Esther de LANGE : 8th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

  • 01-07-2014 / 01-07-2019 : Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats) - Vice-Chair

National parties 

  • 01-07-2014 / 01-07-2019 : Christen Democratisch Appèl (Netherlands)

Vice-Chair 

  • 22-03-2018 / 01-07-2019 : Special committee on financial crimes, tax evasion and tax avoidance

Member 

  • 01-07-2014 / 18-01-2017 : Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs
  • 14-07-2014 / 01-07-2019 : Delegation to the EU-Russia Parliamentary Cooperation Committee
  • 12-02-2015 / 30-11-2015 : Special Committee on Tax Rulings and Other Measures Similar in Nature or Effect
  • 02-12-2015 / 02-08-2016 : Special Committee on Tax Rulings and Other Measures Similar in Nature or Effect (TAXE 2)
  • 24-06-2016 / 13-12-2017 : Committee of Inquiry to investigate alleged contraventions and maladministration in the application of Union law in relation to money laundering, tax avoidance and tax evasion
  • 19-01-2017 / 01-07-2019 : Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs
  • 14-03-2018 / 21-03-2018 : Special committee on financial crimes, tax evasion and tax avoidance

Substitute 

  • 01-07-2014 / 18-01-2017 : Committee on Industry, Research and Energy
  • 14-07-2014 / 01-07-2019 : Delegation for relations with the United States
  • 19-01-2017 / 01-07-2019 : Committee on Industry, Research and Energy

Main parliamentary 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

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 215

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 directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 2003/87/EC to enhance cost-effective emission reductions and low-carbon investments  
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Motions for resolutions 
Motions for resolutions are tabled on topical issues, at the request of a committee, a political group or at least 5% of the Members, and voted on in plenary. Rule 132, Rule 136, Rule 139, Rule 144.

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 136

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 138, 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 missing refugee children  
- P8_DCL(2016)0119 - Lapsed  
Deirdre CLUNE , Brian HAYES , Roberta METSOLA , Patricija ŠULIN , Monica MACOVEI , Ivan JAKOVČIĆ , David CASA , Esther de LANGE , Claude ROLIN , Mariya GABRIEL  
Date opened : 21-11-2016
Lapse date : 21-02-2017
Number of signatories : 45 - 22-02-2017
Written declaration on establishing a voluntary EU-wide Digital Schools Excellence programme  
- P8_DCL(2016)0078 - Lapsed  
Brian HAYES , Deirdre CLUNE , Marlene MIZZI , Miriam DALLI , Ivan JAKOVČIĆ , Jozo RADOŠ , Roberta METSOLA , Ivo BELET , Tom VANDENKENDELAERE , Esther de LANGE  
Date opened : 12-09-2016
Lapse date : 12-12-2016
Number of signatories : 48 - 13-12-2016
Written declaration on the renewal of the Commission’s recommendations on maximum levels of alcohol in the blood for drivers of motor vehicles from 2001  
- P8_DCL(2015)0041 - Lapsed  
Patricija ŠULIN , Dubravka ŠUICA , Siegfried MUREŞAN , Martina DLABAJOVÁ , Nicola CAPUTO , Wim van de CAMP , Esther de LANGE , Tomáš ZDECHOVSKÝ , Nuno MELO , Claudia ȚAPARDEL , Fabio Massimo CASTALDO , Petri SARVAMAA , Eduard KUKAN , Csaba SÓGOR  
Date opened : 07-09-2015
Lapse date : 07-12-2015
Number of signatories : 64 - 08-12-2015

Declarations 

Declarations of participation by Members in events organised by third parties 

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