a resolution on the abolition of the European Economic and Social Committee

17-03-2014 B7-0272/2014

Motion for a resolution on the abolition of the Committee of the Regions

17-03-2014 B7-0270/2014

Motion for a resolution on the abolition of the European External Action Service

17-03-2014 B7-0269/2014

Motion for a resolution on the violation of the rights of minorities in South Africa

07-03-2013 B7-0127/2013

Written declarations

2

Written declaration on the murder of farmers in South Africa

14-11-2011 P7_DCL(2011)0043 Lapsed

Details

Philip CLAEYS , Andreas MÖLZER , Fiorello PROVERA

Date opened : 14-11-2011
Lapse date : 16-02-2012
Number of signatories : 48 - 16-02-2012

Written declaration on the Armenian genocide in Turkey 95 years ago

17-05-2010 P7_DCL(2010)0042 Lapsed

Details

Andreas MÖLZER , Mario BORGHEZIO , Philip CLAEYS , Nikolaos SALAVRAKOS

Date opened : 17-05-2010
Lapse date : 17-09-2010
Number of signatories : 33 - 09-09-2010

Parliamentary questions

181

Harassment in the workplace at the Commission

11-04-2014 E-004578/2014

In-house medical officer at the Commission

11-04-2014 E-004577/2014

Conference on 'right-wing populism' in Germany

11-04-2014 E-004573/2014

Twitter ban imposed by Turkish Government

21-03-2014 P-003468/2014

New powers for the Turkish National Intelligence Organisation (MIT)

21-02-2014 E-002114/2014

Statement by President Gül concerning press freedom in Turkey

20-02-2014 E-002036/2014

Participation by Commission President Barroso in conference on the 'extreme right'

18-02-2014 E-001861/2014

New logo for the Council

31-01-2014 E-001010/2014

Loss of hospitalisation insurance if domicile obligation is not met

20-01-2014 E-000471/2014

Parliamentary activities in plenary – 6th parliamentary term

Speeches in plenary

183

Explanations of vote

24-04-2009 P6_CRE(2009)04-24(8)

B6-0192/2009 - MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the annual debate on the progress made in 2008 in the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice (AFSJ) (Articles 2 and 39 of the EU Treaty)

Rare diseases (debate)

23-04-2009 P6_CRE(2009)04-23(5)

Explanations of vote

23-04-2009 P6_CRE(2009)04-23(9)

A6-0153/2009 - REPORT Report on discharge in respect of the implementation of the European Union general budget for the financial year 2007 - Section VII - Committee of the Regions

Explanations of vote

23-04-2009 P6_CRE(2009)04-23(9)

A6-0176/2009 - REPORT Report on discharge in respect of the implementtion of the budget of the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights for the financial year 2007

Explanations of vote

22-04-2009 P6_CRE(2009)04-22(7)

A6-0251/2009 - REPORT Report on a Common Immigration Policy for Europe: Principles, actions and tools

Explanations of vote

02-04-2009 P6_CRE(2009)04-02(10)

A6-0186/2009 - REPORT on the application of Directive 2004/38/EC on the right of citizens of the Union and their family members to move and reside freely within the territory of the Member States

Explanations of vote

02-04-2009 P6_CRE(2009)04-02(10)

A6-0149/2009 - REPORT Report on the proposal for a Council directive on implementing the principle of equal treatment between persons irrespective of religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation

Explanations of vote

26-03-2009 P6_CRE(2009)03-26(5)

A6-0131/2009 - REPORT Report on an EU-India Free Trade Agreement

Explanations of vote

26-03-2009 P6_CRE(2009)03-26(5)

A6-0082/2009 - REPORT Report on the impact of extensive urbanisation in Spain on individual rights of European citizens, on the environment and on the application of EU law, based upon petitions received

Motions for resolutions

16

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the attitude of African States to the Durban Review Conference

08-10-2008 B6-0547/2008

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the disbanding of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

03-07-2008 B6-0345/2008

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on human rights violations in Pakistan

13-11-2007 B6-0475/2007

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on relations between the European Union and Turkey

18-10-2007 B6-0398/2007

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the situation in Estonia

21-05-2007 B6-0218/2007

Written declarations

19

Written declaration on the establishment of a day commemorating the victims of Islamist violence

23-03-2009 P6_DCL(2009)0039 Lapsed

Details

Philip CLAEYS , Koenraad DILLEN , Frank VANHECKE

Date opened : 23-03-2009
Lapse date : 07-05-2009
Number of signatories : 11 - 08-05-2009

Written declaration on attempts to secure the forfeiture of the St Gabriel monastery in south-eastern Turkey

12-01-2009 P6_DCL(2009)0003 Lapsed

Details

Philip CLAEYS , Frank VANHECKE , Koenraad DILLEN

Date opened : 12-01-2009
Lapse date : 14-04-2009
Number of signatories : 36 - 15-04-2009

Written declaration on Jordan’s request for the surrender of European citizens for criticising Islam

08-10-2008 P6_DCL(2008)0081 Lapsed

Details

Philip CLAEYS , Frank VANHECKE , Koenraad DILLEN

Date opened : 08-10-2008
Lapse date : 22-01-2009
Number of signatories : 15 - 23-01-2009

Written declaration on the introduction of a ban on the wearing of religious symbols in buildings of EU institutions

21-04-2008 P6_DCL(2008)0037 Lapsed

Details

Philip CLAEYS , Frank VANHECKE , Koenraad DILLEN

Date opened : 21-04-2008
Lapse date : 24-07-2008
Number of signatories : 13 - 25-07-2008

Written declaration on the statements by the Dalai Lama on 'unimaginable and gross violations of human rights by China in Tibet'

09-04-2008 P6_DCL(2008)0026 Lapsed

Details

Koenraad DILLEN , Frank VANHECKE , Philip CLAEYS

Date opened : 09-04-2008
Lapse date : 15-07-2008
Number of signatories : 21 - 10-07-2008

Written declaration on the partial demolition by the Turkish authorities of an Orthodox monastery on the island of Halki

28-11-2007 P6_DCL(2007)0107 Lapsed

Details

Philip CLAEYS , Frank VANHECKE , Koenraad DILLEN

Date opened : 28-11-2007
Lapse date : 13-03-2008
Number of signatories : 37 - 13-03-2008

Written declaration on the setting up of drug outlets ('coffee shops' and 'coffee shop boats') in the Netherlands at the border with Belgium, targeted at Belgian and French drug users

28-11-2007 P6_DCL(2007)0106 Lapsed

Details

Koenraad DILLEN , Philip CLAEYS , Frank VANHECKE

Date opened : 28-11-2007
Lapse date : 13-03-2008
Number of signatories : 22 - 13-03-2008

Written declaration on the statements by members of the Commission concerning internal political developments in the Member State Belgium

10-10-2007 P6_DCL(2007)0089 Lapsed

Details

Frank VANHECKE , Philip CLAEYS , Koenraad DILLEN

Date opened : 10-10-2007
Lapse date : 24-01-2008
Number of signatories : 19 - 17-01-2008

Written declaration on the Olympic Games in China in 2008

24-09-2007 P6_DCL(2007)0080 Lapsed

Details

Frank VANHECKE , Philip CLAEYS , Koenraad DILLEN

Date opened : 24-09-2007
Lapse date : 24-12-2007
Number of signatories : 18 - 03-01-2008

Written declaration on ritual slaughter without anaesthesia

15-01-2007 P6_DCL(2007)0001 Lapsed

Details

Frank VANHECKE , Koenraad DILLEN , Philip CLAEYS

Date opened : 15-01-2007
Lapse date : 15-04-2007
Number of signatories : 16 - 15-04-2007

Parliamentary questions

202

Luxury coffee machines in the Berlaymont building

12-03-2009 E-1830/2009

Geert Wilders denied entry to the UK

13-02-2009 E-1139/2009

Geert Wilders denied entry to the UK

13-02-2009 P-1136/2009

Study shows anti-secularist pressure in Turkey

05-01-2009 E-0011/2009

Turkey's Constitutional Court rejects law on ombudsman

05-01-2009 E-0010/2009

Hatred-inciting poem read out by the Turkish ambassador to Brussels

05-01-2009 E-0009/2009

Turkish minister defends deportations in Brussels

05-01-2009 E-0008/2009

Possible prosecution of German university professor in Turkey

05-01-2009 E-0007/2009

Possible prosecution of German university professor in Turkey

05-01-2009 E-0006/2009

Language used on Commission banners in Brussels

07-11-2008 E-6216/2008

Parliamentary activities in plenary – 5th parliamentary term

Speeches in plenary

27

Vote

04-05-2004 P5_CRE(2004)05-04(5)

Enlarged Europe and its neighbours

04-05-2004 P5_CRE(2004)05-04(7)

Vote (continuation)

22-04-2004 P5_CRE(2004)04-22(5)

Human rights in 2003 and EU policy

21-04-2004 P5_CRE(2004)04-21(12)

One-minute speeches on matters of political importance

19-04-2004 P5_CRE(2004)04-19(16)

Progress towards accession by Turkey

01-04-2004 P5_CRE(2004)04-01(2)

European Council / Security

31-03-2004 P5_CRE(2004)03-31(1)

Enlargement / Candidate countries

10-03-2004 P5_CRE(2004)03-10(2)

Vote (continuation)

26-02-2004 P5_CRE(2004)02-26(5)

Written declarations

3

Written declaration on organising a European multidisciplinary conference on demography, the ageing of the population and the European identity

09-02-2004 P5_DCL(2004)0008 Lapsed

Details

Philip CLAEYS , Koenraad DILLEN , Bruno GOLLNISCH , Mario BORGHEZIO

Date opened : 09-02-2004
Lapse date : 06-05-2004
Number of signatories : 13 - 06-05-2004

Written declaration on the lack of a response from the Government of South Africa to the attacks on and murders of white farmers

12-01-2004 P5_DCL(2004)0003 Lapsed

Details

Philip CLAEYS , Koenraad DILLEN

Date opened : 12-01-2004
Lapse date : 12-04-2004
Number of signatories : 21 - 12-04-2004

Written declaration on the holding of referenda on Turkey’s possible accession to the European Union

22-09-2003 P5_DCL(2003)0020 Lapsed

Details

Philip CLAEYS , Koenraad DILLEN

Date opened : 22-09-2003
Lapse date : 22-12-2003
Number of signatories : 14 - 22-12-2003

Parliamentary questions

42

Muslim women exempted from having a photograph included on their identity cards

27-04-2004 E-1417/2004

Statement by Commissioner Patten concerning a referendum on the Constitution

27-04-2004 P-1409/2004

Limitations of the study 'Migration trends in an enlarged Europe'

19-04-2004 E-1297/2004

Recognition of the Armenian genocide by Turkey

16-04-2004 E-1288/2004

Pre-donor conference for Cyprus

16-04-2004 E-1280/2004

Second version of the EUMC report on anti-Semitism

07-04-2004 E-1189/2004

Political neutrality of the Info-Point Europe of the Province of Flemish Brabant

29-03-2004 P-1078/2004

Statements by government leaders on the possible accession of Turkey to the EU

18-03-2004 E-0965/2004

Subsidisation of periodicals

18-03-2004 E-0961/2004

Declarations (7th parliamentary term)

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