Charles TANNOCK
  • Charles
    TANNOCK
  • An Grúpa do Choimeádaigh agus Leasaitheoirí na hEorpa
  • Comhalta
  • an Ríocht Aontaithe Conservative Party
  • Dáta Breithe: 25 Meán Fómhair 1957, Aldershot, Hants

Óráidí sa suí iomlánach

235

  EU support to the Colombian peace process (debate)

16-01-2018 P8_CRE-PROV(2018)01-16(11)

  Situation in Iran (debate)

16-01-2018 P8_CRE-PROV(2018)01-16(12)

  Situation in Kenya (debate)

16-01-2018 P8_CRE-PROV(2018)01-16(13)

  Freedom of expression in Vietnam, notably the case of Nguyen Van Hoa

14-12-2017 P8_CRE-PROV(2017)12-14(5.1)

  Cambodia: the banning of the opposition

14-12-2017 P8_CRE-PROV(2017)12-14(5.2)

  Situation in Afghanistan (debate)

12-12-2017 P8_CRE-PROV(2017)12-12(10)

  Iran nuclear deal (debate)

12-12-2017 P8_CRE-PROV(2017)12-12(14)

  Instrument contributing to stability and peace (debate)

29-11-2017 P8_CRE-PROV(2017)11-29(21)

  Situation in Yemen (debate)

29-11-2017 P8_CRE-PROV(2017)11-29(22)

Tuarascálacha - mar rapóirtéir

4

Tuarascálacha - mar scáthrapóirtéir

20

  REPORT on the Annual Report on the implementation of the Common Foreign and Security Policy

AFET
13-11-2017 A8-0350/2017

  REPORT on EU political relations with Latin America

AFET
20-07-2017 A8-0268/2017

  REPORT on EU political relations with ASEAN

AFET
28-06-2017 A8-0243/2017

  REPORT on Towards an EU strategy for international cultural relations

CULT AFET
13-06-2017 A8-0220/2017

  REPORT on the 2016 Commission Report on Serbia

AFET
22-03-2017 A8-0063/2017

Tuairimí - mar rapóirtéir

2

  OPINION on the draft Council decision on the conclusion of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between Canada, of the one part, and the European Union and its Member States, of the other part

AFET
29-11-2016 AFET_AD(2016)592207

  OPINION on the prevention of radicalisation and recruitment of European citizens by terrorist organisations

AFET
18-09-2015 AFET_AD(2015)560548

Tuairimí - mar scáthrapóirtéir

8

  OPINION on women, gender equality and climate justice

AFET
23-11-2017 AFET_AD(2017)609665

  OPINION on the EU-Africa Strategy: a boost for development

AFET
05-09-2017 AFET_AD(2017)606203

  OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a Union Resettlement Framework and amending Regulation (EU) No 516/2014 of the European Parliament and the Council

AFET
01-06-2017 AFET_AD(2017)601073

  OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council setting up a Union regime for the control of exports, transfer, brokering, technical assistance and transit of dual-use items (recast)

AFET
31-05-2017 AFET_AD(2017)602925

  OPINION on the future of ACP-EU relations beyond 2020

AFET
31-08-2016 AFET_AD(2016)582441

  OPINION on Towards a new international climate agreement in Paris

AFET
01-09-2015 AFET_AD(2015)560685

  OPINION on Private sector and development

AFET
24-06-2015 AFET_AD(2015)552030

  OPINION on the recommendations to the European Commission on the negotiations for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)

AFET
01-04-2015 AFET_AD(2015)546630

Tairiscintí i gcomhair rún

355

  Joint motion for a resolution on the Democratic Republic of the Congo

17-01-2018 RC-B8-0054/2018

  Joint motion for a resolution on Nigeria

17-01-2018 RC-B8-0045/2018

  Motion for a resolution on the Democratic Republic of the Congo

15-01-2018 B8-0054/2018

NB: Is sa teanga bhunaidh amháin atá fáil ar an tairiscint i gcomhair rúin seo.

  Motion for a resolution Nigeria

15-01-2018 B8-0049/2018

NB: Is sa teanga bhunaidh amháin atá fáil ar an tairiscint i gcomhair rúin seo.

  Motion for a resolution on the cases of human rights activists Wu Gan, Xie Yang, Lee Ming-cheh, Tashi Wangchuk and the Tibetan monk Choekyi

15-01-2018 B8-0044/2018

NB: Is sa teanga bhunaidh amháin atá fáil ar an tairiscint i gcomhair rúin seo.

  Joint motion for a resolution on El Salvador: the cases of women prosecuted for miscarriage

13-12-2017 RC-B8-0691/2017

  Joint motion for a resolution on Cambodia: notably the dissolution of CNRP Party

13-12-2017 RC-B8-0686/2017

  Joint motion for a resolution on freedom of expression in Vietnam, notably the case of Nguyen Van Hoa

13-12-2017 RC-B8-0685/2017

  Joint motion for a resolution on the situation in Afghanistan

13-12-2017 RC-B8-0678/2017

Dearbhuithe i scríbhinn

1

  Written declaration on commemoration of the victims of the Holocaust and support for the creation of the Babi Yar Holocaust Memorial Center

12-12-2016 P8_DCL(2016)0136 Tite ar lár

Mionsonraí

Ioan Mircea PAŞCU , Petras AUŠTREVIČIUS , Bas BELDER , Michał BONI , Rebecca HARMS , Frédérique RIES , Charles TANNOCK , Hannu TAKKULA , Boris ZALA , Janusz ZEMKE

Dáta oscailte : 12-12-2016
Dáta don titim ar lár : 12-03-2017
Líon na sínitheoirí : 135 - 13-03-2017

Ceisteanna parlaiminteacha

76

  VP/HR - Situation in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq

13-12-2017 P-007663/2017 Coimisiún

  VP/HR - Pakistan's GSP+ and its adherence to its human rights obligations

06-12-2017 E-007517/2017 Coimisiún

  VP/HR - Rule of law and human rights in Turkey

21-11-2017 E-007134/2017 Coimisiún

  VP/HR - Religious persecution in Myanmar/Burma

07-11-2017 E-006834/2017 Coimisiún

  VP/HR - Tibet

18-10-2017 E-006541/2017 Coimisiún

  VP/HR - Corruption charges against Dorin Chirtoacă

03-10-2017 E-006197/2017 Coimisiún

  VP/HR - The situation in Venezuela

24-08-2017 E-005268/2017 Coimisiún

  British officials in the European institutions

12-07-2017 E-004692/2017 Coimisiún

  VP/HR - Religious minorities in Pakistan

11-07-2017 E-004647/2017 Coimisiún

  VP/HR - South China Sea - Permanent Court of Arbitration

21-06-2017 E-004125/2017 Coimisiún

Written explanations of vote

27

 

14-12-2017

Child sexual abuse in all its forms and wherever it is found is anathema to our society. As a result of the exponential growth of online platforms, child abuse images can, tragically, be disseminated easily and often anonymously. The cross-border nature of this crime has meant that cross-border cooperation is essential to punish those who abuse and spread abuse images, to rescue victims and also to prevent abuse from taking place. I congratulate the rapporteur on her work assessing the implementation of the Child abuse and Child pornography Directive 2011 and pointing out where Member States can better use the EU cooperation tools available to them via Europol and Eurojust, well as sharing information on criminal records across borders in a more timely and comprehensive manner. It is significant that prosecutions are often hampered by online encryption, discrepancies in data protection rules across the EU and cloud-storage, making it clear that EU-wide rules for digital platforms and data flows could be a welcome measure to support this fight. What is clear is that working together to battle this abhorrent crime is essential given that the digital world does not respect geographical borders – something that should not be forgotten during Brexit negotiations.

 

12-12-2017

I am pleased to support this mandate for the Parliament to enter into trilogue negotiations on copyright rules relating to news and current affairs broadcasting to provide for linguistic minorities in the EU. The UK and London in particular has a thriving creative sector, producing global bands in the fields of music, film and television. The BBC, Pinewood Studios and special effects companies in the West End are just some of those involved who are based in my constituency. The culture sector relies on copyright and the principle of territoriality to underpin co-financing models based on exclusivity. The increase in on-demand internet platforms, music streaming and online TV services, although an exciting evolution in the way media products are consumed, also poses a threat to the economic sustainability of the industry. As the consumer becomes used to the ease of choosing when and what to watch, wherever they are, we must ensure that rights-holders are still being remunerated properly for the products they are offering. I therefore support the narrow scope of these rules, based on what linguistic minorities are demanding, without fundamentally changing the way the creative sector operates.

 

12-12-2017

I am pleased to vote in favour of this report which calls on the Commission to treat digital trade as a cornerstone of the EU’s trade policy. Cross-border connectivity is a flourishing industry in the UK and particularly in my constituency of London. UK creative businesses are using the internet to export their products worldwide, and in particular to customers in the EU, our largest trading partner. The Commission needs to capitalise on this trend and ensure that data localisation and protection rules are appropriate and tariffs and barriers to trade are minimised. The strong call in this report for horizontal digital trade policies to go hand-in-hand with international trade agreements is hugely significant for the UK. If this is not the case then even if the UK and the EU reach a trade deal on physical goods in 2019 it is still possible that the UK will be locked out of the room when it comes to cross-border data flows and the subsequent economic growth. Given that data flows are not currently part of ongoing trade negotiations, particularly with Japan and Mexico, this is report comes at an important time.

 

30-11-2017

I am pleased to vote in favour of this implementation report on the EU disability strategy. It is essential to review the progress that is being made across Europe to implement the European Disability Strategy and to ensure that those with disabilities are not discriminated against in the fields of accessibility, employment, education and health. In my constituency of London there are approximately 1.4 million deaf and disabled people many of whom would like to have more autonomy in terms of accessing public services and making decisions about their own care, employment and education. For them, this Disability Strategy is very significant. Consequently, I am particularly pleased to see that this report is aligned with the UK approach to disability equality which focuses on inclusion and mainstreaming, involving disabled people in making their own decisions on how they want to live. Following the conclusion of Brexit negotiations the UK must continue to work closely with EU Member States so that we can learn from our European neighbours who are creating policies with the same goal in mind, to increase disability equality and quality of life for the disabled.

 

16-11-2017

Given my role as Goodwill Ambassador for the homelessness charity Depaul which works in several Member States including my own countries of the UK and Ireland, and more specifically my constituency of London, there is much in this report that I can commend. The rapporteur wishes to decisively tackle economic inequality across Europe which has put over one hundred million European citizens at risk of poverty and social exclusion, as well as stepping up the fight against homelessness and unemployment. These are all aims which are in line with the EU Treaties which promote the wellbeing of Europe’s peoples.
However, the solutions set out in this report are not commensurate with other obligations within the Treaties, that of proportionality and subsidiarity; in particular the rapporteur’s calls for harmonised tax policies across the EU, minimum income schemes and wage scales. It is vital that we must work together to build shared prosperity. However, the situation in each Member State is unique and it is national governments who are best placed, in this instance, to arrange their welfare and taxation systems to best carry out this task. For this reason I voted against this report.

 

14-11-2017

Although the number of serious car accidents has been falling over recent years it is still the case that over 2 000 people are either killed or seriously injured in road traffic accidents in my constituency of London every year. The figures for Europe as a whole are more startling with 25 500 deaths a year caused by collisions on the road. I commend the rapporteur for his focus, in line with Greater London, on cutting road deaths by 50% by 2020 and making them a thing of the past by 2050. I share this ambition wholeheartedly.
However, the rapporteur calls for several measures which go against the principles of subsidiarity and proportionality and impinge on Member State competencies. In particular he calls for EU regulation of e-bikes, an EU-wide harmonised zero blood-alcohol limit, as well as mandatory driving assistance and other safety features in vehicles. These ideas are well-intentioned but do not take into account small manufacturers and the costs involved in introducing such technologies as well as the fact that the recent ‘roadworthiness package’ which was only agreed three years ago would need to be reopened. I will therefore be abstaining on this report.

 

14-11-2017

The EU’s e-commerce industry is expanding rapidly and is set to be worth over EUR 600 billion by the end of 2017. To keep up with fast-paced changes in consumer habits we need strong consumer protection laws. I am therefore pleased to vote in favour of this report which strengthens the consumer protection network across Member States, coordinating their inspection and enforcement powers. This will aid in the fight against unlawful practices such as persistent online scams that can appear in a different country as soon as they have been shut down in the first.
Improvements to legislation are highly relevant to the UK where digital purchases accounted for 33% of all EU online sales last year. It will therefore be vital that online consumer protection is addressed during Brexit negotiations. It is a positive step that this report allows for third country participation in the network of consumer protection organisations and I sincerely hope that further mechanisms will be put in place to ensure that the UK can work closely with the EU, and to ensure that digital growth, which is so important to the economy of my constituency of London, continues to be supported.

 

26-10-2017

I am pleased to see that the Commission has now published draft negotiating directives and that trade negotiations with Australia and New Zealand are likely to begin soon. I have always been a supporter of EU free trade agreements and as a British representative I particularly welcome agreements with these two countries given their similar approach to trade policy and their membership of the Commonwealth.
Although I am not in favour of a sanctions-based approach to the trade and sustainable development chapters and would not want to see any sectors excluded, overall I support this ambitious drive towards trade liberalisation and so I am pleased to vote for the negotiating mandate to be approved.
However, it is deeply disappointing that it is unlikely that the UK will take part in and benefit from a future Australia and New Zealand trade deal with the EU due to Brexit negotiations. Any future trade agreement is likely to have terms that are far more advantageous to the EU than any the UK could negotiate alone.

 

25-10-2017

The objective of finding a balance between external border security and flexible border-crossings is important and timely for the EU as UK looks ahead to its EU exit in 2019. I welcome efforts by the European Commission in this proposal to modernise border checks to enhance security but also to speed up waiting times and unnecessary delays for those legally travelling into a Member State. I am also pleased that interoperability between the EES and VIS systems has been prioritised and that law enforcement bodies will have access to data, which is a vital tool in tackling cross-border crime and the rise in terrorism across Europe. The UK does not take part in the Schengen acquis and so I abstain on this report. However, I support all efforts to make our borders work better and am aware that we will require similar innovative solutions to resolve the Northern Irish border conundrum over the next year during Brexit negotiations. I welcome the UK government’s strong commitment during phase two of negotiations to maintain full UK access to all EU crime and terrorism intelligence databases and avoid any decrease in security cooperation post Brexit.

 

24-10-2017

As Ambassador for the charity DePaul which works across Europe to help the homeless I am deeply concerned by the rise of homelessness in virtually all Member States and the extreme poverty and deprivation that this entails. In my constituency of London there is always more to be done to meet the fundamental needs of housing, quality healthcare services, and education of the poorest in our society. A compassionate welfare system, which is a national competence under EU rules, should provide for the vulnerable in our society, provide timely assistance to those in need, support those who are struggling to find and keep decent jobs, and enforce a minimum wage.
However, although I commend the rapporteur’s ambition in this report to help those affected by poverty and social exclusion I do not agree that minimum income schemes at EU level are an effective way of achieving this. This report goes too far by calling for a new EU fund to assist Member States to set up minimum income schemes and a new framework directive on minimum income schemes. I cannot support initiatives that would undermine the principles of proportionality and subsidiarity, as social security is a national competence, and this is why I am voting against this report.

Teagmhálacha

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