Merja KYLLÖNEN
Merja KYLLÖNEN
Finland

Date of birth : , Suomussalmi

8th parliamentary term Merja KYLLÖNEN

Political groups

  • 01-07-2014 / 14-12-2015 : Confederal Group of the European United Left - Nordic Green Left - Member
  • 15-12-2015 / 11-01-2017 : Confederal Group of the European United Left - Nordic Green Left - Member of the Bureau
  • 12-01-2017 / 01-07-2019 : Confederal Group of the European United Left - Nordic Green Left - Member of the Bureau

National parties

  • 01-07-2014 / 01-07-2019 : Vasemmistoliitto (Finland)

Member

  • 01-07-2014 / 18-01-2017 : Committee on Transport and Tourism
  • 14-07-2014 / 01-07-2019 : Delegation to the EU-Russia Parliamentary Cooperation Committee
  • 21-01-2016 / 04-04-2017 : Committee of Inquiry into Emission Measurements in the Automotive Sector
  • 19-01-2017 / 01-07-2019 : Committee on Transport and Tourism

Substitute

  • 01-07-2014 / 18-01-2017 : Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
  • 14-07-2014 / 01-07-2019 : Delegation for relations with Japan
  • 19-01-2017 / 01-07-2019 : Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety

Main parliamentary activities

Reports - as rapporteur

A rapporteur is appointed in the responsible parliamentary committee to draft a report on proposals of a legislative or budgetary nature, or other issues. In drafting their report, rapporteurs may consult with relevant experts and stakeholders. They are also responsible for the drafting of compromise amendments and negotiations with shadow rapporteurs. Reports adopted at committee level are then examined and voted on in plenary. Rule 55

Opinions - as rapporteur

Committees may draft an opinion to a report of the responsible committee covering the elements linked to their committee remit. Rapporteurs of such opinions are also responsible for the drafting of compromise amendments and negotiations with shadow rapporteurs of the opinion. Rule 56, Rule 57, Annex VI

OPINION on a European agenda for the collaborative economy

12-04-2017 TRAN_AD(2017)597749 PE597.749v02-00 TRAN
Merja KYLLÖNEN

OPINION on the proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on binding annual greenhouse gas emission reductions by Member States from 2021 to 2030 for a resilient Energy Union and to meet commitments under the Paris Agreement and amending Regulation No 525/2013 of the European Parliament and the Council on a mechanism for monitoring and reporting greenhouse gas emissions and other information relevant to climate change

27-03-2017 TRAN_AD(2017)595458 PE595.458v02-00 TRAN
Merja KYLLÖNEN

OPINION on Towards a Digital Single Market Act

11-11-2015 TRAN_AD(2015)565151 PE565.151v02-00 TRAN
Merja KYLLÖNEN

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 proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on promoting fairness and transparency for business users of online intermediation services

23-11-2018 TRAN_AD(2018)626844 PE626.844v02-00 TRAN
Claudia ȚAPARDEL

OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing Horizon Europe – the Framework Programme for Research and Innovation, laying down its rules for participation and dissemination

19-11-2018 TRAN_AD(2018)625453 PE625.453v02-00 TRAN
Henna VIRKKUNEN

OPINION on the proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council on establishing the specific programme implementing Horizon Europe – the Framework Programme for Research and Innovation

19-11-2018 TRAN_AD(2018)625455 PE625.455v02-00 TRAN
Henna VIRKKUNEN

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.

Oral questions

Questions for oral answer with debate, addressed to the European Commission, the Council or the Vice-President of the Commission/High Representative of the Union can be tabled by a committee, a political group or at least 5% of Parliament’s members. Rule 136

Minor interpellations

Minor interpellations for written answer, addressed to the European Commission, the Council or the Vice-President of the Commission/High Representative of the Union, may be tabled by a committee, a political group or at least 5% of Parliament’s Members. Rule 130a, Annex III

Major interpellations

Major interpellations for written answer with debate, addressed to the European Commission, the Council or the Vice-President of the Commission/High Representative of the Union, may be tabled by a committee, a political group or at least 5% of Parliament’s component Members. Rule 139, Annex III

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

Individual motions for resolutions

In accordance with Rule 143 of Parliament's Rules of Procedure, any individual Member may table a motion for resolution on a matter falling within the spheres of activity of the EU. These motions for resolution express the position of the individual Members who tabled them. Admissible motions are referred to the committee responsible, which shall decide whether to follow up the motion for resolution and, if so, which procedure is to be followed. Where a committee has decided to follow-up a motion for resolution, more detailed information is provided on this page, below the resolution in question. Rule 143

Written declarations (up to 16 January 2017)

**This instrument no longer exists since 16 January 2017**. A written declaration was an initiative on a matter falling within the EU’s competence. It could be co-signed by Members within a 3 month period.

WRITTEN DECLARATION on the need for the Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T) to support regional accessibility

12-12-2016 P8_DCL(2016)0129 Lapsed
Renaud MUSELIER Jill EVANS Pascal ARIMONT Inés AYALA SENDER Younous OMARJEE Juan Fernando LÓPEZ AGUILAR Derek VAUGHAN Milan ZVER Keith TAYLOR Jozo RADOŠ Ruža TOMAŠIĆ István UJHELYI Fernando RUAS Merja KYLLÖNEN Ivan JAKOVČIĆ Petras AUŠTREVIČIUS Salvatore Domenico POGLIESE Deirdre CLUNE Elissavet VOZEMBERG-VRIONIDI Iskra MIHAYLOVA
Date opened : 12-12-2016
Lapse date : 12-03-2017
Number of signatories : 106 - 13-03-2017

WRITTEN DECLARATION on access to employment for those affected by neurological disorders and chronic pain conditions

24-10-2016 P8_DCL(2016)0112 Lapsed
Marian HARKIN Jean LAMBERT Miroslav MIKOLÁŠIK Daciana Octavia SÂRBU Dame Glenis WILLMOTT Cristian-Silviu BUŞOI Sirpa PIETIKÄINEN Jeroen LENAERS Jutta STEINRUCK Karin KADENBACH Ivo VAJGL Heinz K. BECKER Biljana BORZAN Brian HAYES Roberta METSOLA Sofia RIBEIRO Merja KYLLÖNEN Elena GENTILE Jana ŽITŇANSKÁ Bogdan Brunon WENTA José BLANCO LÓPEZ Eva KAILI
Date opened : 24-10-2016
Lapse date : 24-01-2017
Number of signatories : 179 - 25-01-2017

WRITTEN DECLARATION on establishing an EU-wide practice of reasonably priced airport food and beverages

12-09-2016 P8_DCL(2016)0094 Lapsed
Brian HAYES Izaskun BILBAO BARANDICA Jozo RADOŠ Marlene MIZZI Merja KYLLÖNEN Fabio DE MASI Lucy ANDERSON Deirdre CLUNE José BLANCO LÓPEZ Patricija ŠULIN Stelios KOULOGLOU
Date opened : 12-09-2016
Lapse date : 12-12-2016
Number of signatories : 45 - 13-12-2016

Declarations

Original signed/dated declaration archived by the European Parliament.