Birgit SIPPEL : 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 : Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands (Germany)

Member 

  • 01-07-2014 / 18-01-2017 : Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs
  • 14-07-2014 / 01-07-2019 : Delegation for relations with the Mashreq countries
  • 19-01-2017 / 01-07-2019 : Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs
  • 12-09-2017 / 14-11-2018 : Special Committee on Terrorism

Substitute 

  • 08-07-2014 / 18-01-2017 : Committee on Employment and Social Affairs
  • 10-10-2014 / 01-07-2019 : Delegation for relations with the Maghreb countries and the Arab Maghreb Union
  • 19-01-2017 / 01-07-2019 : Committee on Employment and Social 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

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 discharge in respect of the implementation of the budget of the European Agency for the operational management of large-scale IT systems in the area of freedom, security and justice for the financial year 2014  
- LIBE_AD(2016)575096 -  
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LIBE 
OPINION on the discharge in respect of the implementation of the budget of the European Asylum Support Office (EASO) for the financial year 2014  
- LIBE_AD(2016)575094 -  
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LIBE 
OPINION on the discharge in respect of the implementation of the budget of the European Police College for the financial year 2014  
- LIBE_AD(2016)575088 -  
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LIBE 

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

Minor interpellations 
Minor interpellations for written answer, addressed to the European Commission, the Council or the Vice-President of the Commission/High Representative of the Union, may be tabled by a committee, a political group or at least 5% of Parliament’s Members. Rule 130a, Annex III

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

Declarations 

Declaration of financial interests 

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