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Procedure : 2018/0172(COD)
Document stages in plenary
Document selected : A8-0317/2018

Texts tabled :


Debates :

PV 22/10/2018 - 17
CRE 22/10/2018 - 17
PV 27/03/2019 - 15
CRE 27/03/2019 - 15

Votes :

PV 24/10/2018 - 11.12
CRE 24/10/2018 - 11.12
Explanations of votes
PV 27/03/2019 - 18.6
Explanations of votes

Texts adopted :


Wednesday, 27 March 2019 - Strasbourg

15. Reduction of the impact of certain plastic products on the environment ***I (debate)

Report on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the reduction of the impact of certain plastic products on the environment [COM(2018)0340 - C8-0218/2018 - 2018/0172(COD)] - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety. Rapporteur: Frédérique Ries (A8-0317/2018)

An initial debate had taken place on 22 October 2018 (minutes of 22.10.2018, item 17).
The question had been referred back for interinstitutional negotiations to the committee responsible, in accordance with Rule 59(4), on 24 October 2018 (minutes of 24.10.2018, item 11.12).

Frédérique Ries introduced the report.

The following spoke: Frans Timmermans (First Vice-President of the Commission) and Karmenu Vella (Member of the Commission).

The following spoke: Bronis Ropė (rapporteur for the opinion of the AGRI Committee), Renata Briano (rapporteur for the opinion of the PECH Committee), Peter Liese, on behalf of the PPE Group, who also replied to a blue-card question by Lynn Boylan, Massimo Paolucci, on behalf of the S&D Group, Mark Demesmaeker, on behalf of the ECR Group, Nils Torvalds, on behalf of the ALDE Group, Margrete Auken, on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group, Lynn Boylan, on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group, Piernicola Pedicini, on behalf of the EFDD Group, Joëlle Mélin, on behalf of the ENF, Elisabetta Gardini, Jo Leinen, Peter van Dalen, Gerben-Jan Gerbrandy, who also replied to a blue-card question by Bill Etheridge, Bas Eickhout, Younous Omarjee, Bill Etheridge, Danilo Oscar Lancini, who also replied to a blue-card question by Peter Liese, Sirpa Pietikäinen, Miriam Dalli, Lieve Wierinck, Michèle Rivasi, Anja Hazekamp, John Stuart Agnew, who also replied to a blue-card question by Margrete Auken, Angélique Delahaye, Simona Bonafè, Francesc Gambús and Christine Revault d'Allonnes Bonnefoy.


The following spoke: Christofer Fjellner, Eric Andrieu, Dubravka Šuica and Christophe Hansen.

The following spoke under the catch-the-eye procedure: Roberta Metsola, Julie Ward, Luke Ming Flanagan, Michaela Šojdrová, José Inácio Faria, Bogdan Andrzej Zdrojewski and Seán Kelly.

The following spoke: Frans Timmermans and Frédérique Ries.

The debate closed.

Vote: minutes of 27.3.2019, item 18.6.

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