Jorgo CHATZIMARKAKIS : 7th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

  • 14-07-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe - Member

National parties 

  • 14-07-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Freie Demokratische Partei (Germany)

Chair 

  • 29-09-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation to the EU-Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Joint Parliamentary Committee

Member 

  • 16-07-2009 / 21-06-2011 : Committee on Industry, Research and Energy
  • 16-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Budgetary Control
  • 16-09-2009 / 28-09-2009 : Delegation to the EU-Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Joint Parliamentary Committee
  • 29-09-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Conference of Delegation Chairs
  • 12-09-2011 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Fisheries
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection

Substitute 

  • 16-07-2009 / 18-01-2011 : Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
  • 16-09-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation for relations with the People's Republic of China
  • 22-06-2011 / 05-07-2011 : Committee on Industry, Research and Energy
  • 27-06-2011 / 27-07-2011 : Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
  • 19-01-2012 / 06-09-2012 : Committee on Fisheries
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on Budgetary Control

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

Reports - as shadow rapporteur 
Political groups designate a shadow rapporteur for each report in the responsible committee to follow progress and negotiate compromise texts with the rapporteur. Rule 205a

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 on improving access to finance for SMEs  
- IMCO_AD(2012)496659 -  
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IMCO 
OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (2014 - 2020)  
- CONT_AD(2012)486029 -  
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CONT 
OPINION on discharge in respect of the implementation of the budget of the Community Fisheries Control Agency for the financial year 2010  
- PECH_AD(2012)478379 -  
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PECH 

Opinions - as shadow rapporteur 
Political groups designate a shadow rapporteur for an opinion to follow progress and negotiate compromise texts with the rapporteur. Rule 205a

OPINION on the food crisis, fraud in the food chain and the control thereof  
- IMCO_AD(2013)516893 -  
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IMCO 
OPINION on CARS 2020: towards a strong, competitive and sustainable European car industry  
- IMCO_AD(2013)510661 -  
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IMCO 
OPINION on reindustrialising Europe to promote competitiveness and sustainability  
- IMCO_AD(2013)504038 -  
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IMCO 

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 promoting legal literacy  
- P7_DCL(2013)0013 - Lapsed  
Angelika WERTHMANN , Victor BOŞTINARU , Jorgo CHATZIMARKAKIS , Minodora CLIVETI , Frank ENGEL , Carlos ITURGAIZ , Peter JAHR , Ádám KÓSA , Antigoni PAPADOPOULOU , Antonyia PARVANOVA , Nikolaos SALAVRAKOS , Eleni THEOCHAROUS , Tatjana ŽDANOKA , Milan ZVER  
Date opened : 09-09-2013
Lapse date : 09-12-2013
Number of signatories : 58 - 10-12-2013
Written declaration on the protection of children in cases of abduction, including in the context of child custody disputes  
- P7_DCL(2013)0012 - Lapsed  
Angelika WERTHMANN , Victor BOŞTINARU , Jorgo CHATZIMARKAKIS , Minodora CLIVETI , Frank ENGEL , Carlos ITURGAIZ , Peter JAHR , Ádám KÓSA , Gesine MEISSNER , Antigoni PAPADOPOULOU , Antonyia PARVANOVA , Nikolaos SALAVRAKOS , Eleni THEOCHAROUS , Tatjana ŽDANOKA , Milan ZVER  
Date opened : 09-09-2013
Lapse date : 09-12-2013
Number of signatories : 91 - 10-12-2013
Written declaration on the heroic efforts of the workers and firemen at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant  
- P7_DCL(2011)0023 - Lapsed  
Niki TZAVELA , Jorgo CHATZIMARKAKIS , Edit HERCZOG , Georgios KOUMOUTSAKOS , Fiorello PROVERA  
Date opened : 09-05-2011
Lapse date : 15-09-2011
Number of signatories : 156 - 16-09-2011

Declarations 

Declaration of financial interests