Maria da Graça CARVALHO : 7th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

  • 14-07-2009 / 30-04-2014 : Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats) - Member

National parties 

  • 14-07-2009 / 30-04-2014 : Partido Social Democrata (Portugal)


  • 16-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Industry, Research and Energy
  • 16-09-2009 / 30-04-2014 : Delegation to the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-04-2014 : Committee on Industry, Research and Energy


  • 16-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Budgets
  • 16-09-2009 / 30-04-2014 : Delegation for relations with the Palestinian Legislative Council
  • 16-09-2009 / 30-04-2014 : Delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Union for the Mediterranean
  • 17-06-2010 / 30-06-2011 : Special committee on the policy challenges and budgetary resources for a sustainable European Union after 2013
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-04-2014 : Committee on Budgets


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

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 decision of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a space surveillance and tracking support programme  
- BUDG_AD(2013)519703 -  
OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing the Copernicus Programme and repealing Regulation (EU) No 911/2010  
- BUDG_AD(2013)519692 -  
OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the implementation and exploitation of European satellite navigation systems  
- BUDG_AD(2012)487670 -  

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 concerning the renewal of the Agreement on cooperation in science and technology between the European Community and the Government of the Russian Federation  
- BUDG_AD(2013)522902 -  
OPINION on the proposal for a Council decision on the adoption of a Supplementary Research Programme for the ITER project (2014-2018)  
- BUDG_AD(2013)504395 -  
OPINION on the proposal for a Council regulation on Union support for the nuclear decommissioning assistance programmes in Bulgaria, Lithuania and Slovakia  
- BUDG_AD(2012)498148 -  

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 hepatitis B and C  
- P7_DCL(2013)0023 - Lapsed  
Silvia-Adriana ȚICĂU , Daciana Octavia SÂRBU , Cătălin Sorin IVAN , Claudiu Ciprian TĂNĂSESCU , Corina CREȚU , Marc TARABELLA , Adam GIEREK , Anna ROSBACH , Maria da Graça CARVALHO , Françoise GROSSETÊTE , Antonyia PARVANOVA  
Date opened : 18-11-2013
Lapse date : 18-02-2014
Number of signatories : 96 - 18-02-2014
Written declaration on protecting children and their rights in the context of internet namespace targeting children  
- P7_DCL(2013)0014 - Lapsed  
Tanja FAJON , Amelia ANDERSDOTTER , Jan BŘEZINA , Maria da Graça CARVALHO , Iliana IOTOVA , Seán KELLY , Petru Constantin LUHAN , Cristiana MUSCARDINI , Angelika WERTHMANN , Ivo VAJGL , Milan ZVER  
Date opened : 09-09-2013
Lapse date : 09-12-2013
Number of signatories : 230 - 10-12-2013
Written declaration on highlighting the global dimension of the fight against online child sexual abuse content  
- P7_DCL(2013)0003 - Lapsed  
Emma McCLARKIN , Vicky FORD , Timothy KIRKHOPE , Mary HONEYBALL , Silvia COSTA , Richard HOWITT , Gay MITCHELL , Roberta ANGELILLI , Iva ZANICCHI , Maria da Graça CARVALHO , Seán KELLY , Diane DODDS  
Date opened : 15-04-2013
Lapse date : 15-07-2013
Number of signatories : 132 - 15-07-2013


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