Hannu TAKKULA

Political groups

  • 20.07.2004 / 13.07.2009 : Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe - Member
  • 14.07.2009 / 30.06.2014 : Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe - Member
  • 27.04.2015 / 28.02.2018 : Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe - Member

National parties

  • 20.07.2004 / 13.07.2009 : Suomen Keskusta (Finland)
  • 14.07.2009 / 30.06.2014 : Suomen Keskusta (Finland)
  • 27.04.2015 / 28.02.2018 : Suomen Keskusta (Finland)

Vice-Chair

  • 01.02.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Committee on Culture and Education

Member

  • 21.07.2004 / 14.01.2007 : Committee on Culture and Education
  • 15.09.2004 / 13.03.2007 : Delegation for relations with Australia and New Zealand
  • 15.01.2007 / 30.01.2007 : Committee on Culture and Education
  • 31.01.2007 / 31.01.2007 : Committee on Culture and Education
  • 14.03.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Delegation for relations with Australia and New Zealand
  • 16.07.2009 / 18.01.2012 : Committee on Culture and Education
  • 16.09.2009 / 30.06.2014 : Delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Union for the Mediterranean
  • 16.09.2009 / 30.06.2014 : Delegation for relations with Israel
  • 19.01.2012 / 30.06.2014 : Committee on Culture and Education
  • 13.02.2012 / 30.06.2014 : Delegation for relations with Australia and New Zealand
  • 29.04.2015 / 28.02.2018 : Delegation for relations with the United States
  • 29.04.2015 / 18.01.2017 : Committee on International Trade
  • 19.01.2017 / 28.02.2018 : Committee on International Trade
  • 01.02.2017 / 14.01.2018 : Committee on Budgetary Control

Substitute

  • 22.07.2004 / 29.07.2004 : Committee on Transport and Tourism
  • 30.07.2004 / 02.09.2004 : Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
  • 03.09.2004 / 14.01.2007 : Committee on Transport and Tourism
  • 15.09.2004 / 13.07.2009 : Delegation to the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly
  • 15.09.2004 / 13.03.2007 : Delegation for relations with Israel
  • 15.01.2007 / 30.01.2007 : Committee on Transport and Tourism
  • 31.01.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Committee on International Trade
  • 31.01.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Subcommittee on Human Rights
  • 14.03.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Delegation for relations with Israel
  • 16.07.2009 / 18.01.2012 : Committee on Industry, Research and Energy
  • 16.09.2009 / 12.02.2012 : Delegation for relations with Australia and New Zealand
  • 19.01.2012 / 30.06.2014 : Committee on Industry, Research and Energy
  • 29.04.2015 / 18.01.2017 : Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development
  • 29.04.2015 / 28.02.2018 : Delegation to the EU-Turkey Joint Parliamentary Committee
  • 29.04.2015 / 18.01.2017 : Committee on Regional Development
  • 01.09.2015 / 28.02.2018 : Delegation for relations with Belarus
  • 01.09.2015 / 28.02.2018 : Delegation to the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly
  • 01.09.2015 / 18.01.2017 : Committee on Culture and Education
  • 02.09.2015 / 28.02.2018 : Delegation for relations with Australia and New Zealand
  • 19.01.2017 / 28.02.2018 : Committee on Regional Development
  • 19.01.2017 / 28.02.2018 : Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development
  • 19.01.2017 / 06.02.2017 : Committee on Culture and Education

Parliamentary activities in plenary – 7th parliamentary term

Speeches in plenary

172

Food crisis, fraud in the food chain and the control thereof (A7-0434/2013 - Esther de Lange)

14-01-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)01-14(6.11)

Situation in the Central African Republic (debate)

12-12-2013 P7_CRE-REV(2013)12-12(17.1)

Organ harvesting in China (debate)

12-12-2013 P7_CRE-REV(2013)12-12(17.2)

Bangladesh: human rights and forthcoming elections (debate)

21-11-2013 P7_CRE-REV(2013)11-21(15.1)

Qatar: situation of migrant workers (debate)

21-11-2013 P7_CRE-REV(2013)11-21(15.2)

Europe for Citizens programme (A7-0424/2012 - Hannu Takkula) (vote)

19-11-2013 P7_CRE-REV(2013)11-19(8.8)

Erasmus for all programme (debate)

18-11-2013 P7_CRE-REV(2013)11-18(15)

Creative Europe programme (debate)

18-11-2013 P7_CRE-REV(2013)11-18(16)

Europe for Citizens programme (debate)

18-11-2013 P7_CRE-REV(2013)11-18(18)

Europe for Citizens programme (debate) (2)

18-11-2013 P7_CRE-REV(2013)11-18(18)

Reports - as rapporteur

1

Reports - as shadow rapporteur

10

REPORT on volunteering and voluntary activity in Europe

CULT
23-10-2013 A7-0348/2013

REPORT on Rethinking Education

CULT
01-10-2013 A7-0314/2013

REPORT on endangered European languages and linguistic diversity in the European Union

CULT
26-06-2013 A7-0239/2013

REPORT on Education, Training and Europe 2020

CULT
19-07-2012 A7-0247/2012

REPORT on tackling early school leaving

CULT
18-10-2011 A7-0363/2011

REPORT on the European Schools' system

CULT
01-08-2011 A7-0293/2011

REPORT on Early Years Learning in the European Union

CULT
29-03-2011 A7-0099/2011

REPORT Report on Community innovation policy in a changing world

ITRE
06-05-2010 A7-0143/2010

Opinions - as rapporteur

4

OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on food intended for infants and young children and food for special medical purposes

ITRE
10-02-2012 ITRE_AD(2012)475941

OPINION on the European Semester for economic policy coordination

CULT
14-07-2011 CULT_AD(2011)462837

OPINION on the proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council on the European Year for Active Ageing (2012)

CULT
08-02-2011 CULT_AD(2011)452767

OPINION on the EU strategy on Roma inclusion

CULT
26-01-2011 CULT_AD(2011)454382

Opinions - as shadow rapporteur

12

OPINION on online gambling in the internal market

CULT
29-04-2013 CULT_AD(2013)504088

OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing Horizon 2020 - The Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (2014-2020)

CULT
25-07-2012 CULT_AD(2012)487737

OPINION on the proposal for a Council decision establishing the Specific Programme Implementing Horizon 2020 - The Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (2014-2020)

CULT
16-07-2012 CULT_AD(2012)487744

OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the European Social Fund and repealing Council Regulation (EC) No 1081/2006

CULT
20-06-2012 CULT_AD(2012)485908

OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down common provisions on the European Regional Development Fund, the European Social Fund, the Cohesion Fund, the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development and the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund covered by the Common Strategic Framework and laying down general provisions on the European Regional Development Fund, the European Social Fund and the Cohesion Fund and repealing Council Regulation (EC) No 1083/2006

CULT
20-06-2012 CULT_AD(2012)485907

OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on establishing the Creative Europe Programme

ITRE
12-06-2012 ITRE_AD(2012)483700

OPINION on the role of Cohesion Policy in the outermost regions of the European Union in the context of EU 2020

ITRE
01-03-2012 ITRE_AD(2012)478401

OPINION Innovation Union: Transforming Europe for a post-crisis world

CULT
03-03-2011 CULT_AD(2011)454379

OPINION Final opinion on the Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions: Europe, the world's No 1 tourist destiantion - a new political framework for tourism in Europe

CULT
03-02-2011 CULT_AD(2011)450607

OPINION Communication from the Commission to the Council and the European Parliament: GDP and beyond - Measuring progress in a changing world

ITRE
12-11-2010 ITRE_AD(2010)448818

Motions for resolutions

97

Joint motion for a resolution on Pakistan: recent cases of persecution

16-04-2014 RC-B7-0399/2014

Joint motion for a resolution on Syria: situation in certain vulnerable communities

16-04-2014 RC-B7-0387/2014

Motion for a resolution on North Korea

14-04-2014 B7-0412/2014

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

Motion for a resolution on Pakistan, recent cases of persecution

14-04-2014 B7-0405/2014

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

Motion for a resolution on the situation in certain vulnerable communities in Syria

14-04-2014 B7-0404/2014

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

Motion for a resolution on security and Human trafficking in the Sinai

10-03-2014 B7-0259/2014

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

Joint motion for a resolution on the situation in Ukraine

26-02-2014 RC-B7-0219/2014

Written declarations

11

Written declaration on the right to culture as a fundamental right of EU citizens

16-01-2014 P7_DCL(2014)0010 Lapsed

Details

Lidia Joanna GERINGER de OEDENBERG , Gianni PITTELLA , Miguel Angel MARTÍNEZ MARTÍNEZ , Isabelle DURANT , Jim HIGGINS , Jiří MAŠTÁLKA , Hannu TAKKULA , Sophocles SOPHOCLEOUS , Marie-Thérèse SANCHEZ-SCHMID , Martina MICHELS , Milan ZVER , Richard FALBR , Csaba Sándor TABAJDI

Date opened : 16-01-2014
Lapse date : 16-04-2014
Number of signatories : 133 - 17-04-2014

Written declaration on the establishment of a joint protocol to celebrate Europe Day in all Member States

21-10-2013 P7_DCL(2013)0021 Lapsed

Details

Juan Andrés NARANJO ESCOBAR , Hannu TAKKULA , Jean Louis COTTIGNY , Santiago FISAS AYXELÀ , Joseph DAUL , Alejandro CERCAS , Sidonia Elżbieta JĘDRZEJEWSKA , Salvador GARRIGA POLLEDO , Andrej PLENKOVIĆ , Dominique RIQUET , José Manuel FERNANDES , Francisco SOSA WAGNER

Date opened : 21-10-2013
Lapse date : 21-01-2014
Number of signatories : 77 - 23-01-2014

Written declaration on the impact of public libraries in European communities

07-10-2013 P7_DCL(2013)0016 Lapsed

Details

Hannu TAKKULA , Maria BADIA i CUTCHET , Vilija BLINKEVIČIŪTĖ , Andrew DUFF , Cătălin Sorin IVAN , Morten LØKKEGAARD , Marie-Thérèse SANCHEZ-SCHMID , Marietje SCHAAKE , Helga TRÜPEL , Marie-Christine VERGIAT , Sabine VERHEYEN

Date opened : 07-10-2013
Lapse date : 07-01-2014
Number of signatories : 214 - 08-01-2014

Written declaration on the dangers of nationalism, anti-Semitism and other forms of ethnic intolerance on the part of movements opposing the European project

07-10-2013 P7_DCL(2013)0015 Lapsed

Details

Boris ZALA , Elmar BROK , Rebecca HARMS , Lena KOLARSKA-BOBIŃSKA , Eduard KUKAN , Olga SEHNALOVÁ , Marek SIWIEC , Hannu TAKKULA , Indrek TARAND , Sir Graham WATSON , Cecilia WIKSTRÖM

Date opened : 07-10-2013
Lapse date : 07-01-2014
Number of signatories : 150 - 08-01-2014

Written declaration on integrating physical education in order to develop the sporting talents of promising disabled schoolchildren and able bodied schoolchildren in a sustainable way

15-04-2013 P7_DCL(2013)0001 Lapsed

Details

Adam GIEREK , Cristian-Silviu BUŞOI , Cornelia ERNST , Lidia Joanna GERINGER de OEDENBERG , Małgorzata HANDZLIK , Jolanta Emilia HIBNER , Philippe JUVIN , Alexander MIRSKY , Norica NICOLAI , Helmut SCHOLZ , Joanna SENYSZYN , Hannu TAKKULA

Date opened : 15-04-2013
Lapse date : 15-07-2013
Number of signatories : 164 - 15-07-2013

Written declaration on supporting talent in the European Union

19-11-2012 P7_DCL(2012)0034 Lapsed

Details

Kinga GÁL , Mojca KLEVA KEKUŠ , Barbara LOCHBIHLER , Hannu TAKKULA

Date opened : 19-11-2012
Lapse date : 19-02-2013
Number of signatories : 178 - 20-02-2013

Written declaration on the introduction of the programme ‘Chess in School’ in the educational systems of the European Union

30-11-2011 P7_DCL(2011)0050 Adopted

Details

Slavi BINEV , John ATTARD-MONTALTO , Nirj DEVA , Mario MAURO , Hannu TAKKULA

Date opened : 30-11-2011
Lapse date : 15-03-2012
Adopted (date) : 15-03-2012
Text adopted (with the list of signatories) : P7_TA(2012)0097
Number of signatories : 415 - 15-03-2012

Written declaration on support for better regulation in the field of gambling

06-06-2011 P7_DCL(2011)0030 Lapsed

Details

Cătălin Sorin IVAN , Silvia COSTA , Seán KELLY , Hannu TAKKULA , Claudiu Ciprian TĂNĂSESCU

Date opened : 06-06-2011
Lapse date : 06-10-2011
Number of signatories : 48 - 06-10-2011

Written declaration on terrorism and extremism in Pakistan

04-04-2011 P7_DCL(2011)0016 Lapsed

Details

Geoffrey VAN ORDEN , Gabriele ALBERTINI , Alexander Nuno PICKART ALVARO , Frédérique RIES , Hannu TAKKULA

Date opened : 04-04-2011
Lapse date : 07-07-2011
Number of signatories : 68 - 07-07-2011

Written declaration on freedom of religion

22-11-2010 P7_DCL(2010)0090 Lapsed

Details

Mario MAURO , Hannes SWOBODA , Konrad SZYMAŃSKI , Hannu TAKKULA

Date opened : 22-11-2010
Lapse date : 10-03-2011
Number of signatories : 199 - 10-03-2011

Parliamentary questions

76

Jewish cemeteries in Europe

09-04-2014 E-004434/2014 Commission

Reimbursements of travel expenses under the Erasmus+ programme

04-04-2014 E-004240/2014 Commission

Emphasising Sunday as a weekly day of rest

26-03-2014 E-003717/2014 Commission

VP/HR - Rights of women detained in Egypt

07-03-2014 E-002713/2014 Commission

Monitoring of EU aid to the Palestinian Authority

13-02-2014 E-001628/2014 Commission

Tagging of wild animals

13-01-2014 E-000264/2014 Commission

Protecting traditional national and linguistic minorities in Europe and their languages

09-01-2014 O-000008/2014 Commission

Nazi-minded European election candidates

19-12-2013 E-014381/2013 Commission

Decision on the regional LNG terminal location

18-12-2013 E-014304/2013 Commission

Gross violations of the Bulgarian Constitution

13-12-2013 E-014099/2013 Commission

Parliamentary activities in plenary – 6th parliamentary term

Speeches in plenary

60

Explanations of vote

07-05-2009 P6_CRE(2009)05-07(10)

A6-0260/2009 - REPORT Report on the proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing an audiovisual cooperation programme with professionals from third countries MEDIA Mundus

Explanations of vote

22-04-2009 P6_CRE(2009)04-22(7)

A6-0198/2009 - REPORT on gender mainstreaming in the work of its committees and delegations

Explanations of vote

22-04-2009 P6_CRE(2009)04-22(7)

A6-0218/2009 - REPORT Report on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on labelling of tyres with respect to fuel efficiency and other essential parameters

Explanations of vote

22-04-2009 P6_CRE(2009)04-22(7)

A6-0138/2009 - REPORT Report on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EC) No 717/2007 on roaming on public mobile telephone networks within the Community and Directive 2002/21/EC on a common regulatory framework for electronic communications networks and services

Educating the children of migrants (short presentation)

01-04-2009 P6_CRE(2009)04-01(21)

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

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

A6-0114/2009 - REPORT Report on the state of transatlantic Rrelations in the aftermath of the US elections

Explanations of vote

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

A6-0103/2009 - REPORT Report with a proposal for a European Parliament recommendation to the Council on strengthening security and fundamental freedoms on the Internet

Explanations of vote

24-03-2009 P6_CRE(2009)03-24(5)

A6-0093/2009 - REPORT Report on artistic studies in the European Union

Explanations of vote

24-03-2009 P6_CRE(2009)03-24(5)

A6-0107/2009 - REPORT on Active dialogue with citizens on Europe

Reports - as rapporteur

3

Opinions - as rapporteur

1

OPINION Green Paper: A European Strategy for Sustainable, Competitive and Secure Energy

TRAN
12-10-2006 TRAN_AD(2006)376690

Motions for resolutions

2

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the role of culture in the development of European regions

25-03-2009 B6-0166/2009

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the Social Package

17-09-2008 B6-0427/2008

Written declarations

3

Written declaration on a European Year of Neighbours' Languages

09-03-2009 P6_DCL(2009)0026 Lapsed

Details

Grażyna STANISZEWSKA , Hannu TAKKULA , Vasco GRAÇA MOURA

Date opened : 09-03-2009
Lapse date : 07-05-2009
Number of signatories : 27 - 08-05-2009

Written declaration on establishing a European Sports Day

17-11-2008 P6_DCL(2008)0100 Lapsed

Details

Maria BADIA i CUTCHET , Katerina BATZELI , Manolis MAVROMMATIS , Hannu TAKKULA , Mikel IRUJO AMEZAGA

Date opened : 17-11-2008
Lapse date : 12-03-2009
Number of signatories : 203 - 12-03-2009

Written declaration on free entry to museums for students

30-01-2008 P6_DCL(2008)0010 Lapsed

Details

Saïd EL KHADRAOUI , Jörg LEICHTFRIED , Hannu TAKKULA

Date opened : 30-01-2008
Lapse date : 08-05-2008
Number of signatories : 179 - 08-05-2008

Parliamentary questions

52

Credibility of the Commission's economic forecasts

07-05-2009 P-3655/2009 Commission

Common EU precautionary measures against a swine influenza pandemic

05-05-2009 E-3599/2009 Commission

EU attitude to the Durban II Conference

23-04-2009 E-3315/2009 Commission

Purchases of land and other real estate by buyers from outside the EU

23-04-2009 P-3298/2009 Commission

Implementation of and follow-up to the outcome of the G20 summit in London

16-04-2009 E-3148/2009 Commission

More effective cooperation among EU Member States to prevent cyber-spying

31-03-2009 E-2647/2009 Commission

Albania's Israel boycott

25-03-2009 E-2288/2009 Commission

Adjusting the conditions of EU membership in the interests of Finnish farming

12-03-2009 E-1832/2009 Commission

Resolving the situation in Bolivia

11-03-2009 E-1793/2009 Commission

Preserving the EU's unity in the midst of a recession

05-03-2009 P-1650/2009 Commission

Declarations (7th parliamentary term)

Declarations of participation by Members in events organised by third parties