Gabriel MATO : 7th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

  • 14-07-2009 / 02-02-2012 : Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats) - Member
  • 03-02-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats) - Member of the Bureau

National parties 

  • 14-07-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Partido Popular (Spain)

Chair 

  • 24-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on Fisheries

Member 

  • 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
  • 07-07-2010 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Fisheries
  • 19-01-2012 / 23-01-2012 : Committee on Fisheries
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development
  • 24-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Conference of Committee Chairs

Substitute 

  • 16-07-2009 / 06-07-2010 : Committee on Fisheries
  • 16-09-2009 / 01-02-2012 : Delegation for relations with Australia and New Zealand
  • 28-03-2012 / 23-10-2013 : Special Committee on Organised Crime, Corruption and Money Laundering
  • 04-06-2012 / 17-12-2012 : Delegation for relations with Australia and New Zealand
  • 18-12-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation for relations with the countries of the Andean Community

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 discharge 2012: European Fisheries Control Agency  
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PECH 
OPINION on discharge 2012: EU general budget - European Commission  
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PECH 
OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council Implementing the bilateral safeguard clause and the stabilisation mechanism for bananas of the Trade Agreement between the European Union and Colombia and Peru  
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AGRI 

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 regional strategies for renewable energies in the EU islands  
- P7_DCL(2013)0020 - Lapsed  
Nuno TEIXEIRA , Maurice PONGA , Doktor Professor Juan Fernando LÓPEZ AGUILAR , Rosa ESTARÀS FERRAGUT , Patrice TIROLIEN , Younous OMARJEE , François ALFONSI , Seán KELLY , Gabriel MATO , Giommaria UGGIAS  
Date opened : 21-10-2013
Lapse date : 21-01-2014
Number of signatories : 62 - 21-01-2014
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

Declarations 

Declaration of financial interests