• Emma
  • European Conservatives and Reformists Group
  • Co-treasurer
  • United Kingdom Conservative Party
  • Date of birth: 9 October 1978, Stroud

Speeches in plenary


US tariffs in the steel and aluminium sector and the EU's response (debate)

29-05-2018 P8_CRE-PROV(2018)05-29(15)

US decision to impose tariffs on steel and aluminium (debate)

14-03-2018 P8_CRE-REV(2018)03-14(4)

Fire safety in buildings (debate)

13-09-2017 P8_CRE-REV(2017)09-13(15)

Common Commercial Policy in the context of wildlife sustainability imperatives (short presentation)

02-03-2017 P8_CRE-REV(2017)03-02(4)

EU action plan against wildlife trafficking (debate)

23-11-2016 P8_CRE-REV(2016)11-23(18)

EU action plan against wildlife trafficking (debate) (2)

23-11-2016 P8_CRE-REV(2016)11-23(18)

Key objectives for the CITES CoP17 meeting in Johannesburg (B8-0987/2016)

15-09-2016 P8_CRE-REV(2016)09-15(12.6)


15-09-2016 P8_CRE-REV(2016)09-15(17)

Reports - as rapporteur


Reports - as shadow rapporteur


REPORT Towards a digital trade strategy

29-11-2017 A8-0384/2017

REPORT on an integrated approach to Sport Policy: good governance, accessibility and integrity

12-12-2016 A8-0381/2016

REPORT on a coherent EU policy for cultural and creative industries

30-11-2016 A8-0357/2016

Opinions - as rapporteur


OPINION on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 2010/13/EU on the coordination of certain provisions laid down by law, regulation or administrative action in Member States concerning the provision of audiovisual media services in view of changing market realities

19-12-2016 IMCO_AD(2016)589291

OPINION on EU Action Plan against Wildlife Trafficking

04-10-2016 INTA_AD(2016)584212

Opinions - as shadow rapporteur


OPINION on harnessing globalisation: trade aspects

26-06-2018 CULT_AD(2018)620759

OPINION on the state of EU-US relations

22-06-2018 INTA_AD(2018)620975

OPINION on the state of EU-China relations

30-05-2018 INTA_AD(2018)619364

OPINION on the public procurement strategy package

24-05-2018 INTA_AD(2018)618227

OPINION on interpretation and implementation of the interinstitutional agreement on Better Law-Making

21-02-2018 INTA_AD(2018)615264

OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the definition, presentation and labelling of spirit drinks, the use of the names of spirit drinks in the presentation and labelling of other foodstuffs and the protection of geographical indications for spirit drinks

27-10-2017 INTA_AD(2017)606055

OPINION on the amended proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the access of third-country goods and services to the Union’s internal market in public procurement and procedures supporting negotiations on access of Union goods and services to the public procurement markets of third countries

26-09-2017 IMCO_AD(2017)605925

OPINION on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on copyright in the Digital Single Market

04-09-2017 CULT_AD(2017)595591

OPINION on the implementation of Directive 2011/93/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 December 2011 on combating the sexual abuse and sexual exploitation of children and child pornography

04-07-2017 CULT_AD(2017)602746

OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down rules on the exercise of copyright and related rights applicable to certain online transmissions of broadcasting organisations and retransmissions of television and radio programmes

28-06-2017 CULT_AD(2017)595592

Institutional motions for resolutions


Motion for a resolution on conclusion of the EU-Canada CETA

08-02-2017 B8-0146/2017

Joint motion for a resolution on China’s market economy status

11-05-2016 RC-B8-0607/2016

Motion for a resolution on China’s market economy status

10-05-2016 B8-0611/2016

Joint motion for a resolution on recent revelations on high-level corruption cases in FIFA

09-06-2015 RC-B8-0548/2015

Motion for a resolution on recent revelations of high-level corruption cases in FIFA

08-06-2015 B8-0571/2015

Motion for a resolution on the fight against child sexual abuse on the internet

04-03-2015 B8-0219/2015

Written declarations


Written declaration on increasing consumer protection in relation to mismatches between advertised and actual broadband speeds

27-04-2016 P8_DCL(2016)0045 Lapsed


Roberta METSOLA , Emma McCLARKIN , Brian HAYES , Angelika MLINAR , Petr JEŽEK , Deirdre CLUNE , Timothy KIRKHOPE , Nicola CAPUTO , Julia REDA , Dita CHARANZOVÁ

Date opened : 27-04-2016
Lapse date : 27-07-2016
Number of signatories : 109 - 28-07-2016

Written declaration on the ban on third-party ownership of players in European sport

11-11-2015 P8_DCL(2015)0066 Lapsed


Ivo BELET , Richard CORBETT , Emma McCLARKIN , Jean-Marie CAVADA , Marc TARABELLA , Milan ZVER , Bogdan Brunon WENTA , Antonio TAJANI , Santiago FISAS AYXELÀ , Theodoros ZAGORAKIS , Hannu TAKKULA , Ole CHRISTENSEN , Siôn SIMON , Virginie ROZIÈRE

Date opened : 11-11-2015
Lapse date : 11-02-2016
Number of signatories : 95 - 12-02-2016

Written declaration on the fight against breast cancer in the European Union

27-04-2015 P8_DCL(2015)0017 Closed with majority


Nessa CHILDERS , Simona BONAFÈ , Anna ZÁBORSKÁ , Lidia Joanna GERINGER de OEDENBERG , Françoise GROSSETÊTE , Marisa MATIAS , Emma McCLARKIN , Biljana BORZAN , Alojz PETERLE , Miriam DALLI

Date opened : 27-04-2015
Lapse date : 27-07-2015
Adopted (date) : 27-07-2015
The list of signatories is published in Annex 02 to the Minutes of 07-09-2015
Number of signatories : 394 - 28-07-2015

Written questions


Property accounting within the European Union

23-01-2018 E-000342/2018 Commission

Exchange of currency

23-01-2018 E-000335/2018 Commission

Cane sugar and current free trade negotiations

13-12-2017 P-007664/2017 Commission

Rules regarding probate

09-11-2017 E-006914/2017 Commission

Directive 76/768/EEC

09-11-2017 E-006902/2017 Commission

Water infrastructure

31-10-2017 P-006759/2017 Commission

Illegal trade in dogs and cats

16-02-2017 P-001064/2017 Commission

Rental car insurance

25-07-2016 P-006043/2016 Commission

Canada's dual litigation

27-06-2016 E-005144/2016 Commission

The New Skills Agenda for Europe

28-04-2016 P-003459/2016 Commission

Oral questions


An EU ban on the movement of wild circus animals

16-05-2017 O-000042/2017 Commission

EU ban on the movement of wild circus animals

14-02-2017 O-000013/2017 Commission

Commission's answers to written questions

10-01-2017 O-000003/2017 Commission

Increased terrorism threat

14-12-2015 O-000160/2015 Council

Situation in the steel sector

05-11-2015 O-000139/2015 Commission

Commission's answers to Written Questions

05-05-2015 O-000046/2015 Commission

GSP+ (Generalised Scheme of Preferences) and compliance with Minimum Age Convention: case of Bolivia

05-09-2014 O-000062/2014 Commission

Written explanations of vote


Control of exports, transfer, brokering, technical assistance and transit of dual-use items (A8-0390/2017 - Klaus Buchner)


. ‒ On behalf of the UK Conservative Delegation in the ECR Group, I would like to clarify our vote today.
The UK is a strong supporter of robust and effective controls on the export of dual-use items, which safeguard international security and uphold human rights values. Recent developments on the global stage have brought new challenges to export licensing in respect of dual-use items, therefore, strengthening the dual-use export control system should be an international priority. We recognise this and agree with the need for an export control upgrade.
However, there are some elements of concern, such as the overly broad definition of cyber surveillance items, which could jeopardise legitimate trade in a number of defensive security items. This will only create uncertainty for exporters not familiar with export controls, not to mention the administrative burden on the competent authorities. Additionally, we strongly supported the introduction of an end-use control in connection with acts of terrorism, as in the Commission’s proposal, and that has now been left out of the report with no solid argument for its omission.
Whilst we supported this report today, a number of areas need clarification, and we support Parliament entering into negotiation with Member States with a view to correcting these deficiencies.



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