Imelda Mary READ
Imelda Mary READ
United Kingdom

Date of birth : , Hillingdon (Middlesex)

5th parliamentary term Imelda Mary READ

Political groups

  • 20-07-1999 / 19-07-2004 : Group of the Party of European Socialists - Member

National parties

  • 20-07-1999 / 19-07-2004 : Labour Party (United Kingdom)


  • 22-07-1999 / 14-01-2002 : Delegation for relations with the United States


  • 21-07-1999 / 14-01-2002 : Committee on Industry, External Trade, Research and Energy
  • 22-07-1999 / 14-01-2002 : Conference of Delegation Chairmen
  • 17-01-2002 / 19-07-2004 : Committee on Industry, External Trade, Research and Energy
  • 07-02-2002 / 19-07-2004 : Delegation for relations with the United States


  • 22-07-1999 / 14-01-2002 : Committee on Legal Affairs and the Internal Market
  • 17-01-2002 / 19-07-2004 : Committee on Legal Affairs and the Internal Market


Contributions to plenary debates

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

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

Motions for resolutions

Members can table an individual motion on issues falling within the EU’s sphere of activity. This motion is forwarded to the responsible committee for consideration.Rule 143

Parliamentary questions

Questions for oral answer with debate may be tabled by a committee, a political group or at least 5% of Parliament’s component Members . The addressees are other EU institutions. The Conference of Presidents decides whether, and in what order, questions are placed on the final draft agenda for a Plenary sitting. Rule 128

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 endometriosis

19-04-2004 P5_DCL(2004)0030 Lapsed
John BOWIS Imelda Mary READ Diana WALLIS Catherine STIHLER Jill EVANS
Date opened : 19-04-2004
Lapse date : 06-05-2004
Number of signatories : 73 - 06-05-2004

WRITTEN DECLARATION on the outsourcing (offshoring) of European jobs to Asia, Africa and South America

04-02-2004 P5_DCL(2004)0005 Lapsed
Claude MORAES Imelda Mary READ Stephen HUGHES Marie-Hélène GILLIG Alejandro CERCAS
Date opened : 04-02-2004
Lapse date : 04-05-2004
Number of signatories : 71 - 04-05-2004