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Date of birth : , Dublin

7th parliamentary term Paul MURPHY

Political groups

  • 01-04-2011 / 22-01-2012 : Confederal Group of the European United Left - Nordic Green Left - Member
  • 23-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Confederal Group of the European United Left - Nordic Green Left - Member of the Bureau

National parties

  • 01-04-2011 / 30-06-2014 : Socialist Party (Ireland)


  • 06-04-2011 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on International Trade
  • 06-04-2011 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation for relations with the countries of South Asia
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on International Trade


  • 05-04-2011 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Employment and Social Affairs
  • 05-04-2011 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Petitions
  • 05-04-2011 / 04-03-2012 : Delegation for relations with the Mercosur countries
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on Employment and Social Affairs
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on Petitions
  • 29-02-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation to the EU-Kazakhstan, EU-Kyrgyzstan and EU-Uzbekistan Parliamentary Cooperation Committees, and for relations with Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Mongolia


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 proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Regulation (EC) No 718/1999 of 29 March 1999 on a Community-fleet capacity policy to promote inland waterway transport

13-02-2014 EMPL_AD(2014)524581 PE524.581v02-00 EMPL

OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the prevention and management of the introduction and spread of invasive alien species

24-01-2014 INTA_AD(2014)524661 PE524.661v02-00 INTA
Catherine BEARDER

OPINION on the situation and future perspectives of the European fishing sector in the context of the Free Trade Agreement between the EU and Thailand

18-12-2013 INTA_AD(2013)521662 PE521.662v02-00 INTA
Jarosław WAŁĘSA

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


Original signed/dated declaration archived by the European Parliament.