Report on the proposal for a modification of the Act concerning the election of the Members of the European Parliament by direct universal suffrage of 20 September 1976 [2009/2134(INI)] - Committee on Constitutional Affairs. Rapporteur: Andrew Duff (A7-0176/2011)
Andrew Duff presented his report and replied to a blue card question from Ashley Fox.
The following spoke: Maria Damanaki (Member of the Commission).
The following spoke: György Schöpflin, on behalf of the PPE Group, Roberto Gualtieri, on behalf of the S&D Group, Alexandra Thein, on behalf of the ALDE Group, Dimitar Stoyanov, Ashley Fox, on behalf of the ECR Group and who also replied to three blue card questions from Nicole Sinclaire, Olle Schmidt and Rainer Wieland, Gerald Häfner, on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group, Søren Bo Søndergaard, on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group, who also replied to a blue-card question by Jo Leinen, John Stuart Agnew, on behalf of the EFD Group, Béla Kovács, Non-attached Member, Íñigo Méndez de Vigo and Monika Flašíková Beňová.
IN THE CHAIR: Isabelle DURANT Vice-President
The following spoke: Anneli Jäätteenmäki, Edvard Kožušník, Satu Hassi, Helmut Scholz, Oreste Rossi, Nicole Sinclaire, Carlo Casini, Marita Ulvskog, Niccolò Rinaldi, Julie Girling, Jaroslav Paška, Diane Dodds, Rafał Trzaskowski, Jo Leinen, Olle Schmidt, Salvatore Iacolino, Zigmantas Balčytis, Andrey Kovatchev, Matthias Groote, Róża Gräfin von Thun und Hohenstein, Sophie Auconie and Rainer Wieland.
The following spoke under the 'catch-the-eye' procedure: Miroslav Mikolášik, Silvia-Adriana Ţicău, Hannu Takkula, Ulrike Lunacek, Ilda Figueiredo, Dimitar Stoyanov, Íñigo Méndez de Vigo, Jean-Pierre Audy, Seán Kelly and Andrew Henry William Brons.
The following spoke: Maria Damanaki and Andrew Duff.