Margaritis SCHINAS
  • Margaritis
  • Greece
  • Date of birth: 28 July 1962, Thessaloniki

Political groups

  • 01.10.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats) and European Democrats - Member

National parties

  • 01.10.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Nea Dimokratia (Greece)


  • 11.10.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Delegation to the EU-Turkey Joint Parliamentary Committee
  • 11.10.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Committee on Budgets


  • 10.10.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs

Parliamentary activities in plenary – 6th parliamentary term

Speeches in plenary


Parliament's estimates of revenue and expenditure for the financial year 2010 (debate)

04-05-2009 P6_CRE(2009)05-04(20)

Reduced rates of value added tax (debate)

19-02-2009 P6_CRE(2009)02-19(3)

One-minute speeches on matters of political importance

02-02-2009 P6_CRE(2009)02-02(13)

Draft general budget 2009 as modified by the Council (all sections) (debate)

17-12-2008 P6_CRE(2008)12-17(3)

Future global architecture of financial markets and EU economic recovery plan (debate)

03-12-2008 P6_CRE(2008)12-03(13)

Publication and translation obligations of certain types of companies (debate)

18-11-2008 P6_CRE(2008)11-18(13)

Opinions - as rapporteur


OPINION Proposal for a directive of the European Parliament ad of the Council amending Council Directives 68/151/EEC and 89/666/EEC as regards publication and translation obligations of certain types of companies

07-10-2008 ECON_AD(2008)412084

OPINION Proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and the Council on the implementation of the deployment and commercial operating phases of the European programme of satellite radionavigation

17-12-2007 BUDG_AD(2007)398607

Parliamentary questions


Decline in tourism in the EU

12-03-2009 E-1826/2009 Commission

EPSO competitions

06-03-2009 E-1704/2009 Commission

Identification of owners of prepaid card phones

25-02-2009 E-1485/2009 Commission

Covenant of the Mayors of Energy Cities

19-02-2009 E-1305/2009 Commission

Product pricing in eurozone countries

18-02-2009 E-1265/2009 Commission

American duties on imports from Europe

18-02-2009 E-1259/2009 Commission

Safe use of the Internet

17-02-2009 E-1224/2009 Commission

Tackling US economic protectionism

05-02-2009 E-0923/2009 Commission