Elspeth ATTWOOLL
  • Elspeth
    ATTWOOLL
  • United Kingdom
  • Date of birth: 1 February 1943, Chislehurst

Political groups

  • 20.07.1999 / 19.07.2004 : Group of the European Liberal, Democrat and Reform Party - Member
  • 20.07.2004 / 13.07.2009 : Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe - Member

National parties

  • 20.07.1999 / 19.07.2004 : Liberal Democrat Party (United Kingdom)
  • 20.07.2004 / 07.06.2005 : Liberal Democrat Party (United Kingdom)
  • 08.06.2005 / 13.07.2009 : Scottish Liberal Democrats (United Kingdom)

Vice-Chair

  • 23.07.2004 / 14.01.2007 : Committee on Regional Development
  • 15.01.2007 / 30.01.2007 : Committee on Regional Development
  • 31.01.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Committee on Fisheries

Member

  • 21.07.1999 / 11.03.2001 : Committee on Regional Policy, Transport and Tourism
  • 21.07.1999 / 14.01.2002 : Committee on Fisheries
  • 29.09.1999 / 14.01.2002 : Delegation for relations with Canada
  • 17.01.2002 / 19.07.2004 : Committee on Employment and Social Affairs
  • 17.01.2002 / 19.07.2004 : Committee on Fisheries
  • 07.02.2002 / 06.03.2002 : Delegation to the European Economic Area Joint Parliamentary Committee (EEA)
  • 07.02.2002 / 06.03.2002 : Delegation to the EU-Russia Parliamentary Cooperation Committee
  • 08.05.2002 / 19.07.2004 : Delegation for relations with Canada
  • 21.07.2004 / 14.01.2007 : Committee on Fisheries
  • 21.07.2004 / 22.07.2004 : Committee on Regional Development
  • 15.09.2004 / 13.03.2007 : Delegation for relations with Canada
  • 15.01.2007 / 30.01.2007 : Committee on Fisheries
  • 31.01.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Committee on Regional Development
  • 14.03.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Delegation for relations with Canada

Substitute

  • 21.07.1999 / 14.01.2002 : Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Consumer Policy
  • 07.03.2000 / 14.01.2002 : Committee on Employment and Social Affairs
  • 12.03.2001 / 14.01.2002 : Committee on Regional Policy, Transport and Tourism
  • 17.01.2002 / 19.07.2004 : Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development
  • 22.07.2004 / 14.01.2007 : Committee on Employment and Social Affairs
  • 15.01.2007 / 30.01.2007 : Committee on Employment and Social Affairs
  • 31.01.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Committee on Employment and Social Affairs

Parliamentary activities in plenary – 6th parliamentary term

Speeches in plenary

33

European Union fishing fleet affected by the economic crisis (debate)

09-07-2008 P6_CRE(2008)07-09(23)

The crisis in the fisheries sector caused by rising fuel oil prices (debate)

18-06-2008 P6_CRE(2008)06-18(12)

Community system against illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing (debate)

04-06-2008 P6_CRE(2008)06-04(25)

Commission Question Time

22-04-2008 P6_CRE(2008)04-22(14)

Rights-based management tools in fisheries (debate)

09-04-2008 P6_CRE(2008)04-09(28)

Rights-based management tools in fisheries (debate) (2)

09-04-2008 P6_CRE(2008)04-09(28)

Reduction in unwanted by-catches and elimination of discards in European fisheries (debate)

30-01-2008 P6_CRE(2008)01-30(23)

Reports - as rapporteur

6

Opinions - as rapporteur

2

OPINION A strategic review of Better Regulation in the European Union

REGI
25-06-2007 REGI_AD(2007)388354

OPINION Proposal for a Council decision on Community strategic guidelines for Rural Development (Programming period 2007-2013)

REGI
24-01-2006 REGI_AD(2006)364667

Motions for resolutions

5

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the crisis in the fisheries sector caused by rising fuel price

17-06-2008 RC-B6-0305/2008/rev. 1

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the crisis in the fisheries sector caused by rising fuel oil prices

16-06-2008 B6-0310/2008

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on Tibet

12-01-2005 RC-B6-0037/2005

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the human rights sitution in Tibet: the case of Tenzin Deleg Rinpoche

10-01-2005 B6-0037/2005

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

Written declarations

3

Written declaration on equal recognition of civil partnerships

22-09-2008 P6_DCL(2008)0076 Lapsed

Details

Sharon BOWLES , Elspeth ATTWOOLL , Martine ROURE , Caroline LUCAS , Anders WIJKMAN

Date opened : 22-09-2008
Lapse date : 15-01-2009
Number of signatories : 160 - 16-01-2009

Written declaration on drift netting for salmon at sea

24-10-2005 P6_DCL(2005)0063 Lapsed

Details

Terence WYNN , Catherine STIHLER , Neil PARISH , Paulo CASACA , Elspeth ATTWOOLL

Date opened : 24-10-2005
Lapse date : 24-01-2006
Number of signatories : 61 - 24-01-2006

Written declaration on the rights of foreign-language assistants – 'lettori' – in Italian universities

12-09-2005 P6_DCL(2005)0046 Lapsed

Details

Elspeth ATTWOOLL , Ian HUDGHTON , David MARTIN , Alyn SMITH , Struan STEVENSON

Date opened : 12-09-2005
Lapse date : 12-12-2005
Number of signatories : 26 - 12-12-2005

Parliamentary questions

33

Port Security

04-12-2008 P-6676/2008 Commission

EPA Deadline: Safeguards for ACP countries

17-10-2007 H-0817/2007 Commission

Fire extinguishers for private vehicles

07-08-2007 E-4178/2007 Commission

EU Convention on Driving Disqualifications

05-06-2007 H-0427/2007 Council

Consumer protection for immovable property

21-05-2007 E-2764/2007 Commission

Postal Services Directive

23-03-2007 E-1762/2007 Commission

EU Convention on Driver Disqualifications

20-03-2007 E-1673/2007 Council

Recent human rights violations in Tibet

10-11-2006 E-5013/2006 Commission

Environmental Impact Assessments on the Via Baltica

31-10-2006 E-4861/2006 Commission

Premium rate phone charges

02-10-2006 E-4337/2006 Commission

Parliamentary activities in plenary – 5th parliamentary term

Speeches in plenary

51

Third report on economic and social cohesion

20-04-2004 P5_CRE(2004)04-20(10)

Protection of animals

30-03-2004 P5_CRE(2004)03-30(3)

Equality in access to and supply of goods and services

29-03-2004 P5_CRE(2004)03-29(12)

Immigration, integration and employment

14-01-2004 P5_CRE(2004)01-14(4)

Vote

16-12-2003 P5_CRE(2003)12-16(3)

Identification and registration of sheep and goats

18-11-2003 P5_CRE(2003)11-18(13)

Recovery of cod stocks

23-10-2003 P5_CRE(2003)10-23(1)

Vote

09-10-2003 P5_CRE(2003)10-09(2)

Fisheries partnership agreements with third countries

08-10-2003 P5_CRE(2003)10-08(13)

Cohesion policy

02-09-2003 P5_CRE(2003)09-02(1)

Reports - as rapporteur

7

Report on the proposal for a Council regulation establishing a Community framework for the collection and management of the fisheries data needed to conduct the common fisheries policy - Committee on Fisheries

PECH
21-02-2000 A5-0038/2000

Report on the proposal for a Council decision on a financial contribution from the Community towards the expenditure incurred by the Member States in collecting data, and for financing studies and pilot projects for carrying out the common fisheries policy - Committee on Fisheries

PECH
21-02-2000 A5-0037/2000

Motions for resolutions

18

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the preparation of the spring summit 2004

16-02-2004 B5-0102/2004

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the outcome of the European Council (Brussels, 20/21 March 2003)

25-03-2003 B5-0202/2003

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the preparation of the Spring European Council, 21 March 2003

11-02-2003 RC-B5-0104/2003

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on preparation of the Spring European Council 2003

06-02-2003 B5-0122/2003/rev. 1

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the Second UN World Assembly on Ageing

09-04-2002 B5-0239/2002

Parliamentary questions

72

Development aid

29-01-2004 P-0312/2004 Commission

Global TB Drug Facility

23-01-2004 E-0254/2004 Commission

Structural Fund decommitments in Scotland

20-01-2004 E-0042/2004 Commission

Trade between Scotland and the rest of the European Union

20-01-2004 E-0041/2004 Commission

Size of the Commission

20-01-2004 E-0040/2004 Commission

Trans-European telecommunications networks

13-01-2004 E-4057/2003 Commission

Trade impact of the euro

08-01-2004 E-0043/2004 Commission

Amount of EU legislative acts

08-01-2004 E-0039/2004 Commission

Gun laws in Turkey

19-12-2003 E-4058/2003 Commission

Implementation of the environmental acquis

19-12-2003 E-4056/2003 Commission