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Nirj DEVA Nirj DEVA
Nirj DEVA
United Kingdom

Date of birth : , Colombo (Sri Lanka)

8th parliamentary term Nirj DEVA

Political groups

  • 01-07-2014 / 01-07-2019 : European Conservatives and Reformists Group - Member

National parties

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

Chair

  • 16-10-2014 / 01-07-2019 : Delegation for relations with the Korean Peninsula

Vice-Chair

  • 07-07-2014 / 18-01-2017 : Committee on Development
  • 25-01-2017 / 01-07-2019 : Committee on Development

Member

  • 01-07-2014 / 06-07-2014 : Committee on Development
  • 14-07-2014 / 15-10-2014 : Delegation for relations with the Korean Peninsula
  • 16-10-2014 / 01-07-2019 : Conference of Delegation Chairs
  • 19-01-2017 / 24-01-2017 : Committee on Development

Substitute

  • 01-07-2014 / 18-01-2017 : Committee on Foreign Affairs
  • 14-07-2014 / 01-07-2019 : Delegation to the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly
  • 19-01-2017 / 01-07-2019 : Committee on Foreign Affairs

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 private sector and development

26-02-2016 A8-0043/2016 PE541.481v02-00 DEVE
Nirj DEVA

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 discharge in respect of the implementation of the general budget of the European Union for the financial year 2017, Section III – Commission and executive agencies

07-02-2019 DEVE_AD(2019)631872 PE631.872v03-00 DEVE
Nirj DEVA

OPINION on discharge in respect of the implementation of the budget of the eighth, ninth, tenth and eleventh European Development Funds for the financial year 2017

30-01-2019 DEVE_AD(2019)631880 PE631.880v03-00 DEVE
Nirj DEVA

OPINION on the proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Decision No 466/2014/EU granting an EU guarantee to the European Investment Bank against losses under financing operations supporting investment projects outside the Union

31-03-2017 DEVE_AD(2017)599683 PE599.683v03-00 DEVE
Nirj DEVA

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, on behalf of the Union, of the Cooperation Agreement on Partnership and Development between the European Union and its Member States, of the one part, and the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, of the other part

22-11-2018 DEVE_AD(2018)623970 PE623.970v02-00 DEVE
Frank ENGEL

OPINION on the draft Council decision on the conclusion, on behalf of the Union, of the Cooperation Agreement on Partnership and Development between the European Union and its Member States, of the one part, and the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, of the other part

22-11-2018 DEVE_AD(2018)627027 PE627.027v02-00 DEVE
Frank ENGEL

OPINION on the Interim report on MFF 2021-2027 – Parliament’s position in view of an agreement

17-10-2018 DEVE_AD(2018)626679 PE626.679v02-00 DEVE
Željana ZOVKO

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 tackling the challenges presented by the Global Hunger Index

24-02-2016 P8_DCL(2016)0013 Lapsed
Brian HAYES Neena GILL Nirj DEVA Davor Ivo STIER Petr JEŽEK Doru-Claudian FRUNZULICĂ Seb DANCE Deirdre CLUNE Beatriz BECERRA BASTERRECHEA Tom VANDENKENDELAERE
Date opened : 24-02-2016
Lapse date : 24-05-2016
Number of signatories : 61 - 25-05-2016

WRITTEN DECLARATION on continued European Union support for polio eradication

09-03-2015 P8_DCL(2015)0008 Adopted
Linda McAVAN Charles GOERENS Elmar BROK Michael GAHLER Nirj DEVA Mairead McGUINNESS Louis MICHEL Enrique GUERRERO SALOM Davor Ivo STIER Maria HEUBUCH
Date opened : 09-03-2015
Lapse date : 09-06-2015
Number of signatories : 404 - 10-06-2015