Geoffrey VAN ORDEN : 7th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

  • 14-07-2009 / 03-12-2009 : European Conservatives and Reformists Group - Member
  • 04-12-2009 / 12-12-2011 : European Conservatives and Reformists Group - Member of the Bureau
  • 13-12-2011 / 30-06-2014 : European Conservatives and Reformists Group - Vice-Chair

National parties 

  • 14-07-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Conservative Party (United Kingdom)

Member 

  • 16-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Foreign Affairs
  • 16-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Subcommittee on Security and Defence
  • 16-09-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation for relations with Iran
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on Foreign Affairs
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Subcommittee on Security and Defence

Substitute 

  • 15-09-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Transport and Tourism
  • 16-09-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation to the EU-Turkey Joint Parliamentary Committee
  • 16-09-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation for relations with the NATO Parliamentary Assembly
  • 09-11-2009 / 06-07-2010 : Delegation to the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly
  • 07-07-2010 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation for relations with India
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on Transport and Tourism

Activities 

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 decision of the European Parliament and of the Council Establishing a space surveillance and tracking support programme  
- AFET_AD(2013)519586 -  
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AFET 
OPINION on the implementation of the Single European Sky legislation  
- AFET_AD(2012)486143 -  
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AFET 

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 143

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 terrorism and extremism in Pakistan  
- P7_DCL(2011)0016 - Lapsed  
Geoffrey VAN ORDEN , Gabriele ALBERTINI , Alexander Nuno PICKART ALVARO , Frédérique RIES , Hannu TAKKULA  
Date opened : 04-04-2011
Lapse date : 07-07-2011
Number of signatories : 68 - 07-07-2011

Declarations 

Declaration of financial interests 

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