Françoise CASTEX
  • Françoise
    CASTEX
  • France
  • Born on 7 February 1956, Agadir

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 : Parti socialiste (France)
  • 14.07.2009 / 30.06.2014 : Parti socialiste (France)

Vice-Chair

  • 01.03.2012 / 30.06.2014 : Committee on Legal Affairs

Member

  • 21.07.2004 / 14.01.2007 : Committee on International Trade
  • 15.09.2004 / 13.03.2007 : Delegation for relations with the Palestinian Legislative Council
  • 15.01.2007 / 30.01.2007 : Committee on International Trade
  • 31.01.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Committee on International Trade
  • 14.03.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Delegation for relations with the Palestinian Legislative Council
  • 16.07.2009 / 18.01.2012 : Committee on Legal Affairs
  • 16.09.2009 / 30.06.2014 : Delegation to the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly
  • 19.01.2012 / 29.02.2012 : Committee on Legal Affairs
  • 28.03.2012 / 23.10.2013 : Special Committee on Organised Crime, Corruption and Money Laundering

Substitute

  • 21.07.2004 / 14.01.2007 : Committee on Development
  • 21.07.2004 / 14.01.2007 : Committee on Employment and Social Affairs
  • 15.01.2007 / 30.01.2007 : Committee on Development
  • 15.01.2007 / 30.01.2007 : Committee on Employment and Social Affairs
  • 31.01.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Committee on Employment and Social Affairs
  • 31.01.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Committee on Development
  • 16.07.2009 / 18.01.2012 : Committee on Employment and Social Affairs
  • 16.09.2009 / 30.06.2014 : Delegation for relations with the countries of Southeast Asia and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)
  • 19.01.2012 / 30.06.2014 : Committee on Employment and Social Affairs

Parliamentary activities in plenary – 7th parliamentary term

Speeches in plenary

138

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

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

Interchange fees for card-based payment transactions (A7-0167/2014 - Pablo Zalba Bidegain)

03-04-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)04-03(9.23)

European single market for electronic communications (A7-0190/2014 - Pilar del Castillo Vera)

03-04-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)04-03(9.25)

Radio equipment (A7-0316/2013 - Barbara Weiler)

13-03-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)03-13(15.10)

2013 progress report on Turkey (B7-0241/2014)

12-03-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)03-12(9.28)

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

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

Reports - as rapporteur

1

REPORT on private copying levies

JURI
17-02-2014 A7-0114/2014

Reports - as shadow rapporteur

3

Opinions - as rapporteur

6

OPINION on preparing for a fully converged audiovisual world

JURI
18-12-2013 JURI_AD(2013)523005

OPINION on the Annual Report on EU Competition Policy

EMPL
26-09-2013 EMPL_AD(2013)513392

OPINION on implementation of the Audiovisual Media Services Directive

JURI
23-01-2013 JURI_AD(2013)501905

OPINION on development aspects of intellectual property rights on genetic resources: the impact on poverty reduction in developing countries

JURI
06-11-2012 JURI_AD(2012)496434

OPINION on a comprehensive approach to personal data protection in the European Union

JURI
25-05-2011 JURI_AD(2011)462780

OPINION Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority

JURI
19-05-2010 JURI_AD(2010)438266

Opinions - as shadow rapporteur

8

OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down measures concerning the European single market for electronic communications and to achieve a Connected Continent, and amending Directives 2002/20/EC, 2002/21/EC and 2002/22/EC and Regulations (EC) No 1211/2009 and (EU) No 531/2012

JURI
22-01-2014 JURI_AD(2014)524714

OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on information accompanying transfers of funds

JURI
04-12-2013 JURI_AD(2013)519491

OPINION on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering and terrorist financing

JURI
04-12-2013 JURI_AD(2013)516897

OPINION on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the award of concession contracts

JURI
03-12-2012 JURI_AD(2012)494668

OPINION on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 2003/98/EC on re-use of public sector information

JURI
11-10-2012 JURI_AD(2012)494520

OPINION on online distribution of audiovisual works in the EU

JURI
03-05-2012 JURI_AD(2012)485840

OPINION on online gambling in the internal market

JURI
13-07-2011 JURI_AD(2011)467022

OPINION Demographic change and its consequences for the future Cohesion policy of the EU

EMPL
19-04-2011 EMPL_AD(2011)454444

Motions for resolutions

4

Joint motion for a resolution on the situation in the Central African Republic

11-12-2013 RC-B7-0561/2013

  Proposition de résolution sur Situation en République Centrafricaine

09-12-2013 B7-0571/2013

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

Joint motion for a resolution on the Central African Republic

11-09-2013 RC-B7-0399/2013

Motion for a resolution on the patenting of essential biological processes

02-05-2012 B7-0228/2012

Written declarations

4

Written declaration on the establishment of Euro-Mediterranean Erasmus and Leonardo da Vinci programmes

04-04-2011 P7_DCL(2011)0015 Adopted

Details

Françoise CASTEX , Franziska Katharina BRANTNER , Vincent PEILLON , Cristian Dan PREDA , Ivo VAJGL

Date opened : 04-04-2011
Lapse date : 15-09-2011
Adopted (date) : 27-09-2011
Text adopted (with the list of signatories) : P7_TA(2011)0413
Number of signatories : 389 - 27-09-2011

Written declaration on infringement of the fundamental rights of detainees in the European Union

14-02-2011 P7_DCL(2011)0006 Lapsed

Details

Françoise CASTEX , Jan Philipp ALBRECHT , Carlos COELHO , Stavros LAMBRINIDIS , Diana WALLIS

Date opened : 14-02-2011
Lapse date : 16-05-2011
Number of signatories : 140 - 17-05-2011

Written declaration on the application of the principles of subsidiarity and diversity in defining the particular missions assigned to social housing by the Member States

10-11-2010 P7_DCL(2010)0085 Lapsed

Details

Françoise CASTEX , Jean-Luc BENNAHMIAS , Frank ENGEL , Miguel PORTAS , Heide RÜHLE

Date opened : 10-11-2010
Lapse date : 17-02-2011
Number of signatories : 164 - 17-02-2011

Written declaration on the lack of a transparent process for the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) and potentially objectionable content

08-03-2010 P7_DCL(2010)0012 Adopted

Details

Françoise CASTEX , Zuzana ROITHOVÁ , Alexander ALVARO , Stavros LAMBRINIDIS

Date opened : 08-03-2010
Lapse date : 09-09-2010
Adopted (date) : 09-09-2010
Text adopted (with the list of signatories) : P7_TA(2010)0317
Number of signatories : 393 - 09-09-2010

Parliamentary questions

37

Media monitoring companies

10-04-2014 E-004452/2014

Public consultation on copyright rules

04-02-2014 P-001088/2014

Possible conflict between Directive 95/46/CE and the loi Bertrand

31-01-2014 E-001032/2014

European funds and subcontracting

17-01-2014 E-000438/2014

New payment system for private copying in Spain

09-07-2013 E-008164/2013

Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Amendment Act and EU citizens' personal data

07-06-2013 P-006604/2013

PNR agreement and personal data

11-04-2013 P-004091/2013

Use of IP tracking by European travel companies

29-01-2013 P-000873/2013

Abuse of selective distribution rules

18-12-2012 E-011569/2012

Parliamentary activities in plenary – 6th parliamentary term

Speeches in plenary

54

Demographic tendencies - Economic and social impacts (debate)

19-11-2008 P6_CRE(2008)11-19(16)

The Millennium Development - Goal 5: maternal health (debate)

03-09-2008 P6_CRE(2008)09-03(14)

Trade in services (debate)

03-09-2008 P6_CRE(2008)09-03(16)

(A6-0024/2008, Françoise Castex) The demographic future of Europe (vote)

21-02-2008 P6_CRE(2008)02-21(4.7)

(A6-0024/2008, Françoise Castex) The demographic future of Europe (vote) (2)

21-02-2008 P6_CRE(2008)02-21(4.7)

(A6-0024/2008, Françoise Castex) The demographic future of Europe (vote) (3)

21-02-2008 P6_CRE(2008)02-21(4.7)

The demographic future of Europe (debate)

20-02-2008 P6_CRE(2008)02-20(12)

The demographic future of Europe (debate) (2)

20-02-2008 P6_CRE(2008)02-20(12)

Explanations of vote

24-10-2007 P6_CRE(2007)10-24(9)

A6-0403/2007 - REPORT Recommendation on the proposal for a Council decision on the acceptance, on behalf of the European Community, of the Protocol amending the TRIPS Agreement, done at Geneva on 6 December 2005

Explanations of vote

24-10-2007 P6_CRE(2007)10-24(9)

A6-0245/2007 - REPORT on the proposal for a recommendation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the establishment of the European Qualifications Framework for lifelong learning

Reports - as rapporteur

1

REPORT on the demographic future of Europe

EMPL
30-01-2008 A6-0024/2008

Opinions - as rapporteur

2

OPINION on the Commission White Paper on services of general interest

INTA
31-05-2006 INTA_AD(2006)355778

OPINION on the proposal for a European Parliament and Council decision establishing an integrated action programme in the field of lifelong learning

EMPL
20-01-2005 EMPL_AD(2005)349883

Motions for resolutions

2

Written declarations

2

Written declaration on the role of voluntary service and fire brigades in emergency civil protection operations

23-04-2007 P6_DCL(2007)0043 Lapsed

Details

Roberto MUSACCHIO , Dimitrios PAPADIMOULIS , Françoise CASTEX , Maria da Assunção ESTEVES , Jean LAMBERT

Date opened : 23-04-2007
Lapse date : 06-09-2007
Number of signatories : 138 - 05-09-2007

Written declaration on the need to force through social clauses in the WTO negotiations

20-12-2005 P6_DCL(2005)0083 Lapsed

Details

Yannick VAUGRENARD , Harlem DÉSIR , Kader ARIF , Françoise CASTEX , Jean Louis COTTIGNY

Date opened : 20-12-2005
Lapse date : 20-03-2006
Number of signatories : 72 - 20-03-2006

Parliamentary questions

14

Social services of general interest (SSGI)

05-02-2009 E-0941/2009

Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails

15-04-2008 O-0041/2008

Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails

15-04-2008 O-0040/2008

Housing market crisis

03-12-2007 O-0079/2007

Europe's aerospace industry

26-04-2007 E-2428/2007

Status of water

14-03-2007 E-1526/2007

Illegal vineyards in Europe

14-03-2007 E-1520/2007

Airbus and European industrial policy

14-03-2007 E-1519/2007

Payments from the ESF for the 2000-2006 planning period

14-03-2007 E-1518/2007

Trade protection of foie gras

11-01-2007 E-0109/2007

Declarations (7th parliamentary term)

Declaration of financial interests

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