David Maria SASSOLI : 8th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

  • 01-07-2014 / 01-07-2019 : Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament - Member

National parties 

  • 01-07-2014 / 01-07-2019 : Partito Democratico (Italy)


  • 01-07-2014 / 17-01-2017 : European Parliament
  • 18-01-2017 / 01-07-2019 : European Parliament


  • 01-07-2014 / 16-01-2017 : Parliament's Bureau
  • 01-07-2014 / 18-01-2017 : Committee on Transport and Tourism
  • 14-07-2014 / 01-07-2019 : Delegation to the EU-Serbia Stabilisation and Association Parliamentary Committee
  • 18-01-2017 / 01-07-2019 : Parliament's Bureau
  • 19-01-2017 / 01-07-2019 : Committee on Transport and Tourism


  • 08-07-2014 / 18-01-2017 : Committee on Fisheries
  • 19-01-2017 / 10-06-2018 : Committee on Fisheries

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

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

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

Questions to the ECB and concerning the SSM and the SRM 
Members can put questions for written reply to the ECB and questions concerning the Single Supervisory Mechanism and the Single Resolution Mechanism. Such questions are first submitted to the Chair of the responsible committee.Rule 140, Rule 141, 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 promoting religious freedom in Pakistan and condemning the unjustified detention of Ms Asia Bibi  
- P8_DCL(2016)0055 - Lapsed  
Antonio TAJANI , Lars ADAKTUSSON , György HÖLVÉNYI , Mairead McGUINNESS , Elisabeth MORIN-CHARTIER , Jan OLBRYCHT , Marijana PETIR , Cristian Dan PREDA , Massimiliano SALINI , Silvia COSTA , David Maria SASSOLI , Patrizia TOIA , Dennis de JONG , Peter van DALEN  
Date opened : 25-05-2016
Lapse date : 25-08-2016
Number of signatories : 282 - 25-08-2016


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