• Nirj
  • European Conservatives and Reformists Group
  • Member
  • United Kingdom Conservative Party
  • Date of birth: 11 May 1948, Colombo (Sri Lanka)


  • DKOR Delegation for relations with the Korean Peninsula


  • DEVE Committee on Development


  • CPDE Conference of Delegation Chairs


  • AFET Committee on Foreign Affairs
  • DACP Delegation to the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly

Most recent activities

OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the inclusion of greenhouse gas emissions and removals from land use, land use change and forestry into the 2030 climate and energy framework and amending Regulation No 525/2013 of the European Parliament and the Council on a mechanism for monitoring and reporting greenhouse gas emissions and other information relevant to climate change

03-05-2017 DEVE_AD(2017)599579

OPINION on the proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Decision No 466/2014/EU granting an EU guarantee to the European Investment Bank against losses under financing operations supporting investment projects outside the Union

31-03-2017 DEVE_AD(2017)599683
  • Agreed.But easier said than done.
    25/06/2017 06:02 - twitter
  • Excellent news @PhilipHammondUK @LiamFox. If we keep inflation under control(M1&M3) have + bal of payments to fund deficit we may have boom.
    25/06/2017 06:01 - twitter
  • With youth unemployment so high how can the EU compete with innovative entrepreneurial emerging China India and even the USA? @JunckerEU
    24/06/2017 04:44 - twitter
  • Socialism- an idea that is impractical, impervious, immoral, impertinent and historically immaterial
    24/06/2017 03:41 - twitter



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