Sarah LUDFORD : 7th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

  • 14-07-2009 / 03-07-2012 : Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe - Member
  • 04-07-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe - Vice-Chair

National parties 

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

Vice-Chair 

  • 16-09-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation for relations with the United States

Member 

  • 16-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs

Substitute 

  • 16-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Foreign Affairs
  • 16-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Subcommittee on Human Rights
  • 16-09-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation for relations with Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro and Kosovo
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on Foreign Affairs
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Subcommittee on Human Rights
  • 28-03-2012 / 23-10-2013 : Special Committee on Organised Crime, Corruption and Money Laundering

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 52a

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 205a

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 on the alleged transportation and illegal detention of prisoners in European countries by the CIA: follow-up of the EP TDIP Committee report  
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AFET 
OPINION on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the use of Passenger Name Record data for the prevention, detection, investigation and prosecution of terrorist offences and serious crime  
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AFET 
OPINION Proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council of the European Union amending Regulation (EC) No 539/2001 listing the third countries whose nationals must be in possession of visas when crossing the external borders of Member States and those whose nationals are exempt from that requirement  
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AFET 

Opinions - as shadow rapporteur 
Political groups designate a shadow rapporteur for an opinion to follow progress and negotiate compromise texts with the rapporteur. Rule 205a

OPINION on the EU Counter-Terrorism Policy: main achievements and future challenges  
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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 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

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 export of drugs used for the death penalty in third countries  
- P7_DCL(2011)0029 - Lapsed  
Baroness Sarah LUDFORD , Simon BUSUTTIL , Ana GOMES , Barbara LOCHBIHLER  
Date opened : 06-06-2011
Lapse date : 06-10-2011
Number of signatories : 168 - 06-10-2011

Declarations 

Declaration of financial interests