Britta THOMSEN
  • Britta
    THOMSEN
  • Denmark
  • Born on 23 January 1954, Aalborg

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 : Socialdemokratiet (Denmark)
  • 14.07.2009 / 30.06.2014 : Socialdemokratiet (Denmark)

Vice-Chair

  • 26.07.2004 / 14.01.2007 : Committee on Industry, Research and Energy
  • 21.09.2004 / 13.03.2007 : Delegation for relations with South Africa
  • 15.01.2007 / 30.01.2007 : Committee on Industry, Research and Energy
  • 14.03.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Delegation for relations with South Africa

Member

  • 21.07.2004 / 25.07.2004 : Committee on Industry, Research and Energy
  • 21.07.2004 / 14.01.2007 : Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality
  • 15.09.2004 / 20.09.2004 : Delegation for relations with South Africa
  • 15.01.2007 / 30.01.2007 : Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality
  • 31.01.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Committee on Industry, Research and Energy
  • 31.01.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality
  • 16.07.2009 / 18.01.2012 : Committee on Industry, Research and Energy
  • 16.07.2009 / 18.01.2012 : Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality
  • 16.09.2009 / 30.06.2014 : Delegation for relations with the Mercosur countries
  • 19.01.2012 / 30.06.2014 : Committee on Industry, Research and Energy
  • 19.01.2012 / 30.06.2014 : Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality

Substitute

  • 21.07.2004 / 14.01.2007 : Committee on Development
  • 15.01.2007 / 30.01.2007 : Committee on Development
  • 29.03.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Delegation for relations with Mercosur
  • 16.07.2009 / 18.01.2012 : Subcommittee on Security and Defence
  • 16.09.2009 / 30.06.2014 : Delegation to the EU-Kazakhstan, EU-Kyrgyzstan and EU-Uzbekistan Parliamentary Cooperation Committees, and for relations with Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Mongolia
  • 08.10.2009 / 31.07.2011 : Special Committee on the Financial, Economic and Social Crisis
  • 19.01.2012 / 30.06.2014 : Subcommittee on Security and Defence
  • 04.06.2013 / 30.06.2014 : Delegation for relations with the countries of Southeast Asia and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)

Parliamentary activities in plenary – 7th parliamentary term

Speeches in plenary

70

Elimination of female genital mutilation (continuation of debate)

06-02-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)02-06(5)

A 2030 framework for climate and energy policies (debate)

04-02-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)02-04(18)

Homophobia and discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity (short presentation)

03-02-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)02-03(17)

Non-discrimination in the framework of sexual and reproductive health and rights (debate)

16-01-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)01-16(6)

Financial participation of employees in companies' proceeds (A7-0465/2013 - Phil Bennion)

14-01-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)01-14(6.13)

Reindustrialising Europe to promote competitiveness and sustainability (debate)

14-01-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)01-14(16)

Reports - as rapporteur

2

Reports - as shadow rapporteur

9

REPORT on a 2030 framework for climate and energy policies

ITRE ENVI
27-01-2014 A7-0047/2014

REPORT on gender mainstreaming in the work of the European Parliament

FEMM
27-10-2011 A7-0351/2011

REPORT on Revision of the Energy Efficiency Action Plan

ITRE
18-11-2010 A7-0331/2010

Opinions - as rapporteur

3

OPINION on the Green Paper: ‘From challenges to opportunities: towards a common strategic framework for EU research and innovation funding’

FEMM
18-07-2011 FEMM_AD(2011)465037

OPINION Opinion on developing the job potential of a new sustainable economy

FEMM
02-07-2010 FEMM_AD(2010)440172

OPINION on the Commission communication on Action against Cancer: European Partnership

FEMM
24-02-2010 FEMM_AD(2010)431010

Opinions - as shadow rapporteur

3

OPINION on eradication of torture in the world

FEMM
23-01-2014 FEMM_AD(2014)519704

OPINION on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 98/70/EC relating to the quality of petrol and diesel fuels and amending Directive 2009/28/EC on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources

ITRE
04-07-2013 ITRE_AD(2013)508012

OPINION on the Roadmap to a Single European Transport Area – Towards a competitive and resource efficient transport system

ITRE
07-10-2011 ITRE_AD(2011)469856

Motions for resolutions

10

Joint motion for a resolution on violence against women in India

16-01-2013 RC-B7-0028/2013

Motion for a resolution on Violence against women in India

14-01-2013 B7-0037/2013

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

Motion for a resolution on violence against lesbian women and LGBTI rights in Africa

02-07-2012 B7-0400/2012

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

Joint motion for a resolution on ending female genital mutilation

12-06-2012 RC-B7-0304/2012

Motion for a resolution on ending female genital mutilation

11-06-2012 B7-0307/2012

Joint motion for a resolution on the fight against homophobia in Europe

22-05-2012 RC-B7-0234/2012

Written declarations

4

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 the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence

19-11-2012 P7_DCL(2012)0037 Lapsed

Details

Britta THOMSEN , Mikael GUSTAFSSON , Barbara MATERA , Antonyia PARVANOVA , Raül ROMEVA i RUEDA

Date opened : 19-11-2012
Lapse date : 19-02-2013
Number of signatories : 287 - 07-02-2013

Written declaration on underweight catwalk models

22-06-2011 P7_DCL(2011)0033 Lapsed

Details

Britta THOMSEN , Edit BAUER , Eva-Britt SVENSSON , Marc TARABELLA , Marina YANNAKOUDAKIS

Date opened : 22-06-2011
Lapse date : 27-10-2011
Number of signatories : 74 - 27-10-2011

Written declaration on an EU homelessness strategy

06-09-2010 P7_DCL(2010)0061 Adopted

Details

Britta THOMSEN , Elizabeth LYNNE , Ilda FIGUEIREDO , Karima DELLI , Jacek PROTASIEWICZ

Date opened : 06-09-2010
Lapse date : 16-12-2010
Adopted (date) : 16-12-2010
Text adopted (with the list of signatories) : P7_TA(2010)0499
Number of signatories : 391 - 16-12-2010

Parliamentary questions

40

Ageing and women's health

28-01-2013 P-000859/2013

Clarification of the future of ILUC

12-07-2012 E-006986/2012

Access to contraceptive services and information in EU Member States

30-03-2012 O-000091/2012

Trafficking in human beings

13-03-2012 O-000067/2012

Call for gender-balanced representation on the ECB executive board

05-03-2012 O-000051/2012

Intelligent Energy Europe programme (IEE) within the MFF

12-10-2011 O-000244/2011

Parliamentary activities in plenary – 6th parliamentary term

Speeches in plenary

52

Explanations of vote

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

A6-0186/2009 - REPORT on the application of Directive 2004/38/EC on the right of citizens of the Union and their family members to move and reside freely within the territory of the Member States

Explanations of vote

26-03-2009 P6_CRE(2009)03-26(5)

A6-0094/2009 - REPORT Report on the Food prices in Europe

Explanations of vote

10-03-2009 P6_CRE(2009)03-10(9)

A6-0044/2009 - REPORT Report on the proposal for a Council regulation on the Statute for a European private company

Explanations of vote (continuation)

13-01-2009 P6_CRE(2009)01-13(9)

A6-0505/2008 - REPORT Report on The Common Agricultural Policy and Global Food Security

Explanations of vote

18-12-2008 P6_CRE(2008)12-18(9)

A6-0441/2008 - REPORT Report on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the safety of toys

Promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources (debate)

16-12-2008 P6_CRE(2008)12-16(10)

State of the negotiations on the climate change and energy package (debate)

04-12-2008 P6_CRE(2008)12-04(3)

Explanations of vote

21-10-2008 P6_CRE(2008)10-21(9)

A6-0355/2008 - REPORT on ‘Better lawmaking 2006’ pursuant to Article 9 of the Protocol on the application of the principles of subsidiarity and proportionality

Explanations of vote

21-10-2008 P6_CRE(2008)10-21(9)

A6-0294/2008 - REPORT on the proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing an action programme for the enhancement of quality in higher education and the promotion of intercultural understanding through co-operation with third countries (Erasmus Mundus) (2009-2013)

One-minute speeches on matters of political importance

20-10-2008 P6_CRE(2008)10-20(12)

Reports - as rapporteur

3

Opinions - as rapporteur

2

OPINION Proposal for a Decision of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme (2007-2013)

FEMM
07-02-2006 FEMM_AD(2006)367793

OPINION Proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the seventh framework programme of the European Community for research, technological development and demonstration activities (2007 to 2013)

FEMM
23-01-2006 FEMM_AD(2006)365013

Motions for resolutions

2

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the situation in Bangladesh

08-07-2008 B6-0365/2008

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

Parliamentary questions

8

Murder of transsexual human rights defender in Honduras

24-02-2009 E-1442/2009

Murder of transsexual human rights defender in Honduras

24-02-2009 E-1441/2009

Implementation of Directive 2002/73/EC

04-11-2008 H-0863/2008

Whale by-catches in the course of industrial fishing operations

29-02-2008 E-1406/2008

District heating and cooling

18-07-2007 E-3877/2007

Environmental impact of the La Punta Yacht Port project, Ibiza

24-05-2007 H-0404/2007

Procedure for the selection and location of the Joint Technology Initiatives

02-04-2007 E-2022/2007

Declarations (7th parliamentary term)

Declaration of financial interests

Declarations of participation by Members in events organised by third parties

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