Alejandro CERCAS

Political groups

  • 20.07.1999 / 19.07.2004 : Group of the Party of European Socialists - Member
  • 20.07.2004 / 13.07.2009 : Socialist Group in the European Parliament - Member
  • 14.07.2009 / 30.06.2014 : Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament - Member

National parties

  • 20.07.1999 / 19.07.2004 : Partido Socialista Obrero Español (Spain)
  • 20.07.2004 / 13.07.2009 : Partido Socialista Obrero Español (Spain)
  • 14.07.2009 / 30.06.2014 : Partido Socialista Obrero Español (Spain)

Member

  • 21.07.1999 / 14.01.2002 : Committee on Employment and Social Affairs
  • 05.10.1999 / 07.10.1999 : Members from the European Parliament to the Joint Parliamentary Assembly of the Agreement between the African, Caribbean and Pacific States and the European Union (ACP-EU)
  • 06.10.1999 / 14.01.2002 : Delegation for relations with Israel
  • 17.01.2002 / 19.07.2004 : Committee on Employment and Social Affairs
  • 07.02.2002 / 19.07.2004 : Delegation for relations with Israel
  • 21.07.2004 / 14.01.2007 : Committee on Employment and Social Affairs
  • 15.09.2004 / 13.03.2007 : Delegation for relations with Israel
  • 15.01.2007 / 30.01.2007 : Committee on Employment and Social Affairs
  • 31.01.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Committee on Employment and Social Affairs
  • 14.03.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Delegation for relations with Israel
  • 16.07.2009 / 18.01.2012 : Committee on Employment and Social Affairs
  • 16.09.2009 / 30.06.2014 : Delegation for relations with Canada
  • 19.01.2012 / 30.06.2014 : Committee on Employment and Social Affairs

Substitute

  • 22.07.1999 / 14.01.2002 : Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development
  • 30.01.2002 / 19.07.2004 : Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development
  • 21.07.2004 / 14.01.2007 : Committee on Culture and Education
  • 15.09.2004 / 13.03.2007 : Delegation for relations with the United States
  • 15.09.2004 / 13.07.2009 : Delegation to the Euro-Mediterranean Parliamentary Assembly
  • 15.01.2007 / 30.01.2007 : Committee on Culture and Education
  • 31.01.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development
  • 14.03.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Delegation for relations with the United States
  • 16.07.2009 / 18.01.2012 : Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development
  • 16.09.2009 / 06.10.2009 : Delegation for relations with Israel
  • 16.09.2009 / 06.10.2009 : Delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Union for the Mediterranean
  • 07.10.2009 / 30.06.2014 : Delegation for relations with the Korean Peninsula
  • 19.01.2012 / 30.06.2014 : Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development

Parliamentary activities in plenary – 7th parliamentary term

Speeches in plenary

63

Posting of workers in the framework of the provision of services (debate)

15-04-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)04-15(14)

Posting of workers in the framework of the provision of services (debate) (2)

15-04-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)04-15(14)

Implementation of the Youth Guarantee (debate)

26-02-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)02-26(5)

Strengthening the social dimension of EMU (debate)

20-11-2013 P7_CRE-REV(2013)11-20(17)

European strategy on health and safety at work (debate)

11-09-2013 P7_CRE-REV(2013)09-11(18)

Reports - as rapporteur

2

Reports - as shadow rapporteur

2

Opinions - as rapporteur

2

OPINION on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the conditions of entry and residence of third-country nationals for the purposes of seasonal employment

EMPL
01-12-2011 EMPL_AD(2011)464974

OPINION Single application procedure for a single permit for third-country nationals to reside and work in the territory of a Member State and on a common set of rights for third-country workers legally residing in a Member State

EMPL
30-04-2010 EMPL_AD(2010)439114

Motions for resolutions

14

Joint motion for a resolution on an EU homelessness strategy

13-01-2014 RC-B7-0008/2014

Motion for a resolution on an EU homelessness strategy

08-01-2014 B7-0010/2014

Joint motion for a resolution on recent casualties in textile factory fires, notably in Bangladesh

14-01-2013 RC-B7-0004/2013

Motion for a resolution on recent casualties in textile factory fires, notably in Bangladesh

09-01-2013 B7-0021/2013

Joint motion for a resolution on the EU steel industry

10-12-2012 RC-B7-0541/2012

Motion for a resolution on the crisis in the steel sector

05-12-2012 B7-0542/2012

Written declarations

4

Written declaration on the establishment of a European Commission directorate for disability

16-01-2014 P7_DCL(2014)0007 Lapsed

Details

Marian HARKIN , Alejandro CERCAS , Cecilia WIKSTRÖM , Nessa CHILDERS , Ádám KÓSA , Csaba SÓGOR , Edward McMILLAN-SCOTT , Csaba ŐRY , Antigoni PAPADOPOULOU , Gay MITCHELL , Kinga GÖNCZ

Date opened : 16-01-2014
Lapse date : 16-04-2014
Number of signatories : 125 - 17-04-2014

Written declaration on the establishment of a joint protocol to celebrate Europe Day in all Member States

21-10-2013 P7_DCL(2013)0021 Lapsed

Details

Juan Andrés NARANJO ESCOBAR , Hannu TAKKULA , Jean Louis COTTIGNY , Santiago FISAS AYXELÀ , Joseph DAUL , Alejandro CERCAS , Sidonia Elżbieta JĘDRZEJEWSKA , Salvador GARRIGA POLLEDO , Andrej PLENKOVIĆ , Dominique RIQUET , José Manuel FERNANDES , Francisco SOSA WAGNER

Date opened : 21-10-2013
Lapse date : 21-01-2014
Number of signatories : 77 - 23-01-2014

Written declaration seeking to have jobs in the emergency services recognised as high-risk occupations and calling for the introduction of a European statute for such work

24-03-2010 P7_DCL(2010)0015 Lapsed

Details

Véronique DE KEYSER , Kader ARIF , Alejandro CERCAS , Stephen HUGHES , Stavros LAMBRINIDIS

Date opened : 24-03-2010
Lapse date : 08-07-2010
Number of signatories : 160 - 08-07-2010

Written declaration on the protection of social rights when fighting against the economic crisis

19-10-2009 P7_DCL(2009)0056 Lapsed

Details

Tatjana ŽDANOKA , Jean LAMBERT , Alejandro CERCAS , Elizabeth LYNNE

Date opened : 19-10-2009
Lapse date : 11-02-2010
Number of signatories : 154 - 11-02-2010

Parliamentary questions

32

Scope of application of the financial transaction tax

19-02-2014 E-001884/2014

Establishment of a system of taxes on financial transactions

05-02-2014 E-001136/2014

Social welfare benefits and tax obligations of emigrants in the EU

05-09-2013 E-009921/2013

Sustainability of football in the European Union

05-09-2013 E-009899/2013

Unfair labour practices in internship contracts in the financial services sector

05-09-2013 E-009898/2013

Call for a new six-pack!

11-06-2013 E-006785/2013

Measures to tackle the economic exile of young Europeans

07-06-2013 E-006624/2013

Parliamentary activities in plenary – 6th parliamentary term

Speeches in plenary

25

Organisation of working time (debate)

04-05-2009 P6_CRE(2009)05-04(17)

Organisation of working time (A6-0440/2008, Alejandro Cercas) (vote)

17-12-2008 P6_CRE(2008)12-17(5.7)

Organisation of working time (debate)

15-12-2008 P6_CRE(2008)12-15(14)

Organisation of working time (debate) (2)

15-12-2008 P6_CRE(2008)12-15(14)

Implementation of the social legislation relating to road transport (short presentation)

08-10-2008 P6_CRE(2008)10-08(27)

Social package (First part) (debate)

02-09-2008 P6_CRE(2008)09-02(4)

European Year for Combating Poverty and Social Exclusion (continuation of debate)

16-06-2008 P6_CRE(2008)06-16(25)

Community Tobacco Fund (debate)

19-05-2008 P6_CRE(2008)05-19(24)

Reports - as rapporteur

3

Opinions - as rapporteur

1

OPINION Social report from the European Ombudsman to the European Parliament following the draft recommendation to the European Comission in complaint 3453/2005/GG

EMPL
29-05-2008 EMPL_AD(2008)402720

Motions for resolutions

3

Written declarations

2

Written declaration on workers’ environmental representatives

08-10-2008 P6_DCL(2008)0088 Lapsed

Details

Jean LAMBERT , Caroline LUCAS , Alejandro CERCAS , Luigi COCILOVO

Date opened : 08-10-2008
Lapse date : 22-01-2009
Number of signatories : 106 - 23-01-2009

Written declaration on respect for the rights of 'relocated' workers in Europe

07-05-2008 P6_DCL(2008)0045 Lapsed

Details

Yannick VAUGRENARD , Maria MATSOUKA , Bernard POIGNANT , Alejandro CERCAS , Harlem DÉSIR

Date opened : 07-05-2008
Lapse date : 09-09-2008
Number of signatories : 104 - 10-09-2008

Parliamentary questions

5

Information on the loss of jobs in EU tobacco producing areas

11-11-2008 H-0925/2008

European health card

04-12-2006 E-5464/2006

European health card

04-12-2006 E-5463/2006

Directive on working time

27-11-2006 H-1035/2006

Future of the footwear industry in the EU

28-10-2005 O-0103/2005

Parliamentary activities in plenary – 5th parliamentary term

Speeches in plenary

23

Agriculture

09-03-2004 P5_CRE(2004)03-09(14)

Vote

11-02-2004 P5_CRE(2004)02-11(4)

Order of business

09-02-2004 P5_CRE(2004)02-09(2)

Organisation of working time

09-02-2004 P5_CRE(2004)02-09(5)

Alignment of social security rights and the simplification of procedures

04-12-2003 P5_CRE(2003)12-04(2)

Reform of the CMOs for tobacco, cotton and olive oil

23-10-2003 P5_CRE(2003)10-23(5)

Adequate and sustainable pensions

23-09-2003 P5_CRE(2003)09-23(8)

Open coordination procedure

04-06-2003 P5_CRE(2003)06-04(8)

Economic forecasts for spring; guidelines for employment

08-04-2003 P5_CRE(2003)04-08(5)

Employment strategy and social policy

11-03-2003 P5_CRE(2003)03-11(6)

Reports - as rapporteur

2

Report on the Commission communication on The Future Evolution of Social Protection from a Long-Term Point of View : Safe and Sustainable Pensions - Committee on Employment and Social Affairs

EMPL
26-04-2001 A5-0147/2001

Motions for resolutions

1

Written declarations

1

Written declaration on the outsourcing (offshoring) of European jobs to Asia, Africa and South America

04-02-2004 P5_DCL(2004)0005 Lapsed

Details

Claude MORAES , Stephen HUGHES , Imelda Mary READ , Marie-Hélène GILLIG , Alejandro CERCAS

Date opened : 04-02-2004
Lapse date : 04-05-2004
Number of signatories : 71 - 04-05-2004

Parliamentary questions

22

Protection of the European cultural heritage

22-07-2003 E-2446/2003

Discrimination against Spanish pensioners who were previously employed in Gibraltar

11-12-2002 E-3544/2002

Employment in Spain - preventive measures and job creation rates

28-05-2002 H-0425/2002

Closure of the Fontaneda biscuit factory in Aguilar de Campoo (Palencia, Spain)

08-05-2002 E-1291/2002

Minimum wage within the EU

06-05-2002 E-1257/2002

Minimum wage within the EU

06-05-2002 E-1256/2002

International adoptions in Romania

29-04-2002 E-1225/2002

The Lisbon strategy and full employment

15-04-2002 H-0296/2002

World Assembly on Ageing

21-02-2002 H-0120/2002

Situation of Spanish pensioners who were previously employed in Gibraltar

13-07-2001 E-2033/2001

Declarations (7th parliamentary term)