Åsa WESTLUND
  • Åsa
    WESTLUND
  • Sweden
  • Date of birth: 19 May 1976, Anderstorp

Political groups

  • 20.07.2004 / 13.07.2009 : Socialist Group in the European Parliament - Member
  • 14.07.2009 / 30.06.2014 : Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament - Member

National parties

  • 20.07.2004 / 13.07.2009 : Arbetarepartiet- Socialdemokraterna (Sweden)
  • 14.07.2009 / 30.06.2014 : Arbetarepartiet- Socialdemokraterna (Sweden)

Vice-Chair

  • 17.09.2009 / 15.02.2011 : Delegation for relations with Switzerland and Norway and to the EU-Iceland Joint Parliamentary Committee and the European Economic Area (EEA) Joint Parliamentary Committee

Member

  • 21.07.2004 / 14.01.2007 : Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
  • 15.01.2007 / 30.01.2007 : Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
  • 31.01.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
  • 10.05.2007 / 04.02.2009 : Temporary Committee on Climate Change
  • 16.07.2009 / 18.01.2012 : Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
  • 16.09.2009 / 16.09.2009 : Delegation for relations with Switzerland and Norway and to the EU-Iceland Joint Parliamentary Committee and the European Economic Area (EEA) Joint Parliamentary Committee
  • 16.02.2011 / 30.06.2014 : Delegation for relations with the Palestinian Legislative Council
  • 19.01.2012 / 30.06.2014 : Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety

Substitute

  • 21.07.2004 / 14.01.2007 : Committee on Culture and Education
  • 15.09.2004 / 13.07.2009 : Delegation to the EU-Turkey Joint Parliamentary Committee
  • 15.01.2007 / 30.01.2007 : Committee on Culture and Education
  • 31.01.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Committee on Development
  • 16.07.2009 / 18.01.2012 : Committee on Development
  • 16.09.2009 / 30.06.2014 : Delegation to the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly
  • 19.01.2012 / 30.06.2014 : Committee on Development

Parliamentary activities in plenary – 7th parliamentary term

Speeches in plenary

132

Shipments of waste (debate)

17-04-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)04-17(4)

Shipments of waste (A7-0069/2014 - Bart Staes)

17-04-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)04-17(10.8)

2012 discharge: European Parliament (A7-0246/2014 - Cătălin Sorin Ivan)

16-04-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)04-16(8.49)

Reducing the consumption of lightweight plastic carrier bags (debate)

15-04-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)04-15(21)

Greenhouse gas emission trading (international aviation emissions) (A7-0079/2014 - Peter Liese)

03-04-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)04-03(9.22)

Statutory audit of public-interest entities (A7-0177/2013 - Sajjad Karim)

03-04-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)04-03(9.27)

2012 discharge: European Commission and executive agencies (A7-0242/2014 - Markus Pieper)

03-04-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)04-03(9.31)

Reports - as rapporteur

1

REPORT on the protection of public health from endocrine disrupters

ENVI
30-01-2013 A7-0027/2013

Reports - as shadow rapporteur

3

Opinions - as rapporteur

3

OPINION on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on public procurement

ENVI
02-08-2012 ENVI_AD(2012)487738

OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on a mechanism for monitoring and reporting greenhouse gas emissions and for reporting other information at national and Union level relevant to climate change

DEVE
24-04-2012 DEVE_AD(2012)485849

OPINION on modernisation of public procurement

ENVI
20-07-2011 ENVI_AD(2011)466971

Opinions - as shadow rapporteur

1

OPINION on fisheries restrictions and jurisdictional waters in the Mediterranean and Black Sea – ways for conflict resolution

DEVE
29-05-2013 DEVE_AD(2013)507960

Motions for resolutions

2

Written declarations

1

Written declaration on a regulation to limit the industrially produced trans-fatty acid content of food products

19-04-2010 P7_DCL(2010)0030 Lapsed

Details

Alyn SMITH , Åsa WESTLUND , Frieda BREPOELS , Jim HIGGINS , Marit PAULSEN

Date opened : 19-04-2010
Lapse date : 09-09-2010
Number of signatories : 228 - 09-09-2010

Parliamentary questions

58

Environmental benefits of longer lorries

18-03-2014 E-003192/2014 Council

Antibiotics resistance in animals

06-12-2013 E-013924/2013 Commission

VP/HR - Deportation by Israel of EU citizens

28-11-2013 E-013556/2013 Commission

Deportation of EU nationals by Israel

26-11-2013 P-013375/2013 Commission

Refugees from Syria

14-11-2013 E-012952/2013 Commission

Continuing environmental problems in the Baltic Sea

12-11-2013 E-012846/2013 Commission

PFOA in breast milk

06-11-2013 E-012552/2013 Commission

Patient Mobility Directive

06-11-2013 E-012551/2013 Commission

Global chemicals panel

06-11-2013 E-012550/2013 Commission

Ban on bisphenol A in contact with food

14-06-2013 P-006918/2013 Commission

Parliamentary activities in plenary – 6th parliamentary term

Speeches in plenary

180

Explanations of vote

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

A6-0285/2009 - REPORT Report on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down minimum standards for the reception of asylum seekers (recast)

A6-0284/2009 - REPORT Report on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing the criteria and mechanisms for determining the Member State responsible for examining an application for international protection lodged in one of the Member States by a third-country national or a stateless person (recast)

Explanations of vote

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

A6-0043/2009 - REPORT requesting the Commission to submit a proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the implementation of the citizens’ initiative

Explanations of vote

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

A6-0133/2009 - REPORT Report on the development of the relations between the European Parliament and National Parliaments under the Treaty of Lisbon

Explanations of vote

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

A6-0142/2009 - REPORT on the impact of the Treaty of Lisbon on the development of the institutional balance of the European Union

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

Active inclusion of people excluded from the labour market (A6-0263/2009, Jean Lambert)

06-05-2009 P6_CRE(2009)05-06(6.13)

A6-0263/2009 - REPORT Report on the active inclusion of people excluded from the labour market

Active inclusion of people excluded from the labour market (A6-0263/2009, Jean Lambert)

06-05-2009 P6_CRE(2009)05-06(6.13)

A6-0241/2009 - REPORT Report on the Renewed social agenda

Explanations of vote

05-05-2009 P6_CRE(2009)05-05(6)

A6-0118/2009 - REPORT Report on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning trade in seals products

Patients' rights in cross-border healthcare (debate)

23-04-2009 P6_CRE(2009)04-23(3)

Explanations of vote

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

A6-0253/2009 - REPORT on the proposal for a Council regulation establishing a Community control system for ensuring compliance with the rules of the Common Fisheries Policy

Reports - as rapporteur

5

Written declarations

1

Written declaration on azo food colours and Quinoline Yellow, which are hazardous to human health

21-04-2008 P6_DCL(2008)0034 Lapsed

Details

Christel SCHALDEMOSE , Linda McAVAN , Arlene McCARTHY , Heide RÜHLE , Åsa WESTLUND

Date opened : 21-04-2008
Lapse date : 24-07-2008
Number of signatories : 127 - 10-07-2008

Parliamentary questions

54

Punishments for homosexuality in Egypt, Bahrain and Morocco

22-04-2009 E-3276/2009 Commission

Punishments for homosexuality in Egypt, Bahrain and Morocco

22-04-2009 E-3275/2009 Council

EU funding of advertising campaign for agricultural products

03-03-2009 P-1567/2009 Commission

Classification of mobile phones

23-02-2009 E-1394/2009 Commission

Emissions from constant speed engines and stationary engines

16-02-2009 E-1155/2009 Commission

Efficient oil purification in private cars

09-02-2009 E-1018/2009 Commission

Persecution of Christians in South-East Turkey

17-12-2008 H-1024/2008 Council

Plan to improve the situation of Roma and other minorities in the EU

12-12-2008 P-6872/2008 Commission

Climate and environmental impact of recreational boats

04-09-2008 E-4917/2008 Commission

Declarations (7th parliamentary term)

Declaration of financial interests