Claude MORAES : 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 : Labour Party (United Kingdom)


  • 22-07-1999 / 14-01-2002 : Delegation for relations with South Africa
  • 07-02-2002 / 19-07-2004 : Delegation for relations with South Africa


  • 21-07-1999 / 12-03-2000 : Committee on Legal Affairs and the Internal Market
  • 13-03-2000 / 14-01-2002 : Committee on Employment and Social Affairs
  • 17-01-2002 / 19-07-2004 : Committee on Employment and Social Affairs


  • 22-07-1999 / 12-03-2000 : Committee on Employment and Social Affairs
  • 17-01-2002 / 19-07-2004 : Committee on Citizens' Freedoms and Rights, Justice and Home Affairs


Contributions to plenary debates 
Speeches made during the plenary session and written declarations relating to plenary debates. Rules Rule 204 and 171(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 55

Recommendation for second reading on the common position adopted by the Council with a view to adopting a European Parliament and Council decision amending Decision No 210/97/EC adopting an action programme for customs in the Community (Customs 2000) and repealing Council Decision 91/341/EEC - Committee on Legal Affairs and the Internal Market  
- A5-0085/1999 -  

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 the outsourcing (offshoring) of European jobs to Asia, Africa and South America  
- P5_DCL(2004)0005 - Lapsed  
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
Written declaration on the transposition of the Article 13 Anti-Discrimination (the Race Equality and Employment) Directives into national legislation  
- P5_DCL(2003)0008 - Lapsed  
Claude MORAES , Michael CASHMAN , Kathalijne Maria BUITENWEG , Carmen CERDEIRA MORTERERO , Ozan CEYHUN  
Date opened : 12-05-2003
Lapse date : 12-08-2003
Number of signatories : 102 - 12-08-2003