João FERREIRA : 7th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

  • 14-07-2009 / 06-02-2012 : Confederal Group of the European United Left - Nordic Green Left - Member
  • 07-02-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Confederal Group of the European United Left - Nordic Green Left - Vice-Chair

National parties 

  • 14-07-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Partido Comunista Português (Portugal)

Member 

  • 16-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Fisheries
  • 16-09-2009 / 03-02-2013 : Delegation to the EU-Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Joint Parliamentary Committee
  • 16-09-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation to the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on Fisheries

Substitute 

  • 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 countries of the Andean Community
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on Budgets
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety

Activities 

Contributions to plenary debates 
Speeches made during the plenary session and written declarations relating to plenary debates. Rules Rule 204 and 171(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 55

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 56, Rule 57, Annex VI

OPINION on the proposal for a Council regulation laying down the multiannual financial framework for the years 2014-2020  
- PECH_AD(2012)487813 -  
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PECH 
OPINION on the EU 2011 Report on Policy Coherence for Development  
- PECH_AD(2012)492581 -  
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PECH 
OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the common organisation of the markets in fishery and aquaculture products  
- ENVI_AD(2012)480761 -  
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ENVI 

Opinions - as shadow rapporteur 
Political groups designate a shadow rapporteur for an opinion to follow progress and negotiate compromise texts with the rapporteur. Rule 215

OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the production and making available on the market of plant reproductive material (plant reproductive material law)  
- ENVI_AD(2014)522867 -  
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ENVI 
OPINION on discharge 2012: European Fisheries Control Agency  
- PECH_AD(2014)523110 -  
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PECH 
OPINION on discharge 2012: EU general budget - European Commission  
- PECH_AD(2014)523109 -  
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PECH 

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 143

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 establishing a European day in recognition of the victims of European colonisation and colonial slavery  
- P7_DCL(2013)0002 - Lapsed  
Jean-Jacob BICEP , Eva JOLY , João FERREIRA , Bill NEWTON DUNN , Jean-Luc BENNAHMIAS , Britta THOMSEN , Marc TARABELLA , John ATTARD-MONTALTO , Filip KACZMAREK , Gay MITCHELL , Søren Bo SØNDERGAARD , Ivo VAJGL  
Date opened : 15-04-2013
Lapse date : 15-07-2013
Number of signatories : 116 - 15-07-2013
Written declaration on establishing a European cardiac arrest awareness week  
- P7_DCL(2012)0011 - Adopted  
Antigoni PAPADOPOULOU , João FERREIRA , Jim HIGGINS , Antonyia PARVANOVA , Raül ROMEVA i RUEDA  
Date opened : 12-03-2012
Lapse date : 14-06-2012
Adopted (date) : 14-06-2012
Text adopted (with the list of signatories) : P7_TA(2012)0266
Number of signatories : 395 - 14-06-2012
Written declaration on the protection of water as a public asset  
- P7_DCL(2010)0086 - Lapsed  
Giommaria UGGIAS , François ALFONSI , Véronique DE KEYSER , João FERREIRA , Niccolò RINALDI  
Date opened : 10-11-2010
Lapse date : 17-02-2011
Number of signatories : 226 - 17-02-2011

Declarations 

Declaration of financial interests 

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