Helle THORNING-SCHMIDT : 5th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

  • 20-07-1999 / 19-07-2004 : Group of the Party of European Socialists - Member

National parties 

  • 20-07-1999 / 19-07-2004 : Socialdemokratiet (Denmark)

Vice-Chair 

  • 22-07-1999 / 14-01-2002 : Delegation to the EU-Latvia Joint Parliamentary Committee
  • 07-02-2002 / 30-04-2004 : Delegation to the EU-Latvia Joint Parliamentary Committee

Member 

  • 21-07-1999 / 14-01-2002 : Committee on Employment and Social Affairs
  • 17-01-2002 / 19-07-2004 : Committee on Employment and Social Affairs

Substitute 

  • 22-07-1999 / 14-01-2002 : Committee on Industry, External Trade, Research and Energy
  • 13-12-2000 / 13-12-2000 : Temporary committee on human genetics and other new technologies in modern medicine
  • 17-01-2002 / 19-07-2004 : 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)

Vote  
- P5_CRE(2004)04-20(7)  
Vote  
- P5_CRE(2004)04-20(7)  

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

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 the right of the European Parliament to determine the location of its seat  
- P5_DCL(2003)0009 - Lapsed  
Kathalijne Maria BUITENWEG , Andrew DUFF , Christopher HEATON-HARRIS , Michiel van HULTEN , Helle THORNING-SCHMIDT  
Date opened : 02-06-2003
Lapse date : 02-09-2003
Number of signatories : 147 - 02-09-2003
Written declaration on a Statute for Members of the European Parliament  
- P5_DCL(2001)0009 - Lapsed  
Kathalijne Maria BUITENWEG , Christopher HEATON-HARRIS , Michiel van HULTEN , Lousewies van der LAAN , Helle THORNING-SCHMIDT  
Date opened : 02-07-2001
Lapse date : 02-10-2001
Number of signatories : 50 - 02-10-2001