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Wednesday, 15 February 2012 - StrasbourgFinal edition

17. Blind persons' access to books (debate)

Oral question (O-000006/2012) by Erminia Mazzoni, on behalf of the Committee on Petitions, to the Commission: Blind persons' access to books (B7-0030/2012)

Erminia Mazzoni moved the oral question.

Michel Barnier (Member of the Commission) answered the oral question.

The following spoke: Elena Băsescu, on behalf of the PPE Group, Michael Cashman, on behalf of the S&D Group, Marian Harkin, on behalf of the ALDE Group, Margrete Auken, on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group, Claudio Morganti, on behalf of the EFD Group, Heinz K. Becker, Phil Prendergast, Luigi Berlinguer and Vilija Blinkevičiūtė.

The following spoke under the 'catch-the-eye' procedure: Ádám Kósa, Silvia-Adriana Ţicău, Izaskun Bilbao Barandica, Eva Lichtenberger, Kay Swinburne, Jaroslav Paška, Nicole Sinclaire, Peter Jahr, Raül Romeva i Rueda and Angelika Werthmann.

The following spoke: Michel Barnier.

Motion for a resolution to wind up the debate tabled under Rule 115(5):

- Erminia Mazzoni, on behalf of the Committee on Petitions, on Petition 0924/2011 by Dan Pescod (British), on behalf of the European Blind Union (EBU)/Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB), on access by blind people to books and other printed products (2011/2894(RSP)) (B7-0062/2012)

The debate closed.

Vote: minutes of 16.2.2012, item 8.11.

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