Paul MURPHY : 7th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

  • 01-04-2011 / 22-01-2012 : Confederal Group of the European United Left - Nordic Green Left - Member
  • 23-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Confederal Group of the European United Left - Nordic Green Left - Member of the Bureau

National parties 

  • 01-04-2011 / 30-06-2014 : Socialist Party (Ireland)

Member 

  • 06-04-2011 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on International Trade
  • 06-04-2011 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation for relations with the countries of South Asia
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on International Trade

Substitute 

  • 05-04-2011 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Employment and Social Affairs
  • 05-04-2011 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Petitions
  • 05-04-2011 / 04-03-2012 : Delegation for relations with the Mercosur countries
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on Employment and Social Affairs
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on Petitions
  • 29-02-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation to the EU-Kazakhstan, EU-Kyrgyzstan and EU-Uzbekistan Parliamentary Cooperation Committees, and for relations with Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Mongolia

Activities 

Contributions to plenary debates 
Speeches made during the plenary session and written declarations relating to plenary debates. Rules Rule 194 and 162(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 52a

Opinions - as shadow rapporteur 
Political groups designate a shadow rapporteur for an opinion to follow progress and negotiate compromise texts with the rapporteur. Rule 205a

OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Regulation (EC) No 718/1999 of 29 March 1999 on a Community-fleet capacity policy to promote inland waterway transport  
- EMPL_AD(2014)524581 -  
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EMPL 
OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the prevention and management of the introduction and spread of invasive alien species  
- INTA_AD(2014)524661 -  
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INTA 
OPINION on the situation and future perspectives of the European fishing sector in the context of the Free Trade Agreement between the EU and Thailand  
- INTA_AD(2013)521662 -  
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INTA 

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

Declarations 

Declaration of financial interests