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Wednesday, 20 November 2013 - Strasbourg
1.Opening of the sitting
 2.Implementing measures (Rule 88)
 3.Delegated acts (Rule 87a)
 4.Financing, management and monitoring of the CAP ***I - European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development ***I - Common organisation of the markets in agricultural products ***I - Direct payments to farmers under support schemes within the framework of the CAP ***I - Transitional provisions on support for rural development ***I (debate)
 5.Commission work programme 2014 (debate)
 6.Award of the Sakharov Prize (formal sitting)
 7.Corrigendum (Rule 216)
 8.Voting time
  8.1.2014 budgetary procedure: joint text on the draft general budget (Rule 138) (vote)
  8.2.Mobilisation of the Flexibility Instrument - financing of the Cypriot Structural Funds programmes (Rule 138) (vote)
  8.3.Draft amending budget No 9/2013: Mobilisation of the EU Solidarity Fund for Romania (Drought and forest fires in 2012) and for Germany, Austria and the Czech Republic (Flooding in May and June 2013). (Rule 138) (vote)
  8.4.Mobilisation of the EU Solidarity Fund - Drought and forest fires in Romania and floods in Germany, Austria and the Czech Republic (Rule 138) (vote)
  8.5.Mobilisation of the Flexibility Instrument to complement the financing in the general budget of the EU for 2013 towards the financing of the European Social Fund to increase allocations to France, Italy and Spain (Rule 138) (vote)
  8.6.European satellite navigation systems ***I (Rule 138) (vote)
  8.7.Macro-financial assistance to Jordan ***I (Rule 138) (vote)
  8.8.EU-Russia agreement on drug precursors *** (Rule 138) (vote)
  8.9.Third States and organisations with which Europol shall conclude agreements * (Rule 138) (vote)
  8.10.Legal framework for a European Research Infrastructures Consortium * (Rule 138) (vote)
  8.11.Common provisions on European funds ***I (vote)
  8.12.European Social Fund ***I (vote)
  8.13.European Regional Development Fund and the 'investment for growth and jobs' goal ***I (vote)
  8.14.European Regional Development Fund and the 'European territorial cooperation' goal ***I (vote)
  8.15.Cohesion Fund ***I (vote)
  8.16.European grouping of territorial cooperation ***I (vote)
  8.17.Gender balance among non-executive directors of companies listed on stock exchanges ***I (vote)
  8.18.Key information documents for investment products ***I (vote)
  8.19.Financing, management and monitoring of the CAP ***I (vote)
  8.20.European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development ***I (vote)
  8.21.Common organisation of the markets in agricultural products ***I (vote)
  8.22.Direct payments to farmers under support schemes within the framework of the CAP ***I (vote)
  8.23.Transitional provisions on support for rural development ***I (vote)
  8.24.Provisions relating to financial management for certain Member States experiencing or threatened with serious difficulties with respect to their financial stability and to the decommitment rules for certain Member States ***I (vote)
  8.25.Financial allocation for certain Member States from the European Social Fund ***I (vote)
  8.26.EC-Kiribati fisheries partnership agreement *** (vote)
  8.27.Location of the seats of the European Union's institutions (vote)
 9.Explanations of vote
 10.Corrections to votes and voting intentions
 11.Approval of the minutes of the previous sitting
 12.Horizon 2020 - framework programme for research and innovation (2014-2020) ***I - Rules for the participation and dissemination in Horizon 2020 ***I - Specific programme implementing Horizon 2020 * - Strategic innovation agenda of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology ***I - European Institute of Innovation and Technology ***I (debate)
 13.Competitiveness of enterprises and small and medium-sized enterprises (2014 - 2020) ***I - Entrepreneurship 2020 action plan - Reigniting the entrepreneurial spirit in Europe (debate)
 14.Implementation of the Common Security and Defence Policy - European defence technological and industrial base (debate)
 15.European statistics ***I (debate)
 16.Programme for social change and innovation ***I (debate)
 17.Strengthening the social dimension of EMU (debate)
 18.Agenda of the next sitting
 19.Closure of the sitting
 ATTENDANCE REGISTER


MINUTES

WEDNESDAY 20 NOVEMBER 2013

IN THE CHAIR: Anni PODIMATA
Vice-President

1. Opening of the sitting

The sitting opened at 8.35.


2. Implementing measures (Rule 88)

The following draft implementing measures falling under the regulatory procedure with scrutiny had been forwarded to Parliament:

- Commission Regulation amending Annexes II and III to Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards maximum residue levels for cyromazine, fenpropidin, formetanate, oxamyl and tebuconazole in or on certain products (D018241/04 - 2013/2949(RPS) - deadline: 13/01/2014)
referred to responsible: ENVI

- Commission Regulation on the refusal to authorise certain health claims made on foods, other than those referring to the reduction of disease risk and to children's development and health (D026716/03 - 2013/2937(RPS) - deadline: 08/02/2014)
referred to responsible: ENVI (Rule 50)
opinion: IMCO (Rule 50)

- Commission Regulation refusing to authorise certain health claims made on foods, other than those referring to the reduction of disease risk and to children's development and health (D026717/03 - 2013/2946(RPS) - deadline: 12/02/2014)
referred to responsible: ENVI (Rule 50)
opinion: IMCO (Rule 50)

- Commission Regulation amending Annex I to Regulation (EC) No 689/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the export and import of dangerous chemicals (D027578/02 - 2013/2927(RPS) - deadline: 26/01/2014)
referred to responsible: ENVI

- Commission Regulation amending Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the registration, evaluation, authorisation and restriction of chemicals (REACH) as regards Annex XVII (CMR substances) (D027631/03 - 2013/2936(RPS) - deadline: 07/02/2014)
referred to responsible: ENVI (Rule 50)
opinion: ITRE (Rule 50), IMCO (Rule 50)

- Commission Regulation implementing Directive 2009/125/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council with regard to ecodesign requirements for local space heaters (D028689/03 - 2013/2931(RPS) - deadline: 05/02/2014)
referred to responsible: ENVI

- Commission Regulation amending Annex XVII to Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the registration, evaluation, authorisation and restriction of chemicals (REACH) as regards chromium VI compounds (D028862/02 - 2013/2938(RPS) - deadline: 07/02/2014)
referred to responsible: ENVI

- Commission Regulation amending Annex II to Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards maximum residue levels for dimethomorph, indoxacarb and pyraclostrobin in or on certain products (D029075/02 - 2013/2925(RPS) - deadline: 25/12/2013)
referred to responsible: ENVI

- Commission Regulation amending Annexes II, III and V to Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards maximum residue levels for acetamiprid, butralin, chlorotoluron, daminozide, isoproturon, picoxystrobin, pyrimethanil and trinexapac in or on certain products (D029076/03 - 2013/2961(RPS) - deadline: 20/01/2014)
referred to responsible: ENVI

- Commission Regulation amending Annexes II, III and V to Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards maximum residue levels for bifenazate, chlorpropham, esfenvalerate, fludioxonil and thiobencarb in or on certain products (D029077/02 - 2013/2958(RPS) - deadline: 19/01/2014)
referred to responsible: ENVI

- Commission Regulation correcting the Lithuanian language version of Regulation (EU) No 432/2012 establishing a list of permitted health claims made on foods, other than those referring to the reduction of disease risk and to children’s development and health (D029486/02 - 2013/2954(RPS) - deadline: 14/02/2014)
referred to responsible: ENVI (Rule 50)
opinion: IMCO (Rule 50)

- Commission Regulation amending Regulation (EU) No 601/2012 as regards global warming potentials for non-CO2 greenhouse gases (D029604/01 - 2013/2930(RPS) - deadline: 31/01/2014)
referred to responsible: ENVI (Rule 50)
opinion: ITRE (Rule 50)

- Commission Directive amending Annex III to Directive 2008/57/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council as far as noise pollution is concerned (D029662/02 - 2013/2935(RPS) - deadline: 08/02/2014)
referred to responsible: TRAN

- Commission Regulation (EU) amending Annex I to Regulation (EC) No 854/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the specific requirements for post-mortem inspection of domestic swine (D029861/03 - 2013/2962(RPS) - deadline: 20/02/2014)
referred to responsible: ENVI

- Draft Commission Directive amending Directive 2012/9/EU as regards the date for its transposition and the deadline for the end of the transitional period (D029899/02 - 2013/2957(RPS) - deadline: 19/02/2014)
referred to responsible: ENVI

- Commission Regulation amending Annex II to Regulation (EC) No 1333/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the use of sulphur dioxide and sulphites (E 220-228) in aromatised wine-based products (D029999/02 - 2013/2947(RPS) - deadline: 12/01/2014)
referred to responsible: ENVI

- Commission Regulation amending Regulation (EC) No 1881/2006 as regards maximum levels of the contaminant citrinin in food supplements based on rice fermented with red yeast Monascus purpureus (D030008/02 - 2013/2964(RPS) - deadline: 21/02/2014)
referred to responsible: ENVI.


3. Delegated acts (Rule 87a)

The following draft delegated acts had been forwarded to Parliament:

- Commission Delegated Regulation supplementing Regulation (EU) No 168/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council with regard to vehicle functional safety requirements for the approval of two- or three-wheel vehicles and quadricycles (Text with EEA relevance) (C(2013)06950 – 2013/2926(DEA))

Period for lodging objections: two months, starting from the date of reception: 24 October 2013.

Referred to responsible: IMCO

- Commission Delegated Regulation on the conditions for making a declaration of performance on construction products available on a website (C(2013)07086 – 2013/2928(DEA))

Period for lodging objections: three months, starting from the date of reception: 30 October 2013.

Referred to responsible: IMCO

- Commission Delegated Regulation amending Annexes I, II and IV of Regulation (EU) No 978/2012 applying a scheme of generalised tariff preferences (C(2013)07167 – 2013/2929(DEA))

Period for lodging objections: two months, starting from the date of reception: 30 October 2013.

Referred to responsible: INTA

- Commission Delegated Regulation supplementing Regulation (EU) No 228/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council with regard to the register of operators, the amount of aid for the marketing of products outside the region, the logo, the exemption from import duties for certain bovine animals and the financing of certain measures relating to specific measures for agriculture in the outermost regions of the Union (C(2013)07257 – 2013/2940(DEA))

Period for lodging objections: two months, starting from the date of reception: 7 November 2013.

Referred to responsible: AGRI

- Commission Delegated Regulation supplementing Regulation (EU) No 229/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down specific measures for agriculture in favour of the smaller Aegean islands (C(2013)07259 – 2013/2939(DEA))

Period for lodging objections: two months, starting from the date of reception: 7 November 2013.

Referred to responsible: AGRI.


4. Financing, management and monitoring of the CAP ***I - European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development ***I - Common organisation of the markets in agricultural products ***I - Direct payments to farmers under support schemes within the framework of the CAP ***I - Transitional provisions on support for rural development ***I (debate)

Report on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the financing, management and monitoring of the common agricultural policy [COM(2011)0628 - C7-0341/2011- 2011/0288(COD)] - Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development. Rapporteur: Giovanni La Via (A7-0363/2013)

Report on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on support for rural development by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) [COM(2011)0627 - C7-0340/2011- 2011/0282(COD)] - Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development. Rapporteur: Luis Manuel Capoulas Santos (A7-0361/2013)

Report on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a common organisation of the markets in agricultural products (Single CMO Regulation) [COM(2011)0626 - C7-0339/2011- 2011/0281(COD)] - Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development. Rapporteur: Michel Dantin (A7-0366/2013)

Report on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing rules for direct payments to farmers under support schemes within the framework of the common agricultural policy [COM(2011)0625 - C7-0336/2011- 2011/0280(COD)] - Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development. Rapporteur: Luis Manuel Capoulas Santos (A7-0362/2013)

Report on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down certain transitional provisions on support for rural development by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) and amending Regulation (EU) No [RD] as regards resources and their distribution in respect of the year 2014 and amending Council Regulation (EC) No 73/2009 and Regulations (EU) No [DP], (EU) No [HZ] and (EU) No [sCMO] as regards their application in the year 2014 [COM(2013)0226 - C7-0104/2013- 2013/0117(COD)] - Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development. Rapporteur: Albert Deß (A7-0326/2013)

Giovanni La Via, Luis Manuel Capoulas Santos, Michel Dantin and Albert Deß presented their reports.

The following spoke: Vytautas Leškevičius (President-in-Office of the Council) and Dacian Cioloş (Member of the Commission).

The following spoke: Peter Jahr (rapporteur for the opinion of the BUDG Committee), Esther de Lange (rapporteur for the opinion of the CONT Committee), Tamás Deutsch (rapporteur for the opinion of the CONT Committee), Karin Kadenbach (rapporteur for the opinion of the ENVI Committee), Giommaria Uggias (rapporteur for the opinion of the REGI Committee), Elisabeth Schroedter (rapporteur for the opinion of the REGI Committee), Younous Omarjee (rapporteur for the opinion of the REGI Committee), Mairead McGuinness, on behalf of the PPE Group, Paolo De Castro, on behalf of the S&D Group, George Lyon, on behalf of the ALDE Group, Martin Häusling, on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group, who also replied to a blue-card question by George Lyon, James Nicholson, on behalf of the ECR Group, Patrick Le Hyaric, on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group, John Stuart Agnew, on behalf of the EFD Group, Diane Dodds, Non-attached Member, Elisabeth Köstinger, Wojciech Michał Olejniczak, Marit Paulsen, José Bové, who also replied to a blue-card question by John Stuart Agnew, Janusz Wojciechowski, Alfreds Rubiks, Giancarlo Scottà and Marine Le Pen.

IN THE CHAIR: Miguel Angel MARTÍNEZ MARTÍNEZ
Vice-President

The following spoke: Czesław Adam Siekierski, Iratxe García Pérez, Britta Reimers, Alyn Smith, Julie Girling, João Ferreira, Morten Messerschmidt, Jarosław Kalinowski, Eric Andrieu, Herbert Dorfmann, Ulrike Rodust, Elisabeth Jeggle, Csaba Sándor Tabajdi, Sergio Paolo Francesco Silvestris, Ivari Padar, Mariya Gabriel, Christel Schaldemose, María Auxiliadora Correa Zamora, Spyros Danellis, Sandra Kalniete, Vasilica Viorica Dăncilă, Astrid Lulling, Marc Tarabella, Christa Klaß and Alain Cadec.

The following spoke under the 'catch-the-eye' procedure: Seán Kelly, Luís Paulo Alves, Izaskun Bilbao Barandica, Ruža Tomašić, Andrew Henry William Brons and Zofija Mazej Kukovič.

The following spoke: Dacian Cioloş, Vytautas Leškevičius, Giovanni La Via, Luis Manuel Capoulas Santos, Michel Dantin and Albert Deß.

The debate closed.

Vote: minutes of 20.11.2013, item 8.19, minutes of 20.11.2013, item 8.20, minutes of 20.11.2013, item 8.21, minutes of 20.11.2013, item 8.22 and minutes of 20.11.2013, item 8.23.


5. Commission work programme 2014 (debate)

Commission statement: Commission work programme 2014 (2013/2838(RSP))

Maroš Šefčovič (Vice-President of the Commission) made the statement.

The following spoke: József Szájer, on behalf of the PPE Group, Enrique Guerrero Salom, on behalf of the S&D Group, Andrew Duff, on behalf of the ALDE Group, Yannick Jadot, on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group, Konrad Szymański, on behalf of the ECR Group, Rolandas Paksas, on behalf of the EFD Group, and Mario Borghezio, Non-attached Member.

The following spoke: Maroš Šefčovič, and Yannick Jadot, commenting on what Maroš Šefčovič had said.

The debate closed.

The following spoke: Dubravka Šuica, mentioning that Croatian veterans were present in the Chamber.

(The sitting was suspended at 11.50, pending the formal sitting, and resumed at 12.10.)

IN THE CHAIR: Martin SCHULZ
President


6. Award of the Sakharov Prize (formal sitting)

From 12.10 to 12.30, Parliament held a formal sitting for the award of the Sakharov Prize to Malala Yousafzai.

IN THE CHAIR: Roberta ANGELILLI
Vice-President


The following spoke: Tarja Cronberg, Chair of the Delegation for relations with Iran, condemning the terrorist attack the previous day against the Iranian embassy in Beirut, and Potito Salatto on what Tarja Cronberg had said.

7. Corrigendum (Rule 216)

The corrigendum P7_TA-PROV(2013)0115(COR02) had been announced in plenary the previous day (minutes of 19.11.2013, item 7).

As there had been no request for a vote by a political group or at least 40 Members (Rule 216(4)), this corrigendum was deemed to have been approved.


8. 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.


8.1. 2014 budgetary procedure: joint text on the draft general budget (Rule 138) (vote)

Report on the joint text on the draft general budget of the European Union for the financial year 2014 approved by the Conciliation Committee under the budgetary procedure [13176/2013 - C7-0260/2013- 2013/2145(BUD)] - European Parliament delegation to the Budgetary Conciliation Committee. Co-rapporteurs: Anne E. Jensen and Monika Hohlmeier (A7-0387/2013)

(Qualified majority needed to reject the text)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 1)

DRAFT LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION

Adopted by single vote (P7_TA(2013)0472)

The following had spoken:

After the vote Algimantas Rimkūnas (President-in-Office of the Council) noted that Parliament had confirmed the agreement reached at the Conciliation Committee meeting on 11 and 12 November 2013. He also said that the Council strongly supported the joint statements included in the agreement and that it was committed to fully honouring them.

The President then made the following statement:

'The joint text adopted by the Conciliation Committee on 12 November 2013 has been approved by both Parliament and the Council. The budget procedure has been implemented in accordance with the Treaties. The budget procedure for the financial year 2014 may thus be considered complete. I declare the EU's budget for the financial year 2014 has been definitively adopted. The budget will be signed today by the President of Parliament.'


8.2. Mobilisation of the Flexibility Instrument - financing of the Cypriot Structural Funds programmes (Rule 138) (vote)

Report on the proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council on the mobilisation of the Flexibility Instrument [COM(2013)0647 - C7-0302/2013- 2013/2223(BUD)] - Committee on Budgets. Rapporteur: Jean-Luc Dehaene (A7-0388/2013)

(Qualified majority: three fifths of votes cast)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 2)

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION

Adopted by single vote (P7_TA(2013)0473)


8.3. Draft amending budget No 9/2013: Mobilisation of the EU Solidarity Fund for Romania (Drought and forest fires in 2012) and for Germany, Austria and the Czech Republic (Flooding in May and June 2013). (Rule 138) (vote)

Report on the Council position on Draft amending budget No 9/2013 of the European Union for the financial year 2013, Section III – Commission [14872/2013 - C7-0388/2013- 2013/2257(BUD)] - Committee on Budgets. Rapporteur: Giovanni La Via (A7-0390/2013)

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

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION

Adopted by single vote (P7_TA(2013)0474)

The following had spoken:

After the vote, Algimantas Rimkūnas (President-in-Office of the Council) noted that the amendment adopted by Parliament was in line with the political agreement reached in the Conciliation Committee. He said that the Council approved the amendment to Draft amending budget No 9 for 2013 that had been adopted by Parliament. Therefore, no meeting of the Conciliation Committee provided for by Article 314(5) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union was needed.


8.4. Mobilisation of the EU Solidarity Fund - Drought and forest fires in Romania and floods in Germany, Austria and the Czech Republic (Rule 138) (vote)

Report on the proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council on mobilisation of the European Union Solidarity Fund, in accordance with point 26 of the Interinstitutional Agreement of 17 May 2006 between the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission on budgetary discipline and sound financial management (drought and forest fires in Romania and floods in Germany, Austria and the Czech Republic). [COM(2013)0692 - C7-0343/2013- 2013/2255(BUD)] - Committee on Budgets. Rapporteur: José Manuel Fernandes (A7-0369/2013)

(Qualified majority: three fifths of votes cast)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 4)

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION

Adopted by single vote (P7_TA(2013)0475)


8.5. Mobilisation of the Flexibility Instrument to complement the financing in the general budget of the EU for 2013 towards the financing of the European Social Fund to increase allocations to France, Italy and Spain (Rule 138) (vote)

Report on the proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council on the mobilisation of the Flexibility Instrument [COM(2013)0559 - C7-0235/2013- 2013/2159(BUD)] - Committee on Budgets. Rapporteur: Reimer Böge (A7-0370/2013)

(Qualified majority: three fifths of votes cast)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 5)

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION

Adopted by single vote (P7_TA(2013)0476)


8.6. European satellite navigation systems ***I (Rule 138) (vote)

Report on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the implementation and exploitation of European satellite navigation systems [COM(2011)0814 - C7-0464/2011- 2011/0392(COD)] - Committee on Industry, Research and Energy. Rapporteur: Marian-Jean Marinescu (A7-0321/2013)

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

DRAFT LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION

Adopted by single vote (P7_TA(2013)0477)


8.7. Macro-financial assistance to Jordan ***I (Rule 138) (vote)

Report on the proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council providing macro-financial assistance to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan [COM(2013)0242 - C7-0119/2013- 2013/0128(COD)] - Committee on International Trade. Rapporteur: Vital Moreira (A7-0335/2013)

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

DRAFT LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION

Adopted by single vote (P7_TA(2013)0478)


8.8. EU-Russia agreement on drug precursors *** (Rule 138) (vote)

Recommendation on the draft Council Decision on the conclusion, on behalf of the European Union, of the Agreement between the European Union and the Russian Federation on drug precursors [12221/2013 - C7-0308/2013- 2013/0005(NLE)] - Committee on International Trade. Rapporteur: Franck Proust (A7-0342/2013)

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

DRAFT LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION

Adopted by single vote (P7_TA(2013)0479)

Parliament consented to the conclusion of the agreement.


8.9. Third States and organisations with which Europol shall conclude agreements * (Rule 138) (vote)

Report on the draft Council decision amending Decision 2009/935/JHA as regards the list of third States and organisations with which Europol shall conclude agreements [16229/2012 - C7-0011/2013- 2013/0801(CNS)] - Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs. Rapporteur: Philip Claeys (A7-0351/2013)

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

DRAFT LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION

Adopted by single vote (P7_TA(2013)0480)


8.10. Legal framework for a European Research Infrastructures Consortium * (Rule 138) (vote)

Report on the proposal for a Council regulation amending Regulation (EC) No 723/2009 concerning the Community legal framework for a European Research Infrastructures Consortium (ERIC) [COM(2012)0682 - C7-0421/2012- 2012/0321(NLE)] - Committee on Industry, Research and Energy. Rapporteur: Amalia Sartori (A7-0331/2013)

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

DRAFT LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION

Adopted by single vote (P7_TA(2013)0481)


8.11. Common provisions on European funds ***I (vote)

Report on the amended proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down common provisions on the European Regional Development Fund, the European Social Fund, the Cohesion Fund, the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development and the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund covered by the Common Strategic Framework and laying down general provisions on the European Regional Development Fund, the European Social Fund and the Cohesion Fund and repealing Council Regulation (EC) No 1083/2006 [COM(2013)0246 - C7-0107/2013- 2011/0276(COD)] - Committee on Regional Development. Co-rapporteurs: Lambert van Nistelrooij and Constanze Angela Krehl (A7-0274/2013)

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

COMMISSION PROPOSAL and AMENDMENTS

Approved as amended (P7_TA(2013)0482)

DRAFT LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION

Adopted (P7_TA(2013)0482)

The following had spoken:

Before the vote, Pervenche Berès (Chair of the EMPL Committee) to ask that the amendment adopted by the EMPL Committee be put to the vote and João Ferreira, Elisa Ferreira and Ashley Fox on this request (the President did not give approval).


8.12. European Social Fund ***I (vote)

Report on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the European Social Fund and repealing Regulation (EC) No 1081/2006 [COM(2011)0607 - C7-0327/2011- 2011/0268(COD)] - Committee on Employment and Social Affairs. Rapporteur: Elisabeth Morin-Chartier (A7-0250/2012)

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

COMMISSION PROPOSAL and AMENDMENTS

Approved as amended (P7_TA(2013)0483)

DRAFT LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION

Adopted (P7_TA(2013)0483)

The following had spoken:

Rebecca Harms, on the previous vote.


8.13. European Regional Development Fund and the 'investment for growth and jobs' goal ***I (vote)

Report on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on specific provisions concerning the European Regional Development Fund and the Investment for growth and jobs goal and repealing Regulation (EC) No 1080/2006 [COM(2011)0614 - C7-0328/2011- 2011/0275(COD)] - Committee on Regional Development. Rapporteur: Jan Olbrycht (A7-0268/2013)

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

COMMISSION PROPOSAL and AMENDMENTS

Approved as amended (P7_TA(2013)0484)

DRAFT LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION

Adopted (P7_TA(2013)0484)


8.14. European Regional Development Fund and the 'European territorial cooperation' goal ***I (vote)

Report on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on specific provisions for the support from the European Regional Development Fund to the European territorial cooperation goal [COM(2011)0611 - C7-0326/2011- 2011/0273(COD)] - Committee on Regional Development. Rapporteur: Riikka Pakarinen (A7-0280/2013)

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

COMMISSION PROPOSAL and AMENDMENTS

Approved as amended (P7_TA(2013)0485)

DRAFT LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION

Adopted (P7_TA(2013)0485)


8.15. Cohesion Fund ***I (vote)

Report on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the Cohesion Fund and repealing Council Regulation (EC) No 1084/2006 [COM(2011)0612 - C7-0325/2011- 2011/0274(COD)] - Committee on Regional Development. Rapporteur: Victor Boştinaru (A7-0270/2013)

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

COMMISSION PROPOSAL and AMENDMENTS

Approved as amended (P7_TA(2013)0486)

DRAFT LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION

Adopted (P7_TA(2013)0486)


8.16. European grouping of territorial cooperation ***I (vote)

Report on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EC) No 1082/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 5 July 2006 on a European grouping of territorial cooperation (EGTC) as regards the clarification, simplification and improvement of the establishment and implementation of such groupings [COM(2011)0610 - C7-0324/2011- 2011/0272(COD)] - Committee on Regional Development. Rapporteur: Joachim Zeller (A7-0309/2013)

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

COMMISSION PROPOSAL and AMENDMENTS

Approved as amended (P7_TA(2013)0487)

DRAFT LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION

Adopted (P7_TA(2013)0487)


8.17. Gender balance among non-executive directors of companies listed on stock exchanges ***I (vote)

Report on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on improving the gender balance among non-executive directors of companies listed on stock exchanges and related measures [COM(2012)0614 - C7-0382/2012- 2012/0299(COD)] - Committee on Legal Affairs - Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality. Co-rapporteurs: Evelyn Regner and Rodi Kratsa-Tsagaropoulou (A7-0340/2013)

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

COMMISSION PROPOSAL and AMENDMENTS

Approved as amended (P7_TA(2013)0488)

DRAFT LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION

Adopted (P7_TA(2013)0488)


8.18. Key information documents for investment products ***I (vote)

Report on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on key information documents for investment products [COM(2012)0352 - C7-0179/2012- 2012/0169(COD)] - Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs. Rapporteur: Pervenche Berès (A7-0368/2013)

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

COMMISSION PROPOSAL and AMENDMENTS

Approved as amended (P7_TA(2013)0489)

Pervenche Berès (rapporteur) proposed that the vote on the draft legislative resolution should be postponed in accordance with Rule 57(2).

Parliament approved the request. The matter was thus deemed to have been sent back to the committee responsible for reconsideration.


8.19. Financing, management and monitoring of the CAP ***I (vote)

Report on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the financing, management and monitoring of the common agricultural policy [COM(2011)0628 - C7-0341/2011- 2011/0288(COD)] - Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development. Rapporteur: Giovanni La Via (A7-0363/2013)

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

COMMISSION PROPOSAL and AMENDMENTS

Approved as amended (P7_TA(2013)0490)

DRAFT LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION

Adopted (P7_TA(2013)0490)

The following had spoken:

Before the vote, Paolo De Castro (Chair of the AGRI Committee).


8.20. European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development ***I (vote)

Report on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on support for rural development by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) [COM(2011)0627 - C7-0340/2011- 2011/0282(COD)] - Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development. Rapporteur: Luis Manuel Capoulas Santos (A7-0361/2013)

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

COMMISSION PROPOSAL and AMENDMENTS

Approved as amended (P7_TA(2013)0491)

DRAFT LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION

Adopted (P7_TA(2013)0491)


8.21. Common organisation of the markets in agricultural products ***I (vote)

Report on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a common organisation of the markets in agricultural products (Single CMO Regulation) [COM(2011)0626 - C7-0339/2011- 2011/0281(COD)] - Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development. Rapporteur: Michel Dantin (A7-0366/2013)

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

COMMISSION PROPOSAL and AMENDMENTS

Approved as amended (P7_TA(2013)0492)

DRAFT LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION

Adopted (P7_TA(2013)0492)


8.22. Direct payments to farmers under support schemes within the framework of the CAP ***I (vote)

Report on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing rules for direct payments to farmers under support schemes within the framework of the common agricultural policy [COM(2011)0625 - C7-0336/2011- 2011/0280(COD)] - Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development. Rapporteur: Luis Manuel Capoulas Santos (A7-0362/2013)

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

COMMISSION PROPOSAL and AMENDMENTS

Approved as amended (P7_TA(2013)0493)

DRAFT LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION

Adopted (P7_TA(2013)0493)


8.23. Transitional provisions on support for rural development ***I (vote)

Report on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down certain transitional provisions on support for rural development by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) and amending Regulation (EU) No [RD] as regards resources and their distribution in respect of the year 2014 and amending Council Regulation (EC) No 73/2009 and Regulations (EU) No [DP], (EU) No [HZ] and (EU) No [sCMO] as regards their application in the year 2014 [COM(2013)0226 - C7-0104/2013- 2013/0117(COD)] - Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development. Rapporteur: Albert Deß (A7-0326/2013)

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

COMMISSION PROPOSAL and AMENDMENTS

Approved as amended (P7_TA(2013)0494)

DRAFT LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION

Adopted (P7_TA(2013)0494)


8.24. Provisions relating to financial management for certain Member States experiencing or threatened with serious difficulties with respect to their financial stability and to the decommitment rules for certain Member States ***I (vote)

Report on the 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 Member States experiencing or threatened with serious difficulties with respect to their financial stability and to the decommitment rules for certain Member States [COM(2013)0301 - C7-0143/2013- 2013/0156(COD)] - Committee on Regional Development. Rapporteur: Oldřich Vlasák (A7-0312/2013)

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

COMMISSION PROPOSAL and AMENDMENTS

Approved as amended (P7_TA(2013)0495)

DRAFT LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION

Adopted (P7_TA(2013)0495)

The following had spoken:

Oldřich Vlasák (rapporteur) before the vote.


8.25. Financial allocation for certain Member States from the European Social Fund ***I (vote)

Report on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Regulation (EC) No 1083/2006 as regards the financial allocation for certain Member States from the European Social Fund [COM(2013)0560 - C7-0244/2013- 2013/0271(COD)] - Committee on Regional Development. Rapporteur: Jan Olbrycht (A7-0381/2013)

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

COMMISSION PROPOSAL and AMENDMENTS

Approved (P7_TA(2013)0496)

DRAFT LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION

Adopted (P7_TA(2013)0496)

The following had spoken:

Rui Tavares, before the vote, and Alexander Graf Lambsdorff, on the way the vote was being conducted.


8.26. EC-Kiribati fisheries partnership agreement *** (vote)

Recommendation on the draft Council decision on the conclusion of the Protocol setting out the fishing opportunities and financial contribution provided for in the Fisheries Partnership Agreement between the European Community, on the one hand, and the Republic of Kiribati, on the other [13331/2012 - C7-0036/2013- 2012/0229(NLE)] - Committee on Fisheries. Rapporteur: Isabella Lövin (A7-0345/2013)

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 26)

DRAFT LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION

Adopted (P7_TA(2013)0497)

Parliament consented to the conclusion of the Protocol.

The following had spoken:

Isabella Lövin (rapporteur), before the vote.


8.27. Location of the seats of the European Union's institutions (vote)

Report on the location of the seats of the European Union’s Institutions [2012/2308(INI)] - Committee on Constitutional Affairs. Co-rapporteurs: Ashley Fox and Gerald Häfner (A7-0350/2013)

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 27)

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION

Adopted (P7_TA-PROV(2013)0498)


9. 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: Anne E. Jensen and Monika Hohlmeier - A7-0387/2013
Marina Yannakoudakis and Bernd Posselt

Report: Marian-Jean Marinescu - A7-0321/2013
Adam Bielan and Bernd Posselt

Report: Lambert van Nistelrooij and Constanze Angela Krehl - A7-0274/2013
Rosa Estaràs Ferragut, Marisa Matias, Adam Bielan, Giommaria Uggias, Peter Jahr, Andrej Plenković, Alda Sousa and Elisa Ferreira

Report: Elisabeth Morin-Chartier - A7-0250/2012
Davor Ivo Stier, Elena Băsescu and Mario Borghezio

Report: Jan Olbrycht - A7-0268/2013
Raffaele Baldassarre, Rosa Estaràs Ferragut, Seán Kelly, Adam Bielan, Giommaria Uggias, Joseph Cuschieri and Francesca Barracciu

Report: Riikka Pakarinen - A7-0280/2013
Raffaele Baldassarre, Rosa Estaràs Ferragut and Giommaria Uggias

Report: Victor Boştinaru - A7-0270/2013
Rosa Estaràs Ferragut, Seán Kelly, Csaba Sógor, Oleg Valjalo and Elena Băsescu

Report: Joachim Zeller - A7-0309/2013
Rosa Estaràs Ferragut and Andrej Plenković

Report: Evelyn Regner and Rodi Kratsa-Tsagaropoulou - A7-0340/2013
Claudette Abela Baldacchino, Anna Maria Corazza Bildt, Emer Costello, Mitro Repo, Seán Kelly, Oleg Valjalo, Charles Tannock and Anna Záborská

Report: Giovanni La Via - A7-0363/2013
Csaba Sógor, Andrej Plenković and Ivana Maletić

Report: Pervenche Berès - A7-0368/2013
Anna Záborská

Report: Luis Manuel Capoulas Santos - A7-0361/2013
Adam Bielan and Ivana Maletić

Report: Michel Dantin - A7-0366/2013
Marina Yannakoudakis

Report: Luis Manuel Capoulas Santos - A7-0362/2013
Paolo Bartolozzi and Elena Băsescu

Report: Albert Deß - A7-0326/2013
Petri Sarvamaa

Report: Ashley Fox and Gerald Häfner - A7-0350/2013
Anna Maria Corazza Bildt, Mitro Repo, Davor Ivo Stier, Zdravka Bušić, Oleg Valjalo, Vicky Ford, Charles Tannock, Bernd Posselt and Anna Záborská.


10. 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 14.40 and resumed at 15.00.)

IN THE CHAIR: László SURJÁN
Vice-President

11. Approval of the minutes of the previous sitting

The minutes of the previous sitting were approved.


12. Horizon 2020 - framework programme for research and innovation (2014-2020) ***I - Rules for the participation and dissemination in Horizon 2020 ***I - Specific programme implementing Horizon 2020 * - Strategic innovation agenda of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology ***I - European Institute of Innovation and Technology ***I (debate)

Report on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing Horizon 2020 - The Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (2014-2020) [COM(2011)0809 - C7-0466/2011- 2011/0401(COD)] - Committee on Industry, Research and Energy. Rapporteur: Teresa Riera Madurell (A7-0427/2012)

Report on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down the rules for the participation and dissemination in 'Horizon 2020 – the Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (2014-2020)' [COM(2011)0810 - C7-0465/2011- 2011/0399(COD)] - Committee on Industry, Research and Energy. Rapporteur: Christian Ehler (A7-0428/2012)

Report on the proposal for a Council decision establishing the Specific Programme Implementing Horizon 2020 - The Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (2014-2020) [COM(2011)0811 - C7-0509/2011- 2011/0402(CNS)] - Committee on Industry, Research and Energy. Rapporteur: Maria Da Graça Carvalho (A7-0002/2013)

Report on the proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council on the Strategic Innovation Agenda of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT): the contribution of the EIT to a more innovative Europe [COM(2011)0822 - C7-0462/2011- 2011/0387(COD)] - Committee on Industry, Research and Energy. Rapporteur: Marisa Matias (A7-0422/2012)

Report on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EC) No 294/2008 establishing the European Institute of Innovation and Technology [COM(2011)0817 - C7-0467/2011- 2011/0384(COD)] - Committee on Industry, Research and Energy. Rapporteur: Philippe Lamberts (A7-0403/2012)

Teresa Riera Madurell, Christian Ehler, Maria Da Graça Carvalho, Marisa Matias and Philippe Lamberts presented their reports.

The following spoke: Vytautas Leškevičius (President-in-Office of the Council), Máire Geoghegan-Quinn (Member of the Commission) and Androulla Vassiliou (Member of the Commission).

The following spoke: Bill Newton Dunn (rapporteur for the opinion of the DEVE Committee), Nils Torvalds (rapporteur for the opinion of the BUDG Committee), Nathalie Griesbeck (rapporteur for the opinion of the TRAN Committee), Oldřich Vlasák (rapporteur for the opinion of the REGI Committee), Ioannis A. Tsoukalas (rapporteur for the opinion of the PECH Committee), Emma McClarkin (rapporteur for the opinion of the CULT Committee), Piotr Borys (rapporteur for the opinion of the JURI Committee) and Alajos Mészáros (rapporteur for the opinion of the JURI Committee).

IN THE CHAIR: Anni PODIMATA
Vice-President

The following spoke: Antigoni Papadopoulou (rapporteur for the opinion of the FEMM Committee), Ioannis A. Tsoukalas, on behalf of the PPE Group, Norbert Glante, on behalf of the S&D Group, Kent Johansson, on behalf of the ALDE Group, Claude Turmes, on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group, Vicky Ford, on behalf of the ECR Group, Marisa Matias, on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group, Roger Helmer, on behalf of the EFD Group, who also replied to a blue-card question by Claude Turmes, Francisco Sosa Wagner, Non-attached Member, Pilar del Castillo Vera, Judith A. Merkies, Jürgen Creutzmann, Margrete Auken, Konrad Szymański, Paul Murphy, Franz Obermayr, who also replied to a blue-card question by Luis Yáñez-Barnuevo García, Angelika Niebler, Patrizia Toia, Philippe De Backer, Evžen Tošenovský, Ewald Stadler, Paul Rübig, Véronique De Keyser, Izaskun Bilbao Barandica, Susy De Martini, Krišjānis Kariņš, who also replied to a blue-card question by Paul Rübig, Marita Ulvskog, Mirosław Piotrowski, Lambert van Nistelrooij and Adam Gierek.

IN THE CHAIR: Roberta ANGELILLI
Vice-President

The following spoke: Hermann Winkler, Edit Herczog, Seán Kelly, Britta Thomsen, Dubravka Šuica, Peter Skinner, António Fernando Correia de Campos, Monika Panayotova, Jean-Pierre Audy and Zbigniew Ziobro.

The following spoke under the 'catch-the-eye' procedure: Erik Bánki, Anna Záborská, Jan Kozłowski, Marusya Lyubcheva, Pat the Cope Gallagher, Andrew Henry William Brons, Danuta Jazłowiecka and Miroslav Mikolášik.

The following spoke: Máire Geoghegan-Quinn, Androulla Vassiliou, Vytautas Leškevičius, Teresa Riera Madurell, Christian Ehler, Maria Da Graça Carvalho and Marisa Matias.

The debate closed.

Vote: minutes of 21.11.2013, item 6.1, minutes of 21.11.2013, item 8.1, minutes of 21.11.2013, item 8.5, minutes of 21.11.2013, item 8.2 and minutes of 21.11.2013, item 8.3.


13. Competitiveness of enterprises and small and medium-sized enterprises (2014 - 2020) ***I - Entrepreneurship 2020 action plan - Reigniting the entrepreneurial spirit in Europe (debate)

Report on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a Programme for the Competitiveness of Enterprises and small and medium-sized enterprises (2014 - 2020) [COM(2011)0834 - C7-0463/2011- 2011/0394(COD)] - Committee on Industry, Research and Energy. Rapporteur: Jürgen Creutzmann (A7-0420/2012)

Question for oral answer (O-000110/2013) by Paul Rübig, on behalf of the ITRE Committee, to the Commission: Entrepreneurship 2020 Action Plan - Reigniting the entrepreneurial spirit in Europe (2013/2532(RSP)) (B7-0520/2013).

Jürgen Creutzmann introduced the report.

Paul Rübig moved the question.

The following spoke: Antonio Tajani (Vice-President of the Commission).

The following spoke: Paul Rübig (rapporteur for the opinion of the BUDG Committee), Emma McClarkin (rapporteur for the opinion of the IMCO Committee), Marina Yannakoudakis (rapporteur for the opinion of the FEMM Committee), Bendt Bendtsen, on behalf of the PPE Group, who also replied to a blue-card question by Paul Rübig, Patrizia Toia, on behalf of the S&D Group, Philippe De Backer, on behalf of the ALDE Group, Jan Zahradil, on behalf of the ECR Group, Inês Cristina Zuber, on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group, Magdi Cristiano Allam, on behalf of the EFD Group, Dimitar Stoyanov, Non-attached Member, Cristina Gutiérrez-Cortines, Josefa Andrés Barea, Ruža Tomašić, Derek Roland Clark, Andreas Mölzer, Alajos Mészáros, António Fernando Correia de Campos and Maria Da Graça Carvalho.

The following spoke under the 'catch-the-eye' procedure: Monika Panayotova, Danuta Jazłowiecka, Andrej Plenković, Georgios Papanikolaou, Edit Herczog, Anneli Jäätteenmäki, Jaroslav Paška, Erik Bánki and Jan Kozłowski.

The following spoke: Antonio Tajani and Jürgen Creutzmann.

IN THE CHAIR: Anni PODIMATA
Vice-President

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

- Paul Rübig, on behalf of the ITRE Committee, on the Entrepreneurship 2020 action plan – Reigniting the entrepreneurial spirit in Europe (2013/2532(RSP)) (B7-0466/2013).

The debate closed.

Vote: minutes of 21.11.2013, item 8.4 and minutes of 21.11.2013, item 8.13.


14. Implementation of the Common Security and Defence Policy - European defence technological and industrial base (debate)

Report on the implementation of the Common Security and Defence Policy (based on the Annual Report from the Council to the European Parliament on the Common Foreign and Security Policy) (14605/1/2012 – C7-0000/2013 – 2013/2105(INI)) - Committee on Foreign Affairs. Rapporteur: Maria Eleni Koppa (A7-0360/2013)

Report on the European Defence Technological and Industrial Base [2013/2125(INI)] - Committee on Foreign Affairs. Rapporteur: Michael Gahler (A7-0358/2013)

Maria Eleni Koppa and Michael Gahler presented their reports.

The following spoke: Juozas Olekas (President-in-Office of the Council) and Antonio Tajani (Vice-President of the Commission).

The following spoke: Jean-Pierre Audy (rapporteur for the opinion of the ITRE Committee), who also replied to a blue-card question by Paul Rübig, Ildikó Gáll-Pelcz (rapporteur for the opinion of the IMCO Committee), Arnaud Danjean, on behalf of the PPE Group, Ana Gomes, on behalf of the S&D Group, Norica Nicolai, on behalf of the ALDE Group, Tarja Cronberg, on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group, Geoffrey Van Orden, on behalf of the ECR Group, who also replied to three blue-card questions by Andrew Duff, Arnaud Danjean and Jean-Pierre Audy, Sabine Lösing, on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group, Sampo Terho, on behalf of the EFD Group, Elmar Brok, Janusz Władysław Zemke, Andrew Duff, Charles Tannock, Willy Meyer, Nikolaos Salavrakos, Krzysztof Lisek, Luis Yáñez-Barnuevo García, Marietje Schaake, Gerard Batten, who also replied to a blue-card question by Ioan Mircea Paşcu, Tunne Kelam, Ioan Mircea Paşcu, Anna Ibrisagic, Francisco José Millán Mon, Marietta Giannakou and Cristian Dan Preda.

The following spoke under the 'catch-the-eye' procedure: Davor Ivo Stier, Andrej Plenković, Charalampos Angourakis, Monika Panayotova, Jaroslav Paška, Eduard Kukan, Paul Murphy and Seán Kelly.

The following spoke: Antonio Tajani, Juozas Olekas, Maria Eleni Koppa and Michael Gahler.

IN THE CHAIR: Othmar KARAS
Vice-President

The following spoke: Jean-Pierre Audy, who expressed regret that Herman Van Rompuy (President of the European Council) did not come to address Parliament more often.

The debate closed.

Vote: minutes of 21.11.2013, item 8.14 and minutes of 21.11.2013, item 8.15.


15. European statistics ***I (debate)

Report on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EC) No 223/2009 on European statistics [COM(2012)0167 - C7-0101/2012- 2012/0084(COD)] - Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs. Rapporteur: Liem Hoang Ngoc (A7-0436/2012)

Liem Hoang Ngoc introduced the report.

The following spoke: Algirdas Šemeta (Member of the Commission).

The following spoke: Ildikó Gáll-Pelcz, on behalf of the PPE Group.

The following spoke under the 'catch-the-eye' procedure: Seán Kelly, Bogusław Liberadzki, to put a blue-card question to Ildikó Gáll-Pelcz, Ruža Tomašić, Ildikó Gáll-Pelcz, in response to a blue card question from Bogusław Liberadzki, and Erik Bánki.

The following spoke: Algirdas Šemeta and Liem Hoang Ngoc.

The debate closed.

Vote: minutes of 21.11.2013, item 8.6.


16. Programme for social change and innovation ***I (debate)

Report on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on a European Union Programme for Social Change and Innovation [COM(2011)0609 - C7-0318/2011- 2011/0270(COD)] - Committee on Employment and Social Affairs. Rapporteur: Jutta Steinruck (A7-0241/2012)

Jutta Steinruck introduced the report.

The following spoke: László Andor (Member of the Commission).

The following spoke: Bogusław Liberadzki (rapporteur for the opinion of the CONT Committee), Inês Cristina Zuber (rapporteur for the opinion of the ITRE Committee), Tomasz Piotr Poręba (rapporteur for the opinion of the REGI Committee), Philippe Boulland, on behalf of the PPE Group, Frédéric Daerden, on behalf of the S&D Group, Marian Harkin, on behalf of the ALDE Group, Elisabeth Schroedter, on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group, Patricia van der Kammen, Non-attached Member, Regina Bastos, Edite Estrela, Sari Essayah, Emer Costello and Richard Howitt.

The following spoke: László Andor and Jutta Steinruck.

The debate closed.

Vote: minutes of 21.11.2013, item 8.7.


17. Strengthening the social dimension of EMU (debate)

Question for oral answer (O-000122/2013) by Pervenche Berès, on behalf of the EMPL Committee, to the Commission: Commission communication on 'Strengthening the Social dimension of Economic and Monetary Union (EMU)' (2013/2841(RSP)) (B7-0524/2013)

Pervenche Berès moved the question.

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

The following spoke: Csaba Őry, on behalf of the PPE Group, Alejandro Cercas, on behalf of the S&D Group, Philippe De Backer, on behalf of the ALDE Group, Marije Cornelissen, on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group, Inês Cristina Zuber, on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group, Sari Essayah, Sylvana Rapti and Emer Costello.

The following spoke under the 'catch-the-eye' procedure: Edite Estrela.

The following spoke: László Andor.

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

- Pervenche Berès, on behalf of the EMPL Committee, on the Commission communication entitled ‘Strengthening the social dimension of the Economic and Monetary Union (EMU)’ (2013/2841(RSP)) (B7-0496/2013).

The debate closed.

Vote: minutes of 21.11.2013, item 8.16.


18. Agenda of the next sitting

The agenda of the next day's sitting had been established ('Agenda' PE 522.757/OJJE).


19. Closure of the sitting

The sitting closed at 22.35.

Klaus Welle

Rainer Wieland

Secretary-General

Vice-President


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