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James NICHOLSON James NICHOLSON
James NICHOLSON
United Kingdom

Date of birth : ,

8th parliamentary term James NICHOLSON

Political groups

  • 01-07-2014 / 13-10-2014 : European Conservatives and Reformists Group - Member
  • 14-10-2014 / 12-12-2016 : European Conservatives and Reformists Group - Member of the Bureau
  • 13-12-2016 / 15-01-2017 : European Conservatives and Reformists Group - Member of the Bureau
  • 16-01-2017 / 08-02-2017 : European Conservatives and Reformists Group - Member of the Bureau
  • 09-02-2017 / 04-07-2017 : European Conservatives and Reformists Group - Member of the Bureau
  • 04-07-2017 / 04-07-2017 : European Conservatives and Reformists Group - Member
  • 05-07-2017 / 03-07-2018 : European Conservatives and Reformists Group - Member of the Bureau
  • 04-07-2018 / 01-07-2019 : European Conservatives and Reformists Group - Member of the Bureau

National parties

  • 01-07-2014 / 01-07-2019 : Ulster Unionist Party (United Kingdom)

Vice-Chair

  • 11-05-2017 / 01-07-2019 : Delegation for relations with the countries of South Asia

Member

  • 01-07-2014 / 18-01-2017 : Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development
  • 14-07-2014 / 13-12-2016 : Delegation to the EU-Mexico Joint Parliamentary Committee
  • 14-07-2014 / 13-12-2016 : Delegation to the Euro-Latin American Parliamentary Assembly
  • 14-12-2016 / 10-05-2017 : Delegation for relations with the countries of South Asia
  • 19-01-2017 / 01-07-2019 : Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development

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 the countries of Southeast Asia and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)
  • 16-09-2014 / 18-01-2017 : Committee on Regional Development
  • 19-01-2017 / 01-07-2019 : Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
  • 19-01-2017 / 01-07-2019 : Committee on Regional Development

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)

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

REPORT on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on novel foods

02-12-2014 A8-0046/2014 PE537.480v03-00 ENVI
James NICHOLSON

Reports - as shadow rapporteur

Political groups designate a shadow rapporteur for each report in the responsible committee to follow progress and negotiate compromise texts with the rapporteur. Rule 215

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 the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the European Regional Development Fund and on the Cohesion Fund

14-11-2018 AGRI_AD(2018)623919 PE623.919v02-00 AGRI
James NICHOLSON

OPINION on the negotiating mandate for EU trade negotiations with New Zealand

03-10-2017 AGRI_AD(2017)608081 PE608.081v02-00 AGRI
James NICHOLSON

OPINION on initiative on resource efficiency: reducing food waste, improving food safety

27-03-2017 AGRI_AD(2017)595767 PE595.767v02-00 AGRI
James NICHOLSON

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 directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on discontinuing seasonal changes of time

20-02-2019 AGRI_AD(2019)630764 PE630.764v02-00 AGRI
Ulrike MÜLLER

OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the apportionment of tariff rate quotas included in the WTO schedule of the Union following the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the Union and amending Council Regulation (EC) No 32/2000

24-10-2018 AGRI_AD(2018)623916 PE623.916v02-00 AGRI
Matt CARTHY

OPINION 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

03-10-2018 AGRI_AD(2018)623923 PE623.923v02-00 AGRI
Bronis ROPĖ

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

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

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 European Honey Breakfast and World Bee Day

11-04-2016 P8_DCL(2016)0033 Lapsed
Franc BOGOVIČ Karl-Heinz FLORENZ James NICHOLSON Françoise GROSSETÊTE Frédérique RIES Jo LEINEN Bart STAES Alojz PETERLE Kateřina KONEČNÁ Mairead McGUINNESS Albert DESS Anneli JÄÄTTEENMÄKI Marc TARABELLA Vladimir URUTCHEV Sirpa PIETIKÄINEN Viorica DĂNCILĂ Pavel POC Giovanni LA VIA Elisabeth KÖSTINGER Paolo DE CASTRO Tanja FAJON Milan ZVER Ivo VAJGL Jozo RADOŠ Mark DEMESMAEKER Dubravka ŠUICA Miroslav POCHE Norbert ERDŐS Tomáš ZDECHOVSKÝ György HÖLVÉNYI Benedek JÁVOR Sofia RIBEIRO Marijana PETIR Ivan JAKOVČIĆ Renata BRIANO Rosa D'AMATO Nicola CAPUTO Igor ŠOLTES Annie SCHREIJER-PIERIK Maria Lidia SENRA RODRÍGUEZ Patricija ŠULIN Romana TOMC Bronis ROPĖ Mihai ŢURCANU
Date opened : 11-04-2016
Lapse date : 11-07-2016
Number of signatories : 224 - 12-07-2016

WRITTEN DECLARATION on access to hearing aids

02-12-2015 P8_DCL(2015)0069 Lapsed
Renate SOMMER James NICHOLSON Peter LIESE Françoise GROSSETÊTE Dame Glenis WILLMOTT Pavel POC Giovanni LA VIA Ádám KÓSA Gesine MEISSNER Stefan ECK
Date opened : 02-12-2015
Lapse date : 02-03-2016
Number of signatories : 89 - 03-03-2016

WRITTEN DECLARATION on eHealth

25-03-2015 P8_DCL(2015)0012 Lapsed
Nicola CAPUTO James NICHOLSON Bart STAES Mercedes BRESSO Lorenzo CESA Younous OMARJEE Theodor Dumitru STOLOJAN Elisabetta GARDINI Alain CADEC Michel DANTIN Merja KYLLÖNEN Renata BRIANO Daniele VIOTTI Simona BONAFÈ Enrico GASBARRA Elena GENTILE Caterina CHINNICI József NAGY Diane JAMES
Date opened : 25-03-2015
Lapse date : 25-06-2015
Number of signatories : 68 - 07-07-2015

Declarations

Original signed/dated declaration archived by the European Parliament.