Michael CASHMAN
  • Michael
    CASHMAN
  • United Kingdom
  • Born on 17 December 1950, London

Political groups

  • 20.07.1999 / 19.07.2004 : Group of the Party of European Socialists - Member
  • 20.07.2004 / 13.07.2009 : Socialist Group in the European Parliament - Member
  • 14.07.2009 / 30.06.2014 : Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament - Member

National parties

  • 20.07.1999 / 19.07.2004 : Labour Party (United Kingdom)
  • 20.07.2004 / 13.07.2009 : Labour Party (United Kingdom)
  • 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

Vice-Chair

  • 23.07.2004 / 14.01.2007 : Committee on Petitions
  • 15.01.2007 / 30.01.2007 : Committee on Petitions
  • 01.02.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Committee on Petitions

Member

  • 21.07.1999 / 14.01.2002 : Committee on Citizens' Freedoms and Rights, Justice and Home Affairs
  • 17.01.2002 / 19.07.2004 : Committee on Citizens' Freedoms and Rights, Justice and Home Affairs
  • 07.02.2002 / 19.07.2004 : Delegation to the EU-Bulgaria Joint Parliamentary Committee
  • 04.07.2002 / 19.07.2004 : Committee on Petitions
  • 21.07.2004 / 22.07.2004 : Committee on Petitions
  • 21.07.2004 / 14.01.2007 : Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs
  • 15.09.2004 / 31.12.2006 : Delegation to the EU-Romania Joint Parliamentary Committee
  • 19.01.2006 / 19.06.2007 : Committee of Inquiry into the crisis of the Equitable Life Assurance Society
  • 15.01.2007 / 30.01.2007 : Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs
  • 31.01.2007 / 31.01.2007 : Committee on Petitions
  • 31.01.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs
  • 26.04.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Delegation to the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly
  • 16.07.2009 / 18.01.2012 : Committee on Petitions
  • 16.07.2009 / 18.01.2012 : Committee on Development
  • 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 Petitions
  • 19.01.2012 / 30.06.2014 : Committee on Development
  • 15.04.2014 / 30.06.2014 : Conference of Delegation Chairs

Substitute

  • 22.07.1999 / 14.01.2002 : Committee on Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, Common Security and Defence Policy
  • 19.02.2001 / 05.09.2001 : Temporary committee on the Echelon interception system
  • 17.01.2002 / 19.07.2004 : Committee on Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, Common Security and Defence Policy
  • 21.07.2004 / 14.01.2007 : Subcommittee on Human Rights
  • 21.07.2004 / 14.01.2007 : Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
  • 15.09.2004 / 13.03.2007 : Delegation for relations with Australia and New Zealand
  • 15.01.2007 / 30.01.2007 : Subcommittee on Human Rights
  • 15.01.2007 / 30.01.2007 : Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
  • 31.01.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Committee on Regional Development
  • 31.01.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Subcommittee on Human Rights
  • 14.03.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Delegation for relations with Australia and New Zealand
  • 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

Parliamentary activities in plenary – 7th parliamentary term

Speeches in plenary

117

Alarming shortage of payments for financing EU external aid (debate)

16-04-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)04-16(13)

Voting time

02-04-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)04-02(18)

Equality between women and men in 2012 (A7-0073/2014 - Inês Cristina Zuber) (vote)

11-03-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)03-11(9.23)

Public access to documents 2011-2013 (short presentation)

10-03-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)03-10(16)

Elimination of female genital mutilation (continuation of debate)

06-02-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)02-06(5)

A 2030 framework for climate and energy policies (A7-0047/2014 - Anne Delvaux, Konrad Szymański) (vote)

05-02-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)02-05(9.25)

EU-Russia summit (debate)

05-02-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)02-05(19)

EU-Russia summit (debate) (2)

05-02-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)02-05(19)

Reports - as rapporteur

3

Reports - as shadow rapporteur

9

REPORT on public access to documents (Rule 104(7)) for the years 2011-2013

LIBE
27-02-2014 A7-0148/2014

REPORT on the Millennium Development Goals – defining the post-2015 framework

DEVE
06-05-2013 A7-0165/2013

REPORT on an Agenda for Change: the future of EU development policy

DEVE
16-07-2012 A7-0234/2012

REPORT on the work of the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly in 2010

DEVE
28-09-2011 A7-0315/2011

REPORT Report on the work of the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly in 2009

DEVE
09-11-2010 A7-0315/2010

Opinions - as rapporteur

3

OPINION on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

DEVE
10-07-2013 DEVE_AD(2013)510581

OPINION on the Recommendation to the Council on the UN principle of the ‘Responsibility to Protect’ (R2P)

DEVE
19-02-2013 DEVE_AD(2013)502210

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

LIBE
06-09-2012 LIBE_AD(2012)483493

Opinions - as shadow rapporteur

6

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

DEVE
06-12-2012 DEVE_AD(2012)497945

OPINION on the Annual Report on Human Rights and Democracy in the World 2011 and the European Union’s policy on the matter

DEVE
05-11-2012 DEVE_AD(2012)496493

OPINION on the review of the EU’s human rights strategy

DEVE
09-10-2012 DEVE_AD(2012)492637

OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing for the period 2014 to 2020 the Rights and Citizenship Programme

PETI
16-07-2012 PETI_AD(2012)487768

OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a financial instrument for the promotion of democracy and human rights worldwide

DEVE
04-06-2012 DEVE_AD(2012)485941

OPINION on EU foreign policy towards the BRICS and other emerging powers: objectives and strategies

DEVE
07-12-2011 DEVE_AD(2011)473960

Motions for resolutions

58

Motion for a resolution on launching consultations to suspend Uganda and Nigeria from the Cotonou Agreement in view of recent legislation further criminalising homosexuality

10-03-2014 B7-0253/2014

NB: This motion for a resolution is available in the original language only.

Joint motion for a resolution on the EU-Russia summit

05-02-2014 RC-B7-0150/2014

Motion for a resolution on the EU-Russia summit

04-02-2014 B7-0152/2014

Motion for a resolution on recent moves to criminalise LGBTI people

13-01-2014 B7-0048/2014

NB: This motion for a resolution is available in the original language only.

Joint motion for a resolution on the situation in Nigeria

03-07-2013 RC-B7-0344/2013

Motion for a resolution on the situation in Nigeria

01-07-2013 B7-0353/2013

NB: This motion for a resolution is available in the original language only.

Joint motion for a resolution on the situation in Turkey

12-06-2013 RC-B7-0305/2013

Motion for a resolution on the situation in Turkey

11-06-2013 B7-0307/2013

Written declarations

3

Written declaration on promoting social inclusion and combating all forms of discrimination in the labour market

16-01-2014 P7_DCL(2014)0009 Lapsed

Details

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

19-04-2010 P7_DCL(2010)0024 Lapsed

Details

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

19-10-2009 P7_DCL(2009)0055 Lapsed

Details

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

Parliamentary questions

104

Case of Onur Yaser Can

17-04-2014 E-005158/2014

Commission follow-up to national laws incompatible with EU equal treatment legislation

25-11-2013 E-013364/2013

EU concerns about Citrus Black Spot

15-11-2013 E-013026/2013

Follow-up to EU initiative on responsible sourcing of minerals

09-10-2013 E-011545/2013

VP/HR - LGBT issues in Nepal

11-07-2013 E-008461/2013

Parliamentary activities in plenary – 6th parliamentary term

Speeches in plenary

64

Community Code on Visas (debate)

01-04-2009 P6_CRE(2009)04-01(18)

Explanations of vote

26-03-2009 P6_CRE(2009)03-26(5)

A6-0082/2009 - REPORT Report on the impact of extensive urbanisation in Spain on individual rights of European citizens, on the environment and on the application of EU law, based upon petitions received

Public access to European Parliament, Council and Commission documents (debate)

10-03-2009 P6_CRE(2009)03-10(7)

Reports - as rapporteur

10

REPORT with recommendations to the Commission on access to the institutions' texts

LIBE
15-03-2006 A6-0052/2006

REPORT Report on confiscation of automobiles by the Greek authorities

PETI
06-12-2005 A6-0394/2005

Opinions - as rapporteur

2

OPINION Communication from the Commission to the Council and the European Parliament on combating HIV/AIDS within the European Union and in the neighbouring countries, 2006-2009

LIBE
28-02-2007 LIBE_AD(2007)384282

OPINION White paper on a European communication policy

LIBE
18-09-2006 LIBE_AD(2006)376362

Motions for resolutions

11

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on HIV/AIDS: early diagnosis and early care

17-11-2008 RC-B6-0581/2008

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on HIV/AIDS: Early diagnosis and early care

11-11-2008 B6-0581/2008

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the case of Mehdi Kazemi

12-03-2008 RC-B6-0111/2008

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the case of Medhi Kazemi

11-03-2008 B6-0117/2008

NB: This motion for a resolution is available in the original language only.

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on homophobia in Europe

25-04-2007 RC-B6-0167/2007

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on homophobia in Europe

23-04-2007 B6-0168/2007

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on Nigeria

14-03-2007 RC-B6-0109/2007

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the increase in racist and homophobic violence in Europe

12-06-2006 RC-B6-0330/2006

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the increase in racist and homophobic rhetoric and violence in Europe

07-06-2006 B6-0333/2006

Written declarations

4

Written declaration on combating homophobic bullying

31-01-2007 P6_DCL(2007)0011 Lapsed

Details

Michael CASHMAN , Sophia in 't VELD , Raül ROMEVA i RUEDA , Alexander STUBB , John BOWIS

Date opened : 31-01-2007
Lapse date : 30-04-2007
Number of signatories : 239 - 30-04-2007

Written declaration on the French National Assembly’s adoption of a law criminalising denial of the ‘Armenian genocide of 1915’

13-11-2006 P6_DCL(2006)0080 Lapsed

Details

Michael CASHMAN , Andrew DUFF , Richard HOWITT

Date opened : 13-11-2006
Lapse date : 23-02-2007
Number of signatories : 38 - 23-02-2007

Written declaration on protection of people in Bulgaria against neo-totalitarianism

03-04-2006 P6_DCL(2006)0019 Lapsed

Details

Elly de GROEN-KOUWENHOVEN , Michael CASHMAN , Erik MEIJER , Alexander Graf LAMBSDORFF , Geoffrey VAN ORDEN

Date opened : 03-04-2006
Lapse date : 06-07-2006
Number of signatories : 115 - 06-07-2006

Written declaration on recent executions of gay men by the Iranian Authorities

12-12-2005 P6_DCL(2005)0074 Lapsed

Details

Michael CASHMAN , Emine BOZKURT , Thijs BERMAN

Date opened : 12-12-2005
Lapse date : 12-03-2006
Number of signatories : 93 - 12-03-2006

Parliamentary questions

73

Rights of LGBTs and Durban II

06-05-2009 E-3606/2009

Punishments for homosexuality in Egypt, Bahrain and Morocco

22-04-2009 E-3276/2009

Punishments for homosexuality in Egypt, Bahrain and Morocco

22-04-2009 E-3275/2009

Unacceptable delays in payments made by EU-appointed contractors

19-03-2009 E-2178/2009

Murder of transsexual human rights defender in Honduras

24-02-2009 E-1442/2009

Murder of transsexual human rights defender in Honduras

24-02-2009 E-1441/2009

Code of Conduct on the Repatriation of Mortal Remains

05-02-2009 E-0929/2009

Implementation of the Habitats Directive in Bulgaria

05-02-2009 E-0913/2009

Ongoing discrimination against gay people in respect of access to blood donation

05-02-2009 E-0910/2009

Marriage recognition in Spain

03-12-2008 E-6652/2008

Parliamentary activities in plenary – 5th parliamentary term

Speeches in plenary

82

Vote (continuation)

22-04-2004 P5_CRE(2004)04-22(5)

Human rights in 2003 and EU policy

21-04-2004 P5_CRE(2004)04-21(12)

Rights of Guantanamo detainees

09-03-2004 P5_CRE(2004)03-09(8)

Implementation of Directive 73/239/EEC by the United Kingdom between 1978 and 2001 (Lloyd's)

12-02-2004 P5_CRE(2004)02-12(6)

Repatriation of mortal remains

03-12-2003 P5_CRE(2003)12-03(13)

Repatriation of mortal remains (2)

03-12-2003 P5_CRE(2003)12-03(13)

Lloyd's Petitions

25-09-2003 P5_CRE(2003)09-25(4)

Lloyd's Petitions (2)

25-09-2003 P5_CRE(2003)09-25(4)

Vote (continuation)

25-09-2003 P5_CRE(2003)09-25(7)

Vote (continuation) (2)

25-09-2003 P5_CRE(2003)09-25(7)

Reports - as rapporteur

4

Report on the proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council regarding public access to documents of the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission - Committee on Citizens' Freedoms and Rights, Justice and Home Affairs

LIBE
27-10-2000 A5-0318/2000

Report on the proposal for a Council Decision establishing a Community Action Programme to combat discrimination 2001-2006 (Hughes procedure) - Committee on Citizens' Freedoms and Rights, Justice and Hom Affairs

LIBE
20-09-2000 A5-0259/2000

Motions for resolutions

27

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on human rights violations in Egypt

09-04-2003 RC-B5-0212/2003

Motion for a resolution (art. 50) On human rights violations in Egypt

07-04-2003 B5-0215/2003

NB: This motion for a resolution is available in the original language only.

PROPOSAL FOR A RECOMMENDATION on the reform of the Conventions on drugs

23-12-2002 B5-0541/2002

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on religious freedom

20-11-2002 B5-0445/2002

Written declarations

2

Written declaration on the transposition of the Article 13 Anti-Discrimination (the Race Equality and Employment) Directives into national legislation

12-05-2003 P5_DCL(2003)0008 Lapsed

Details

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

Written declaration on the risks of exposure to electromagnetic fields from radio frequency antennas and mobile telephones

12-03-2002 P5_DCL(2002)0003 Lapsed

Details

Michael CASHMAN , Arlene McCARTHY , Elizabeth LYNNE , Caroline LUCAS

Date opened : 12-03-2002
Lapse date : 12-06-2002
Number of signatories : 34 - 13-06-2002

Parliamentary questions

59

Booking tickets for travel in another country

29-01-2004 P-0303/2004

Mobile telephone safety

15-10-2003 P-3154/2003

Increase of EU funding for rehabilitation of torture victims

14-07-2003 O-0058/2003

EU-Egypt Association Agreement

10-07-2003 P-2371/2003

Counterfeiting and piracy

26-06-2003 P-2194/2003

Human rights in Western Sahara

24-06-2003 E-2227/2003

Counterfeiting and piracy

20-06-2003 E-2195/2003

Post-Iraq-War aid

21-05-2003 P-1840/2003

New technology and privacy and freedoms

30-04-2003 P-1532/2003

Declarations (7th parliamentary term)