Carlos WESTENDORP Y CABEZA : 5th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

  • 20-07-1999 / 17-06-2003 : Group of the Party of European Socialists - Member

National parties 

  • 20-07-1999 / 17-06-2003 : Partido Socialista Obrero Español (Spain)

Chair 

  • 21-07-1999 / 14-01-2002 : Committee on Industry, External Trade, Research and Energy
  • 23-01-2002 / 17-06-2003 : Committee on Industry, External Trade, Research and Energy

Member 

  • 21-07-1999 / 14-01-2002 : Conference of Committee Chairs
  • 06-10-1999 / 14-01-2002 : Delegation for relations with the United States
  • 17-01-2002 / 22-01-2002 : Committee on Industry, External Trade, Research and Energy
  • 23-01-2002 / 17-06-2003 : Conference of Committee Chairs
  • 07-02-2002 / 17-06-2003 : Delegation for relations with the United States

Substitute 

  • 22-07-1999 / 14-01-2002 : Committee on Constitutional Affairs
  • 17-01-2002 / 17-06-2003 : Committee on Constitutional Affairs

Activities 

Contributions to plenary debates 
Speeches made during the plenary session and written declarations relating to plenary debates. Rules Rule 194 and 162(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 52a

Motions for resolutions 
Members can table an individual motion on issues falling within the EU’s sphere of activity. This motion is forwarded to the responsible committee for consideration.Rule 133

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