Andrew DUFF
  • Andrew
    DUFF
  • United Kingdom
  • Date of birth: 25 December 1950, Birkenhead

Political groups

  • 20.07.1999 / 19.07.2004 : Group of the European Liberal, Democrat and Reform Party - Member
  • 20.07.2004 / 26.02.2007 : Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe - Member
  • 27.02.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe - Member of the Bureau
  • 14.07.2009 / 30.06.2014 : Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe - Member

National parties

  • 20.07.1999 / 19.07.2004 : Liberal Democrat Party (United Kingdom)
  • 20.07.2004 / 13.07.2009 : Liberal Democrat Party (United Kingdom)
  • 14.07.2009 / 30.06.2014 : Liberal Democrats Party (United Kingdom)

Vice-Chair

  • 22.07.1999 / 14.01.2002 : Delegation to the EU-Turkey Joint Parliamentary Committee
  • 07.02.2002 / 19.07.2004 : Delegation to the EU-Turkey Joint Parliamentary Committee
  • 22.09.2004 / 13.07.2009 : Delegation to the EU-Turkey Joint Parliamentary Committee

Member

  • 21.07.1999 / 14.01.2002 : Committee on Constitutional Affairs
  • 17.01.2002 / 19.07.2004 : Committee on Constitutional Affairs
  • 21.07.2004 / 14.01.2007 : Committee on Constitutional Affairs
  • 15.09.2004 / 21.09.2004 : Delegation to the EU-Turkey Joint Parliamentary Committee
  • 15.01.2007 / 30.01.2007 : Committee on Constitutional Affairs
  • 31.01.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Committee on Constitutional Affairs
  • 16.07.2009 / 18.01.2012 : Committee on Constitutional Affairs
  • 16.09.2009 / 30.06.2014 : Delegation to the EU-Turkey Joint Parliamentary Committee
  • 19.01.2012 / 30.06.2014 : Committee on Constitutional Affairs

Substitute

  • 21.07.1999 / 14.01.2002 : Committee on Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, Common Security and Defence Policy
  • 17.01.2002 / 19.07.2004 : Committee on Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, Common Security and Defence Policy
  • 22.07.2004 / 14.01.2007 : Subcommittee on Security and Defence
  • 15.09.2004 / 13.07.2009 : Delegation to the Euro-Mediterranean Parliamentary Assembly
  • 15.01.2007 / 30.01.2007 : Subcommittee on Security and Defence
  • 31.01.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Committee on Foreign Affairs
  • 31.01.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Subcommittee on Security and Defence
  • 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 to the Euro-Latin American Parliamentary Assembly
  • 16.09.2009 / 30.06.2014 : Delegation for relations with the countries of the Andean Community
  • 19.01.2012 / 30.06.2014 : Committee on Foreign Affairs
  • 19.01.2012 / 30.06.2014 : Subcommittee on Security and Defence

Parliamentary activities in plenary – 7th parliamentary term

Speeches in plenary

84

Interinstitutional agreement on the transparency register (debate)

14-04-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)04-14(20)

2013 progress report on Turkey (debate)

11-03-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)03-11(16)

Programme of activities of the Greek Presidency (debate)

15-01-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)01-15(5)

Preparations for the European Council meeting (19 - 20 December 2013) (debate)

11-12-2013 P7_CRE-REV(2013)12-11(3)

Constitutional problems of a multitier governance in the EU (debate)

11-12-2013 P7_CRE-REV(2013)12-11(8)

Commission work programme 2014 (debate)

20-11-2013 P7_CRE-REV(2013)11-20(5)

Reports - as rapporteur

6

Reports - as shadow rapporteur

20

REPORT on relations between the European Parliament and the national parliaments

AFCO
27-03-2014 A7-0255/2014

REPORT on the implementation of the Treaty of Lisbon with respect to the European Parliament

AFCO
17-02-2014 A7-0120/2014

REPORT on amendment of Rule 81 of Parliament's Rules of Procedure on the consent procedure

AFCO
28-11-2013 A7-0412/2013

REPORT on constitutional problems of a multitier governance in the European Union

AFCO
15-11-2013 A7-0372/2013

REPORT on the composition of the European Parliament with a view to the 2014 elections

AFCO
25-02-2013 A7-0041/2013

REPORT on the EU’s mutual defence and solidarity clauses: political and operational dimensions

AFET
31-10-2012 A7-0356/2012

REPORT on the amendment of Rules 87a and 88 of Parliament’s Rules of Procedure

AFCO
27-03-2012 A7-0072/2012

Opinions - as rapporteur

4

OPINION on negotiations on the MFF 2014-2020: lessons to be learned and the way forward

AFCO
12-03-2014 AFCO_AD(2014)528017

OPINION on the proposal for a Council regulation conferring specific tasks on the European Central Bank concerning policies relating to the prudential supervision of credit institutions

AFCO
30-11-2012 AFCO_AD(2012)498084

OPINION on the EU’s mutual defence and solidarity clauses: political and operational dimensions

AFCO
10-10-2012 AFCO_AD(2012)496318

OPINION on the review of the European Neighbourhood Policy

AFCO
25-10-2011 AFCO_AD(2011)472292

Opinions - as shadow rapporteur

3

OPINION on the enquiry report on the role and operations of the Troika (ECB, Commission and IMF) with regard to the euro area programme countries

AFCO
11-02-2014 AFCO_AD(2014)526301

OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on European statistics on demography

AFCO
22-01-2013 AFCO_AD(2013)502078

OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EU) No 1093/2010 establishing a European Supervisory Authority (European Banking Authority) as regards its interaction with Council Regulation (EU) No .../.... conferring specific tasks on the European Central Bank concerning policies relating to the prudential supervision of credit institutions

AFCO
27-11-2012 AFCO_AD(2012)500374

Motions for resolutions

17

Joint motion for a resolution on the Commission Work Programme for 2013

06-09-2012 RC-B7-0346/2012/rev. 1

Motion for a resolution on the Commission Work Programme 2013

27-06-2012 B7-0347/2012

Proposal for amendment of Parliament's Rules of Procedure Amendment of Rules 13, 14, 15 and 16

04-05-2012 B7-0230/2012

Written declarations

3

Written declaration on the impact of public libraries in European communities

07-10-2013 P7_DCL(2013)0016 Lapsed

Details

Hannu TAKKULA , Maria BADIA i CUTCHET , Vilija BLINKEVIČIŪTĖ , Andrew DUFF , Cătălin Sorin IVAN , Morten LØKKEGAARD , Marie-Thérèse SANCHEZ-SCHMID , Marietje SCHAAKE , Helga TRÜPEL , Marie-Christine VERGIAT , Sabine VERHEYEN

Date opened : 07-10-2013
Lapse date : 07-01-2014
Number of signatories : 214 - 08-01-2014

Written declaration on lowering the voting age to 16

10-09-2012 P7_DCL(2012)0027 Lapsed

Details

Heinz K. BECKER , Jan Philipp ALBRECHT , Karima DELLI , Andrew DUFF , Eider GARDIAZABAL RUBIAL

Date opened : 10-09-2012
Lapse date : 13-12-2012
Number of signatories : 177 - 13-12-2012

Written declaration on the right to vote of people with disabilities

14-11-2011 P7_DCL(2011)0044 Lapsed

Details

Andrew DUFF , Mairead McGUINNESS , Ádám KÓSA

Date opened : 14-11-2011
Lapse date : 16-02-2012
Number of signatories : 166 - 16-02-2012

Parliamentary questions

28

Fraud and EU funds in Turkey

17-04-2014 E-005157/2014 Commission

VP/HR - Turkmenistan

14-04-2014 E-004665/2014 Commission

Protection of geographical indications

06-03-2014 E-002649/2014 Commission

Ugandan anti-homosexuality bill

25-02-2014 E-002221/2014 Commission

VP/HR - Anti-homosexuality bill in Uganda

25-02-2014 E-002220/2014 Commission

Access to EU-wide healthcare

20-02-2014 E-002003/2014 Commission

EU roaming charges

20-02-2014 E-002002/2014 Commission

VP/HR - Bulgarian Security Agency

06-02-2014 E-001182/2014 Commission

Bulgarian Security Agency

06-02-2014 E-001181/2014 Commission

Turkish Cypriot electoral rights in European parliamentary elections

23-01-2014 P-000640/2014 Commission

Parliamentary activities in plenary – 6th parliamentary term

Speeches in plenary

83

Preparation of the European Council (18-19 June 2009) (debate)

05-05-2009 P6_CRE(2009)05-05(9)

Democratic process in Turkey (debate)

05-05-2009 P6_CRE(2009)05-05(14)

General revision of the Rules of Procedure (debate)

05-05-2009 P6_CRE(2009)05-05(16)

Turkey: progress report 2008 (vote)

12-03-2009 P6_CRE(2009)03-12(7.10)

Presentation of the Czech Presidency's programme (debate)

14-01-2009 P6_CRE(2009)01-14(3)

Preparation of the European Council (11-12 December 2008) (debate)

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

Reports - as rapporteur

4

Opinions - as rapporteur

2

OPINION Development of the relations between the European Parliament and national parliaments under the Treaty of Lisbon

AFET
24-02-2009 AFET_AD(2009)407591

OPINION Draft opinion on the Treaty amending the Treaty on the European Union and the Treaty establishing the European Community (The Treaty of Lisbon)

AFET
05-12-2007 AFET_AD(2007)398493

Motions for resolutions

10

PROPOSAL FOR AMENDMENT OF PARLIAMENT'S RULES OF PROCEDURE Insertion of a new Rule 146a

16-01-2008 B6-0045/2008

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the Commission’s Legislative and Work Programme for 2008

11-12-2007 RC-B6-0500/2007

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the opening of negotiations with Turkey

27-09-2005 RC-B6-0484/2005

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the opening of negotiations with Turkey

21-09-2005 B6-0487/2005

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the Commission’s legislative and work programme for 2005

22-02-2005 RC-B6-0106/2005

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the approval of the new Commission

17-11-2004 RC-B6-0151/2004

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the approval of the Commission

16-11-2004 B6-0168/2004

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the approval of the new Commission

26-10-2004 RC-B6-0088/2004

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the approval of the Commission

25-10-2004 B6-0093/2004

Written declarations

2

Written declaration on the French National Assembly’s adoption of a law criminalising denial of the ‘Armenian genocide of 1915’

13-11-2006 P6_DCL(2006)0080 Lapsed

Details

Michael CASHMAN , Andrew DUFF , Richard HOWITT

Date opened : 13-11-2006
Lapse date : 23-02-2007
Number of signatories : 38 - 23-02-2007

Written declaration on the rejection of the nomination of Paul Wolfowitz as President of the World Bank

04-04-2005 P6_DCL(2005)0016 Lapsed

Details

Daniel COHN-BENDIT , Andrew DUFF , Alain LAMASSOURE , Hannes SWOBODA

Date opened : 04-04-2005
Lapse date : 04-07-2005
Number of signatories : 47 - 04-07-2005

Parliamentary questions

10

Directive 2003/4/EC on public access to environmental information

26-01-2009 E-0573/2009 Commission

French-sponsored UN initiative to decriminalise homosexuality

09-12-2008 O-0138/2008 Commission

Translation in intellectual property rights cases in the Court of Justice

20-11-2008 E-6450/2008 Commission

VAT on R&D

16-05-2008 E-3006/2008 Commission

Slovenia's media reform

05-05-2008 E-2773/2008 Commission

Slovakia's media reform

05-05-2008 E-2772/2008 Commission

Turkey's constitutional reform

05-05-2008 P-2770/2008 Commission

European pipe organs

21-03-2006 E-1355/2006 Commission

Green Line Regulation in Cyprus

15-09-2005 H-0761/2005 Council

Indicators for measuring the target of halting biodiversity loss by 2010

14-12-2004 E-3526/2004 Commission

Parliamentary activities in plenary – 5th parliamentary term

Speeches in plenary

91

Presentation by its President of the new Members of the enlarged European Commission

05-05-2004 P5_CRE(2004)05-05(1)

Towards a European constitution

04-05-2004 P5_CRE(2004)05-04(3)

Enlarged Europe and its neighbours

04-05-2004 P5_CRE(2004)05-04(7)

Outcome of the trial against Leyla Zana and others in Ankara

22-04-2004 P5_CRE(2004)04-22(1)

Progress towards accession by Turkey

01-04-2004 P5_CRE(2004)04-01(2)

European Council / Security

31-03-2004 P5_CRE(2004)03-31(1)

Preparation of the European Council (Brussels, 25-26 March 2004) – Follow-up to the IGC

10-03-2004 P5_CRE(2004)03-10(1)

The programme of the Irish presidency and the European Constitution

28-01-2004 P5_CRE(2004)01-28(3)

Programme of the Irish presidency

14-01-2004 P5_CRE(2004)01-14(1)

The European Council / IGC / Italian presidency

16-12-2003 P5_CRE(2003)12-16(1)

Reports - as rapporteur

4

Reccomendation on approval of the draft Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union - Committee on Constitutional Affairs

AFCO
08-11-2000 A5-0325/2000

Report on the drafting of a European Union Charter of Fundamental Rights - Committee on Constitutional Affairs

AFCO
03-03-2000 A5-0064/2000

Motions for resolutions

57

PROPOSAL FOR A DECISION approving the Commission in its new form

29-04-2004 B5-0227/2004

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the outcome of the trial against Leyla Zana and others in Ankara

21-04-2004 RC-B5-0193/2004

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the outcome of the European Council meeting on 25-26 March 2004

31-03-2004 RC-B5-0165/2004

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the outcome of the European Council meeting of 25-26 March 2004

30-03-2004 B5-0165/2004

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the preparation of the European Council on 25-26 March 2004

10-03-2004 RC-B5-0118/2004

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the preparation of the European Council on 25-26 March 2004

04-03-2004 B5-0120/2004/rev. 1

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the outcome of the Intergovernmental Conference

17-12-2003 RC-B5-0573/2003

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the outcome of the European Council (Brussels 12-13 December 2003)

16-12-2003 B5-0580/2003

Written declarations

2

Written declaration on the right of the European Parliament to determine the location of its seat

02-06-2003 P5_DCL(2003)0009 Lapsed

Details

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 Constitution for Europe

21-03-2001 P5_DCL(2001)0003 Lapsed

Details

Daniel COHN-BENDIT , Andrew DUFF , Alain LAMASSOURE , Jo LEINEN , Mihail PAPAYANNAKIS

Date opened : 21-03-2001
Lapse date : 21-06-2001
Number of signatories : 138 - 21-06-2001

Parliamentary questions

25

Persecution of homosexuals in Egypt

20-03-2003 O-0018/2003 Commission

Persecution of homosexuals in Egypt

20-03-2003 O-0017/2003 Council

Impact of low-frequency active sonar (LFAS) on marine life

06-12-2002 O-0096/2002 Commission

Impact of low-frequency active sonar (LFAS) on marine life

06-12-2002 O-0095/2002 Council

Cyprus

18-10-2002 H-0734/2002 Council

Seats in the European Parliament after 2004

13-06-2002 E-1706/2002 Council

Arms embargo against Israel

18-04-2002 E-1091/2002 Council

EU Recruitment Office

04-04-2002 H-0279/2002 Commission

EU Recruitment Office

04-04-2002 H-0278/2002 Council

Cyprus

14-06-2001 E-1729/2001 Commission

Declarations (7th parliamentary term)

Declaration of financial interests

Declarations of participation by Members in events organised by third parties