Michael CASHMAN : 7th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

  • 14-07-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament - Member

National parties 

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

Chair 

  • 30-09-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation for relations with South Africa
  • 21-03-2012 / 14-04-2014 : Conference of Delegation Chairs

Member 

  • 16-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Development
  • 16-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Petitions
  • 16-09-2009 / 29-09-2009 : Delegation for relations with South Africa
  • 30-09-2009 / 20-03-2012 : Conference of Delegation Chairs
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on Development
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on Petitions
  • 15-04-2014 / 30-06-2014 : Conference of Delegation Chairs

Substitute 

  • 16-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs
  • 16-09-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation to the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs

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

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 Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights  
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DEVE 
OPINION on the Recommendation to the Council on the UN principle of the ‘Responsibility to Protect’ (R2P)  
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DEVE 
OPINION on the proposal for a Council regulation on jurisdiction, applicable law and the recognition and enforcement of decisions regarding the property consequences of registered partnerships  
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LIBE 

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 draft Council decision on the conclusion of the Interim Agreement establishing a framework for an Economic Partnership Agreement between Eastern and Southern Africa States, on the one part and the European Community and its Member States, on the other part  
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DEVE 
OPINION on the Annual Report on Human Rights and Democracy in the World 2011 and the European Union’s policy on the matter  
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DEVE 
OPINION on the review of the EU’s human rights strategy  
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DEVE 

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 promoting social inclusion and combating all forms of discrimination in the labour market  
- P7_DCL(2014)0009 - Lapsed  
Salvador SEDÓ i ALABART , Antonio CANCIAN , Amelia ANDERSDOTTER , Thomas MANN , Phil BENNION , Michael CASHMAN , Ismail ERTUG , Raimon OBIOLS , Jacek PROTASIEWICZ , Marta ANDREASEN , Davor Ivo STIER  
Date opened : 16-01-2014
Lapse date : 16-04-2014
Number of signatories : 75 - 17-04-2014
Written declaration on the protection of fragile ecosystems and endangered species  
- P7_DCL(2010)0024 - Lapsed  
Catherine BEARDER , Michael CASHMAN , Sirpa PIETIKÄINEN , Bas EICKHOUT  
Date opened : 19-04-2010
Lapse date : 09-09-2010
Number of signatories : 234 - 09-09-2010
Written declaration on the UNITAID HIV patent pool  
- P7_DCL(2009)0055 - Lapsed  
Michael CASHMAN , David MARTIN , Raül ROMEVA i RUEDA , Santiago FISAS AYXELÀ , Sophia in 't VELD  
Date opened : 19-10-2009
Lapse date : 11-02-2010
Number of signatories : 195 - 11-02-2010

Declarations 

Declaration of financial interests