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Jim HIGGINS



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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 Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats) 2009/07/14 - 2010/02/24
  • icon: PPE PPE Member of the Bureau Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats) 2010/02/25 - 2014/06/30

EP staff

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  • Quaestor of European Parliament 2009/07/15 - 2012/01/16
  • Member of Parliament's Bureau 2009/07/15 - 2012/01/16
  • Member of Quaestors 2009/07/15 - 2012/01/16
  • Quaestor of European Parliament 2012/01/18 - 2014/06/30
  • Member of Parliament's Bureau 2012/01/18 - 2014/06/30
  • Member of Quaestors 2012/01/18 - 2014/06/30

Committees

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RoleCommitteeStartEnd
Member of Committee on Regional Development 2004/07/21 2007/01/14
Substitute of Committee on Transport and Tourism 2004/07/22 2007/01/14
Member of Committee on Regional Development 2007/01/15 2007/01/30
Substitute of Committee on Transport and Tourism 2007/01/15 2007/01/30
Member of Committee on Regional Development 2007/01/31 2009/07/13
Substitute of Committee on Transport and Tourism 2007/01/31 2009/07/13
Substitute of Committee on Fisheries 2009/07/16 2012/01/18
Substitute of Committee on Petitions 2009/07/16 2012/01/18
Member of Committee on Transport and Tourism 2009/07/16 2012/01/18
Substitute of Committee on Fisheries 2012/01/19 2014/06/30
Substitute of Committee on Petitions 2012/01/19 2014/06/30
Member of Committee on Transport and Tourism 2012/01/19 2014/06/30

Delegations

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RoleDelegationStartEnd
Member of Delegation for relations with Canada 2004/09/15 2007/03/13
Substitute of Delegation for relations with Japan 2004/09/16 2007/03/13
Member of Delegation for relations with Canada 2007/03/14 2009/07/13
Substitute of Delegation for relations with Japan 2007/03/14 2009/07/13
Member of Delegation to the EU-Chile Joint Parliamentary Committee 2009/09/16 2012/09/12
Member of Delegation to the Euro-Latin American Parliamentary Assembly 2009/09/16 2012/09/12
Substitute of Delegation for relations with Japan 2009/09/16 2014/06/30
Member of Delegation for relations with South Africa 2012/09/13 2014/06/30
Member of Delegation for relations with the Pan-African Parliament 2012/09/13 2014/06/30

Rapporteur

TypeDossierCommitteeTitle
Responsible Committee 2012/2296(INI) TRAN Transport and Tourism Strategy for an electronic toll service and a vignette system on light private vehicles in Europe
Opinion Committee Shadow 2012/2202(DEC) PECH Fisheries 2011 discharge: European Fisheries Control Agency (EFSA)
Opinion Committee Shadow 2012/2167(DEC) PECH Fisheries 2011 discharge: EU general budget, Section III, Commission and executive agencies
Responsible Committee Shadow 2011/0196(COD) TRAN Transport and Tourism Tachographs in road transport
Opinion Committee Shadow 2010/0271(COD) TRAN Transport and Tourism Approval and market surveillance of two- or three-wheel vehicles and quadricycles
Responsible Committee Shadow 2009/2221(INI) EMPL Employment and Social Affairs Promoting youth access to the labour market, strengthening trainee, internship and apprenticeship status
Responsible Committee 2006/0194(CNS) REGI Regional Development International Fund for Ireland: Community financial contributions 2007-2010
Committee Opinion 2004/0169(CNS) REGI Regional Development European Fisheries Fund (EFF)

Activities

Stats

Amendment Co-authors
Name Group Country Ams
Pat the Cope GALLAGHER icon: ALDE ALDE icon: Ireland Ireland 83
Christine DE VEYRAC icon: PPE PPE icon: France France 67
Dominique VLASTO icon: PPE PPE icon: France France 66
Michel DANTIN icon: PPE PPE icon: France France 56
Seán KELLY icon: PPE PPE icon: Ireland Ireland 39
Carlo FIDANZA icon: PPE PPE icon: Italy Italy 38
Alain CADEC icon: PPE PPE icon: France France 32
Phil PRENDERGAST icon: S&D S&D icon: Ireland Ireland 25
Dominique RIQUET icon: PPE PPE icon: France France 22
Georgios KOUMOUTSAKOS icon: PPE PPE icon: Greece Greece 18
Petri SARVAMAA icon: PPE PPE icon: Finland Finland 13
Georges BACH icon: PPE PPE icon: Luxembourg Luxembourg 12
Astrid LULLING icon: PPE PPE icon: Luxembourg Luxembourg 11
Marian HARKIN icon: ALDE ALDE icon: Ireland Ireland 10
Dieter-Lebrecht KOCH icon: PPE PPE icon: Germany Germany 9
Crescenzio RIVELLINI icon: PPE PPE icon: Italy Italy 9
Antonello ANTINORO icon: PPE PPE icon: Italy Italy 9
Ioannis A. TSOUKALAS icon: PPE PPE icon: Greece Greece 9
Werner KUHN icon: PPE PPE icon: Germany Germany 9
Jacqueline FOSTER icon: ECR ECR icon: United Kingdom United Kingdom 8
João FERREIRA icon: GUE/NGL GUE/NGL icon: Portugal Portugal 7
Antonio CANCIAN icon: PPE PPE icon: Italy Italy 6
Agnès LE BRUN icon: PPE PPE icon: France France 6
Estelle GRELIER icon: S&D S&D icon: France France 6
Gaston FRANCO icon: PPE PPE icon: France France 5
Marian-Jean MARINESCU icon: PPE PPE icon: Romania Romania 5
Erminia MAZZONI icon: PPE PPE icon: Italy Italy 5
Salvatore TATARELLA icon: PPE PPE icon: Italy Italy 5
Mariya GABRIEL icon: PPE PPE icon: Bulgaria Bulgaria 5
Ana Maria MIRANDA PAZ icon: Verts/ALE Verts/ALE icon: Spain Spain 5
Luis de GRANDES PASCUAL icon: PPE PPE icon: Spain Spain 4
Ádám KÓSA icon: PPE PPE icon: Hungary Hungary 4
Gabriele ALBERTINI icon: PPE PPE icon: Italy Italy 4
Isabella LÖVIN icon: Verts/ALE Verts/ALE icon: Sweden Sweden 4
Raül ROMEVA i RUEDA icon: Verts/ALE Verts/ALE icon: Spain Spain 4
Jean-Paul BESSET icon: Verts/ALE Verts/ALE icon: France France 4
Jean-Pierre AUDY icon: PPE PPE icon: France France 3
Ivo BELET icon: PPE PPE icon: Belgium Belgium 3
Eva LICHTENBERGER icon: Verts/ALE Verts/ALE icon: Austria Austria 3
Roberts ZĪLE icon: ECR ECR icon: Latvia Latvia 3
Inés AYALA SENDER icon: S&D S&D icon: Spain Spain 3
Dirk STERCKX icon: ALDE ALDE icon: Belgium Belgium 3
Mairead McGUINNESS icon: PPE PPE icon: Ireland Ireland 3
Alejo VIDAL-QUADRAS icon: PPE PPE icon: Spain Spain 2
Lambert van NISTELROOIJ icon: PPE PPE icon: Netherlands Netherlands 2
Judith A. MERKIES icon: S&D S&D icon: Netherlands Netherlands 2
Kathleen VAN BREMPT icon: S&D S&D icon: Belgium Belgium 2
Gesine MEISSNER icon: ALDE ALDE icon: Germany Germany 2
Brian SIMPSON icon: S&D S&D icon: United Kingdom United Kingdom 2
Artur ZASADA icon: PPE PPE icon: Poland Poland 2
Kriton ARSENIS icon: S&D S&D icon: Greece Greece 2
Gay MITCHELL icon: PPE PPE icon: Ireland Ireland 2
Marietta GIANNAKOU icon: PPE PPE icon: Greece Greece 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
Hannu TAKKULA icon: ALDE ALDE icon: Finland Finland 1
Eija-Riitta KORHOLA icon: PPE PPE icon: Finland Finland 1
Sari ESSAYAH icon: PPE PPE icon: Finland Finland 1
Anne E. JENSEN icon: ALDE ALDE icon: Denmark Denmark 1
Nils TORVALDS icon: ALDE ALDE icon: Finland Finland 1
Anneli JÄÄTTEENMÄKI icon: ALDE ALDE icon: Finland Finland 1
Gunnar HÖKMARK icon: PPE PPE icon: Sweden Sweden 1
Christofer FJELLNER icon: PPE PPE icon: Sweden Sweden 1
Anna IBRISAGIC icon: PPE PPE icon: Sweden Sweden 1
Alf SVENSSON icon: PPE PPE icon: Sweden Sweden 1
Anna Maria CORAZZA BILDT icon: PPE PPE icon: Sweden Sweden 1
Bendt BENDTSEN icon: PPE PPE icon: Denmark Denmark 1
Hubert PIRKER icon: PPE PPE icon: Austria Austria 1
Nuno TEIXEIRA icon: PPE PPE icon: Portugal Portugal 1
Piotr BORYS icon: PPE PPE icon: Poland Poland 1
Joachim ZELLER icon: PPE PPE icon: Germany Germany 1
Santiago FISAS AYXELÀ icon: PPE PPE icon: Spain Spain 1
Marie-Thérèse SANCHEZ-SCHMID icon: PPE PPE icon: France France 1
Esther de LANGE icon: PPE PPE icon: Netherlands Netherlands 1
Jarosław WAŁĘSA icon: PPE PPE icon: Poland Poland 1
Nikolaos SALAVRAKOS icon: EFD EFD icon: Greece Greece 1

By types

Amendments (368)
Opinions (1)
Plenary speeches (439)
Reports (2)
Shadow opinions (3)
Shadow reports (4)
Written declarations (4)

By dossiers

CountDossier ReferenceTitle
612011/0195(COD)Common fisheries policy (CFP)
392011/0194(COD)Common organisation of the markets in fishery and aquaculture products
312011/0281(COD)Common organisation of the markets in agricultural products 2014-2020. Single CMO Regulation
202011/0196(COD)Tachographs in road transport
162012/0184(COD)Periodic roadworthiness tests for motor vehicles and their trailers. 'Roadworthiness package'
152012/2067(INI)Passenger rights in all transport modes
142011/2150(INI)Functioning and application of established rights of people travelling by air
122011/0397(COD)Groundhandling services at Union airports
122011/0280(COD)Common agricultural policy (CAP): direct payments to farmers under support schemes 2014-2020
112011/0282(COD)European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD): support for rural development 2014-2020
102008/0241(COD)Waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE). Recast
92012/0366(COD)Tobacco and related products: manufacture, presentation and sale
92010/0271(COD)Approval and market surveillance of two- or three-wheel vehicles and quadricycles
82013/0072(COD)Air passenger rights
82011/2196(INI)Future of regional airports and air services in the EU
72012/2056(INI)eCall: new 112 service for citizens
72013/0105(COD)Road transport: maximum authorised dimensions and weights for certain road vehicles
72011/0288(COD)Common agricultural policy (CAP): financing, management and monitoring 2014-2020
72008/2214(INI)Follow-up of the energy efficiency national action plans: a first assessment
62011/0302(COD)Connecting Europe Facility 2014-2020
62012/0305(COD)Fluorinated greenhouse gases
62011/0398(COD)Noise-related operating restrictions at Union airports: rules and procedures
62011/2290(INI)Reform of the common fisheries policy - overarching communication
62008/0249(COD)Dual-use items and technology: Community regime for the control of exports, transfer, brokering and transit
52012/2005(INI)Implementation of the Single European Sky legislation
52011/2044(INI)
52008/0147(COD)Charging of heavy goods vehicles for the use of infrastructure: differentiated charging
52011/0105(COD)Export and import of hazardous chemicals. Recast
52011/2120(INI)Work of the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly in 2010
42010/2235(INI)European road safety 2011-2020
42011/0389(COD)Statutory audits of annual accounts and consolidated accounts
42008/2216(INI)Intelligent transport systems action plan
42011/0434(COD)Conservation of fish stocks: measures in relation to countries allowing non-sustainable fishing
42011/2286(INI)Defining a new development cooperation with Latin America
42010/0362(COD)Milk and milk products sector: contractual relations
42011/2115(INI)Trade and investment barriers
42010/0257(COD)Integrated maritime policy: programme to support the further development
42006/0167(COD)Officially supported export credits: application of certain guidelines
32011/0294(COD)Trans-European transport network: development
32011/2096(INI)Roadmap to a Single European Transport Area – Towards a competitive and resource efficient transport system
32011/2291(INI)Reporting obligations under Regulation (EC) No 2371/2002 on the conservation and sustainable exploitation of fisheries resources under the CFP
32008/2217(INI)Action plan on urban mobility
32008/2099(INI)Reaping the full benefits of the digital dividend in Europe: a common approach to the use of the spectrum released by the digital switchover
32011/0137(COD)Customs enforcement of intellectual property rights
32011/0092(CNS)Taxation of energy products and electricity: restructuring the Community framework
32010/0373(COD)Single Euro Payments Area: technical requirements for credit transfers and direct debits
32010/0251(COD)Financial markets: short selling and certain aspects of credit default swaps
32010/0063(COD)Statistics on tourism
22011/0391(COD)Allocation of slots at EU airports
22011/0274(COD)Cohesion Fund 2014-2020
22010/2154(INI)Aviation security with a special focus on security scanners
22011/2292(INI)Small scale and artisanal fisheries and the CFP reform
22012/2309(INI)Composition of the European Parliament with a view to the 2014 elections
22007/2150(INI)Evaluation of the Peace programme and strategies for the future
22007/0002(COD)Energy statistics
22007/2147(INI)Sustainable European transport policy, taking into account European energy and environment policies
22006/0194(CNS)International Fund for Ireland: Community financial contributions 2007-2010
22012/2296(INI)Strategy for an electronic toll service and a vignette system on light private vehicles in Europe
22011/0093(COD)Enhanced cooperation in the area of the creation of unitary patent protection: implementation
22011/0322(NLE)EU/Russia Agreement: administration of tariff-rate quotas applying to exports of wood; Protocol on technical modalities
22011/0117(COD)Scheme of generalised tariff preferences (GSP)
22011/0131(COD)Issuance of euro coins
22011/2116(INI)Statute for a European cooperative society with regard to the involvement of employees
22010/0195(COD)Air quality: provisions for engines placed on the market under the flexibility scheme
22010/0280(COD)Economic governance: strengthening of surveillance of budgetary positions and surveillance and coordination of economic policies. 'Six pack'
22010/2295(INI)Activities of the Committee on Petitions in 2010
22008/0028(COD)Food information to consumers
22008/0142(COD)Patients' rights in cross-border healthcare
22008/0227(COD)Metrology
22008/0193(COD)Health and safety at work: workers who are pregnant, have recently given birth or are breastfeeding
12012/2097(INI)Corporate Social Responsibility: promoting society's interests and a route to sustainable and inclusive recovery
12012/0082(COD)Single Market: simplifying the transfer of motor vehicles registered in another Member State
12012/0062(COD)Port State control: aligning the Directive to the Maritime Labour Convention requirements
12011/0439(COD)Procurement in the water, energy, transport and postal services sectors
12011/0438(COD)Public procurement
12011/0275(COD)European Regional Development Fund (ERDF): support to the Investment for growth and jobs goal, 2014-2020
12011/0409(COD)Sound level of motor vehicles and of replacement silencing systems
12011/0273(COD)European Regional Development Fund (ERDF): support to the European territorial cooperation goal 2014-2020
12010/0253(COD)Single European railway area. Recast
12012/2261(INI)Strategy for fisheries in the Adriatic and Ionian Seas
12012/2297(INI)Blue growth - Enhancing sustainable growth in the EU's marine, maritime transport and tourism sectors
12011/0364(COD)Fish stock conservation: removal of fins of sharks on board vessels
12012/2063(INI)EU 2011 report on policy coherence for development
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
12008/2212(INI)Facing oil challenges
12005/0236(COD)Maritime safety: discharge by the Member States of their obligations as flag States in accordance with the IMO Conventions
12007/0019(COD)Specification of petrol, diesel and gas-oil: mechanism to monitor and reduce greenhouse gas emissions from fuels. "Fuel Quality Directive"
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
12008/2621(RSP)Resolution on maternal mortality ahead of the UN High-level event on the Millennium Development Goals to be held on 25 September 2008
12007/0243(COD)Air transport services: Code of Conduct for computerised reservation systems
12007/0099(COD)Access to the international road haulage market. Recast
12007/2112(INI)Policy to reduce unwanted by-catches and eliminate discards in European fisheries
12007/0013(COD)Airport charges
12006/0048(NLE)EU/Morocco Euro-Mediterranean Aviation Agreement
12006/0058(NLE)EU/United States Air Transport Agreement
12007/0127(CNS)Common Fisheries Policy: Community framework for the collection and management of fisheries data
12006/0297(COD)Community action in the field of water policy: implementing powers conferred on the Commission
12006/0130(COD)Common rules for the operation of air services in the Community. Recast
12005/0214(COD)Improving the acquisition and preservation of supplementary pension rights in order to enhance worker mobility
12005/0191(COD)Civil aviation security
12007/2525(RSP)Resolution on the air transport agreement between the EC and the USA
12006/2112(INI)European road safety action programme, 2003. Mid-term review
12005/0103(CNS)Second generation Schengen Information System (SIS II): establishment, operation and use
12006/0002(CNS)Fisheries resources: recovery of the stocks of plaice and sole in the North Sea
12006/0131(AVC)Growth and jobs: cohesion policy, Community strategic guidelines, 2007-2013
12005/0033(COD)European Union Solidarity Fund: common and coordinated action to provide assistance to the Member States and the candidate countries in case of major disasters or public health emergencies
12005/2053(INI)Commom agricultural policy CAP: risk and crisis management
12011/2308(INI)Environmental impacts of shale gas and shale oil extraction activities
12011/0239(COD)Maritime safety: minimum level of training of seafarers
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
12010/2301(INI)EU and China: unbalanced trade?
12011/0058(CNS)Common Consolidated Corporate Tax Base (CCCTB)
12010/0207(COD)Deposit guarantee schemes. Recast
12011/2899(RSP)Resolution on the contribution of the common fisheries policy to the production of public goods
12011/2114(INI)Farm input supply chain: structure and implications
12010/0254(COD)Fruit juices and certain similar products intended for human consumption
12011/2151(INI)Gender mainstreaming in the work of the European Parliament
12009/0164(COD)International protection: standards for the qualification and status of third country nationals or stateless persons and the content of the protection granted. Recast
12010/0387(CNS)Company taxation: parent companies and subsidiaries of different Member States, common system. Recast
12010/2100(INI)EU policy framework to assist developing countries in addressing food security challenges
12010/2302(INI)Credit rating agencies: future perspectives
12010/0036(COD)Exceptional trade measures for countries and territories participating in or linked to the Stabilisation and Association process
12010/0080(COD)Common fisheries policy (CFP): Community financial measures for the implementation of the CFP and in the area of the Law of the Sea
12009/0129(COD)General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean (GFCM): fishing in the GFCM Agreement Area
12009/0173(COD)Emission performance standards for new light commercial vehicles
12008/0237(COD)Rights of passengers in bus and coach transport; cooperation between national authorities
12008/0098(COD)Construction products: harmonised conditions for the marketing
12010/2084(INI)European initiative on Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias
12010/0044(COD)European Heritage Label
12010/0074(COD)Citizens' initiative
12007/0229(COD)Migration policy: single application procedure for a single permit to reside and work, common set of rights for third-country workers
12009/2069(DEC)2008 discharge: EU general budget, European Parliament
12009/0170(COD)Civil aviation safety: investigation and prevention of accidents and incidents
12009/2237(INI)Fair revenues for farmers: a better functioning food supply chain in Europe
12009/2139(INI)Annual report on the activity of the Petitions Committee 2009
12009/2104(INI)Action plan on organ donation and transplantation (2009-2015): strengthened cooperation between Member States
12009/2166(INI)European Investment Bank (EIB) - Annual report 2008
12009/2792(RSP)Resolution on violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo
12009/2733(RSP)Resolution on Iran
12009/2663(RSP)Resolution on the crisis in the dairy farming sector
12009/0084(CNS)Common agricultural policy (CAP): support schemes for farmers
12009/2221(INI)Promoting youth access to the labour market, strengthening trainee, internship and apprenticeship status
12012/2202(DEC)2011 discharge: European Fisheries Control Agency (EFSA)
12012/2167(DEC)2011 discharge: EU general budget, Section III, Commission and executive agencies

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1945/05/04 - Ballyhaunis

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