Birgit SCHNIEBER-JASTRAM : 7th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

  • 14-07-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats) - Member

National parties 

  • 14-07-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands (Germany)

Member 

  • 16-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Development
  • 16-09-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation to the EU-Turkey Joint Parliamentary Committee
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on Development

Substitute 

  • 16-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
  • 16-09-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation to the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly
  • 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

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 215

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 return management: cooperation with third countries, effective implementation of agreements and the practical implementation of the Return Directive  
- DEVE_AD(2013)522851 -  
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DEVE 
OPINION on the recommendation to the EEAS and to the Council on the 2013 review of the organisation and the functioning of the EEAS  
- DEVE_AD(2013)502205 -  
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DEVE 
OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing rules for direct payments to farmers under support schemes within the framework of the common agricultural policy  
- DEVE_AD(2012)485891 -  
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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 215

OPINION on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a framework for maritime spatial planning and integrated coastal management  
- ENVI_AD(2013)516628 -  
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ENVI 
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 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 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

Declarations 

Declaration of financial interests