Sharon BOWLES
  • Sharon
    BOWLES
  • United Kingdom
  • Date of birth: 12 June 1953, Oxford

Political groups

  • 12.05.2005 / 13.07.2009 : Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe - Member
  • 14.07.2009 / 19.07.2009 : Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe - Member
  • 20.07.2009 / 30.06.2014 : Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe - Member of the Bureau

National parties

  • 12.05.2005 / 13.07.2009 : Liberal Democrat Party (United Kingdom)
  • 14.07.2009 / 30.06.2014 : Liberal Democrats Party (United Kingdom)

Chair

  • 16.07.2009 / 18.01.2012 : Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs
  • 23.01.2012 / 30.06.2014 : Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs

Member

  • 26.05.2005 / 14.01.2007 : Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs
  • 26.05.2005 / 13.03.2007 : Delegation for relations with the countries of Southeast Asia and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)
  • 19.01.2006 / 19.06.2007 : Committee of Inquiry into the crisis of the Equitable Life Assurance Society
  • 15.01.2007 / 30.01.2007 : Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs
  • 31.01.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs
  • 14.03.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Delegation for relations with the countries of Southeast Asia and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)
  • 16.07.2009 / 18.01.2012 : Conference of Committee Chairs
  • 19.01.2012 / 22.01.2012 : Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs
  • 23.01.2012 / 30.06.2014 : Conference of Committee Chairs

Substitute

  • 31.01.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Committee on Legal Affairs
  • 16.07.2009 / 18.01.2012 : Committee on Legal Affairs
  • 16.09.2009 / 30.06.2014 : Delegation for relations with the United States
  • 08.10.2009 / 31.07.2011 : Special Committee on the Financial, Economic and Social Crisis
  • 19.01.2012 / 30.06.2014 : Committee on Legal Affairs

Parliamentary activities in plenary – 7th parliamentary term

Speeches in plenary

58

Key information documents for investment products (debate)

19-11-2013 P7_CRE-REV(2013)11-19(18)

Future legislative proposals on EMU (debate)

22-05-2013 P7_CRE-REV(2013)05-22(3)

Completing the scoreboard for the Macroeconomic Imbalance Procedure (debate)

18-04-2013 P7_CRE-REV(2013)04-18(4)

Current situation in Cyprus (debate)

17-04-2013 P7_CRE-REV(2013)04-17(3)

Reports - as rapporteur

15

Reports - as shadow rapporteur

10

REPORT on recovery and resolution framework for non-bank institutions

ECON
22-10-2013 A7-0343/2013

REPORT on quality management for European statistics

ECON
14-02-2012 A7-0037/2012

Opinions - as rapporteur

10

OPINION on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Directives 78/660/EEC and 83/349/EEC as regards disclosure of non-financial and diversity information by certain large companies and groups

ECON
11-12-2013 ECON_AD(2013)519575

OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council adapting to Article 290 and 291 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union a number of legal acts providing for the use of the regulatory procedure with scrutiny

ECON
10-12-2013 ECON_AD(2013)524673

OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council adapting to Article 290 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union a number of legal acts providing for the use of the regulatory procedure with scrutiny

ECON
10-12-2013 ECON_AD(2013)524669

OPINION on follow-up on the delegation of legislative powers and the control by Member States of the Commission’s exercise of implementing powers

ECON
11-10-2013 ECON_AD(2013)514604

OPINION on Regional policy as a part of wider State support schemes

ECON
28-05-2013 ECON_AD(2013)510677

OPINION on amendment of Rule 70 of Parliament's Rules of Procedure on interinstitutional negotiations in legislative procedures

ECON
04-07-2012 ECON_AD(2012)487919

OPINION on Insolvency proceedings in the context of EU company law

ECON
12-07-2011 ECON_AD(2011)464777

OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on OTC derivatives, central counterparts and trade repositories

JURI
05-04-2011 JURI_AD(2011)454714

OPINION on the proposal for a Council decision on guidelines for the employment policies of the Member States

ECON
10-02-2011 ECON_AD(2011)458621

OPINION Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council Implementation of Article 290 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union

ECON
18-03-2010 ECON_AD(2010)439425

Opinions - as shadow rapporteur

3

OPINION on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a framework for the recovery and resolution of credit institutions and investment firms and amending Council Directives 77/91/EEC and 82/891/EC, Directives 2001/24/EC, 2002/47/EC, 2004/25/EC, 2005/56/EC, 2007/36/EC and 2011/35/EC and Regulation (EU) No 1093/2010

JURI
25-02-2013 JURI_AD(2013)502043

OPINION on the 20 main concerns of European citizens and businesses with the functioning of the Single Market

ECON
01-06-2012 ECON_AD(2012)483705

OPINION on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directives 2003/71/EC and 2009/138/EC in respect of the powers of the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority and the European Securities and Markets Authority

JURI
27-06-2011 JURI_AD(2011)464948

Motions for resolutions

26

Motion for a resolution on state aid modernisation

14-01-2013 B7-0024/2013

Motion for a resolution Towards a Banking Union

11-09-2012 B7-0457/2012

Motion for a resolution on the feasibility of introducing stability bonds (2011/2959(RSP))

25-01-2012 B7-0016/2012

Parliamentary questions

36

Protection of geographical indications

06-03-2014 E-002649/2014

Ugandan anti-homosexuality bill

25-02-2014 E-002221/2014

VP/HR - Anti-homosexuality bill in Uganda

25-02-2014 E-002220/2014

Access to EU-wide healthcare

20-02-2014 E-002003/2014

EU roaming charges

20-02-2014 E-002002/2014

Amendments to Regulation (EC) No 900/2008

20-01-2014 E-000482/2014

Privileged loans and debt servicing by Greek political parties in government

27-11-2013 E-013481/2013

Delay in the Commission's adoption of financial services proposals

31-05-2013 O-000065/2013

Lack of progress in Council on financial services files

23-05-2013 O-000063/2013

Future legislative proposals on EMU

15-05-2013 O-000060/2013

Parliamentary activities in plenary – 6th parliamentary term

Speeches in plenary

39

Term of protection of copyright and related rights (A6-0070/2009, Brian Crowley)

23-04-2009 P6_CRE(2009)04-23(8.8)

Term of protection of copyright and related rights (debate)

22-04-2009 P6_CRE(2009)04-22(17)

Deposit-guarantee schemes as regards the coverage level and the payout delay (debate)

16-12-2008 P6_CRE(2008)12-16(21)

Lamfalussy follow up - Future Structure of Supervision (debate)

08-10-2008 P6_CRE(2008)10-08(15)

Hedge funds and private equity - Transparency of institutional investors (debate)

22-09-2008 P6_CRE(2008)09-22(19)

Hedge funds and private equity - Transparency of institutional investors (debate) (2)

22-09-2008 P6_CRE(2008)09-22(19)

Coordinated strategy to improve the fight against fiscal fraud (debate)

01-09-2008 P6_CRE(2008)09-01(24)

Reports - as rapporteur

3

Opinions - as rapporteur

6

OPINION Proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on Credit Rating Agencies

JURI
10-03-2009 JURI_AD(2009)418457

OPINION Proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the taking-up and pursuit of the business of Insurance and Reinsurance - Solvency II

JURI
02-07-2008 JURI_AD(2008)404605

OPINION Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing the European Electronic Communications Market Authority

JURI
03-06-2008 JURI_AD(2008)402731

OPINION Transparency of institutional investors

ECON
28-05-2008 ECON_AD(2008)402527

OPINION Green paper on improving the efficiency of the enforcement of judgments in the European union: the attachment of bank accounts

ECON
27-06-2007 ECON_AD(2007)388424

OPINION Communication from the Commission to the Council, the European Parliament, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions: Putting knowledge into practice: A broad-based innovation strategy for the EU

ECON
28-03-2007 ECON_AD(2007)384583

Motions for resolutions

1

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on future patent policy in Europe

04-10-2006 B6-0522/2006

Written declarations

2

Written declaration on equal recognition of civil partnerships

22-09-2008 P6_DCL(2008)0076 Lapsed

Details

Sharon BOWLES , Elspeth ATTWOOLL , Martine ROURE , Caroline LUCAS , Anders WIJKMAN

Date opened : 22-09-2008
Lapse date : 15-01-2009
Number of signatories : 160 - 16-01-2009

Written declaration on the elimination of the use of child soldiers

03-09-2007 P6_DCL(2007)0077 Lapsed

Details

Sharon BOWLES , Glenys KINNOCK

Date opened : 03-09-2007
Lapse date : 03-12-2007
Number of signatories : 238 - 04-12-2007

Parliamentary questions

74

Provisions in EU law regarding use of property as loan collateral

24-02-2009 E-1424/2009

The 2006 Leniency Notice

04-02-2009 E-0892/2009

The 2002 Leniency Notice

04-02-2009 E-0891/2009

The 1996 Leniency Notice

04-02-2009 E-0890/2009

Car manufacturing

20-01-2009 E-0280/2009

Internal market: cross-border banking

14-01-2009 E-0171/2009

Freedom of movement statistics

19-12-2008 E-7058/2008

Ashford rail services

14-07-2008 E-4228/2008

Alexander Litvinenko

14-07-2008 E-4227/2008

Small boat fishermen

26-02-2008 H-0175/2008

Declarations (7th parliamentary term)

Declaration of financial interests