Chris DAVIES
  • Chris
    DAVIES
  • United Kingdom
  • Date of birth: 7 July 1954, Lytham St Annes

Political groups

  • 20.07.1999 / 19.07.2004 : Group of the European Liberal, Democrat and Reform Party - Member
  • 20.07.2004 / 26.02.2007 : Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe - Member of the Bureau
  • 27.02.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe - Member
  • 14.07.2009 / 30.06.2014 : 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 / 13.07.2009 : Liberal Democrat Party (United Kingdom)
  • 14.07.2009 / 30.06.2014 : Liberal Democrats Party (United Kingdom)

Member

  • 21.07.1999 / 14.01.2002 : Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Consumer Policy
  • 29.09.1999 / 14.01.2002 : Delegation to the EU-Cyprus Joint Parliamentary Committee
  • 17.01.2002 / 19.07.2004 : Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Consumer Policy
  • 07.02.2002 / 30.04.2004 : Delegation to the EU-Cyprus Joint Parliamentary Committee
  • 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 the Palestinian Legislative Council
  • 15.01.2007 / 30.01.2007 : Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
  • 31.01.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
  • 14.03.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Delegation for relations with the Palestinian Legislative Council
  • 10.05.2007 / 04.02.2009 : Temporary Committee on Climate Change
  • 16.07.2009 / 18.01.2012 : Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
  • 16.09.2009 / 30.06.2014 : Delegation for relations with the Palestinian Legislative Council
  • 19.01.2012 / 30.06.2014 : Committee on Fisheries
  • 19.01.2012 / 30.06.2014 : Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety

Substitute

  • 21.07.1999 / 14.01.2002 : Committee on Regional Policy, Transport and Tourism
  • 21.07.1999 / 14.01.2002 : Committee on Petitions
  • 17.01.2002 / 19.07.2004 : Committee on Petitions
  • 22.07.2004 / 14.01.2007 : Committee on Budgetary Control
  • 03.09.2004 / 14.01.2007 : Committee on Fisheries
  • 15.09.2004 / 13.03.2007 : Delegation for relations with Australia and New Zealand
  • 15.01.2007 / 30.01.2007 : Committee on Budgetary Control
  • 15.01.2007 / 30.01.2007 : Committee on Fisheries
  • 31.01.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Committee on Budgetary Control
  • 31.01.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Committee on Fisheries
  • 14.03.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Delegation for relations with Australia and New Zealand
  • 16.07.2009 / 18.01.2012 : Committee on Budgetary Control
  • 16.07.2009 / 18.01.2012 : Committee on Fisheries
  • 16.09.2009 / 30.06.2014 : Delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Union for the Mediterranean
  • 16.09.2009 / 30.06.2014 : Delegation for relations with Israel
  • 19.01.2012 / 30.06.2014 : Committee on Budgetary Control

Parliamentary activities in plenary – 7th parliamentary term

Speeches in plenary

121

Greenhouse gas emission trading (international aviation emissions) (debate)

02-04-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)04-02(25)

Greenhouse gas emission trading (international aviation emissions) (debate) (2)

02-04-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)04-02(25)

One-minute speeches (Rule 150)

10-03-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)03-10(14)

2020 target to reduce CO2 emissions from new passenger cars (debate)

24-02-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)02-24(17)

A 2030 framework for climate and energy policies (debate)

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

A 2030 framework for climate and energy policies (debate) (2)

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

A 2030 framework for climate and energy policies (debate) (3)

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

Honey (debate)

14-01-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)01-14(12)

CO2 emissions from new light commercial vehicles (debate)

13-01-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)01-13(16)

Carbon capture and storage technology (debate)

13-01-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)01-13(17)

Reports - as rapporteur

2

REPORT on a Roadmap for moving to a competitive low carbon economy in 2050

ENVI
08-02-2012 A7-0033/2012

Reports - as shadow rapporteur

17

REPORT on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 2003/87/EC establishing a scheme for greenhouse gas emission allowance trading within the Community, in view of the implementation by 2020 of an international agreement applying a single global market-based measure to international aviation emissions

ENVI
31-01-2014 A7-0079/2014

REPORT on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on ship recycling

ENVI
28-03-2013 A7-0132/2013

Opinions - as rapporteur

2

OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the prevention and management of the introduction and spread of invasive alien species

PECH
23-01-2014 PECH_AD(2014)521601

OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the Common Fisheries Policy

ENVI
14-05-2012 ENVI_AD(2012)480515

Opinions - as shadow rapporteur

7

OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on Animal Health

PECH
27-01-2014 PECH_AD(2014)521603

OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on access to genetic resources and the fair and equitable sharing of benefits arising from their utilization in the Union

PECH
18-06-2013 PECH_AD(2013)504318

OPINION on follow-up on the delegation of legislative powers and the control by Member States of the Commission’s exercise of implementing powers

ENVI
30-05-2013 ENVI_AD(2013)507927

OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund [repealing Council Regulation (EC) No 1198/2006 and Council Regulation(EC) No 861/2006 and Council Regulation No XXX/2011 on integrated maritime policy

ENVI
06-12-2012 ENVI_AD(2012)489647

OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing Horizon 2020 - The Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (2014-2020)

PECH
20-09-2012 PECH_AD(2012)492588

OPINION on our life insurance, our natural capital: an EU biodiversity strategy to 2020

PECH
25-01-2012 PECH_AD(2012)476103

OPINION on a resource-efficient Europe

PECH
24-01-2012 PECH_AD(2012)467080

Motions for resolutions

13

Joint motion for a resolution on EU policy on the West Bank and East Jerusalem

03-07-2012 RC-B7-0373/2012

Motion for a resolution on EU policy on the West Bank and East Jerusalem

27-06-2012 B7-0375/2012

Joint motion for a resolution on a general ban on the use of cyanide mining technologies in the European Union

28-04-2010 RC-B7-0238/2010/rev. 1

Motion for a resolution on the ban on the use of cyanide mining technologies in the EU

19-04-2010 B7-0240/2010

Joint motion for a resolution on the outcome of the Copenhagen Conference on Climate Change (COP 15)

08-02-2010 RC-B7-0064/2010/rev. 1

Motion for a resolution on the outcome of the Copenhagen summit on climate change

02-02-2010 B7-0066/2010

Written declarations

3

Written declaration on the protection of dolphins in the Black Sea

02-07-2012 P7_DCL(2012)0023 Lapsed

Details

Elena BĂSESCU , Chris DAVIES , Andrey KOVATCHEV , Isabella LÖVIN , Kristian VIGENIN

Date opened : 02-07-2012
Lapse date : 08-11-2012
Number of signatories : 193 - 26-10-2012

Written declaration on improving accident prevention measures and environmental liability provisions in the extractive industries

13-12-2010 P7_DCL(2010)0100 Lapsed

Details

Daciana Octavia SÂRBU , János ÁDER , José BOVÉ , Chris DAVIES , Csaba Sándor TABAJDI

Date opened : 13-12-2010
Lapse date : 24-03-2011
Number of signatories : 99 - 24-03-2011

Written declaration on support for strengthening the European Union ban on shark finning

20-09-2010 P7_DCL(2010)0071 Adopted

Details

Jean-Paul BESSET , Chris DAVIES , Sirpa PIETIKÄINEN , Daciana Octavia SÂRBU

Date opened : 20-09-2010
Lapse date : 20-12-2010
Adopted (date) : 16-12-2010
Text adopted (with the list of signatories) : P7_TA(2010)0497
Number of signatories : 423 - 16-12-2010

Parliamentary questions

259

Daimler's law-breaking

17-04-2014 E-005200/2014

Import of illegally harvested timber

09-04-2014 E-004423/2014

EU support for Makassed Hospital in East Jerusalem

01-04-2014 E-004022/2014

Promoting a competitive European flat glass industry

01-04-2014 E-004018/2014

European leadership in Arctic research - Interact

01-04-2014 E-004004/2014

Safety of household furnishings

27-03-2014 E-003780/2014

Protection of geographical indications

06-03-2014 E-002649/2014

The use of depleted uranium for military purposes

27-02-2014 O-000045/2014

Ugandan anti-homosexuality bill

25-02-2014 E-002221/2014

VP/HR - Anti-homosexuality bill in Uganda

25-02-2014 E-002220/2014

Parliamentary activities in plenary – 6th parliamentary term

Speeches in plenary

81

One-minute speeches on matters of political importance

04-05-2009 P6_CRE(2009)05-04(14)

One-minute speeches on matters of political importance

21-04-2009 P6_CRE(2009)04-21(16)

One-minute speeches on matters of political importance

23-03-2009 P6_CRE(2009)03-23(13)

Cosmetic products (recast version) (debate)

23-03-2009 P6_CRE(2009)03-23(15)

Explanations of vote (continuation)

12-03-2009 P6_CRE(2009)03-12(10)

A6-0090/2009 - REPORT Report on developing a Common Aviation Area with Israel

Explanations of vote

11-03-2009 P6_CRE(2009)03-11(6)

A6-0077/2009 - REPORT Report on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council regarding public access to European Parliament, Council and Commission documents (recast)

One-minute speeches on matters of political importance

09-03-2009 P6_CRE(2009)03-09(16)

Reports - as rapporteur

2

Opinions - as rapporteur

1

OPINION Communication from the Commission to the Council and the European Parliament: A policy to reduce unwanted by-catches and eliminate discards in European fisheries

ENVI
10-10-2007 ENVI_AD(2007)392062

Motions for resolutions

16

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the case of the al-Kurd family

19-11-2008 RC-B6-0608/2008

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the case of the al-Kurd family

18-11-2008 B6-0608/2008

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

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the situation of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails

03-09-2008 RC-B6-0343/2008

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails

02-07-2008 B6-0344/2008

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the case of the BBC journalist Alan Johnston

25-04-2007 RC-B6-0159/2007

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on Alan Johnston BBC journalist kidnapped in Gaza

24-04-2007 B6-0174/2007

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

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the situation in the Gaza Strip

15-11-2006 RC-B6-0588/2006

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the situation in Gaza

13-11-2006 B6-0589/2006

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the revised sustainable development strategy

07-06-2006 B6-0335/2006

Written declarations

1

Written declaration on the Council of Ministers and secretive law-making

05-09-2005 P6_DCL(2005)0045 Lapsed

Details

Chris DAVIES , Nigel FARAGE , Timothy KIRKHOPE , Jean LAMBERT , Gary TITLEY

Date opened : 05-09-2005
Lapse date : 05-12-2005
Number of signatories : 211 - 05-12-2005

Parliamentary questions

374

Set-aside follow-up

27-04-2009 P-3344/2009

Grey squirrels - invasive alien species

06-04-2009 E-2856/2009

European zoos

11-03-2009 E-1800/2009

EU strategy on invasive species and mid-term review of biodiversity action plan

11-03-2009 O-0056/2009

EU strategy on invasive species and mid-term review of biodiversity action plan

11-03-2009 O-0055/2009

Use of strychnine to kill moles

06-03-2009 E-1680/2009

Tracing leakage from CO2 storage sites

04-03-2009 E-1623/2009

Achievement of negative CO2 output

04-03-2009 E-1622/2009

Tax on train and locomotive fuel

04-03-2009 E-1621/2009

Parliamentary activities in plenary – 5th parliamentary term

Speeches in plenary

74

Cyprus

21-04-2004 P5_CRE(2004)04-21(1)

Eco-design requirements for Energy-Using Products

19-04-2004 P5_CRE(2004)04-19(11)

Greenhouse gas emission allowance trading

19-04-2004 P5_CRE(2004)04-19(12)

Batteries and accumulators

19-04-2004 P5_CRE(2004)04-19(13)

Protection of animals

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

Fluorinated greenhouse gases

30-03-2004 P5_CRE(2004)03-30(9)

Vote

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

Solvents in decorative paints and varnishes

24-09-2003 P5_CRE(2003)09-24(11)

Reports - as rapporteur

3

Recommendation for second reading on the common position adopted by the Council with a view to adopting a European Parliament and Council directive on relating to ozone in ambient air - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Consumer Policy

ENVI
29-05-2001 A5-0187/2001

Report on the proposal for a European Parliament and Council directive relating to ozone in ambient air - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Consumer Protection

ENVI
01-03-2000 A5-0062/2000

Motions for resolutions

37

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

16-02-2004 B5-0102/2004

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

23-12-2002 B5-0541/2002

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the 'Prestige' oil tanker disaster

18-12-2002 RC-B5-0665/2002

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on religious freedom

20-11-2002 B5-0445/2002

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on forced marriage

07-10-2002 B5-0438/2002

Written declarations

5

Written declaration on the Aids epidemic and Vatican advice on condoms

26-11-2003 P5_DCL(2003)0029 Lapsed

Details

Chris DAVIES , Johanna L.A. BOOGERD-QUAAK , Marco CAPPATO , Anna KARAMANOU , Michiel van HULTEN

Date opened : 26-11-2003
Lapse date : 26-02-2004
Number of signatories : 73 - 26-02-2004

Written declaration on the violation of the fundamental rights of the people of Vietnam and respect for the rights of Montagnards

23-09-2002 P5_DCL(2002)0015 Lapsed

Details

Marco PANNELLA , Paulo CASACA , Daniel COHN-BENDIT , Chris DAVIES , Charles TANNOCK

Date opened : 23-09-2002
Lapse date : 23-12-2002
Number of signatories : 23 - 23-12-2002

Written declaration on the violation of the fundamental rights of the people of Vietnam and the release of religious leaders

23-09-2002 P5_DCL(2002)0014 Lapsed

Details

Marco PANNELLA , Paulo CASACA , Daniel COHN-BENDIT , Chris DAVIES , Charles TANNOCK

Date opened : 23-09-2002
Lapse date : 23-12-2002
Number of signatories : 27 - 23-12-2002

Written declaration on asbestos-related fatalities

22-10-2001 P5_DCL(2001)0013 Lapsed

Details

Charles TANNOCK , John BOWIS , Chris DAVIES , Jean LAMBERT , Peter SKINNER

Date opened : 22-10-2001
Lapse date : 22-01-2002
Number of signatories : 48 - 22-01-2002

Written declaration on the protection of dolphins and porpoises

05-12-2000 P5_DCL(2000)0020 Lapsed

Details

Charles TANNOCK , Chris DAVIES , Jean LAMBERT , Torben LUND , Theresa VILLIERS

Date opened : 05-12-2000
Lapse date : 05-03-2001
Number of signatories : 122 - 05-03-2001

Parliamentary questions

251

Koi herpes virus in carps

05-04-2004 E-1156/2004

Misfuelling of motor vehicles

24-02-2004 E-0657/2004

Data Protection Supervisor

14-01-2004 E-4087/2003

Pets' passports

14-01-2004 E-4080/2003

Tuberculosis

22-12-2003 E-4081/2003

Bird trapping on Cyprus

22-12-2003 E-4079/2003

Galileo

22-12-2003 E-4078/2003

NGOs

22-12-2003 E-4077/2003

Bavarian Lager Company

22-12-2003 H-0864/2003

Declarations (7th parliamentary term)

Declaration of financial interests