Christopher HEATON-HARRIS : 6th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

  • 20-07-2004 / 13-07-2009 : Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats) and European Democrats - Member

National parties 

  • 20-07-2004 / 13-07-2009 : Conservative and Unionist Party (United Kingdom)

Member 

  • 21-07-2004 / 14-01-2007 : Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection
  • 15-09-2004 / 13-03-2007 : Delegation for relations with the countries of Central America
  • 15-01-2007 / 30-01-2007 : Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection
  • 31-01-2007 / 13-07-2009 : Committee on Culture and Education
  • 14-03-2007 / 13-07-2009 : Delegation for relations with the countries of Central America
  • 19-05-2008 / 13-07-2009 : Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection

Substitute 

  • 22-07-2004 / 14-01-2007 : Committee on Budgetary Control
  • 22-07-2004 / 14-01-2007 : Committee on Culture and Education
  • 15-09-2004 / 31-12-2006 : Delegation to the EU-Bulgaria Joint Parliamentary Committee
  • 15-01-2007 / 30-01-2007 : Committee on Budgetary Control
  • 15-01-2007 / 30-01-2007 : Committee on Culture and Education
  • 31-01-2007 / 18-05-2008 : Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection
  • 31-01-2007 / 13-07-2009 : Committee on Budgetary Control

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

Opinions - as rapporteur 
Committees may draft an opinion to a report of the responsible committee covering the elements linked to their committee remit. Rapporteurs of such opinions are also responsible for the drafting of compromise amendments and negotiations with shadow rapporteurs of the opinion. Rule 53, Rule 54, Annex V

OPINION Proposal for a European Parliament and Council directive amending Directive 2006/116/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the term of protection of copyright and related rights  
- CULT_AD(2008)414333 -  
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CULT 
OPINION on trade and economic relations with China  
- IMCO_AD(2008)414366 -  
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IMCO 
OPINION Proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a multiannual Community programme on protecting children using the Internet and other communication technologies  
- CULT_AD(2008)407911 -  
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CULT 

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

Italy  
- P-3183/2009 - Commission  

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 holding meetings of the European Council in Strasbourg  
- P6_DCL(2006)0033 - Lapsed  
Richard CORBETT , Alexander Nuno PICKART ALVARO , Christopher HEATON-HARRIS , Cecilia MALMSTRÖM , Cem ÖZDEMIR  
Date opened : 26-04-2006
Lapse date : 26-07-2006
Number of signatories : 199 - 26-07-2006
Written declaration on tackling racism in football  
- P6_DCL(2005)0069 - Adopted  
Emine BOZKURT , Claude MORAES , Christopher HEATON-HARRIS , Cem ÖZDEMIR , Alexander Nuno PICKART ALVARO  
Date opened : 30-11-2005
Lapse date : 01-03-2006
Adopted (date) : 14-03-2006
Text adopted (with the list of signatories) : P6_TA(2006)0080
Number of signatories : 423 - 01-03-2006
Written declaration on free trade  
- P6_DCL(2005)0044 - Lapsed  
Martin CALLANAN , Daniel HANNAN , Christopher HEATON-HARRIS , Roger HELMER  
Date opened : 05-09-2005
Lapse date : 05-12-2005
Number of signatories : 13 - 05-12-2005

Attendance list 
This attendance record is an extract from the Minutes of plenary sittings of the 6th parliamentary term. The information therein is supplied for information purposes only and covers the Member's term of office in the European Parliament. It is raw data and does not include corrections for justified absence because of illness, maternal/paternal leave, authorised parliamentary delegation business etc.