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Tuesday, 13 September 2011 - Strasbourg
1.Opening of the sitting
 2.Debate on cases of breaches of human rights, democracy and the rule of law (announcement of motions for resolution tabled)
 3.Directive on mediation in the Member States (debate)
 4.FRONTEX ***I (debate)
 5.Voting time
  
5.1.Request for waiver of Mr Hans-Peter Martin's parliamentary immunity (Rule 138) (vote)
  
5.2.FRONTEX ***I (Rule 138) (vote)
  
5.3.Community regime for the control of exports, transfer, brokering and transit of dual use items ***I (Rule 138) (vote)
  
5.4.Obsolete Council acts in the field of the common agricultural policy ***I (Rule 138) (vote)
  
5.5.Repeal of certain obsolete Council acts ***I (Rule 138) (vote)
  
5.6.Repeal of Regulation (EEC) No 429/73 and Regulation (EC) No 215/2000 ***I (Rule 138) (vote)
  
5.7.Effects of certain public and private projects on the environment ***I (Rule 138) (vote)
  
5.8.Public regulated service offered by the global navigation satellite system established under the Galileo programme ***I (Rule 138) (vote)
  
5.9.International Tropical Timber Agreement (Rule 138) (vote)
  
5.10.EU-Switzerland agreement on the protection of designations of origin and geographical indications for agricultural products and foodstuffs *** (Rule 138) (vote)
  
5.11.EU-Norway agreement concerning additional trade preferences in agricultural products *** (Rule 138) (vote)
  
5.12.Extension to Liechtenstein of the EC-Switzerland Agreement on trade in agricultural products *** (Rule 138) (vote)
  
5.13.Convention on the Conservation and Management of High Seas Fishery Resources in the South Pacific Ocean *** (Rule 138) (vote)
  
5.14.EU-Brazil agreement on civil aviation safety *** (Rule 138) (vote)
  
5.15.Agreement between the EU, Iceland and Norway on the surrender procedure between the Member States of the European Union and Iceland and Norway *** (Rule 138) (vote)
  
5.16.Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking * (Rule 138) (vote)
  
5.17.Audit policy - lessons from the crisis (Rule 138) (vote)
  
5.18.Situation of women approaching retirement age (Rule 138) (vote)
  
5.19.Directive on mediation in the Member States (Rule 138) (vote)
  
5.20.Voluntary modulation of direct payments under the common agricultural policy ***I (vote)
  
5.21.Officially supported export credits ***I (final vote)
  
5.22.An effective raw materials strategy for Europe (vote)
  
5.23.EU counter-terrorism policy: main achievements and future challenges (vote)
  
5.24.Black Sea fisheries (vote)
  
5.25.Safety of offshore oil and gas activities (vote)
  
5.26.Women entrepreneurship in small and medium-sized enterprises (vote)
 6.Formal sitting - Poland
 7.Welcome
 8.Explanations of vote
 9.Corrections to votes and voting intentions
 10.Approval of the minutes of the previous sitting
 11.Interpretation of the Rules of Procedure
 12.Documents received
 13.Delegated acts (Rule 87a)
 14.Energy market integrity and transparency ***I (debate)
 15.Annual report on monitoring the application of EU law (2009) - Better legislation, subsidiarity and proportionality and smart regulation - Public access to documents 2009-2010 (debate)
 16.Activities of the Committee on Petitions 2010 (debate)
 17.Question Time (Commission)
 18.Internationalisation of European SMEs (debate)
 19.EU homelessness strategy (debate)
 20.A comprehensive approach to non-CO2 climate-relevant anthropogenic emissions (debate)
 21.Agenda of the next sitting
 22.Closure of the sitting
 ATTENDANCE REGISTER


IN THE CHAIR: Rodi KRATSA-TSAGAROPOULOU
Vice-President

1. Opening of the sitting

The sitting opened at 9.00.


2. Debate on cases of breaches of human rights, democracy and the rule of law (announcement of motions for resolution tabled)

In accordance with Rule 122, the following Members or political groups had requested that such a debate be held on the following motions for resolutions:

I.   Belarus: arrest of Ales Bialatski, human rights defender

- Elisabeth Schroedter, Werner Schulz, Raül Romeva i Rueda, on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group, and Marie-Christine Vergiat, on Belarus: arrest of Ales Bialatski, human rights defender (B7-0496/2011);

- Charles Tannock, Marek Henryk Migalski, Valdemar Tomaševski, Ryszard Antoni Legutko, Tomasz Piotr Poręba, Ryszard Czarnecki, Michał Tomasz Kamiński, Geoffrey Van Orden, Adam Bielan and Konrad Szymański, on behalf of the ECR Group, on Belarus: arrest of Ales Bialatski, human rights defender (B7-0497/2011);

- Véronique De Keyser, Justas Vincas Paleckis, Kristian Vigenin and Marek Siwiec, on behalf of the S&D Group, on Belarus: arrest of Ales Bialatski, human rights defender (B7-0498/2011);

- Leonidas Donskis, Marielle De Sarnez, Kristiina Ojuland, Izaskun Bilbao Barandica, Marietje Schaake, Sonia Alfano and Ramon Tremosa i Balcells, on behalf of the ALDE Group, on Belarus: arrest of Ales Bialatski, human rights defender (B7-0499/2011);

- Jacek Protasiewicz, Mario Mauro, Cristian Dan Preda, Filip Kaczmarek, Lena Kolarska-Bobińska, Eduard Kukan, Csaba Sógor, Bernd Posselt, Monica Luisa Macovei, Elena Băsescu, Tunne Kelam, Krzysztof Lisek, Eija-Riitta Korhola, Zuzana Roithová, Sari Essayah, Róża Gräfin von Thun und Hohenstein, Laima Liucija Andrikienė, Sergio Paolo Francesco Silvestris and Bogusław Sonik, on behalf of the PPE Group, on Belarus: arrest of Ales Bialatski, human rights defender (B7-0500/2011).

II.   Sudan: situation in Southern Kordofan and Blue Nile State

- Charles Tannock, Ryszard Antoni Legutko, Ryszard Czarnecki, Tomasz Piotr Poręba, Jan Zahradil, Valdemar Tomaševski, Geoffrey Van Orden, Michał Tomasz Kamiński and Adam Bielan, on behalf of the ECR Group, on Sudan: situation in Southern Kordofan and Blue Nile State (B7-0501/2011);

- Judith Sargentini, Bart Staes, Raül Romeva i Rueda and Barbara Lochbihler, on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group, on Sudan: situation in Southern Kordofan and Blue Nile State (B7-0502/2011);

- Marie-Christine Vergiat, Marisa Matias, Miguel Portas, Willy Meyer and Gabriele Zimmer, on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group, on Sudan: situation in Southern Kordofan and Blue Nile State (B7-0503/2011);

- Véronique De Keyser, Ana Gomes, Thijs Berman and Ricardo Cortés Lastra, on behalf of the S&D Group, on Sudan: situation in Southern Kordofan and the fighting in Blue Nile State (B7-0504/2011);

- Louis Michel, Ivo Vajgl, Kristiina Ojuland, Marielle De Sarnez, Izaskun Bilbao Barandica, Charles Goerens, Leonidas Donskis, Marietje Schaake, Sonia Alfano and Ramon Tremosa i Balcells, on behalf of the ALDE Group, on Sudan: situation in Southern Kordofan and Blue Nile State (B7-0506/2011);

- Mariya Nedelcheva, Filip Kaczmarek, Mario Mauro, Michèle Striffler, Cristian Dan Preda, Bernd Posselt, Monica Luisa Macovei, Tunne Kelam, Sari Essayah, Elena Băsescu, Eija-Riitta Korhola, Zuzana Roithová, Joachim Zeller, Sergio Paolo Francesco Silvestris and Bogusław Sonik, on behalf of the PPE Group, on Sudan: situation in Southern Kordofan and the fighting in Blue Nile State (B7-0508/2011).

III.   Eritrea: case of Dawit Isaak

- Judith Sargentini, Isabella Lövin, Carl Schlyter and Barbara Lochbihler, on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group, on Eritrea: case of Dawit Isaak (B7-0505/2011);

- Charles Tannock, Ryszard Antoni Legutko, Valdemar Tomaševski, Tomasz Piotr Poręba, Michał Tomasz Kamiński, Ryszard Czarnecki, Geoffrey Van Orden and Adam Bielan, on behalf of the ECR Group, on Eritrea: case of Dawit Isaak (B7-0507/2011);

- Bairbre de Brún, Marie-Christine Vergiat and Gabriele Zimmer, on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group, on Eritrea: case of Dawit Isaak (B7-0509/2011);

- Véronique De Keyser, Ana Gomes and Marita Ulvskog, on behalf of the S&D Group, on Eritrea: case of Dawit Isaak (B7-0510/2011);

- Olle Schmidt, Louis Michel, Kristiina Ojuland, Marielle De Sarnez, Izaskun Bilbao Barandica, Marietje Schaake, Sonia Alfano and Ramon Tremosa i Balcells, on behalf of the ALDE Group, on Eritrea: case of Dawit Isaak (B7-0511/2011);

- Filip Kaczmarek, Mario Mauro, Cristian Dan Preda, Bernd Posselt, Monica Luisa Macovei, Tunne Kelam, Sari Essayah, Elena Băsescu, Eija-Riitta Korhola, Zuzana Roithová and Sergio Paolo Francesco Silvestris, on behalf of the PPE Group, on Eritrea: case of Dawit Isaak (B7-0512/2011).

Speaking time would be allocated in accordance with Rule 149.


3. Directive on mediation in the Member States (debate)

Report on the implementation of the directive on mediation in the Member States, its impact on mediation and its take-up by the courts [2011/2026(INI)] - Committee on Legal Affairs. Rapporteur: Arlene McCarthy (A7-0275/2011)

Arlene McCarthy introduced the report.

The following spoke: Viviane Reding (Vice-President of the Commission).

The following spoke: Paulo Rangel, on behalf of the PPE Group, Lidia Joanna Geringer de Oedenberg, on behalf of the S&D Group, Diana Wallis, on behalf of the ALDE Group, Raffaele Baldassarre, Kinga Göncz, Alexandra Thein, Roberta Angelilli and Oldřich Vlasák.

The following spoke under the 'catch-the-eye' procedure: Salvatore Iacolino, Jaroslav Paška and Andrew Henry William Brons.

The following spoke: Viviane Reding and Arlene McCarthy.

The debate closed.

Vote: minutes of 13.9.2011, item 5.19.


4. FRONTEX ***I (debate)

Report on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and the Council amending Council Regulation (EC) No 2007/2004 establishing a European Agency for the Management of Operational Cooperation at the External Borders of the Member States of the European Union (FRONTEX) [COM(2010)0061 - C7-0045/2010 - 2010/0039(COD)] - Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs. Rapporteur: Simon Busuttil (A7-0278/2011)

Simon Busuttil introduced the report.

The following spoke: Jerzy Miller (President-in-Office of the Council) and Cecilia Malmström (Member of the Commission).

The following spoke: Barbara Lochbihler (rapporteur for the opinion of the AFET Committee), Agustín Díaz de Mera García Consuegra, on behalf of the PPE Group, Sylvie Guillaume, on behalf of the S&D Group, and Cecilia Wikström, on behalf of the ALDE Group.

IN THE CHAIR: Roberta ANGELILLI
Vice-President

The following spoke: Hélène Flautre, on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group, Cornelia Ernst, on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group, Gerard Batten, on behalf of the EFD Group, Andrew Henry William Brons, Non-attached Member, Carlos Coelho, Kyriakos Mavronikolas, Nathalie Griesbeck, Franziska Keller, Timothy Kirkhope, on behalf of the ECR Group, Marie-Christine Vergiat, Sampo Terho, Barry Madlener, Salvatore Iacolino, Juan Fernando López Aguilar, Sonia Alfano, Ulrike Lunacek, Angelika Werthmann, Georgios Papanikolaou, Carmen Romero López, Véronique Mathieu, Birgit Sippel, Anna Maria Corazza Bildt, Tanja Fajon, who also replied to a blue-card question by William (The Earl of) Dartmouth, Csaba Sógor, Ioan Enciu and Antigoni Papadopoulou.

The following spoke under the 'catch-the-eye' procedure: Jan Kozłowski, Carlo Fidanza, Monika Flašíková Beňová, Ioan Mircea Paşcu, Hubert Pirker, Lena Ek, Malika Benarab-Attou, Jaroslav Paška and Franz Obermayr.

The following spoke: Cecilia Malmström, Jerzy Miller and Simon Busuttil.

The following spoke: Barry Madlener.

The debate closed.

Vote: minutes of 13.9.2011, item 5.2.


(The sitting was suspended at 11.15 pending voting time and resumed at 11.35.)

IN THE CHAIR: Edward McMILLAN-SCOTT
Vice-President

5. Voting time

Detailed voting results (amendments, separate and split votes, etc.) appear in the Results of Votes annex to the minutes.

The results of roll-call votes are available in electronic form only, as an annex to the minutes, and can be accessed via Europarl.


5.1. Request for waiver of Mr Hans-Peter Martin's parliamentary immunity (Rule 138) (vote)

Report on the request for waiver of the immunity of Hans-Peter Martin [2011/2104(IMM)] - Committee on Legal Affairs. Rapporteur: Tadeusz Zwiefka (A7-0267/2011)

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 1)

PROPOSAL FOR A DECISION

Adopted by single vote (P7_TA(2011)0343)


5.2. FRONTEX ***I (Rule 138) (vote)

Report on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and the Council amending Council Regulation (EC) No 2007/2004 establishing a European Agency for the Management of Operational Cooperation at the External Borders of the Member States of the European Union (FRONTEX) [COM(2010)0061 - C7-0045/2010 - 2010/0039(COD)] - Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs. Rapporteur: Simon Busuttil (A7-0278/2011)

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 2)

DRAFT LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION

Adopted by single vote (P7_TA(2011)0344)


5.3. Community regime for the control of exports, transfer, brokering and transit of dual use items ***I (Rule 138) (vote)

Report on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EC) No 428/2009 setting up a Community regime for the control of exports, transfer, brokering and transit of dual use items [COM(2010)0509 - C7-0289/2010 - 2010/0262(COD)] - Committee on International Trade. Rapporteur: Vital Moreira (A7-0256/2011)

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 3)

DRAFT LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION

Adopted by single vote (P7_TA(2011)0345)


5.4. Obsolete Council acts in the field of the common agricultural policy ***I (Rule 138) (vote)

Report on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on repealing certain obsolete Council acts in the field of the common agricultural policy [COM(2010)0764 - C7-0006/2011 - 2010/0368(COD)] - Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development. Rapporteur: Paolo De Castro (A7-0252/2011)

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 4)

DRAFT LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION

Adopted by single vote (P7_TA(2011)0346)


5.5. Repeal of certain obsolete Council acts ***I (Rule 138) (vote)

Report on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council repealing certain obsolete Council acts [COM(2010)0765 - C7-0009/2011 - 2010/0369(COD)] - Committee on International Trade. Rapporteur: Vital Moreira (A7-0257/2011)

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 5)

DRAFT LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION

Adopted by single vote (P7_TA(2011)0347)


5.6. Repeal of Regulation (EEC) No 429/73 and Regulation (EC) No 215/2000 ***I (Rule 138) (vote)

Report on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council repealing Regulation (EEC) No 429/73 making special provisions for imports into the Community of certain goods coming under Regulation (EEC) No 1059/69 and originating in Turkey and Regulation (EC) No 215/2000 renewing for 2000 the measures laid down in Regulation (EC) No 1416/95 establishing certain concessions in the form of Community tariff quotas in 1995 for certain processed agricultural products [COM(2010)0756 - C7-0004/2011 - 2010/0367(COD)] - Committee on International Trade. Rapporteur: Vital Moreira (A7-0250/2011)

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 6)

DRAFT LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION

Adopted by single vote (P7_TA(2011)0348)


5.7. Effects of certain public and private projects on the environment ***I (Rule 138) (vote)

Report on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the assessment of the effects of certain public and private projects on the environment (codified text) [COM(2011)0189 - C7-0095/2011 - 2011/0080(COD)] - Committee on Legal Affairs. Rapporteur: Sajjad Karim (A7-0272/2011)

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 7)

DRAFT LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION

Adopted by single vote (P7_TA(2011)0349)


5.8. Public regulated service offered by the global navigation satellite system established under the Galileo programme ***I (Rule 138) (vote)

Report on the proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council on the detailed rules for access to the public regulated service offered by the global navigation satellite system established under the Galileo programme [COM(2010)0550 - C7-0318/2010 - 2010/0282(COD)] - Committee on Industry, Research and Energy. Rapporteur: Norbert Glante (A7-0260/2011)

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 8)

Norbert Glante (rapporteur) made a statement pursuant to Rule138(4) and Cecilia Malmström (Member of the Commission) set out the Commission's position.

DRAFT LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION

Adopted by single vote (P7_TA(2011)0350)


5.9. International Tropical Timber Agreement (Rule 138) (vote)

Recommendation on the draft Council decision on the conclusion, on behalf of the European Union, of the 2006 International Tropical Timber Agreement [05812/2011 - C7-0061/2011 - 2006/0263(NLE)] - Committee on International Trade. Rapporteur: Vital Moreira (A7-0280/2011)

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 9)

DRAFT LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION

Adopted by single vote (P7_TA(2011)0351)

Parliament consented to the conclusion of the agreement.


5.10. EU-Switzerland agreement on the protection of designations of origin and geographical indications for agricultural products and foodstuffs *** (Rule 138) (vote)

Recommendation on the draft Council decision on the conclusion of the Agreement between the European Union and the Swiss Confederation on the protection of designations of origin and geographical indications for agricultural products and foodstuffs, amending the Agreement between the European Community and the Swiss Confederation on trade in agricultural products [2010/16198 - C7-0126/2010 - 2010/0317(NLE)] - Committee on International Trade. Rapporteur: Béla Glattfelder (A7-0247/2011)

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 10)

DRAFT LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION

Adopted by single vote (P7_TA(2011)0352)

Parliament consented to the conclusion of the agreement.


5.11. EU-Norway agreement concerning additional trade preferences in agricultural products *** (Rule 138) (vote)

Recommendation on the draft Council decision on the conclusion of the Agreement in the form of an Exchange of Letters between the European Union and the Kingdom of Norway concerning additional trade preferences in agricultural products reached on the basis of Article 19 of the Agreement on the European Economic Area [14206/2010 - C7-0101/2011 - 2010/0243(NLE)] - Committee on International Trade. Rapporteur: Helmut Scholz (A7-0276/2011)

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 11)

DRAFT LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION

Adopted by single vote (P7_TA(2011)0353)

Parliament consented to the conclusion of the agreement.


5.12. Extension to Liechtenstein of the EC-Switzerland Agreement on trade in agricultural products *** (Rule 138) (vote)

Recommendation on the draft Council decision on the conclusion of the Agreement between the European Union, the Swiss Confederation and the Principality of Liechtenstein amending the Additional Agreement between the European Community, the Swiss Confederation and the Principality of Liechtenstein extending to the Principality of Liechtenstein the Agreement between the European Community and the Swiss Confederation on trade in agricultural products [2010/16209 - C7-0125/2011 - 2010/0313(NLE)] - Committee on International Trade. Rapporteur: Béla Glattfelder (A7-0248/2011)

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 12)

DRAFT LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION

Adopted by single vote (P7_TA(2011)0354)

Parliament consented to the conclusion of the agreement.


5.13. Convention on the Conservation and Management of High Seas Fishery Resources in the South Pacific Ocean *** (Rule 138) (vote)

Recommendation on the draft Council Decision on the conclusion, on behalf of the European Union, of the Convention on the Conservation and Management of High Seas Fishery Resources in the South Pacific Ocean [08135/2011 - C7-0098/2011 - 2011/0047(NLE)] - Committee on Fisheries. Rapporteur: Carmen Fraga Estévez (A7-0274/2011)

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 13)

DRAFT LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION

Adopted by single vote (P7_TA(2011)0355)

Parliament consented to the conclusion of the Convention.


5.14. EU-Brazil agreement on civil aviation safety *** (Rule 138) (vote)

Recommendation on the draft Council decision on the conclusion of an Agreement between the European Union and the Government of the Federative Republic of Brazil on civil aviation safety [13989/1/2010 - C7-0336/2010 - 2010/0143(NLE)] - Committee on Transport and Tourism. Rapporteur: Silvia-Adriana Ţicău (A7-0259/2011)

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 14)

DRAFT LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION

Adopted by single vote (P7_TA(2011)0356)

Parliament consented to the conclusion of the agreement.


5.15. Agreement between the EU, Iceland and Norway on the surrender procedure between the Member States of the European Union and Iceland and Norway *** (Rule 138) (vote)

Recommendation on the draft Council decision on the conclusion of the Agreement between the European Union and the Republic of Iceland and the Kingdom of Norway on the surrender procedure between the Member States of the European Union and Iceland and Norway [05307/2010 - C7-0032/2010 - 2009/0192(NLE)] - Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs. Rapporteur: Rui Tavares (A7-0268/2011)

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 15)

DRAFT LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION

Adopted by single vote (P7_TA(2011)0357)

Parliament consented to the conclusion of the agreement.


5.16. Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking * (Rule 138) (vote)

Report on the proposal for a Council regulation amending Regulation (EC) No 521/2008 setting up the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking [(COM(2011)0224 - C7-0120/2011 - 2011/0091(NLE)] - Committee on Industry, Research and Energy. Rapporteur: Herbert Reul (A7-0261/2011)

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 16)

DRAFT LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION

Adopted by single vote (P7_TA(2011)0358)


5.17. Audit policy - lessons from the crisis (Rule 138) (vote)

Report on audit policy: lessons from the crisis [2011/2037(INI)] - Committee on Legal Affairs. Rapporteur: Antonio Masip Hidalgo (A7-0200/2011)

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 17)

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION

Adopted by single vote (P7_TA(2011)0359)


5.18. Situation of women approaching retirement age (Rule 138) (vote)

Report on the situation of women approaching retirement age [2011/2091(INI)] - Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality. Rapporteur: Edit Bauer (A7-0291/2011)

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 18)

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION

Adopted by single vote (P7_TA(2011)0360)


5.19. Directive on mediation in the Member States (Rule 138) (vote)

Report on the implementation of the directive on mediation in the Member States, its impact on mediation and its take-up by the courts [2011/2026(INI)] - Committee on Legal Affairs. Rapporteur: Arlene McCarthy (A7-0275/2011)

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 19)

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION

Adopted by single vote (P7_TA(2011)0361)


5.20. Voluntary modulation of direct payments under the common agricultural policy ***I (vote)

Report on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Regulation (EC) No 378/2007 as regards the rules for the implementation of voluntary modulation of direct payments under the common agricultural policy [COM(2010)0772 - C7-0013/2011 - 2010/0372(COD)] - Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development. Rapporteur: Britta Reimers (A7-0203/2011)

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 20)

COMMISSION PROPOSAL

Approved as amended (P7_TA(2011)0362)

DRAFT LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION

Adopted (P7_TA(2011)0362)


5.21. Officially supported export credits ***I (final vote)

Report on the proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council on the application of certain guidelines in the field of officially supported export credits [COM(2006)0456 C7-0050/2010 - 2006/0167(COD)] - Committee on International Trade. Rapporteur: Yannick Jadot (A7-0364/2010)

The vote on the draft legislative resolution had been postponed on 5 April 2011 (minutes of 5.4.2011, item 4.7).

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 21)

Yannick Jadot (rapporteur) made a statement.

COMMISSION PROPOSAL

Approved as amended (P7_TA(2011)0363)

DRAFT LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION

Adopted (P7_TA(2011)0363)


5.22. An effective raw materials strategy for Europe (vote)

Report on an effective raw materials strategy for Europe [2011/2056(INI)] - Committee on Industry, Research and Energy. Rapporteur: Reinhard Bütikofer (A7-0288/2011)

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 22)

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION

Adopted (P7_TA(2011)0364)


5.23. EU counter-terrorism policy: main achievements and future challenges (vote)

Report on the EU counter-terrorism policy: main achievements and future challenges [2010/2311(INI)] - Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs. Rapporteur: Sophia in 't Veld (A7-0286/2011)

(Simple majority)

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION

Sophia in 't Veld (rapporteur) requested the adjournment of the debate, pursuant to Rule 177; Simon Busuttil, on behalf of the PPE Group, opposed this request, and Hannes Swoboda, on behalf of the S&D Group, supported it.

Parliament agreed to the request by electronic vote (400 in favour, 268 against, 6 abstentions).

Accordingly, the vote on the report was postponed to a subsequent part-session.


5.24. Black Sea fisheries (vote)

Report on current and future management of Black Sea fisheries [2010/2113(INI)] - Committee on Fisheries. Rapporteur: Iliana Malinova Iotova (A7-0236/2011)

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 23)

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION

Adopted (P7_TA(2011)0365)


5.25. Safety of offshore oil and gas activities (vote)

Report on facing the challenges of the safety of offshore oil and gas activities [2011/2072(INI)] - Committee on Industry, Research and Energy. Rapporteur: Vicky Ford (A7-0290/2011)

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 24)

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION

Adopted (P7_TA(2011)0366)


5.26. Women entrepreneurship in small and medium-sized enterprises (vote)

Report on women entrepreneurship in small and medium-sized enterprises [2010/2275(INI)] - Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality. Rapporteur: Marina Yannakoudakis (A7-0207/2011)

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 25)

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION

Adopted (P7_TA(2011)0367)

(The sitting was suspended for a few moments pending the start of the formal sitting.)

IN THE CHAIR: Jerzy BUZEK
President


6. Formal sitting - Poland

From 12.05 to 12.35, a formal sitting of Parliament was held on the occasion of the visit of Bronisław Komorowski, President of the Republic of Poland.


IN THE CHAIR: Edward McMILLAN-SCOTT
Vice-President

7. Welcome

On behalf of Parliament, the President welcomed members of a delegation from the Canadian Federal Parliament and representatives of the Canadian Mission to the European Union in Brussels - led by David Tilson - who had taken their seats in the distinguished visitors' gallery.


8. Explanations of vote

Written explanations of vote:

Explanations of vote submitted in writing under Rule 170 appear in the Verbatim Report of Proceedings for the sitting.

Oral explanations of vote:

Report: Simon Busuttil - A7-0278/2011
Jens Rohde and Clemente Mastella

Report: Antonio Masip Hidalgo - A7-0200/2011
Jens Rohde, Mairead McGuinness, Daniel Hannan and Seán Kelly

Report: Edit Bauer - A7-0291/2011
Jens Rohde, Mairead McGuinness, Mario Pirillo and Marian Harkin

Report: Arlene McCarthy - A7-0275/2011
Jens Rohde

Report: Britta Reimers - A7-0203/2011
Diane Dodds and Daniel Hannan

Report: Yannick Jadot - A7-0364/2010
Gianluca Susta, Alfredo Antoniozzi and Daniel Hannan

Report: Reinhard Bütikofer - A7-0288/2011
Jens Rohde, Francesco De Angelis, Adam Bielan, Daniel Caspary, Alfredo Antoniozzi, Radvilė Morkūnaitė-Mikulėnienė, Mairead McGuinness, Mario Pirillo and Paul Murphy

Report: Iliana Malinova Iotova - A7-0236/2011
Guido Milana

Report: Vicky Ford - A7-0290/2011
Jens Rohde, Radvilė Morkūnaitė-Mikulėnienė, Mario Pirillo, Adam Bielan and Paolo Bartolozzi

Report: Marina Yannakoudakis - A7-0207/2011
Clemente Mastella, Jens Rohde, Mairead McGuinness, Marian Harkin, Seán Kelly and Christa Klaß


9. Corrections to votes and voting intentions

Corrections to votes and voting intentions appear on the 'Séance en direct' website under 'Votes'/'Results of votes'/'Roll-call votes'. They are published in hard copy in the Result of roll-call votes annex.

The electronic version on Europarl will be regularly updated for a maximum of two weeks after the day of the vote concerned.

After the two-week deadline has passed, the list of corrections to votes and voting intentions will be finalised so that it can be translated and published in the Official Journal.


(The sitting was suspended at 13.25 and resumed at 15.00.)

IN THE CHAIR: Miguel Angel MARTÍNEZ MARTÍNEZ
Vice-President

10. Approval of the minutes of the previous sitting

The minutes of the previous sitting were approved.


11. Interpretation of the Rules of Procedure

The interpretation of Rules 51 and 192 given by the Committee on Constitutional Affairs had been announced at the previous day's plenary sitting (minutes of 12.9.2011, item 4).

Since no political group or at least 40 Members had contested the committee's interpretation (Rule 211(4)), that interpretation was deemed to have been adopted.


12. Documents received

The following documents had been received:

1) from the Council and Commission

- Proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on roaming on public mobile communications networks within the Union (recast) (COM(2011)0402 - C7-0190/2011 - 2011/0187(COD))
The President would consult the European Economic and Social Committee on this proposal, in accordance with Rule 124(1).

referred to

responsible :

ITRE

opinion :

JURI, IMCO

- Proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the minimum health and safety requirements regarding the exposure of workers to the risks arising from physical agents (electromagnetic fields) (XXth individual directive within the meaning of Article 16(1) of Directive 89/391/EEC) (COM(2011)0348 - C7-0191/2011 - 2011/0152(COD))
The President would consult the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions on this proposal, in accordance with Rule 124(1) and Rule 125(1).

referred to

responsible :

EMPL

opinion :

ENVI

- Proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council on the mobilisation of the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund in accordance with point 28 of the Interinstitutional Agreement of 17 May 2006 between the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission on budgetary discipline and sound financial management (application EGF/2009/019 FR/Renault from France) (COM(2011)0420 - C7-0193/2011 - 2011/2158(BUD))

referred to

responsible :

BUDG

opinion :

EMPL

- Proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council on the mobilisation of the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund in accordance with point 28 of the Interinstitutional Agreement of 17 May 2006 between the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission on budgetary discipline and sound financial management (application EGF/2010/017 DK/Midtjylland Machinery from Denmark) (COM(2011)0421 - C7-0194/2011 - 2011/2159(BUD))

referred to

responsible :

BUDG

opinion :

EMPL

- Proposal for transfer of appropriations DEC 22/2011 - Section III - Commission (N7-0064/2011 - C7-0195/2011 - 2011/2160(GBD))

referred to

responsible :

BUDG

- Proposal for transfer of appropriations DEC 25/2011 - Section III - Commission (N7-0065/2011 - C7-0196/2011 - 2011/2161(GBD))

referred to

responsible :

BUDG

- Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the common organisation of the markets in fishery and aquaculture products (COM(2011)0416 - C7-0197/2011 - 2011/0194(COD))
The President would consult the European Economic and Social Committee on this proposal, in accordance with Rule 124(1).

referred to

responsible :

PECH

opinion :

ENVI

- Proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the Common Fisheries Policy (COM(2011)0425 - C7-0198/2011 - 2011/0195(COD))
The President would consult the European Economic and Social Committee on this proposal, in accordance with Rule 124(1).

referred to

responsible :

PECH

opinion :

DEVE, ENVI, BUDG, REGI

- Proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 1999/32/EC as regards the sulphur content of marine fuels (COM(2011)0439 - C7-0199/2011 - 2011/0190(COD))
The President would consult the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions on this proposal, in accordance with Rule 124(1) and Rule 125(1).

referred to

responsible :

ENVI

opinion :

ITRE, TRAN

- Proposal for a Council directive laying down requirements for the protection of the health of the general public with regard to radioactive substances in water intended for human consumption (COM(2011)0385 - C7-0200/2011 - 2011/0170(NLE))

referred to

responsible :

ENVI

opinion :

ITRE

- Proposal for a Council decision on the conclusion of a Protocol between the European Union and the Kingdom of Morocco setting out the fishing opportunities and financial compensation provided for in the Fisheries Partnership Agreement between the European Community and the Kingdom of Morocco (11226/2011 - C7-0201/2011 - 2011/0139(NLE))

referred to

responsible :

PECH

opinion :

BUDG

- Proposal for a Council decision on the conclusion of the Agreement between the European Union and Georgia on protection of geographical indications of agricultural products and foodstuffs (09737/2011 - C7-0202/2011 - 2011/0090(NLE))

referred to

responsible :

INTA

opinion :

AGRI

- Proposal for a Council decision on the system of own resources of the European Union (COM(2011)0510 - C7-0203/2011 - 2011/0183(CNS))

referred to

responsible :

BUDG

opinion :

ECON, CONT, REGI

- Proposal for a Council regulation on the methods and procedure for making available the traditional and GNI-based own resources and on the measures to meet cash requirements (recast) (COM(2011)0512 - C7-0204/2011 - 2011/0185(CNS))

referred to

responsible :

BUDG

opinion :

JURI

- Proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Regulation (EEC) No 3821/85 on recording equipment in road transport and amending Regulation (EC) No 561/2006 of the European Parliament and the Council (COM(2011)0451 - C7-0205/2011 - 2011/0196(COD))
The President would consult the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions on this proposal, in accordance with Rule 124(1) and Rule 125(1).

referred to

responsible :

TRAN

opinion :

EMPL, ITRE

- Proposal for a Council decision on the conclusion of the 2010 International Cocoa Agreement (09771/2011 - C7-0206/2011 - 2010/0343(NLE))

referred to

responsible :

INTA

opinion :

DEVE

- Proposal for a Council decision on the conclusion of the regional convention on pan-Euro-Mediterranean preferential rules of origin (11343/2010 - C7-0207/2011 - 2010/0093(NLE))

referred to

responsible :

INTA

opinion :

AFET

- Proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Regulation (EC) No 1085/2006 establishing an Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance (IPA) (COM(2011)0446 - C7-0208/2011 - 2011/0193(COD))

referred to

responsible :

AFET

opinion :

INTA

- Proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council on the mobilisation of the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund in accordance with point 28 of the Interinstitutional Agreement of 17 May 2006 between the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission on budgetary discipline and sound financial management (application EGF/2011/003 DE/Arnsberg and Düsseldorf automotive from Germany) (COM(2011)0447 - C7-0209/2011 - 2011/2163(BUD))

referred to

responsible :

BUDG

opinion :

EMPL

- Proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the access to the activity of credit institutions and the prudential supervision of credit institutions and investment firms and amending Directive 2002/87/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the supplementary supervision of credit institutions, insurance undertakings and investment firms in a financial conglomerate (COM(2011)0453 - C7-0210/2011 - 2011/0203(COD))

referred to

responsible :

ECON

opinion :

JURI

- Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council Creating a European Account Preservation Order to facilitate cross-border debt recovery in civil and commercial matters (COM(2011)0445 - C7-0211/2011 - 2011/0204(COD))

referred to

responsible :

JURI

opinion :

ECON

- Proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on recreational craft and personal watercraft (COM(2011)0456 - C7-0212/2011 - 2011/0197(COD))
The President would consult the European Economic and Social Committee on this proposal, in accordance with Rule 124(1).

referred to

responsible :

IMCO

opinion :

ENVI, TRAN

- Proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EC) No 1931/2006 as regards the inclusion of the Kaliningrad area and certain Polish administrative districts in the eligible border area (COM(2011)0461 - C7-0213/2011 - 2011/0199(COD))

referred to

responsible :

LIBE

opinion :

AFET

- Proposal for transfer of appropriations DEC 31/2011 - Section III – Commission (N7-0066/2011 - C7-0214/2011 - 2011/2164(GBD))

referred to

responsible :

BUDG

- Proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Regulation (EC) No 1083/2006 as regards repayable assistance and financial engineering (COM(2011)0483 - C7-0215/2011 - 2011/0210(COD))
The President would consult the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions on this proposal, in accordance with Rule 124(1) and Rule 125(1).

referred to

responsible :

REGI

opinion :

EMPL, BUDG, CONT

- Proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Regulation (EC) No 1967/2006 concerning management measures for the sustainable exploitation of fishery resources in the Mediterranean Sea (COM(2011)0479 - C7-0216/2011 - 2011/0218(COD))
The President would consult the European Economic and Social Committee on this proposal, in accordance with Rule 124(1).

referred to

responsible :

PECH

opinion :

ENVI

- Proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council on the European Year of Citizens (2013) (COM(2011)0489 - C7-0217/2011 - 2011/0217(COD))

referred to

responsible :

LIBE

opinion :

PETI, AFCO, CULT, EMPL

- Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Regulation (EC) No 1698/2005 as regards certain provisions relating to financial management for certain Members States experiencing or threatened with serious difficulties with respect to their financial stability (COM(2011)0481 - C7-0218/2011 - 2011/0209(COD))
The President would consult the European Economic and Social Committee on this proposal, in accordance with Rule 124(1).

referred to

responsible :

AGRI

opinion :

BUDG, CONT

- Proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Regulation (EC) No 1198/2006 on the European Fisheries Fund, as regards certain provisions relating to financial management for certain Members States experiencing or threatened with serious difficulties with respect to their financial stability (COM(2011)0484 - C7-0219/2011 - 2011/0212(COD))
The President would consult the European Economic and Social Committee on this proposal, in accordance with Rule 124(1).

referred to

responsible :

PECH

opinion :

BUDG, CONT

- Proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a multiannual plan for the Baltic salmon stock and the fisheries exploiting that stock (COM(2011)0470 - C7-0220/2011 - 2011/0206(COD))
The President would consult the European Economic and Social Committee on this proposal, in accordance with Rule 124(1).

referred to

responsible :

PECH

opinion :

ENVI

- Proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Regulation (EC) No 1083/2006 as regards certain provisions relating to financial management for certain Members States experiencing or threatened with serious difficulties with respect to their financial stability (COM(2011)0482 - C7-0221/2011 - 2011/0211(COD))
The President would consult the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions on this proposal, in accordance with Rule 124(1) and Rule 125(1).

referred to

responsible :

REGI

opinion :

EMPL, BUDG, CONT

- Proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council on the mobilisation of the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund in accordance with point 28 of the Interinstitutional Agreement of 17 May 2006 between the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission on budgetary discipline and sound financial management (application EGF/2010/026 PT/Rohde from Portugal) (COM(2011)0491 - C7-0222/2011 - 2011/2167(BUD))

referred to

responsible :

BUDG

opinion :

EMPL

- Proposal for transfer of appropriations DEC 23/2011 - Section III - Commission (N7-0070/2011 - C7-0223/2011 - 2011/2169(GBD))

referred to

responsible :

BUDG

- Proposal for transfer of appropriations DEC 30/2011 - Section III - Commission (N7-0071/2011 - C7-0224/2011 - 2011/2170(GBD))

referred to

responsible :

BUDG

- Proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on administrative cooperation through the Internal Market Information System (‘the IMI Regulation’) (COM(2011)0522 - C7-0225/2011 - 2011/0226(COD))
The President would consult the European Economic and Social Committee on this proposal, in accordance with Rule 124(1).

referred to

responsible :

IMCO

opinion :

LIBE

- Proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EC) No 810/2009 of 13 July 2009 establishing a Community Code on Visas (Visa Code) (COM(2011)0516 - C7-0226/2011 - 2011/0223(COD))

referred to

responsible :

LIBE

- Proposal for a Council decision on the conclusion of the Protocol agreed between the European Union and the Republic of Cape Verde setting out the fishing opportunities and the financial contribution provided for in the Fisheries Partnership Agreement between the two parties currently in force (09793/2011 - C7-0228/2011 - 2011/0097(NLE))

referred to

responsible :

PECH

opinion :

DEVE, BUDG

- Proposal for transfer of appropriations DEC 26/2011 - Section III - Commission (N7-0073/2011 - C7-0230/2011 - 2011/2171(GBD))

referred to

responsible :

BUDG

- Proposal for transfer of appropriations DEC 27/2011 - Section III - Commission (N7-0074/2011 - C7-0231/2011 - 2011/2172(GBD))

referred to

responsible :

BUDG

- Proposal for transfer of appropriations DEC 32/2011 - Section III - Commission (N7-0075/2011 - C7-0232/2011 - 2011/2173(GBD))

referred to

responsible :

BUDG

- Proposal for a Council Decision amending Decision 2002/546/EC as regards its period of application (COM(2011)0443 - C7-0233/2011 - 2011/0192(CNS))

referred to

responsible :

REGI

opinion :

ECON

2) from committees, the following reports:

- Report on the proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council on mobilisation of the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund in accordance with point 28 of the Interinstitutional Agreement of 17 May 2006 between the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission on budgetary discipline and sound financial management (application EGF/2010/029 NL/Zuid-Holland and Utrecht Division 18 from the Netherlands) (COM(2011)0388 - C7-0172/2011 - 2011/2136(BUD)) - BUDG Committee - Rapporteur: Barbara Matera (A7-0303/2011)

- Report on the proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council on mobilisation of the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund in accordance with point 28 of the Interinstitutional Agreement of 17 May 2006 between the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission on budgetary discipline and sound financial management (application EGF/2010/027 NL/Noord-Brabant Division 18 from the Netherlands) (COM(2011)0386 - C7-0173/2011 - 2011/2137(BUD)) - BUDG Committee - Rapporteur: Barbara Matera (A7-0304/2011)

- Report on the proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council on mobilisation of the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund in accordance with point 28 of the Interinstitutional Agreement of 17 May 2006 between the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission on budgetary discipline and sound financial management (application EGF/2010/028 NL/Overijssel Division18 from the Netherlands) (COM(2011)0387 - C7-0174/2011 - 2011/2138(BUD)) - BUDG Committee - Rapporteur: Barbara Matera (A7-0305/2011)

- Report on the proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council on mobilisation of the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund in accordance with point 28 of the Interinstitutional Agreement of 17 May 2006 between the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission on budgetary discipline and sound financial management (application EGF/2010/030 NL/Noord-Holland and Flevoland Division 18 from the Netherlands) (COM(2011)0389 - C7-0175/2011 - 2011/2139(BUD)) - BUDG Committee - Rapporteur: Barbara Matera (A7-0306/2011)


13. Delegated acts (Rule 87a)

The following delegated acts had been forwarded to Parliament:

- Commission delegated regulation (EU) No …/.. of 14.7.2011 amending Annex Ib to Regulation (EC) No 998/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the technical requirements for the anti-rabies vaccination (C(2011)5002) - deadline 14/09/2011

referred to committee responsible: ENVI

Commission delegated regulation (EU) No …/.. of 14.7.2011 supplementing Regulation (EC) No 998/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards preventive health measures for the control of Echinococcus multilocularis infection in dogs(C(2011)5016) - deadline 14/11/2011

referred to committee responsible: ENVI

- Commission delegated regulation (EU) No …/.. of 30.8.2011 amending Annex Ib to Regulation (EC) No 998/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the technical requirements for the anti-rabies vaccination (C(2011)6255) - deadline 30/10/2011

referred to committee responsible: ENVI


14. Energy market integrity and transparency ***I (debate)

Report on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on energy market integrity and transparency [COM(2010)0726 - C7-0407/2010- 2010/0363(COD)] - Committee on Industry, Research and Energy. Rapporteur: Jorgo Chatzimarkakis (A7-0273/2011)

Jorgo Chatzimarkakis introduced the report.

The following spoke: Martin Korolec (President-in-Office of the Council) and Günther Oettinger (Member of the Commission).

The following spoke: Robert Goebbels (rapporteur for the opinion of the ECON Committee), Rafał Trzaskowski (rapporteur for the opinion of the IMCO Committee), András Gyürk, on behalf of the PPE Group, Hannes Swoboda, on behalf of the S&D Group, Lena Ek, on behalf of the ALDE Group, Claude Turmes, on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group, Konrad Szymański, on behalf of the ECR Group, Vladimír Remek, on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group, Rolandas Paksas, on behalf of the EFD Group, Franz Obermayr, Non-attached Member, Krišjānis Kariņš, Teresa Riera Madurell, Romana Jordan Cizelj, Marita Ulvskog, Maria Da Graça Carvalho, Edit Herczog, Othmar Karas, Ioan Enciu and Lena Kolarska-Bobińska.

The following spoke under the 'catch-the-eye' procedure: Mairead McGuinness, Marisa Matias, Andreas Mölzer, Miroslav Mikolášik, Ivailo Kalfin and Petru Constantin Luhan.

The following spoke: Günther Oettinger.

IN THE CHAIR: Libor ROUČEK
Vice-President

The following spoke: Martin Korolec and Jorgo Chatzimarkakis.

The debate closed.

Vote: minutes of 14.9.2011, item 5.4.


15. Annual report on monitoring the application of EU law (2009) - Better legislation, subsidiarity and proportionality and smart regulation - Public access to documents 2009-2010 (debate)

Report on the twenty-seventh annual report on monitoring the application of European Union law (2009) [2011/2027(INI)] - Committee on Legal Affairs. Rapporteur: Eva Lichtenberger (A7-0249/2011)

Report on better legislation, subsidiarity and proportionality and smart regulation [2011/2029(INI)] - Committee on Legal Affairs. Rapporteur: Sajjad Karim (A7-0251/2011)

Report on public access to documents (Rule 104(7)) for the years 2009-2010 [2010/2294(INI)] - Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs. Rapporteur: Judith Sargentini (A7-0245/2011)

Eva Lichtenberger, Sajjad Karim and Judith Sargentini introduced the reports.

The following spoke: Maciej Szpunar (President-in-Office of the Council) and Maroš Šefčovič (Vice-President of the Commission).

The following spoke: Paulo Rangel (rapporteur for the opinion of the AFCO Committee), Cristian Silviu Buşoi (rapporteur for the opinion of the IMCO Committee), Cornelis de Jong (rapporteur for the opinion of the IMCO Committee), Margrete Auken (rapporteur for the opinion of the PETI Committee), Sebastian Valentin Bodu, on behalf of the PPE Group, Lidia Joanna Geringer de Oedenberg, on behalf of the S&D Group, Diana Wallis, on behalf of the ALDE Group, Gerald Häfner, on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group, Edvard Kožušník, on behalf of the ECR Group, Marta Andreasen, on behalf of the EFD Group, Andrew Henry William Brons, Non-attached Member, Renate Sommer, Evelyn Regner, Cecilia Wikström, Carl Schlyter, Franz Obermayr, Tadeusz Zwiefka, Monika Flašíková Beňová, Sonia Alfano, Oldřich Vlasák, Michael Cashman and Toine Manders.

The following spoke under the 'catch-the-eye' procedure: Eduard Kukan, Izaskun Bilbao Barandica, Raffaele Baldassarre and Miroslav Mikolášik.

IN THE CHAIR: Alejo VIDAL-QUADRAS
Vice-President

The following spoke under the 'catch-the-eye' procedure: Pat the Cope Gallagher and Mairead McGuinness.

The following spoke: Maroš Šefčovič, Maciej Szpunar, Eva Lichtenberger, Sajjad Karim and Judith Sargentini.

The debate closed.

Vote: minutes of 14.9.2011, item 5.9, minutes of 14.9.2011, item 7.1 and minutes of 14.9.2011, item 5.10.


16. Activities of the Committee on Petitions 2010 (debate)

Report on the activities of the Committee on Petitions in 2010 [2010/2295(INI)] - Committee on Petitions. Rapporteur: Willy Meyer (A7-0232/2011)

Willy Meyer introduced the report.

The following spoke: Maroš Šefčovič (Vice-President of the Commission).

The following spoke: Peter Jahr, on behalf of the PPE Group, Victor Boştinaru, on behalf of the S&D Group, Margrete Auken, on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group, Roger Helmer, on behalf of the ECR Group, Matteo Salvini, on behalf of the EFD Group, Angelika Werthmann, Non-attached Member, Erminia Mazzoni, Michael Cashman, Philippe Boulland and Monika Flašíková Beňová.

The following spoke under the 'catch-the-eye' procedure: Elena Băsescu and Mairead McGuinness.

The following spoke: Maroš Šefčovič and Willy Meyer.

The debate closed.

Vote: minutes of 14.9.2011, item 7.2.


IN THE CHAIR: Diana WALLIS
Vice-President

17. Question Time (Commission)

New forms of working

László Andor (Member of the Commission), Viviane Reding (Vice-President of the Commission) and Antonio Tajani (Vice-President of the Commission)

The President briefly outlined the new procedure for Question Time to the Commission.

The following spoke: Mairead McGuinness on the choice of subject for that day's Question Time (the President explained that the choice of subject had been made by agreement with the Commission and had been approved by the Conference of Presidents. In future, the political groups would also be involved in the decision-making process).

Viviane Reding and Antonio Tajani (Vice-Presidents of the Commission) and László Andor (Member of the Commission) answered the questions put by the following Members:

Raffaele Baldassarre, Alejandro Cercas, Sarah Ludford, Konstantinos Poupakis, Jutta Steinruck, Elizabeth Lynne, Indrek Tarand, Pablo Zalba Bidegain, Sylvana Rapti, Filiz Hakaeva Hyusmenova, Damien Abad, Rareş-Lucian Niculescu, Phil Prendergast, Amalia Sartori, Monika Smolková, Marian Harkin, Nikolaos Chountis, Seán Kelly, Carlo Fidanza, Richard Howitt, Elisabeth Schroedter and Csaba Őry.

Hubert Pirker expressed reservations about the conduct of Question Time (the President took note of this).

Commission Question Time closed.


(The sitting was suspended at 20.15 and resumed at 21.00.)

IN THE CHAIR: Isabelle DURANT
Vice-President

18. Internationalisation of European SMEs (debate)

Oral question (O-000185/2011) by Michael Theurer, Niccolò Rinaldi, Catherine Bearder, Marielle De Sarnez and Jürgen Creutzmann, on behalf of the ALDE Group, Godelieve Quisthoudt-Rowohl, Othmar Karas, Daniel Caspary and Cristiana Muscardini, on behalf of the PPE Group and Robert Sturdy, on behalf of the ECR Group, to the Commission: Internationalisation of European SMEs (B7-0430/2011)

Michael Theurer and Cristiana Muscardini moved the oral question.

Antonio Tajani (Vice-President of the Commission) answered the oral question.

The following spoke: Othmar Karas, on behalf of the PPE Group, Gianluca Susta, on behalf of the S&D Group, Niccolò Rinaldi, on behalf of the ALDE Group, John Bufton, on behalf of the EFD Group, Daniel Caspary, Silvia-Adriana Ţicău, Claudio Morganti, Peter Šťastný and Paul Rübig.

The following spoke under the 'catch-the-eye' procedure: Petru Constantin Luhan, Phil Prendergast, Janusz Władysław Zemke, Ilda Figueiredo, Monika Flašíková Beňová and Jaroslav Paška.

The following spoke: Antonio Tajani.

The debate closed.


19. EU homelessness strategy (debate)

Oral question (O-000153/2011) by Pervenche Berès and Karima Delli, on behalf of the EMPL Committee, to the Commission: EU homelessness strategy (B7-0421/2011)

Karima Delli moved the oral question.

László Andor (Member of the Commission) answered the oral question.

The following spoke: Csaba Őry, on behalf of the PPE Group, Pervenche Berès, on behalf of the S&D Group, Elizabeth Lynne, on behalf of the ALDE Group, Ryszard Czarnecki, on behalf of the ECR Group, Ilda Figueiredo, on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group, Jaroslav Paška, on behalf of the EFD Group, Diane Dodds, Non-attached Member, Sari Essayah, Frédéric Daerden, Paul Murphy, Anne Delvaux, who also replied to a blue-card question by Silvia-Adriana Ţicău, Kinga Göncz, Willy Meyer, Joanna Katarzyna Skrzydlewska, Monika Flašíková Beňová, Marie-Christine Vergiat, Regina Bastos, Íñigo Méndez de Vigo, Sylvana Rapti, Elisabeth Morin-Chartier, Silvia-Adriana Ţicău, Bogusław Sonik and Monika Smolková.

The following spoke under the 'catch-the-eye' procedure: Miroslav Mikolášik, Rareş-Lucian Niculescu, Petru Constantin Luhan, Anna Záborská, Iosif Matula, Phil Prendergast, Elena Băsescu and Claudiu Ciprian Tănăsescu.

The following spoke: László Andor.

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

- Pervenche Berès and Karima Delli, on behalf of the EMPL Committee, on an EU Homelessness Strategy (B7-0475/2011)

The debate closed.

Vote: minutes of 14.9.2011, item 7.3.


20. A comprehensive approach to non-CO2 climate-relevant anthropogenic emissions (debate)

Oral question (O-000135/2011) by Jo Leinen, Richard Seeber and Theodoros Skylakakis, on behalf of the ENVI Committee, to the Commission: A comprehensive approach to non-CO2 climate-relevant anthropogenic emissions (B7-0418/2011)

Richard Seeber and Theodoros Skylakakis moved the oral question.

Connie Hedegaard (Member of the Commission) answered the oral question.

The following spoke: Sophie Auconie, on behalf of the PPE Group, Claudiu Ciprian Tănăsescu, on behalf of the S&D Group, Chris Davies, on behalf of the ALDE Group, Satu Hassi, on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group, Elisabetta Gardini, Csaba Sándor Tabajdi, Riikka Manner, Bas Eickhout, Silvia-Adriana Ţicău and Michail Tremopoulos.

The following spoke under the 'catch-the-eye' procedure: Iosif Matula, João Ferreira and Jaroslav Paška.

The following spoke: Connie Hedegaard.

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

- Richard Seeber and Theodoros Skylakakis, on behalf of the ENVI Committee, on a comprehensive approach to non-CO2 climate-relevant anthropogenic emissions (B7-0474/2011).

The debate closed.

Vote: minutes of 14.9.2011, item 7.4.


21. Agenda of the next sitting

The agenda of the next day's sitting had been established ('Agenda' PE 470.595/OJME).


22. Closure of the sitting

The sitting closed at 23.50.

Klaus Welle

Roberta Angelilli

Secretary-General

Vice-President


ATTENDANCE REGISTER

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