Lefteris CHRISTOFOROU : 8th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

  • 03-11-2014 / 01-07-2019 : Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats) - Member

National parties 

  • 03-11-2014 / 01-07-2019 : Democratic Rally (Cyprus)

Member 

  • 12-11-2014 / 18-01-2017 : Committee on Budgets
  • 12-11-2014 / 01-07-2019 : Delegation for relations with the United States
  • 19-01-2017 / 01-07-2019 : Committee on Budgets

Substitute 

  • 11-11-2014 / 18-01-2017 : Committee on Industry, Research and Energy
  • 11-11-2014 / 01-07-2019 : Delegation for relations with Israel
  • 11-11-2014 / 01-07-2019 : Delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Union for the Mediterranean
  • 24-06-2016 / 13-12-2017 : Committee of Inquiry to investigate alleged contraventions and maladministration in the application of Union law in relation to money laundering, tax avoidance and tax evasion
  • 19-01-2017 / 01-07-2019 : Committee on Industry, Research and Energy
  • 14-03-2018 / 01-07-2019 : Special committee on financial crimes, tax evasion and tax avoidance

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

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 implementation of Council Regulation (EU) No 390/2014 of 14 April 2014 establishing the ‘Europe for Citizens’ programme for the period of 2014–2020  
- BUDG_AD(2016)589350 -  
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BUDG 
OPINION on the European Union Solidarity Fund: an assessment  
- BUDG_AD(2016)585432 -  
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BUDG 

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 the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing the Creative Europe programme (2021 to 2027) and repealing Regulation (EU) No 1295/2013  
- BUDG_AD(2018)626957 -  
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BUDG 
OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF)  
- BUDG_AD(2018)626917 -  
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BUDG 
OPINION on the future of ACP-EU relations beyond 2020  
- BUDG_AD(2016)584018 -  
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BUDG 

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 explanations of vote 
Members can submit a written explanation of their vote in plenary. Rule 194

Adjustment of annual pre-financing for the years 2021 to 2023 (A8-0181/2019 - Mirosław Piotrowski) EL  
 

Υπερψηφίζουμε καθώς συμφωνούμε με την πρόταση της Επιτροπής.

Motion for a resolution pursuant to Rule 108(6) seeking an opinion from the Court of Justice relating to the EU accession to the Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence (B8-0232/2019) EL  
 

Υπερψηφίζουμε την έκθεση. Η βία κατά των γυναικών και των κοριτσιών αποτελεί μια από τις πιο διαδεδομένες και καταστροφικές παραβιάσεις των ανθρωπίνων δικαιωμάτων σε όλο τον κόσμο. Πρέπει επιτέλους να εξαλειφθεί η έμφυλη βία. Η Ευρωπαϊκή Ένωση θα συνεχίσει να εργάζεται εντατικά για την επίτευξη αυτού του στόχου.

Tax treatment of pension products, including the pan-European Personal Pension Product (A8-0481/2018 - Sophia in 't Veld) EL  
 

Υπερψηφίζουμε σημειώνοντας ότι τα κράτη μέλη έχουν αποκλειστική αρμοδιότητα στον τομέα της άμεσης φορολογίας.

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

Individual motions for resolutions  
Any Member may table a motion for resolution on a matter falling within the spheres of activity of the EU. Admissible motions are referred to the committee responsible, which shall decide what procedure is to be followed. Rule 143

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 Asperger syndrome  
- P8_DCL(2016)0099 - Lapsed  
Dominique BILDE , Filiz HYUSMENOVA , Ivan JAKOVČIĆ , Patricija ŠULIN , Angel DZHAMBAZKI , Andrey KOVATCHEV , Mara BIZZOTTO , Marie-Christine BOUTONNET , Steeve BRIOIS , Lefteris CHRISTOFOROU , Cristian-Silviu BUŞOI , Nedzhmi ALI , Nikolay BAREKOV , Beatriz BECERRA BASTERRECHEA , Tomáš ZDECHOVSKÝ , Rolandas PAKSAS , Zigmantas BALČYTIS  
Date opened : 12-09-2016
Lapse date : 12-12-2016
Number of signatories : 51 - 13-12-2016
Written declaration on professional athletes’ labour rights  
- P8_DCL(2016)0096 - Lapsed  
Theodoros ZAGORAKIS , Santiago FISAS AYXELÀ , Marc TARABELLA , Bogdan Brunon WENTA , Virginie ROZIÈRE , Hannu TAKKULA , Silvia COSTA , Antanas GUOGA , Lefteris CHRISTOFOROU , Pablo ZALBA BIDEGAIN , Tomáš ZDECHOVSKÝ , Patricija ŠULIN  
Date opened : 12-09-2016
Lapse date : 12-12-2016
Number of signatories : 104 - 13-12-2016
Written declaration on the mental health of asylum seekers  
- P8_DCL(2016)0082 - Lapsed  
Tomáš ZDECHOVSKÝ , Marian HARKIN , Ivan JAKOVČIĆ , Patricija ŠULIN , Nessa CHILDERS , Jean LAMBERT , Sirpa PIETIKÄINEN , Lefteris CHRISTOFOROU , Eleonora EVI , Nicola CAPUTO , Heinz K. BECKER , Romana TOMC , Andrey NOVAKOV , Doru-Claudian FRUNZULICĂ  
Date opened : 12-09-2016
Lapse date : 12-12-2016
Number of signatories : 103 - 13-12-2016

Declarations 

Declaration of financial interests 

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