Nirj DEVA : 7th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

  • 14-07-2009 / 30-06-2014 : European Conservatives and Reformists Group - Member

National parties 

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

Vice-Chair 

  • 20-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Development
  • 23-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on Development

Member 

  • 16-07-2009 / 19-07-2009 : Committee on Development
  • 16-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Subcommittee on Human Rights
  • 16-09-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation for relations with the countries of South Asia
  • 19-01-2012 / 22-01-2012 : Committee on Development
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Subcommittee on Human Rights

Substitute 

  • 07-09-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Foreign Affairs
  • 16-09-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation to the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly

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 the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on information accompanying transfers of funds  
- DEVE_AD(2013)516643 -  
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DEVE 
OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a European Neighbourhood Instrument  
- DEVE_AD(2012)487772 -  
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DEVE 
OPINION on the proposal for a Council decision on the conclusion of the Protocol to the Fisheries Partnership Agreement between the European Community and Federated States of Micronesia  
- DEVE_AD(2011)454647 -  
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DEVE 

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 proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Directives 78/660/EEC and 83/349/EEC as regards disclosure of non-financial and diversity information by certain large companies and groups  
- DEVE_AD(2013)519686 -  
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DEVE 
OPINION on the proposal for a Council Decision on the conclusion of the Protocol between the European Union and the Kingdom of Morocco setting out the fishing opportunities and financial contribution provided for in the Fisheries Partnership Agreement in force between the two Parties  
- DEVE_AD(2013)521518 -  
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DEVE 
OPINION on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering and terrorist financing  
- DEVE_AD(2013)514725 -  
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DEVE 

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 the thalidomide scandal and the health needs of the remaining survivors in Europe  
- P7_DCL(2014)0011 - Lapsed  
Nirj DEVA , Edward MCMILLAN-SCOTT , Rebecca TAYLOR , Phil BENNION , Linda McAVAN , Dame Glenis WILLMOTT , Phil PRENDERGAST , Claudiu Ciprian TĂNĂSESCU , Mairead McGUINNESS , Eleni THEOCHAROUS , Marian HARKIN  
Date opened : 16-01-2014
Lapse date : 16-04-2014
Number of signatories : 108 - 17-04-2014
Written declaration on the threat of drug-resistant tuberculosis to the European region  
- P7_DCL(2013)0007 - Lapsed  
Claudiu Ciprian TĂNĂSESCU , Carl SCHLYTER , Esther de LANGE , Anna ROSBACH , Rebecca TAYLOR , Nirj DEVA , Eleni THEOCHAROUS , Michèle STRIFFLER , Dame Glenis WILLMOTT , Marek Henryk MIGALSKI , Marc TARABELLA , David MARTIN , Marie-Christine VERGIAT , Edit BAUER  
Date opened : 15-04-2013
Lapse date : 15-07-2013
Number of signatories : 202 - 15-07-2013
Written declaration on the introduction of the programme ‘Chess in School’ in the educational systems of the European Union  
- P7_DCL(2011)0050 - Adopted  
Slavi BINEV , John ATTARD-MONTALTO , Nirj DEVA , Mario MAURO , Hannu TAKKULA  
Date opened : 30-11-2011
Lapse date : 15-03-2012
Adopted (date) : 15-03-2012
Text adopted (with the list of signatories) : P7_TA(2012)0097
Number of signatories : 415 - 15-03-2012

Declarations 

Declaration of financial interests 

Declarations of participation by Members in events organised by third parties 

Contact 

  • Bruxelles 

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  • Strasbourg 

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