Elisa FERREIRA : 8th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

  • 01-07-2014 / 19-06-2016 : Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament - Member

National parties 

  • 01-07-2014 / 19-06-2016 : Partido Socialista (Portugal)


  • 01-07-2014 / 19-06-2016 : Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs
  • 14-07-2014 / 19-06-2016 : Delegation to the Euro-Latin American Parliamentary Assembly
  • 12-02-2015 / 30-11-2015 : Special Committee on Tax Rulings and Other Measures Similar in Nature or Effect
  • 02-12-2015 / 19-06-2016 : Special Committee on Tax Rulings and Other Measures Similar in Nature or Effect (TAXE 2)


  • 08-07-2014 / 19-06-2016 : Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection
  • 14-07-2014 / 19-06-2016 : Delegation to the EU-Chile Joint Parliamentary Committee
  • 14-07-2014 / 19-06-2016 : Delegation to the EU-Russia Parliamentary Cooperation Committee

Main parliamentary 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

Oral questions 
Questions for oral answer with debate, addressed to the European Commission, the Council or the Vice-President of the Commission/High Representative of the Union can be tabled by a committee, a political group or at least 5% of Parliament’s members. Rule 128

Other parliamentary activities 

Written questions 
Members can submit a specific number of questions to the President of the European Council, the Council, the Commission and the Vice-President of the Commission/High Representative of the Union, for written answer. Rule 130, Annex II

Questions to the ECB and concerning the SSM and the SRM 
Members can put questions for written reply to the ECB and questions concerning the Single Supervisory Mechanism and the Single Resolution Mechanism. Such questions are first submitted to the Chair of the responsible committee.Rule 131, Rule 131a, Annex II

Individual motions for resolutions  
Any Member may table a motion for resolution on a matter falling within the spheres of activity of the EU. Admissible motions are referred to the committee responsible, which shall decide what procedure is to be followed. Rule 133


Declaration of financial interests 

Declarations of participation by Members in events organised by third parties