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Constituencies

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  • Fine Gael Party icon: IE Ireland 2009/07/14 - 2014/06/30
  • Fine Gael Party icon: IE Ireland 2004/07/20 - 2009/07/13

Groups

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  • icon: PPE-DE PPE-DE Member Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats) and European Democrats 2004/07/20 - 2009/07/13
  • icon: PPE PPE Member of the Bureau Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats) 2009/07/14 - 2014/06/30

Committees

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RoleCommitteeStartEnd
Member of Committee on Development 2004/07/21 2007/01/14
Member of Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs 2004/07/21 2007/01/14
Substitute of Committee of Inquiry into the crisis of the Equitable Life Assurance Society 2006/01/19 2007/06/19
Member of Committee on Development 2007/01/15 2007/01/30
Member of Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs 2007/01/15 2007/01/30
Member of Committee on Development 2007/01/31 2009/07/13
Member of Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs 2007/01/31 2009/07/13
Member of Committee on Petitions 2007/03/28 2009/07/13
Member of Committee on Development 2009/07/16 2012/01/18
Substitute of Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs 2009/07/16 2012/01/18
Member of Special Committee on the Financial, Economic and Social Crisis 2009/10/08 2011/07/31
Member of Committee on Development 2012/01/19 2014/06/30
Substitute of Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs 2012/01/19 2014/06/30
Member of Special Committee on Organised Crime, Corruption and Money Laundering 2012/03/28 2013/10/23

Delegations

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RoleDelegationStartEnd
Vice-Chair of Delegation to the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly 2004/09/15 2009/07/13
Substitute of Delegation for relations with the People's Republic of China 2004/09/16 2007/03/13
Substitute of Delegation for relations with the People's Republic of China 2007/03/14 2009/07/13
Substitute of Delegation for relations with the People's Republic of China 2009/09/16 2014/06/30
Member of Delegation to the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly 2009/09/16 2014/06/30

Rapporteur

TypeDossierCommitteeTitle
Responsible Committee 2013/2110(INI) DEVE Development EU approach to resilience and disaster risk reduction in developing countries: learning from food security crises
Responsible Committee Shadow 2013/2058(INI) DEVE Development EU 2013 report on policy coherence for development
Responsible Committee 2013/2057(INL) DEVE Development EU donor coordination on development aid
Responsible Committee Shadow 2013/2026(INI) DEVE Development Role of property rights, property ownership and wealth creation in eradicating poverty and fostering sustainable development in developing countries
Committee Opinion 2012/2323(INI) DEVE Development Follow-up on the delegation of legislative powers and the control by Member States of the Commission's exercise of implementing powers
Opinion Committee Shadow 2012/2273(INI) DEVE Development Gendercide: the missing women?
Former Committee Opinion 2012/2092(BUD) DEVE Development 2013 general budget: all sections
Responsible Committee Shadow 2012/2055(INL) ECON Economic and Monetary Affairs Access to basic banking services
Committee Opinion 2012/2016(BUD) DEVE Development 2013 budget: mandate for trilogue
Opinion Committee Shadow 2011/2212(DEC) DEVE Development 2010 discharge: 8th, 9th and 10th European Development Funds (EDF)
Opinion Committee Shadow 2011/2201(DEC) DEVE Development 2010 discharge: EU general budget, Section III, Commission
Opinion Committee Shadow 2011/2020(BUD) DEVE Development 2012 budget: all sections
Opinion Committee Shadow 2011/2019(BUD) DEVE Development 2012 budget: mandate for the trilogue
Responsible Committee Shadow 2011/0406(COD) DEVE Development Financing instrument for development cooperation 2014-2020
Opinion Committee Shadow 2011/0308(COD) ECON Economic and Monetary Affairs Company law: annual financial statements, consolidated financial statements and related reports of certain types of undertakings
Opinion Committee Shadow 2011/0298(COD) DEVE Development Markets in financial instruments. Recast
Opinion Committee Shadow 2011/0296(COD) DEVE Development Markets in financial instruments; OTC derivatives, central counterparties and trade repositories
Opinion Committee Shadow 2010/2204(DEC) DEVE Development Court of Auditors' special reports in the context of the 2009 Commission discharge
Opinion Committee Shadow 2010/2151(DEC) DEVE Development 2009 discharge: Eighth, Ninth and Tenth European Development Funds EDF
Opinion Committee Shadow 2010/2142(DEC) DEVE Development 2009 discharge: EU general budget, Section III, Commission
Responsible Committee Shadow 2010/2070(INI) DEVE Development Health care systems in sub-Saharan Africa and global health
Opinion Committee Shadow 2010/0217(NLE) DEVE Development EU/Cameroon Voluntary Partnership Agreement: forest law enforcement, governance and trade in timber and derived products to the EU (FLEGT)
Opinion Committee Shadow 2010/0062(NLE) DEVE Development EU/Republic of the Congo Voluntary Partnership Agreement: forest law enforcement, governance and trade in timber and derived products to the EU (FLEGT)
Committee Opinion 2010/0051(COD) DEVE Development Mechanisms for control by Member States of the Commission’s exercise of implementing powers, 'Comitology Regulation'
Responsible Committee 2009/2149(INI) DEVE Development Regulation (EC) No 1905/2006 establishing a financing instrument for development cooperation: lessons learned and perspectives for the future
Committee Opinion 2009/2077(DEC) DEVE Development 2008 discharge: 7th, 8th, 9th and 10th European Development Funds EDF
Committee Opinion 2009/2068(DEC) DEVE Development 2008 discharge: EU general budget, section III, Commission
Committee Opinion 2009/2005(BUD) DEVE Development 2010 budget: section III, Commission: guidelines
Committee Opinion 2009/2003(BUD) DEVE Development 2010 budget: draft mandate for the draft budget conciliation procedure before the Council's first reading
Former Committee Opinion 2009/2002(BUD) DEVE Development 2010 budget: section III, Commission
Responsible Committee 2009/0060A(COD) CODE Conciliation Committee External actions: financing instrument for development cooperation
Former Responsible Committee 2009/0060A(COD) DEVE Development External actions: financing instrument for development cooperation
Former Responsible Committee 2009/0060A(COD) DEVE Development External actions: financing instrument for development cooperation
Responsible Committee 2008/2155(INI) ECON Economic and Monetary Affairs EIB and EBRD annual reports for 2007
Committee Opinion 2008/0182(COD) ECON Economic and Monetary Affairs Mergers and divisions: reporting and documentation requirements
Responsible Committee 2008/0149(COD) DEVE Development External assistance: facility for rapid response to soaring food prices in developing countries
Responsible Committee 2007/2142(INI) ECON Economic and Monetary Affairs ECB annual report for 2006
Opinion Committee Shadow 2006/0167(COD) DEVE Development Officially supported export credits: application of certain guidelines
Committee Opinion 2006/0066(COD) ECON Economic and Monetary Affairs Award of public contracts: improving the effectiveness of review procedures
Responsible Committee 2004/0220(COD) DEVE Development Financing instrument for development cooperation 2007-2013
Former Responsible Committee 2004/0220(COD) DEVE Development Financing instrument for development cooperation 2007-2013

Activities

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Amendment Co-authors
Name Group Country Ams
Filip KACZMAREK icon: PPE PPE icon: Poland Poland 95
Alf SVENSSON icon: PPE PPE icon: Sweden Sweden 35
Herbert DORFMANN icon: PPE PPE icon: Italy Italy 24
Danuta Maria HÜBNER icon: PPE PPE icon: Poland Poland 24
Alfredo PALLONE icon: PPE PPE icon: Italy Italy 24
Charles GOERENS icon: ALDE ALDE icon: Luxembourg Luxembourg 15
Iliana IVANOVA icon: PPE PPE icon: Bulgaria Bulgaria 13
Thijs BERMAN icon: S&D S&D icon: Netherlands Netherlands 11
Anna ZÁBORSKÁ icon: PPE PPE icon: Slovakia Slovakia 10
Sari ESSAYAH icon: PPE PPE icon: Finland Finland 10
Martin KASTLER icon: PPE PPE icon: Germany Germany 10
Santiago FISAS AYXELÀ icon: PPE PPE icon: Spain Spain 10
Frank VANHECKE icon: EFD EFD icon: Belgium Belgium 10
Zuzana ROITHOVÁ icon: PPE PPE icon: Czechia Czechia 10
Catherine GRÈZE icon: Verts/ALE Verts/ALE icon: France France 10
Michèle STRIFFLER icon: PPE PPE icon: France France 7
Teresa JIMÉNEZ-BECERRIL BARRIO icon: PPE PPE icon: Spain Spain 6
Nirj DEVA icon: ECR ECR icon: United Kingdom United Kingdom 4
Krišjānis KARIŅŠ icon: PPE PPE icon: Latvia Latvia 4
Birgit SCHNIEBER-JASTRAM icon: PPE PPE icon: Germany Germany 3
Kader ARIF icon: S&D S&D icon: France France 2
Jim HIGGINS icon: PPE PPE icon: Ireland Ireland 2
Mairead McGUINNESS icon: PPE PPE icon: Ireland Ireland 2
Seán KELLY icon: PPE PPE icon: Ireland Ireland 2
Marietta GIANNAKOU icon: PPE PPE icon: Greece Greece 2
Pat the Cope GALLAGHER icon: ALDE ALDE icon: Ireland Ireland 2
Liam AYLWARD icon: ALDE ALDE icon: Ireland Ireland 2
Brian CROWLEY icon: ALDE ALDE icon: Ireland Ireland 2
Emer COSTELLO icon: S&D S&D icon: Ireland Ireland 2
Eleni THEOCHAROUS icon: PPE PPE icon: Cyprus Cyprus 1
Eoin RYAN icon: UEN UEN icon: Ireland Ireland 1

By types

Amendments (429)
Opinions (9)
Plenary speeches (299)
Reports (12)
Shadow opinions (14)
Shadow reports (4)
Written declarations (6)

By dossiers

CountDossier ReferenceTitle
352010/2037(INI)Progress towards the achievement of the millenium development goals: mid-term review in preparation of the UN high-level meeting in September 2010
342013/0314(COD)Indices used as benchmarks in financial instruments and financial contracts
242010/0281(COD)Economic governance: prevention and correction of macroeconomic imbalances. 'Six pack'
232008/2155(INI)EIB and EBRD annual reports for 2007
222011/2047(INI)Increasing the impact of EU development policy
172011/0406(COD)Financing instrument for development cooperation 2014-2020
172013/0306(COD)Money market funds
162008/2128(INI)MDG contracts
152009/0064(COD)Alternative Investment Fund Managers
132013/2057(INI)
122012/2002(INI)Agenda for change: the future of EU development policy
102013/2040(INI)Sexual and reproductive health and rights
102009/2149(INI)Regulation (EC) No 1905/2006 establishing a financing instrument for development cooperation: lessons learned and perspectives for the future
102010/2002(BUD)2011 budget: draft mandate for the draft budget conciliation procedure before the first reading
102012/2055(INI)Access to basic banking services
92011/0308(COD)Company law: annual financial statements, consolidated financial statements and related reports of certain types of undertakings
92011/2156(INI)ECB annual report for 2010
92008/2050(INI)Follow-up of the Monterrey Conference of 2002 on financing for development
82012/2289(INI)Millennium development goals - defining the post-2015 framework
82011/0298(COD)Markets in financial instruments. Recast
82010/2204(DEC)Court of Auditors' special reports in the context of the 2009 Commission discharge
82010/2070(INI)Health care systems in sub-Saharan Africa and global health
72013/2058(INI)EU 2013 report on policy coherence for development
72011/2019(BUD)2012 budget: mandate for the trilogue
72009/2218(INI)EU policy coherence for development and the 'official development assistance plus concept'
72013/2277(INI)Enquiry report on the role and operations of the Troika (ECB, Commission and IMF) with regard to the euro area programme countries
72011/0359(COD)Statutory audit of public-interest entities: specific requirements
72011/0058(CNS)Common Consolidated Corporate Tax Base (CCCTB)
72007/0143(COD)Taking-up and pursuit of the business of insurance and reinsurance - Solvency II. Recast
62010/2100(INI)EU policy framework to assist developing countries in addressing food security challenges
62009/2150(INI)Effects of the global financial and economic crisis on developing countries and on development cooperation
52006/0167(COD)Officially supported export credits: application of certain guidelines
52008/0191(COD)Financial markets: banks affiliated to central institutions, certain own funds items, large exposures, supervisory arrangements, and crisis management
52009/0059(COD)External actions: financing instrument for cooperation with industrialised and other high-income countries and territories
42013/2026(INI)Role of property rights, property ownership and wealth creation in eradicating poverty and fostering sustainable development in developing countries
42010/2205(INI)External dimension of social policy, promoting labour and social standards and the European Corporate Social Responsibility
42008/2004(INI)Trade in services
42004/0220(COD)Financing instrument for development cooperation 2007-2013
32012/2063(INI)EU 2011 report on policy coherence for development
32012/2016(BUD)2013 budget: mandate for trilogue
32011/2212(DEC)2010 discharge: 8th, 9th and 10th European Development Funds (EDF)
32010/2301(INI)EU and China: unbalanced trade?
32010/2211(INI)Investing in the future: a new Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) for a competitive, sustainable and inclusive Europe
32010/2102(INI)Tax and development - Cooperating with developing countries on promoting good governance in tax matters
32012/2151(INI)Towards a genuine Economic and Monetary Union
32010/0135(NLE)Adoption by Estonia of the euro on 1 January 2011
32012/2309(INI)Composition of the European Parliament with a view to the 2014 elections
32008/0149(COD)External assistance: facility for rapid response to soaring food prices in developing countries
32012/2309(INL)Composition of the European Parliament with a view to the 2014 elections
32010/2159(INI)Early years learning in the European Union
32011/2570(RSP)Resolution on the priorities of the 16th Session of the UN Human Rights Council and the 2011 review
32009/0060A(COD)External actions: financing instrument for development cooperation
22012/2323(INI)Follow-up on the delegation of legislative powers and the control by Member States of the Commission's exercise of implementing powers
22011/2020(BUD)2012 budget: all sections
22010/2270(INI)Financing of reinforcement of dam infrastructure in developing countries
22012/2115(INI)Shadow banking
22008/0082(COD)Banks and financial markets: settlement finality in payment and securities settlement systems; financial collateral arrangements as regards linked systems and credit claims
22008/0194(COD)Cross-border payments in the Community
22007/0064(COD)Foodstuffs of animal origin: procedures for the establishment of residue limits of pharmacologically active substances
22008/0268(COD)EIB loans: Community guarantee to the EIB against losses under loans and loan guarantees for projects outside the Community
22007/0002(COD)Energy statistics
22011/2081(INI)Freedom of press and media in the world
22011/0249(NLE)EU/Colombia and Peru Trade Agreement
22012/2055(INL)Access to basic banking services
22011/0117(COD)Scheme of generalised tariff preferences (GSP)
22010/0380(COD)Social security: coordination of social security systems and implementation
22011/2116(INI)Statute for a European cooperative society with regard to the involvement of employees
22010/0207(COD)Deposit guarantee schemes. Recast
12011/0261(CNS)Common system of financial transaction tax
12011/2032(INI)EU external policies in favour of democratisation
12011/2051(INI)CAP towards 2020: meeting the food, natural resources and territorial challenges of the future
12010/2008(INI)Derivatives markets: future policy actions
12010/0251(COD)Financial markets: short selling and certain aspects of credit default swaps
12010/2021(INI)Power of legislative delegation
12008/2122(INI)European initiative for the development of micro-credit in support of growth and employment
12008/2169(INL)Guidelines for a proposal of a regulation of the European Parliament and the Council on the implementation of the citizens' initiative, pursuant to Article 11(4) of the Treaty on the European Union
12008/0170(NLE)Conclusion of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
12008/0035(COD)Cosmetic products. Recast. "Cosmetics Regulation"
12008/0033(COD)Dangerous substances and preparations: restrictions on the marketing and use of dichloromethane
12009/2504(RSP)Resolution on the situation in the Gaza Strip
12008/2156(INI)EMU@10: The first 10 years of Economic and Monetary Union and future challenges
12007/0113(COD)Protection of consumers: timeshare, long-term holiday products, resale and exchange contracts
12005/0202(CNS)Fight against terrorism: processing and protection of personal data in the framework of police and judicial cooperation in criminal matters. Framework Decision
12008/2107(INI)ECB annual report for 2007
12008/2048(INI)Follow-up of the Paris Declaration of 2005 on aid effectiveness
12007/0099(COD)Access to the international road haulage market. Recast
12007/2202(INI)Progress made in equal opportunities and non-discrimination in the EU (transposition of Directives 2000/43/EC and 2000/78/EC)
12006/2248(INI)Capital market: International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and the governance of the IASB
12007/2255(INI)Chinese policy and its effects on Africa
12007/2182(INI)Gender equality and women empowerment in development cooperation
12007/2188(INI)Global efficiency and renewable energy fund
12007/2286(INI)Treaty amending the Treaty on the European Union and the Treaty establishing the European Community
12007/2275(INI)Situation of the European economy: report on the broad economic policy guidelines for 2008
12007/0173(CNS)EC/Council of Europe agreement: cooperation between the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights and the Council of Europe
12007/2200(INI)Asset management II
12007/2650(RSP)Resolution on limiting global climate change to 2 degrees Celsius - the way ahead for the Bali Conference on Climate Change and beyond (COP 13 and COP/MOP 3)
12007/2139(INI)European Union and humanitarian aid
12006/0163(COD)European Qualifications Framework (EQF) for lifelong learning
12007/2097(INI)Contribution of taxation and customs policies to the Lisbon strategy
12007/0127(CNS)Common Fisheries Policy: Community framework for the collection and management of fisheries data
12007/2000(INI)Towards a common European foreign policy on energy
12006/0297(COD)Community action in the field of water policy: implementing powers conferred on the Commission
12007/2143(INI)2007 annual report on the euro area
12007/2594(RSP)Resolution on the democratic scrutiny of the implementation of the financing instrument for development cooperation (DCI)
12005/0214(COD)Improving the acquisition and preservation of supplementary pension rights in order to enhance worker mobility
12007/2103(INI)The Millennium Development Goals at the Midway Point
12007/2021(INI)Activities of the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly in 2006
12006/2235(INI)Local authorities and development cooperation
12007/2525(RSP)Resolution on the air transport agreement between the EC and the USA
12006/2200(INI)Alleged use of European countries by the CIA for the transportation and illegal detention of prisoners
12006/0807(CNS)External assistance: a financing instrument for cooperation with industrialised countries and territories and other high-income countries and territories
12004/2264(INI)Inshore fishing and the problems encountered by inshore fishermen
12013/2076(INI)European Central Bank. Annual report for 2012
12013/2626(RSP)Resolution on preparations for the European Council meeting (19-20 December 2013)
12011/0404(COD)Instrument for Pre-accession Assistance (IPA II) 2014-2020
12013/2674(RSP)Resolution on the EU-China negotiations for a bilateral investment agreement
12013/2673(RSP)Resolution on preparations for the European Council meeting (27-28 June 2013) - European action to combat youth unemployment
12013/2528(RSP)Decision on the opening of, and on the mandate for, interinstitutional negotiations on the proposal for a regulation establishing rules for direct payments to farmers under support schemes within the framework of the common agricultural policy
12012/2260(INL)Better governance for the single market
12011/0360(COD)Institutions for occupational retirement provision, undertakings of collective investment in transferable securities (UCITS) and Alternative Investment Funds Managers: risk management
12011/0459(COD)European statistical programme 2013-2017
12011/0093(COD)Enhanced cooperation in the area of the creation of unitary patent protection: implementation
12010/0271(COD)Approval and market surveillance of two- or three-wheel vehicles and quadricycles
12011/0239(COD)Maritime safety: minimum level of training of seafarers
12011/0190(COD)Prevention of pollution from ships: sulphur content of marine fuels
12010/0267(COD)Common agricultural policy CAP: common rules for support schemes for farmers
12011/0176(COD)Macro-financial assistance (MFA) to third countries: general provisions
12009/2212(INL)Proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament on the detailed provisions governing the exercise of the European Parliament's right of inquiry
12011/0131(COD)Issuance of euro coins
12011/2113(INI)Trade for change: EU trade and investment strategy for the Southern Mediterranean following the Arab spring revolutions
12011/0092(CNS)Taxation of energy products and electricity: restructuring the Community framework
12011/2890(RSP)Resolution on the 2011 progress report on Montenegro
12011/2087(INI)European dimension in sport
12011/2008(INI)State of implementation of the EU strategy for Central Asia
12010/2016(INI)Guaranteeing independent impact assessments
12010/2248(INI)EIB annual report for 2009
12010/0063(COD)Statistics on tourism
12011/2538(RSP)Resolution on rising food prices
12008/0241(COD)Waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE). Recast
12011/2521(RSP)Resolution on the situation of Christians in the context of freedom of religion
12010/2084(INI)European initiative on Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias
12010/0044(COD)European Heritage Label
12008/0227(COD)Metrology
12010/0160(COD)Credit rating agencies: supervision
12008/0193(COD)Health and safety at work: workers who are pregnant, have recently given birth or are breastfeeding
12010/2789(RSP)Resolution on the EU strategic objectives for the 10th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), to be held in Nagoya (Japan) from 18 to 29 October 2010
12010/2771(RSP)Resolution on a rights-based approach to the EU's response to HIV/AIDS
12009/0161(COD)Financial supervision: powers of the European Banking Authority, the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority and the European Securities and Markets Authority
12009/2077(DEC)2008 discharge: 7th, 8th, 9th and 10th European Development Funds EDF
12009/2811(RSP)Resolution on the EU strategic objectives for the 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), (in Doha, Qatar, from 13 to 25 March 2010)
12009/2792(RSP)Resolution on violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo
12009/2207(BUD)Mobilisation of the Flexibility Instrument: projects in the field of energy; decommissioning of the Kozloduy nuclear power plant
12009/2002B(BUD)2010 budget: other sections
12009/0084(CNS)Common agricultural policy (CAP): support schemes for farmers
12007/2142(INI)ECB annual report for 2006
12013/2057(INL)EU donor coordination on development aid
12013/2110(INI)EU approach to resilience and disaster risk reduction in developing countries: learning from food security crises
12012/2273(INI)Gendercide: the missing women?
12011/0296(COD)Markets in financial instruments; OTC derivatives, central counterparties and trade repositories
12011/2201(DEC)2010 discharge: EU general budget, Section III, Commission
12010/2142(DEC)2009 discharge: EU general budget, Section III, Commission
12010/2151(DEC)2009 discharge: Eighth, Ninth and Tenth European Development Funds EDF
12010/0217(NLE)EU/Cameroon Voluntary Partnership Agreement: forest law enforcement, governance and trade in timber and derived products to the EU (FLEGT)
12010/0062(NLE)EU/Republic of the Congo Voluntary Partnership Agreement: forest law enforcement, governance and trade in timber and derived products to the EU (FLEGT)

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Born

1951/12/30 - Dublin

  • M.Soc.Sc. (Political Studies), Queen's University Belfast. M.Sc. (Accounting and Finance), Northampton University. AITI-Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA). Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators. Fellow of the Association of International Accountants. Accredited Mediator. Partner in a firm of accountants (1976-1988). CEO of the Irish branch of International Productivity Specialists (1997-1999).
  • Responsibility as Fine Gael director of elections for the following national referendums: Single European Act (1987); Maastricht Treaty (1992); Amsterdam Treaty (1998); Lisbon Treaty (2008). Fine Gael Head of Delegation to the European Parliament (2009- ).
  • Shadow Minister: Health Board Reform (1981-1982) Urban Renewal (1987-1988); European Integration (1988-1989); Tourism and Transport (1989-1991); Public Service and Constitutional Reform (1991-1992); Justice (1993-1994); Health (2000-2002); Foreign Affairs (1997-2000; 2002-2004).
  • Member of Dublin City Council (1979-1995; 1999-2003). Lord Mayor of Dublin (1992-1993). Member of Dáil Éireann for Dublin South Central (1981-2004). Chairman, Dáil Committee of Public Accounts (1987-1993). Chairman, Oireachtas Committee on European Affairs (2002-2004) and Chairman of the Oireachtas EU Scrutiny Sub-Committee (2002-2004).
  • Minister for European Affairs (at the Department of Taoiseach and at the Department of Foreign Affairs) (1994-1997).
  • In the European Parliament: Leader of the Fine Gael MEPs (EPP Group), Member of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (rapporteur on the ECB annual report (2007) and the EIB and EBRD annual reports (2008)) and the Committee on Development (rapporteur on the Development Cooperation Instrument (2004-2006) and Emergency Food Facility (2008)); Chairman of the DCI Implementation, democratic scrutiny - Working Group C (North and Central Latin America); Chairman of the Working Group on Human Dignity (2009- ).
  • Member of the Trilogue (EU Presidency/Commission/Parliament) on Inter-institutional issues during Ireland's Presidency of the EU (2006). Chairman-in-Office, COSAC (2004). Member of COSAC Troika (2003- ).
  • Member of the Reflection Group on the Amsterdam Treaty (1995-1996).
  • In the National Forum on Europe: member (2002-2007); member of the Steering Committee (2002-2007). Vice-President, Irish Council of the European Movement (1995-1997).
  • Publications (Fine Gael policy documents): By Dail Account- Auditing of Government Past, Present and Future (Published by the Institute of Public Administration, Dublin 2010, this is a standard work about the audit of public expenditure and accountability to parliament and, inter alia, explains the evolution and role of the Comptroller and Auditor General and the Public Accounts Committee); 'Beyond Neutrality' (2000, updated 2004); 'Restoring Trust - a health plan for the nation' (2000); 'Concerning our Neighbours' - Development Issues (1999); 'Foundation for Transatlantic Co-operation' - EU/North American co-operation (1998, updated 2004); 'Ireland and the Partnership for Peace Initiative - Our Place in the New European Security Architecture' (1998). '20 Questions on the European Union' (2004). 'Ireland and Parliamentary Democracy - how the system of Government works' (2007).

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Economic and Monetary Affairs
Constituencies/0
country
Ireland
start
2009-07-14T00:00:00
party
Fine Gael Party
Constituencies/0
country
Ireland
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2014-01-31T00:06:00
party
Fine Gael Party
start
2009-01-14T00:07:00
Delegations/0
Organization
Delegation to the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly
role
Member
abbr
DACP
Delegations/0
start
2009-01-14T00:07:00
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2014-01-31T00:06:00
role
Member
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DACP
Organization
Delegation to the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly
Delegations/1
Organization
Delegation for relations with the People's Republic of China
role
Substitute
abbr
D-CN
Delegations/1
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2009-01-14T00:07:00
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2014-01-31T00:06:00
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Substitute
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D-CN
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Delegation for relations with the People's Republic of China
Groups/0
Organization
Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats)
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Member of the Bureau
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PPE
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Organization
Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats)
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Member of the Bureau
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Staff/0
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European Parliament
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Member
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PE
Staff/0
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2009-01-14T00:07:00
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2014-01-31T00:06:00
role
Member
abbr
PE
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European Parliament
CV/0
M.Soc.Sc. (Political Studies), Queen's University Belfast. M.Sc. (Accounting and Finance), Northampton University. AITI-Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA). Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators. Fellow of the Association of International Accountants. Accredited Mediator. Partner in a firm of accountants (1976-1988). CEO of the Irish branch of International Productivity Specialists (1997-1999).
CV/0
M.Soc.Sc. (Political Studies), Queen's University Belfast. M.Sc. (Accounting and Finance), Northampton University. Associate of the Irish Taxation Institute. Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators. Fellow of the Association of International Accountants. Accredited Mediator. Partner in a firm of accountants (1976-1988). CEO of the Irish branch of International Productivity Specialists (1997-1999).
Addresses
Brussels
Postal
Strasbourg
Birth
date
1951-12-30T00:00:00
place
Dublin
CV
  • M.Soc.Sc. (Political Studies), Queen's University Belfast. M.Sc. (Accounting and Finance), Northampton University. Associate of the Irish Taxation Institute. Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators. Fellow of the Association of International Accountants. Accredited Mediator. Partner in a firm of accountants (1976-1988). CEO of the Irish branch of International Productivity Specialists (1997-1999).
  • Responsibility as Fine Gael director of elections for the following national referendums: Single European Act (1987); Maastricht Treaty (1992); Amsterdam Treaty (1998); Lisbon Treaty (2008). Fine Gael Head of Delegation to the European Parliament (2009- ).
  • Shadow Minister: Health Board Reform (1981-1982) Urban Renewal (1987-1988); European Integration (1988-1989); Tourism and Transport (1989-1991); Public Service and Constitutional Reform (1991-1992); Justice (1993-1994); Health (2000-2002); Foreign Affairs (1997-2000; 2002-2004).
  • Member of Dublin City Council (1979-1995; 1999-2003). Lord Mayor of Dublin (1992-1993). Member of Dáil Éireann for Dublin South Central (1981-2004). Chairman, Dáil Committee of Public Accounts (1987-1993). Chairman, Oireachtas Committee on European Affairs (2002-2004) and Chairman of the Oireachtas EU Scrutiny Sub-Committee (2002-2004).
  • Minister for European Affairs (at the Department of Taoiseach and at the Department of Foreign Affairs) (1994-1997).
  • In the European Parliament: Leader of the Fine Gael MEPs (EPP Group), Member of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (rapporteur on the ECB annual report (2007) and the EIB and EBRD annual reports (2008)) and the Committee on Development (rapporteur on the Development Cooperation Instrument (2004-2006) and Emergency Food Facility (2008)); Chairman of the DCI Implementation, democratic scrutiny - Working Group C (North and Central Latin America); Chairman of the Working Group on Human Dignity (2009- ).
  • Member of the Trilogue (EU Presidency/Commission/Parliament) on Inter-institutional issues during Ireland's Presidency of the EU (2006). Chairman-in-Office, COSAC (2004). Member of COSAC Troika (2003- ).
  • Member of the Reflection Group on the Amsterdam Treaty (1995-1996).
  • In the National Forum on Europe: member (2002-2007); member of the Steering Committee (2002-2007). Vice-President, Irish Council of the European Movement (1995-1997).
  • Publications (Fine Gael policy documents): By Dail Account- Auditing of Government Past, Present and Future (Published by the Institute of Public Administration, Dublin 2010, this is a standard work about the audit of public expenditure and accountability to parliament and, inter alia, explains the evolution and role of the Comptroller and Auditor General and the Public Accounts Committee); 'Beyond Neutrality' (2000, updated 2004); 'Restoring Trust - a health plan for the nation' (2000); 'Concerning our Neighbours' - Development Issues (1999); 'Foundation for Transatlantic Co-operation' - EU/North American co-operation (1998, updated 2004); 'Ireland and the Partnership for Peace Initiative - Our Place in the New European Security Architecture' (1998). '20 Questions on the European Union' (2004). 'Ireland and Parliamentary Democracy - how the system of Government works' (2007).
Committees
  • end: 2014-01-31T00:06:00 committee_id: DEVE start: 2009-01-14T00:07:00 role: Member abbr: DEVE Organization: Development
  • end: 2014-01-31T00:06:00 committee_id: ECON start: 2009-01-14T00:07:00 role: Substitute abbr: ECON Organization: Economic and Monetary Affairs
Constituencies
  • country: Ireland end: 2014-01-31T00:06:00 party: Fine Gael Party start: 2009-01-14T00:07:00
Delegations
  • start: 2009-01-14T00:07:00 end: 2014-01-31T00:06:00 role: Member abbr: DACP Organization: Delegation to the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly
  • start: 2009-01-14T00:07:00 end: 2014-01-31T00:06:00 role: Substitute abbr: D-CN Organization: Delegation for relations with the People's Republic of China
Gender
M
Groups
  • Organization: Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats) end: 2014-01-31T00:06:00 role: Member of the Bureau groupid: PPE start: 2009-01-14T00:07:00
Homepage
  • http://www.gaymitchell.ie
Mail
  • gay.mitchell@europarl.europa.eu
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Gay MITCHELL
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MITCHELL
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mitchell
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http://www.europarl.europa.eu/mepphoto/28112.jpg
RSS
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Staff
  • start: 2009-01-14T00:07:00 end: 2014-01-31T00:06:00 role: Member abbr: PE Organization: European Parliament
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True
assistants
accredited
DELANEY Gráinne