Edite ESTRELA : 7th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

  • 14-07-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament - Member

National parties 

  • 14-07-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Partido Socialista (Portugal)

Vice-Chair 

  • 16-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality
  • 25-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality

Member 

  • 16-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
  • 16-09-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation for relations with the Mercosur countries
  • 16-09-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation to the Euro-Latin American Parliamentary Assembly
  • 19-01-2012 / 24-01-2012 : Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety

Substitute 

  • 16-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Employment and Social Affairs
  • 16-09-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation for relations with the People's Republic of China
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on Employment and Social Affairs

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 the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on in vitro diagnostic medical devices  
- EMPL_AD(2013)506246 -  
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EMPL 
OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on medical devices, and amending Directive 2001/83/EC, Regulation (EC) No 178/2002 and Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009  
- EMPL_AD(2013)506249 -  
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EMPL 
OPINION on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on energy efficiency and repealing Directives 2004/8/EC and 2006/32/EC  
- FEMM_AD(2011)475925 -  
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FEMM 

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 Social protection for all, including self-employed workers  
- FEMM_AD(2013)519823 -  
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FEMM 
OPINION on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the award of Concession Contracts  
- EMPL_AD(2012)486119 -  
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EMPL 
OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a financing instrument for development cooperation  
- FEMM_AD(2012)489607 -  
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FEMM 

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 in support of an International Day of the Girl  
- P7_DCL(2011)0039 - Adopted  
Véronique MATHIEU HOUILLON , Roberta ANGELILLI , Edite ESTRELA , Jean LAMBERT , Katarína NEVEĎALOVÁ  
Date opened : 26-09-2011
Lapse date : 09-01-2012
Adopted (date) : 15-12-2011
Text adopted (with the list of signatories) : P7_TA(2011)0593
Number of signatories : 404 - 15-12-2011
Written declaration on shale gas and oil exploration  
- P7_DCL(2011)0032 - Lapsed  
Philippe JUVIN , José BOVÉ , Edite ESTRELA , Corinne LEPAGE , Anna ROSBACH  
Date opened : 06-06-2011
Lapse date : 06-10-2011
Number of signatories : 91 - 06-10-2011

Declarations 

Declaration of financial interests