Maria do Céu PATRÃO NEVES : 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 : Partido Social Democrata (Portugal)


  • 16-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Fisheries
  • 16-09-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation for relations with Canada
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on Fisheries


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


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 Proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a Programme to support the further development of an Integrated Maritime Policy  
- PECH_AD(2011)456671 -  
OPINION Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions: A Community approach on the prevention of natural and man made disasters  
- AGRI_AD(2010)438486 -  

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  
- PECH_AD(2013)514932 -  

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 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 Maria MIRANDA PAZ , 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 fish as a common good  
- P7_DCL(2011)0047 - Adopted  
Guido MILANA , Kriton ARSENIS , Corinne LEPAGE , Maria do Céu PATRÃO NEVES , Raül ROMEVA i RUEDA  
Date opened : 30-11-2011
Lapse date : 29-03-2012
Adopted (date) : 18-04-2012
Text adopted (with the list of signatories) : P7_TA(2012)0129
Number of signatories : 390 - 29-03-2012
Written declaration on a Competitiveness and Innovation Network in the outermost regions of the European Union  
- P7_DCL(2011)0034 - Lapsed  
Nuno TEIXEIRA , Luís Paulo ALVES , Elie HOARAU , Gabriel MATO , Maria do Céu PATRÃO NEVES  
Date opened : 04-07-2011
Lapse date : 04-11-2011
Number of signatories : 88 - 27-10-2011


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