Miguel PORTAS : 7th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

  • 14-07-2009 / 22-01-2012 : Confederal Group of the European United Left - Nordic Green Left - Member of the Bureau
  • 23-01-2012 / 24-04-2012 : Confederal Group of the European United Left - Nordic Green Left - Member

National parties 

  • 14-07-2009 / 24-04-2012 : Bloco de Esquerda (Portugal)

Vice-Chair 

  • 15-10-2009 / 31-07-2011 : Special Committee on the Financial, Economic and Social Crisis

Member 

  • 16-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Budgets
  • 16-09-2009 / 24-04-2012 : Delegation for relations with the Maghreb countries and the Arab Maghreb Union
  • 16-09-2009 / 24-04-2012 : Delegation for relations with Iraq
  • 08-10-2009 / 14-10-2009 : Special Committee on the Financial, Economic and Social Crisis
  • 17-06-2010 / 30-06-2011 : Special committee on the policy challenges and budgetary resources for a sustainable European Union after 2013
  • 19-01-2012 / 24-04-2012 : Committee on Budgets

Substitute 

  • 16-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs
  • 16-09-2009 / 24-04-2012 : Delegation for relations with the Mashreq countries
  • 16-09-2009 / 24-04-2012 : Delegation for relations with Iran
  • 19-01-2012 / 24-04-2012 : Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs

Activities 

Contributions to plenary debates 
Speeches made during the plenary session and written declarations relating to plenary debates. Rules Rule 204 and 171(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 55

Opinions - as shadow rapporteur 
Political groups designate a shadow rapporteur for an opinion to follow progress and negotiate compromise texts with the rapporteur. Rule 215

OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing "ERASMUS FOR ALL" The Union Programme for Education, Training, Youth and Sport  
- BUDG_AD(2012)491064 -  
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BUDG 

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

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 140, Rule 141, Annex III

Answers to questions to the ECB and concerning the SSM and the SRM 
Reply to members’ questions to the ECB and questions concerning the Single Supervisory Mechanism and the Single Resolution Mechanism. Rule 140, Rule 141, Annex III

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 the application of the principles of subsidiarity and diversity in defining the particular missions assigned to social housing by the Member States  
- P7_DCL(2010)0085 - Lapsed  
Françoise CASTEX , Jean-Luc BENNAHMIAS , Frank ENGEL , Miguel PORTAS , Heide RÜHLE  
Date opened : 10-11-2010
Lapse date : 17-02-2011
Number of signatories : 164 - 17-02-2011

Declarations 

Declaration of financial interests