United Kingdom

Date of birth : , Tamworth

9th parliamentary term Phil BENNION

Political groups

  • 02-07-2019 / 31-01-2020 : Renew Europe Group - Member

National parties

  • 02-07-2019 / 31-01-2020 : Liberal Democrats (United Kingdom)


  • 02-07-2019 / 31-01-2020 : Committee on Foreign Affairs
  • 02-07-2019 / 31-01-2020 : Subcommittee on Human Rights
  • 02-07-2019 / 31-01-2020 : Delegation for relations with the countries of South Asia


  • 02-07-2019 / 31-01-2020 : Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection
  • 02-07-2019 / 31-01-2020 : Delegation for relations with Japan

Main parliamentary activities

Contributions to plenary debates

Speeches made during the plenary session and written declarations relating to plenary debates. Rules Rule 204 and 171(11)

India's Citizenship (Amendment) Act 2019 (debate)

29-01-2020 P9_CRE-REV(2020)01-29(1-311-0000)

Burundi, notably the freedom of expression

16-01-2020 P9_CRE-REV(2020)01-16(4-046-0000)

Nigeria, notably the recent terrorist attacks

16-01-2020 P9_CRE-REV(2020)01-16(4-069-0000)

Opinions - as shadow rapporteur

Political groups designate a shadow rapporteur for an opinion to follow progress and negotiate compromise texts with the rapporteur. Rule 215

OPINION on the draft Council decision on the conclusion of the Free Trade Agreement between the European Union and the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam

05-12-2019 AFET_AD(2019)641414 PE641.414v02-00 AFET

OPINION on the draft Council decision on the conclusion, on behalf of the Union, of the Investment Protection Agreement between the European Union and its Member States, of the one part, and the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam, of the other part

05-12-2019 AFET_AD(2019)641417 PE641.417v02-00 AFET

Motions for resolutions

Motions for resolutions are tabled on topical issues, at the request of a committee, a political group or at least 5% of the Members, and voted on in plenary. Rule 132, Rule 136, Rule 139, Rule 144.

Other parliamentary activities

Written questions

Members can submit a specific number of questions to the President of the European Council, the Council, the Commission and the Vice-President of the Commission/High Representative of the Union, for written answer. Rule 138, Annex III

Medical treatment for Hajer Mansoor

12-11-2019 E-003798/2019 Vice-President of the Commission / High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy

Moldovan courts

05-11-2019 E-003629/2019 Commission


Original signed/dated declaration archived by the European Parliament.