Date of birth : , Roquebillière

7th parliamentary term Gaston FRANCO

Political groups

  • 14-07-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats) - Member

National parties

  • 14-07-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Union pour un Mouvement Populaire (France)


  • 16-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Industry, Research and Energy
  • 16-09-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation for relations with the Palestinian Legislative Council
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on Industry, Research and Energy


  • 16-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
  • 16-09-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation to the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly
  • 16-09-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Union for the Mediterranean
  • 13-10-2011 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation for relations with Canada
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety


Contributions to plenary debates

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

Shipments of waste (A7-0069/2014 - Bart Staes) FR

17-04-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)04-17(4-172-750)

Honey (A7-0440/2013 - Julie Girling) FR

16-04-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)04-16(3-106-841)

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 regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the establishment of a Programme for the Environment and Climate Action (LIFE)

04-06-2012 ITRE_AD(2012)483825 PE483.825v02-00 ITRE

OPINION on strengthening chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear security in the European Union – an EU CBRN Action Plan

04-10-2010 ITRE_AD(2010)443084 PE443.084v02-00 ITRE

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 implementation of EU water legislation, ahead of a necessary overall approach to European water challenges

10-05-2012 ITRE_AD(2012)483707 PE483.707v02-00 ITRE

OPINION on Europe, the world’s No 1 tourist destination – a new political framework for tourism in Europe

02-03-2011 ITRE_AD(2011)454422 PE454.422v02-00 ITRE

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 deforestation in the European Union

12-03-2012 P7_DCL(2012)0012 Lapsed
George Sabin CUTAȘ Satu HASSI Daciana Octavia SÂRBU Gaston FRANCO
Date opened : 12-03-2012
Lapse date : 14-06-2012
Number of signatories : 133 - 14-06-2012


Original signed/dated declaration archived by the European Parliament.