Nirj DEVA : 5th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

  • 20-07-1999 / 19-07-2004 : Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats) and European Democrats - Member

National parties 

  • 20-07-1999 / 19-07-2004 : Conservative and Unionist Party (United Kingdom)


  • 21-07-1999 / 14-01-2002 : Committee on Development and Cooperation
  • 14-09-1999 / 14-01-2002 : Members from the European Parliament to the Joint Parliamentary Assembly of the Agreement between the African, Caribbean and Pacific States and the European Union (ACP-EU)
  • 17-01-2002 / 19-07-2004 : Committee on Development and Cooperation
  • 07-02-2002 / 19-07-2004 : Delegation for relations with the Member States of ASEAN, south-east Asia and the Republic of Korea


  • 21-07-1999 / 14-01-2002 : Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Consumer Policy
  • 17-01-2002 / 19-07-2004 : Committee on Regional Policy, Transport and Tourism


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

Report on the proposal for a European Parliament and Council Regulation (EC) extending Regulation (EC) No 443/97 on operations to aid uprooted people in Asian and Latin American developing countries - Committee on Development and Cooperation  
- A5-0065/2000 -  

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 religious freedom  
- P5_DCL(2004)0015 - Lapsed  
Date opened : 23-02-2004
Lapse date : 06-05-2004
Number of signatories : 26 - 06-05-2004
Written declaration on Zimbabwe  
- P5_DCL(2000)0004 - Lapsed  
Nirj DEVA , Geoffrey VAN ORDEN , John Alexander CORRIE , Bashir KHANBHAI  
Date opened : 20-03-2000
Lapse date : 20-06-2000
Number of signatories : 39 - 20-06-2000


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