Paolo DE CASTRO : 7th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

  • 14-07-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament - Member

National parties 

  • 14-07-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Partito Democratico (Italy)

Chair 

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

Member 

  • 16-07-2009 / 19-07-2009 : Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development
  • 20-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Conference of Committee Chairs
  • 16-09-2009 / 13-12-2011 : Delegation for relations with the Palestinian Legislative Council
  • 14-12-2011 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation for relations with the United States
  • 19-01-2012 / 22-01-2012 : Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development
  • 23-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Conference of Committee Chairs

Substitute 

  • 16-09-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation to the EU-Chile Joint Parliamentary Committee

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 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 decision on the conclusion of a Revised Memorandum of Understanding with the United States of America regarding the importation of beef from animals not treated with certain growth-promoting hormones and increased duties applied by the United States to certain products of the European Union  
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AGRI 
OPINION on follow-up on the delegation of legislative powers and the control by Member States of the Commission's exercice of implementing powers  
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AGRI 
OPINION on the proposal for a Council regulation laying down the multiannual financial framework for the years 2014-2020  
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AGRI 

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 nomination of wine culture as part of the intangible world heritage of humanity  
- P7_DCL(2013)0009 - Lapsed  
Esther HERRANZ GARCÍA , Pilar AYUSO , Michel DANTIN , Joseph DAUL , Paolo DE CASTRO , Agustín DÍAZ DE MERA GARCÍA CONSUEGRA , Iratxe GARCÍA PÉREZ , Elisabeth JEGGLE , Ana MIRANDA , Giancarlo SCOTTÀ , Czesław Adam SIEKIERSKI , Sergio Paolo Francesco SILVESTRIS , Maria do Céu PATRÃO NEVES , Nuno MELO , Luis Manuel CAPOULAS SANTOS  
Date opened : 20-05-2013
Lapse date : 20-08-2013
Number of signatories : 132 - 20-08-2013
Written declaration on the establishment of European Artisanal Gelato Day  
- P7_DCL(2012)0010 - Adopted  
Sergio Paolo Francesco SILVESTRIS , Paolo DE CASTRO , Andreas MÖLZER , Eva ORTIZ VILELLA , Ewald STADLER  
Date opened : 12-03-2012
Lapse date : 05-07-2012
Adopted (date) : 05-07-2012
Text adopted (with the list of signatories) : P7_TA(2012)0303
Number of signatories : 387 - 05-07-2012
Written declaration on electronic identification of sheep (EID)  
- P7_DCL(2011)0051 - Lapsed  
Ashley FOX , Liam AYLWARD , Paolo DE CASTRO , Albert DESS  
Date opened : 30-11-2011
Lapse date : 15-03-2012
Number of signatories : 160 - 15-03-2012

Declarations 

Declaration of financial interests 

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