Neil PARISH : 6th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

  • 20-07-2004 / 14-02-2007 : Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats) and European Democrats - Member
  • 15-02-2007 / 13-07-2009 : Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats) and European Democrats - Member of the Bureau

National parties 

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

Chair 

  • 22-09-2004 / 14-02-2007 : Delegation for relations with Australia and New Zealand
  • 01-02-2007 / 13-07-2009 : Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development

Member 

  • 21-07-2004 / 14-01-2007 : Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development
  • 21-07-2004 / 14-01-2007 : Committee on Fisheries
  • 15-09-2004 / 21-09-2004 : Delegation for relations with Australia and New Zealand
  • 22-09-2004 / 14-02-2007 : Conference of Delegation Chairs
  • 01-02-2006 / 19-06-2007 : Committee of Inquiry into the crisis of the Equitable Life Assurance Society
  • 15-01-2007 / 30-01-2007 : Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development
  • 15-01-2007 / 30-01-2007 : Committee on Fisheries
  • 31-01-2007 / 31-01-2007 : Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development
  • 01-02-2007 / 13-07-2009 : Conference of Committee Chairs
  • 15-02-2007 / 13-03-2007 : Delegation for relations with Australia and New Zealand
  • 14-03-2007 / 15-01-2008 : Delegation for relations with Australia and New Zealand
  • 16-01-2008 / 13-07-2009 : Delegation for relations with the People's Republic of China

Substitute 

  • 15-09-2004 / 06-04-2008 : Delegation for relations with Switzerland, Iceland and Norway and to the European Economic Area (EEA) Joint Parliamentary Committee
  • 28-09-2004 / 13-03-2007 : Delegation for relations with the Gulf States, including Yemen
  • 19-01-2006 / 31-01-2006 : Committee of Inquiry into the crisis of the Equitable Life Assurance Society
  • 31-01-2007 / 13-07-2009 : Committee on Fisheries
  • 14-03-2007 / 13-07-2009 : Delegation for relations with the Gulf States, including Yemen
  • 07-04-2008 / 13-07-2009 : Delegation for relations with Canada

Activities 

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

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 56, Rule 57, Annex VI

OPINION Proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a framework for the protection of soil and amending Directive 2004/35/EC  
- AGRI_AD(2007)378883 -  
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AGRI 
OPINION on the Thematic Strategy for Soil Protection  
- AGRI_AD(2007)382452 -  
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AGRI 

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 need for enhanced monitoring and enforcement of the directive concerning the protection of animals kept for farming purposes with particular regard to the plucking of geese  
- P6_DCL(2009)0017 - Lapsed  
Anna HEDH , Göran FÄRM , Robert EVANS , Neil PARISH , Mojca DRČAR MURKO  
Date opened : 18-02-2009
Lapse date : 07-05-2009
Number of signatories : 53 - 08-05-2009
Written declaration on the welfare of pets and stray animals  
- P6_DCL(2009)0012 - Lapsed  
Alain HUTCHINSON , David HAMMERSTEIN , Neil PARISH  
Date opened : 02-02-2009
Lapse date : 07-05-2009
Number of signatories : 294 - 08-05-2009
Written declaration on the electronic identification system for sheep (EID)  
- P6_DCL(2008)0068 - Lapsed  
Alyn SMITH , Jill EVANS , Mairead McGUINNESS , James NICHOLSON , Neil PARISH  
Date opened : 01-09-2008
Lapse date : 04-12-2008
Number of signatories : 81 - 05-12-2008

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.