Simon COVENEY : 6th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

  • 20-07-2004 / 25-06-2006 : Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats) and European Democrats - Member
  • 26-06-2006 / 10-06-2007 : Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats) and European Democrats - Member of the Bureau

National parties 

  • 20-07-2004 / 10-06-2007 : Fine Gael Party (Ireland)

Member 

  • 21-07-2004 / 14-01-2007 : Committee on Foreign Affairs
  • 15-09-2004 / 13-03-2007 : Delegation for relations with the United States
  • 19-01-2006 / 14-02-2007 : 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 : Committee on Foreign Affairs
  • 31-01-2007 / 10-06-2007 : Committee on Foreign Affairs
  • 14-03-2007 / 10-06-2007 : Delegation for relations with the United States

Substitute 

  • 22-07-2004 / 14-01-2007 : Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection
  • 22-07-2004 / 14-01-2007 : Committee on Fisheries
  • 16-09-2004 / 13-03-2007 : Delegation for relations with Iran
  • 24-09-2004 / 14-01-2007 : Subcommittee on Human Rights
  • 15-01-2007 / 30-01-2007 : Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection
  • 15-01-2007 / 30-01-2007 : Committee on Fisheries
  • 15-01-2007 / 30-01-2007 : Subcommittee on Human Rights
  • 31-01-2007 / 10-06-2007 : Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection
  • 31-01-2007 / 10-06-2007 : Committee on Fisheries
  • 31-01-2007 / 10-06-2007 : Subcommittee on Human Rights
  • 14-03-2007 / 10-06-2007 : Delegation for relations with Iran

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

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 Proposal for a recommendation to the Council on fighting trafficking in human beings - as integrated approach and proposal for an action plan  
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AFET 

Motions for resolutions 
Members can table an individual motion on issues falling within the EU’s sphere of activity. This motion is forwarded to the responsible committee for consideration.Rule 133

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 creation of an EU-wide hotline for the victims of human trafficking  
- P6_DCL(2007)0035 - Lapsed  
Karin RIIS-JØRGENSEN , Silvia CIORNEI , Simon COVENEY , Lissy GRÖNER , Raül ROMEVA i RUEDA  
Date opened : 28-03-2007
Lapse date : 28-06-2007
Number of signatories : 306 - 28-06-2007
Written declaration on combating the trafficking and prostitution of children at EU internal borders between old and new Member States  
- P6_DCL(2006)0079 - Lapsed  
Milan HORÁČEK , Simon COVENEY , Christa PRETS  
Date opened : 23-10-2006
Lapse date : 01-02-2007
Number of signatories : 160 - 01-02-2007
Written declaration on the need to end the connection between business travellers and the trafficking of women and children into forced prostitution  
- P6_DCL(2005)0062 - Lapsed  
Elizabeth LYNNE , Elena VALENCIANO , Anna ZÁBORSKÁ , Simon COVENEY  
Date opened : 24-10-2005
Lapse date : 24-01-2006
Number of signatories : 265 - 24-01-2006

Attendance list 
This attendance record is an extract from the Minutes of plenary sittings of the 6th parliamentary term. The information therein is supplied for information purposes only and covers the Member's term of office in the European Parliament. It is raw data and does not include corrections for justified absence because of illness, maternal/paternal leave, authorised parliamentary delegation business etc.