Gay MITCHELL : 7th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

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

National parties 

  • 14-07-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Fine Gael Party (Ireland)

Member 

  • 16-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Development
  • 16-09-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation to the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly
  • 08-10-2009 / 31-07-2011 : Special Committee on the Financial, Economic and Social Crisis
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on Development
  • 28-03-2012 / 23-10-2013 : Special Committee on Organised Crime, Corruption and Money Laundering

Substitute 

  • 16-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs
  • 16-09-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation for relations with the People's Republic of China
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs

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

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 follow-up on the delegation of legislative powers and the control by Member States of the Commission’s exercise of implementing powers  
- DEVE_AD(2013)513388 -  
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DEVE 
OPINION on the General budget of the European Union for the financial year 2013 - all sections  
- DEVE_AD(2012)494632 -  
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DEVE 
OPINION on the mandate for the trilogue on the 2013 Draft Budget  
- DEVE_AD(2012)487958 -  
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DEVE 

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 the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the annual financial statements, consolidated financial statements and related reports of certain types of undertakings  
- ECON_AD(2012)483725 -  
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ECON 
OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on markets in financial instruments and amending Regulation [EMIR] on OTC derivatives, central counterparties and trade repositories  
- DEVE_AD(2012)489531 -  
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DEVE 

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 establishment of a European Commission directorate for disability  
- P7_DCL(2014)0007 - Lapsed  
Marian HARKIN , Alejandro CERCAS , Cecilia WIKSTRÖM , Nessa CHILDERS , Ádám KÓSA , Csaba SÓGOR , Edward MCMILLAN-SCOTT , Csaba ŐRY , Antigoni PAPADOPOULOU , Gay MITCHELL , Kinga GÖNCZ  
Date opened : 16-01-2014
Lapse date : 16-04-2014
Number of signatories : 125 - 17-04-2014
Written declaration on the United Nations Zero Hunger Challenge  
- P7_DCL(2013)0004 - Lapsed  
Keith TAYLOR , Gay MITCHELL , Véronique DE KEYSER , Charles GOERENS , Gabriele ZIMMER , Filip KACZMAREK , Eva JOLY , Ricardo CORTÉS LASTRA , Michèle STRIFFLER , Bill NEWTON DUNN , Judith SARGENTINI  
Date opened : 15-04-2013
Lapse date : 15-07-2013
Number of signatories : 112 - 15-07-2013
Written declaration on highlighting the global dimension of the fight against online child sexual abuse content  
- P7_DCL(2013)0003 - Lapsed  
Emma McCLARKIN , Vicky FORD , Timothy KIRKHOPE , Mary HONEYBALL , Silvia COSTA , Richard HOWITT , Gay MITCHELL , Roberta ANGELILLI , Iva ZANICCHI , Maria Da Graça CARVALHO , Seán KELLY , Diane DODDS  
Date opened : 15-04-2013
Lapse date : 15-07-2013
Number of signatories : 132 - 15-07-2013

Declarations 

Declaration of financial interests