14. Future of the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice (statements followed by debate)
Council and Commission statements: Future of the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice
Report including a proposal for a recommendation of the European Parliament to the Council and to the European Council on the future of the area of freedom, security and justice as well as on the measures required to enhance the legitimacy and effectiveness thereof [2004/2175(INI)] - Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs. Rapporteur: Jean-Louis Bourlanges (A6-0010/2004)
Piet Donner (President-in-Office of the Council) and António Vitorino (Member of the Commission) made the statements.
Jean-Louis Bourlanges introduced the report.
The following spoke: Ewa Klamt, on behalf of the PPE-DE Group, Martine Roure, on behalf of the PSE Group, Sarah Ludford, on behalf of the ALDE/ADLE Group, Hélène Flautre, on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group, Ole Krarup, on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group, Mario Borghezio, Non-attached Member, Marcin Libicki, on behalf of the UEN Group, Koenraad Dillen, Jaime Mayor Oreja, Adeline Hazan, Sophia in 't Veld, Derek Roland Clark, James Hugh Allister, Piet Donner, Barbara Kudrycka.
IN THE CHAIR: Janusz ONYSZKIEWICZ Vice-President
The following spoke: Rosa Díez González, Ignasi Guardans Cambó, Bogdan Pęk, Charlotte Cederschiöld, Wolfgang Kreissl-Dörfler, Diana Wallis, Timothy Kirkhope, Agustín Díaz de Mera García Consuegra, Carlos Coelho, Simon Busuttil, who began by expressing his disappointment at the lack of Maltese interpretation (the President replied that this was due to a shortage of Maltese interpreters), Tunne Kelam, Agnes Schierhuber, Bogusław Sonik and António Vitorino.