George LYON
  • George
    LYON
  • United Kingdom
  • Date of birth: 16 July 1956, Rothesay

Political groups

  • 14.07.2009 / 30.06.2014 : Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe - Member

National parties

  • 14.07.2009 / 30.06.2014 : Liberal Democrats Party (United Kingdom)

Vice-Chair

  • 25.01.2012 / 30.06.2014 : Committee on Budgets

Member

  • 16.07.2009 / 18.01.2012 : Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development
  • 16.09.2009 / 30.06.2014 : Delegation for relations with Australia and New Zealand
  • 19.01.2012 / 24.01.2012 : Committee on Budgets
  • 19.01.2012 / 30.06.2014 : Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development

Substitute

  • 16.07.2009 / 18.01.2012 : Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection
  • 16.09.2009 / 30.06.2014 : Delegation for relations with Canada
  • 02.12.2009 / 18.01.2012 : Committee on Petitions
  • 19.01.2012 / 30.06.2014 : Committee on Fisheries

Parliamentary activities in plenary – 7th parliamentary term

Speeches in plenary

119

New psychoactive substances (A7-0172/2014 - Jacek Protasiewicz)

17-04-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)04-17(10.9)

Protective measures against pests of plants (A7-0147/2014 - Hynek Fajmon)

16-04-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)04-16(8.4)

Reducing the consumption of lightweight plastic carrier bags (A7-0174/2014 - Margrete Auken)

16-04-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)04-16(8.38)

Invasive alien species (A7-0088/2014 - Pavel Poc)

16-04-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)04-16(8.46)

Payment accounts (A7-0398/2013 - Jürgen Klute)

15-04-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)04-15(9.17)

Interchange fees for card-based payment transactions (A7-0167/2014 - Pablo Zalba Bidegain)

03-04-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)04-03(9.23)

European single market for electronic communications (A7-0190/2014 - Pilar del Castillo Vera)

03-04-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)04-03(9.25)

Reports - as rapporteur

1

REPORT Report on the future of the Common Agricultural Policy after 2013

AGRI
21-06-2010 A7-0204/2010

Reports - as shadow rapporteur

11

REPORT on Parliament’s estimates of revenue and expenditure for the financial year 2015

BUDG
11-04-2014 A7-0277/2014

REPORT on Parliament’s estimates of revenue and expenditure for the financial year 2014

BUDG
25-03-2013 A7-0112/2013

Opinions - as rapporteur

3

OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending the Staff Regulations of Officials and the Conditions of Employment of Other Servants of the European Union

BUDG
21-03-2012 BUDG_AD(2012)480897

OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Regulation (EC) No 617/2009 opening an autonomous tariff quota for imports of high-quality beef

AGRI
20-12-2011 AGRI_AD(2011)473958

OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 2001/18/EC as regards the possibility for the Member States to restrict or prohibit the cultivation of GMOs in their territory

AGRI
15-03-2011 AGRI_AD(2011)454352

Opinions - as shadow rapporteur

12

OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down provisions for the management of expenditure relating to the food chain, animal health and animal welfare, and relating to plant health and plant reproductive material, amending Council Directives 98/56/EC, 2000/29/EC and 2008/90/EC, Regulations (EC) No 178/2002, (EC) No 882/2004 and (EC) No 396/2005, Directive 2009/128/EC and Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009 and repealing Council Decisions 66/399/EEC, 76/894/EEC and 2009/470/EC

BUDG
19-11-2013 BUDG_AD(2013)519778

OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down certain transitional provisions on support for rural development by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) and amending Regulation (EU) No [RD] as regards resources and their distribution in respect of the year 2014 and amending Council Regulation (EC) No 73/2009 and Regulations (EU) No [DP], (EU) No [HZ] and (EU) No [sCMO] as regards their application in the year 2014

BUDG
27-09-2013 BUDG_AD(2013)514595

OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on fixing an adjustment rate to direct payments provided for in Regulation (EC) No 73/2009 in respect of calendar year 2013

BUDG
24-05-2013 BUDG_AD(2013)508265

OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the statute and funding of European political parties and European political foundations

BUDG
24-01-2013 BUDG_AD(2013)500600

OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the financing, management and monitoring of the common agricultural policy

BUDG
17-10-2012 BUDG_AD(2012)491202

OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on support for rural development by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD)

BUDG
17-10-2012 BUDG_AD(2012)491200

OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a common organisation of the markets in agricultural products (Single CMO Regulation)

BUDG
16-10-2012 BUDG_AD(2012)491201

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

BUDG
16-10-2012 BUDG_AD(2012)491199

OPINION on the General budget of the European Union for the financial year 2013 - all sections

AGRI
18-09-2012 AGRI_AD(2012)494603

OPINION on the mandate for the trilogue on the 2013 draft budget

AGRI
31-05-2012 AGRI_AD(2012)487912

Motions for resolutions

16

Joint motion for a resolution on the imbalances in the food supply chain

18-01-2012 RC-B7-0006/2012

Motion for a resolution on the imbalances in the food distribution chain (2011/2904(RSP))

16-01-2012 B7-0008/2012

Joint motion for a resolution on rising food prices

14-02-2011 RC-B7-0114/2011

Motion for a resolution on rising food prices

09-02-2011 B7-0116/2011

Written declarations

1

Written declaration on the implementation of the ban on individual sow stalls by 1 January 2013

12-03-2012 P7_DCL(2012)0006 Lapsed

Details

George LYON , Esther de LANGE , Dan JØRGENSEN , Marit PAULSEN , Janusz WOJCIECHOWSKI

Date opened : 12-03-2012
Lapse date : 14-06-2012
Number of signatories : 165 - 14-06-2012

Parliamentary questions

199

The need for specific guidance on REACH

23-04-2014 E-005226/2014

Coupling entitlement for Scotland

23-04-2014 E-005221/2014

Scotland's EU membership

01-04-2014 P-004016/2014

Supporting people with autism

21-03-2014 E-003473/2014

Geographical indication protection for Scottish tartan

06-03-2014 E-002670/2014

Geographical indication schemes

06-03-2014 E-002669/2014

Protection of geographical indications

06-03-2014 E-002649/2014

Dog management in Romania

06-03-2014 E-002633/2014

Ugandan anti-homosexuality bill

25-02-2014 E-002221/2014

VP/HR - Anti-homosexuality bill in Uganda

25-02-2014 E-002220/2014

Declarations (7th parliamentary term)

Declaration of financial interests