Rui TAVARES : 7th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

  • 14-07-2009 / 23-06-2011 : Confederal Group of the European United Left - Nordic Green Left - Member
  • 24-06-2011 / 30-06-2014 : Group of the Greens/European Free Alliance - Member

National parties 

  • 14-07-2009 / 29-06-2011 : Bloco de Esquerda (Independente) (Portugal)
  • 30-06-2011 / 30-06-2014 : Independente (Portugal)

Vice-Chair 

  • 18-04-2012 / 23-10-2013 : Special Committee on Organised Crime, Corruption and Money Laundering

Member 

  • 16-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs
  • 16-09-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation for relations with the Mercosur countries
  • 16-09-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation to the Euro-Latin American Parliamentary Assembly
  • 15-09-2011 / 18-01-2012 : Subcommittee on Human Rights
  • 19-01-2012 / 17-04-2013 : Subcommittee on Human Rights
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs
  • 28-03-2012 / 17-04-2012 : Special Committee on Organised Crime, Corruption and Money Laundering

Substitute 

  • 16-07-2009 / 23-06-2011 : Committee on Culture and Education
  • 16-09-2009 / 23-06-2011 : Delegation for relations with the countries of Southeast Asia and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on Culture and Education
  • 18-04-2013 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs
  • 10-10-2013 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality

Activities 

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

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 EU Citizenship Report 2013. EU citizens: your rights, your future  
- CULT_AD(2014)521822 -  
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CULT 
OPINION on the situation of fundamental rights in the European Union (2012)  
- FEMM_AD(2013)519746 -  
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FEMM 
OPINION on online gambling in the internal market  
- CULT_AD(2013)504088 -  
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CULT 

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 use of drones for targeted killings  
- P7_DCL(2012)0002 - Lapsed  
Sabine LÖSING , Sonia ALFANO , Ana GOMES , Rui TAVARES  
Date opened : 16-01-2012
Lapse date : 20-04-2012
Number of signatories : 95 - 20-04-2012
Written declaration on INDECT (intelligent information system supporting observation, searching and detection for security of citizens in urban environment)  
- P7_DCL(2010)0082 - Lapsed  
Alexander Nuno PICKART ALVARO , Carlos COELHO , Stavros LAMBRINIDIS , Judith SARGENTINI , Rui TAVARES  
Date opened : 10-11-2010
Lapse date : 17-02-2011
Number of signatories : 177 - 17-02-2011

Declarations 

Declaration of financial interests