Report on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Directive 91/477/EEC on control of the acquisition and possession of weapons [COM(2006)0093 - C6-0081/2006 - 2006/0031(COD)] - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection. Rapporteur: Gisela Kallenbach (A6-0276/2007)
The following spoke: Günter Verheugen (Vice-President of the Commission).
Gisela Kallenbach introduced the report.
The following spoke: Alexander Alvaro (draftsman of the opinion of the LIBE Committee), Guido Podestà, on behalf of the PPE-DE Group, Lasse Lehtinen, on behalf of the PSE Group, Samuli Pohjamo, on behalf of the ALDE Group, Andrzej Tomasz Zapałowski, on behalf of the UEN Group, Jens Holm, on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group, Hélène Goudin, on behalf of the IND/DEM Group, Andreas Mölzer, Non-attached Member, Andreas Schwab, Arlene McCarthy, who illustrated her speech by showing the House a reproduction firearm, Siiri Oviir, Paul Rübig, who pointed out that firearms were prohibited in Parliament, Jim Allister, Michl Ebner, Véronique Mathieu, Paul Rübig, who asked whether Arlene McCarthy had obtained permission to bring a weapon into Parliament, and Arlene McCarthy, who replied to Paul Rübig's question and, in reference to the remarks made by Hélène Goudin, defended the work carried out within the trialogue.