Gay MITCHELL
  • Gay
    MITCHELL
  • Ireland
  • Born on 30 December 1951, Dublin

Political groups

  • 20.07.2004 / 13.07.2009 : Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats) and European Democrats - Member
  • 14.07.2009 / 30.06.2014 : Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats) - Member of the Bureau

National parties

  • 20.07.2004 / 13.07.2009 : Fine Gael Party (Ireland)
  • 14.07.2009 / 30.06.2014 : Fine Gael Party (Ireland)

Vice-Chair

  • 15.09.2004 / 13.07.2009 : Delegation to the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly

Member

  • 21.07.2004 / 14.01.2007 : Committee on Development
  • 21.07.2004 / 14.01.2007 : Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs
  • 15.01.2007 / 30.01.2007 : Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs
  • 15.01.2007 / 30.01.2007 : Committee on Development
  • 31.01.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Committee on Development
  • 31.01.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs
  • 28.03.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Committee on Petitions
  • 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

  • 16.09.2004 / 13.03.2007 : Delegation for relations with the People's Republic of China
  • 19.01.2006 / 19.06.2007 : Committee of Inquiry into the crisis of the Equitable Life Assurance Society
  • 14.03.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Delegation for relations with the People's Republic of China
  • 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

Activités parlementaires en plénière pour la 7ème législature

Speeches in plenary

162

Employment and social aspects of the role and operations of the Troika (A7-0135/2014 - Alejandro Cercas)

13-03-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)03-13(15.4)

Equality between women and men in 2012 (A7-0073/2014 - Inês Cristina Zuber)

11-03-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)03-11(10.23)

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

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

A 2030 framework for climate and energy policies (A7-0047/2014 - Anne Delvaux, Konrad Szymański)

06-02-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)02-06(10.2)

European Central Bank annual report for 2012 (debate)

12-12-2013 P7_CRE-REV(2013)12-12(7)

Preparations for the European Council meeting (19 - 20 December 2013) (debate)

11-12-2013 P7_CRE-REV(2013)12-11(3)

Reports - as rapporteur

6

REPORT with recommendations to the Commission on EU donor coordination on development aid

DEVE
15-11-2013 A7-0393/2013

Reports - as shadow rapporteur

4

REPORT on the EU 2013 Report on Policy Coherence for Development

DEVE
06-03-2014 A7-0161/2014

REPORT with recommendations to the Commission on Access to Basic Banking Services

ECON
08-06-2012 A7-0197/2012

REPORT on health care systems in sub-Saharan Africa and global health

DEVE
06-09-2010 A7-0245/2010

Opinions - as rapporteur

7

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
23-09-2013 DEVE_AD(2013)513388

OPINION on the General budget of the European Union for the financial year 2013 - all sections

DEVE
19-09-2012 DEVE_AD(2012)494632

OPINION on the mandate for the trilogue on the 2013 Draft Budget

DEVE
05-06-2012 DEVE_AD(2012)487958

OPINION Proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down the rules and general principles concerning mechanisms for control by Member States of the Commission’s exercise of implementing powers

DEVE
03-06-2010 DEVE_AD(2010)441193

OPINION Communication from the Commission to the Council, the European Parliament and The Court of Auditors: Final accounts for the financial year 2008 of the 7th, 8th, 9th and 10th European development funds

DEVE
05-03-2010 DEVE_AD(2010)438506

OPINION European Commission : Final annual accounts of the European Communities — Financial Year 2008

DEVE
05-03-2010 DEVE_AD(2010)438503

OPINION Opinion of the Committee on Development for the Committee on Budgets on the draft general budget of the European Union for the financial year 2010, Section III - Commission (C6-0000/2009 – 2009/2002(BUD))

DEVE
06-10-2009 DEVE_AD(2009)427283

Opinions - as shadow rapporteur

14

OPINION on Gendercide: the missing women?

DEVE
28-05-2013 DEVE_AD(2013)510797

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
16-07-2012 ECON_AD(2012)483725

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
20-06-2012 DEVE_AD(2012)489531

OPINION on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on markets in financial instruments repealing Directive 2004/39/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council (Recast)

DEVE
20-06-2012 DEVE_AD(2012)489528

OPINION on discharge in respect of the implementation of the budget of the Eighth, Ninth and Tenth European Development Funds for the financial year 2010

DEVE
01-03-2012 DEVE_AD(2012)478625

OPINION on discharge in respect of the implementation of the European Union general budget for the financial year 2010, Section III - Commission

DEVE
01-03-2012 DEVE_AD(2012)478620

OPINION on Parliament's position on the 2012 Draft Budget as modified by the Council- All sections

DEVE
22-09-2011 DEVE_AD(2011)472016

OPINION on the mandate for the trilogue on the 2012 draft budget

DEVE
25-05-2011 DEVE_AD(2011)462791

OPINION on the ECA special reports in the context of the 2009 Commission discharge

DEVE
08-02-2011 DEVE_AD(2011)456812

OPINION on discharge in respect of the implementation of the European Union general budget for the financial year 2009, Section III - Commission

DEVE
08-02-2011 DEVE_AD(2011)456782

Motions for resolutions

46

Motion for a resolution on launching consultations to suspend Uganda and Nigeria from the Cotonou Agreement in view of recent legislation further criminalising homosexuality

10-03-2014 B7-0257/2014

NB: This motion for a resolution is available in the original language only.

Joint motion for a resolution on the situation in South Sudan

14-01-2014 RC-B7-0018/2014

Motion for a resolution on the situation in South Sudan

13-01-2014 B7-0020/2014

Joint motion for a resolution on Bangladesh: human rights and forthcoming elections

20-11-2013 RC-B7-0497/2013

Motion for a resolution on Qatar: situation of migrant workers

18-11-2013 B7-0532/2013

NB: This motion for a resolution is available in the original language only.

Motion for a resolution on Bangladesh: human rights and forthcoming elections

18-11-2013 B7-0500/2013

NB: This motion for a resolution is available in the original language only.

Joint motion for a resolution on clashes in Sudan and subsequent media censorship

09-10-2013 RC-B7-0444/2013

Motion for a resolution on Clashes in Sudan and subsequent media censorship

07-10-2013 B7-0455/2013

NB: This motion for a resolution is available in the original language only.

Written declarations

6

Written declaration on the establishment of a European Commission directorate for disability

16-01-2014 P7_DCL(2014)0007 Lapsed

Details

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

15-04-2013 P7_DCL(2013)0004 Lapsed

Details

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

15-04-2013 P7_DCL(2013)0003 Lapsed

Details

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

Written declaration on establishing a European day in recognition of the victims of European colonisation and colonial slavery

15-04-2013 P7_DCL(2013)0002 Lapsed

Details

Jean-Jacob BICEP , Eva JOLY , João FERREIRA , Bill NEWTON DUNN , Jean-Luc BENNAHMIAS , Britta THOMSEN , Marc TARABELLA , John ATTARD-MONTALTO , Filip KACZMAREK , Gay MITCHELL , Søren Bo SØNDERGAARD , Ivo VAJGL

Date opened : 15-04-2013
Lapse date : 15-07-2013
Number of signatories : 116 - 15-07-2013

Written declaration on epilepsy

09-05-2011 P7_DCL(2011)0022 Adopted

Details

Gay MITCHELL , Nirj DEVA , Marian HARKIN , Peter SKINNER , Angelika WERTHMANN

Date opened : 09-05-2011
Lapse date : 15-09-2011
Adopted (date) : 15-09-2011
Text adopted (with the list of signatories) : P7_TA(2011)0395
Number of signatories : 459 - 15-09-2011

Written declaration on combating corruption in European Sport

14-02-2011 P7_DCL(2011)0007 Adopted

Details

Georgios PAPASTAMKOS , Jean-Luc BENNAHMIAS , Gay MITCHELL , Gianluca SUSTA , Tadeusz ZWIEFKA

Date opened : 14-02-2011
Lapse date : 09-06-2011
Adopted (date) : 09-06-2011
Text adopted (with the list of signatories) : P7_TA(2011)0273
Number of signatories : 399 - 09-06-2011

Parliamentary questions

117

Eradication of polio

26-03-2014 O-000052/2014

Rights of persons with disabilities

15-01-2014 O-000013/2014

Temporary workers

31-10-2013 E-012359/2013

Repercussions of 'Basel III' standards on credit unions

01-10-2013 E-011154/2013

European Schools

17-09-2013 E-010581/2013

EU and private sector engagement in development cooperation

03-09-2013 E-009821/2013

Unlocking the consumer protection market

25-07-2013 E-009046/2013

Follow up to written question on alleged forced sterilisations in India

24-07-2013 P-009013/2013

VP/HR - Alleged forced sterilisations in India

13-05-2013 E-005190/2013

Parliamentary activities in plenary – 6th parliamentary term

Speeches in plenary

137

Explanations of vote

07-05-2009 P6_CRE(2009)05-07(10)

A6-0145/2009 - REPORT on Parliament's new role and responsibilities in implementing the Treaty of Lisbon

UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (A6-0229/2009, Rumiana Jeleva)

24-04-2009 P6_CRE(2009)04-24(7.4)

Explanations of vote

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

Explanations of vote

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

A6-0244/2009 - REPORT Report on the proposal for a Council directive amending Directive 2003/48/EC on taxation of savings income in the form of interest payments

Question Time (Council)

23-04-2009 P6_CRE(2009)04-23(19)

Question Time (Commission)

22-04-2009 P6_CRE(2009)04-22(14)

Explanations of vote

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

A6-0182/2009 - REPORT Report on Problems and prospects converning European Citizenship

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

24-03-2009 P6_CRE(2009)03-24(5)

A6-0079/2009 - REPORT Report on One year after Lisbon: The Africa-EU partnership at work

Reports - as rapporteur

6

Opinions - as rapporteur

2

OPINION Proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Directives 77/91/EEC, 78/855/EEC and 82/891/EEC and Directive 2005/56/EC as regards reporting and documentation requirements in the case of merger and divisions

ECON
11-03-2009 ECON_AD(2009)418080

OPINION Opinion of the Committee on Development for the Committee on Budgets on the guidelines for the 2010 budget procedure (2009/2005(BUD))- Section III Commission

DEVE
19-02-2009 DEVE_AD(2009)420237

Motions for resolutions

7

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on rising food prices in the EU and the developing world

25-04-2008 B6-0222/2008

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the situation in Gaza

13-02-2008 B6-0071/2008

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the export of toxic waste to Africa

24-10-2006 B6-0576/2006

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the export of toxic waste to Africa

24-10-2006 RC-B6-0545/2006

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the recent Tsunami disaster in Asia

12-01-2005 RC-B6-0034/2005

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the tsunami disaster in the Indian Ocean

11-01-2005 B6-0062/2005

Parliamentary questions

196

Green-collar jobs

31-03-2009 H-0208/2009

Climate change

31-03-2009 H-0207/2009

State aid to non-EU European countries

24-02-2009 H-0131/2009

Anti-Lisbon rhetoric

24-02-2009 H-0130/2009

Internet monitoring

20-01-2009 H-0065/2009

Gaza and the West Bank

20-01-2009 H-0064/2009

Efficient spending of the EU budget

17-12-2008 H-1071/2008

European Parliament elections

17-12-2008 H-1070/2008

Financial crisis

02-12-2008 H-0990/2008

European coastguard

02-12-2008 H-0989/2008

Declarations (7th parliamentary term)

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