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Miguel PORTAS



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Constituencies

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  • Bloco de Esquerda icon: PT Portugal 2009/07/14 - 2012/04/24
  • Bloco de Esquerda icon: PT Portugal 2004/07/20 - 2009/07/13

Groups

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  • icon: GUE/NGL GUE/NGL Member Confederal Group of the European United Left - Nordic Green Left 2004/07/20 - 2009/07/13
  • icon: GUE/NGL GUE/NGL Member of the Bureau Confederal Group of the European United Left - Nordic Green Left 2009/07/14 - 2012/01/22
  • icon: GUE/NGL GUE/NGL Member Confederal Group of the European United Left - Nordic Green Left 2012/01/23 - 2012/04/24

Committees

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RoleCommitteeStartEnd
Member of Committee on Culture and Education 2004/07/21 2007/01/14
Substitute of Committee on Foreign Affairs 2004/07/21 2007/01/14
Member of Committee on Culture and Education 2007/01/15 2007/01/30
Substitute of Committee on Foreign Affairs 2007/01/15 2007/01/30
Member of Committee on Development 2007/01/31 2007/12/11
Substitute of Committee on Foreign Affairs 2007/01/31 2007/12/11
Member of Committee on Foreign Affairs 2007/12/12 2009/07/13
Member of Committee on Budgets 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 2009/10/14
Vice-Chair of Special Committee on the Financial, Economic and Social Crisis 2009/10/15 2011/07/31
Member of Special committee on the policy challenges and budgetary resources for a sustainable European Union after 2013 2010/06/17 2011/06/30
Member of Committee on Budgets 2012/01/19 2012/04/24
Substitute of Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs 2012/01/19 2012/04/24

Delegations

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RoleDelegationStartEnd
Member of Delegation for relations with the Mashreq countries 2004/09/15 2007/03/13
Substitute of Delegation for relations with the Palestinian Legislative Council 2004/09/15 2007/03/13
Substitute of Delegation to the Euro-Mediterranean Parliamentary Assembly 2004/09/15 2009/07/13
Member of Delegation for relations with the Mashreq countries 2007/03/14 2009/07/13
Substitute of Delegation for relations with the Palestinian Legislative Council 2007/03/14 2009/07/13
Substitute of Delegation for relations with Iran 2009/09/16 2012/04/24
Member of Delegation for relations with Iraq 2009/09/16 2012/04/24
Member of Delegation for relations with the Maghreb countries and the Arab Maghreb Union 2009/09/16 2012/04/24
Substitute of Delegation for relations with the Mashreq countries 2009/09/16 2012/04/24

Rapporteur

TypeDossierCommitteeTitle
Responsible Committee Shadow 2011/0386(COD) ECON Economic and Monetary Affairs Economic governance: common provisions for monitoring and assessing draft budgetary plans and ensuring the correction of excessive deficit in the euro area. 'Two pack'
Opinion Committee Shadow 2011/0371(COD) BUDG Budgets Erasmus+ programme for education, training, youth and sport 2014-2020
Responsible Committee 2010/2072(INI) BUDG Budgets Funding and functioning of the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund
Responsible Committee Shadow 2009/2182(INI) CRIS Financial, Economic and Social Crisis Financial, economic and social crisis: recommendations concerning the measures and initiatives to be taken. Mid-term report
Committee Opinion 2006/2291(INI) AFET Foreign Affairs Horn of Africa: EU regional political partnership for peace, security and development
Committee Opinion 2005/2008(INI) CULT Culture and Education Protection of minorities and anti-discrimination policies in an enlarged Europe
Responsible Committee 2004/2267(INI) CULT Culture and Education Immigrant communities' integration in Europe through multilingual schools and education
Former Committee Opinion 2004/0152(COD) AFET Foreign Affairs Youth policy: Youth in action programme for 2007-2013

Activities

Stats

Amendment Co-authors
Name Group Country Ams
Jürgen KLUTE icon: GUE/NGL GUE/NGL icon: Germany Germany 144
Vladimír REMEK icon: GUE/NGL GUE/NGL icon: Czechia Czechia 17
Lajos BOKROS icon: ECR ECR icon: Hungary Hungary 6
Gabriele ZIMMER icon: GUE/NGL GUE/NGL icon: Germany Germany 5
Marie-Christine VERGIAT icon: GUE/NGL GUE/NGL icon: France France 5
Anne E. JENSEN icon: ALDE ALDE icon: Denmark Denmark 4
Marisa MATIAS icon: GUE/NGL GUE/NGL icon: Portugal Portugal 3
Helga TRÜPEL icon: Verts/ALE Verts/ALE icon: Germany Germany 3

By types

Amendments (536)
Opinions (3)
Plenary speeches (177)
Reports (2)
Shadow opinions (1)
Shadow reports (5)
Written declarations (2)

By dossiers

CountDossier ReferenceTitle
892011/0058(CNS)Common Consolidated Corporate Tax Base (CCCTB)
462010/0280(COD)Economic governance: strengthening of surveillance of budgetary positions and surveillance and coordination of economic policies. 'Six pack'
422011/2020(BUD)2012 budget: all sections
332010/0276(CNS)Economic governance: implementation of the excessive deficit procedure. 'Six pack'
312010/0279(COD)Economic governance: enforcement measures to correct excessive macroeconomic imbalances in the euro area. 'Six pack'
292011/0202(COD)Prudential requirements for credit institutions and investment firms. Capital Requirements Regulation (CRR)
252010/0281(COD)Economic governance: prevention and correction of macroeconomic imbalances. 'Six pack'
242011/0361(COD)Credit rating agencies: integrity, transparency, responsibility, good governance and independence of activities
232010/0278(COD)Economic governance: effective enforcement of budgetary surveillance in the euro area. 'Six pack'
192011/2018(BUD)2012 budget: estimates of revenue and expenditure - section I, Parliament
192011/2271(INI)Annual tax report
182011/0261(CNS)Common system of financial transaction tax
152010/2302(INI)Credit rating agencies: future perspectives
142011/2042(BUD)2012 budget: general guidelines for the preparation
132012/2000(BUD)2013 budget: priorities - section III, Commission
122011/2011(INI)Global economic governance
102011/2019(BUD)2012 budget: mandate for the trilogue
102010/0277(NLE)Economic governance: requirements for budgetary frameworks of the Member States. 'Six pack'
82010/2002(BUD)2011 budget: draft mandate for the draft budget conciliation procedure before the first reading
82011/0062(COD)Credit agreements: residential immovable property
62010/2003(BUD)2011 budget, other sections: guidelines
62011/0203(COD)Access to the activity of credit institutions and the prudential supervision of credit institutions and investment firms. Capital Requirements Directive (CRDIV)
62010/0251(COD)Financial markets: short selling and certain aspects of credit default swaps
62009/0156(NLE)EC/Canada agreement: civil aviation safety
52010/2300(INI)Future of EU budget support to developing countries
52009/2002(BUD)2010 budget: section III, Commission
52011/0006(COD)European Supervisory Authorities: powers of the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority and the European Securities and Markets Authority
52009/0099(COD)Financial institutions: capital requirements for the trading book and for re-securitisations; supervisory review of remuneration policies
52006/0167(COD)Officially supported export credits: application of certain guidelines
52009/0108(COD)Measures to safeguard security of gas supply
42012/2006(BUD)2013 budget: estimates of revenue and expenditure - section I, Parliament
42011/0455(COD)Staff Regulations of European Union officials: amendment of the Regulations
42011/2157(INI)Review of the European neighbourhood policy
42011/2043(INI)Seventh EU programme for research, technological development and demonstration
42009/0140(COD)Macro-prudential oversight of the financial system and establishing a European Systemic Risk Board (ESRB)
42011/2115(INI)Trade and investment barriers
42009/0129(COD)General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean (GFCM): fishing in the GFCM Agreement Area
32012/2001(BUD)2013 budget, other sections: guidelines
32010/2004(BUD)2011 budget, section III, Commission: guidelines
32010/0362(COD)Milk and milk products sector: contractual relations
32010/0254(COD)Fruit juices and certain similar products intended for human consumption
32009/2069(DEC)2008 discharge: EU general budget, European Parliament
32009/0188(NLE)EU/Japan agreement: mutual legal assistance in criminal matters
22011/0014(COD)European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD): subscription by the EU to additional shares in the capital
22011/2017(BUD)2012 budget: priorities - other sections
22011/0386(COD)Economic governance: common provisions for monitoring and assessing draft budgetary plans and ensuring the correction of excessive deficit in the euro area. 'Two pack'
22010/2303(INI)Corporate governance in financial institutions
22005/0041(COD)Active European citizenship: Europe for Citizens programme 2007-2013
22010/0207(COD)Deposit guarantee schemes. Recast
22011/2087(INI)European dimension in sport
22011/2008(INI)State of implementation of the EU strategy for Central Asia
22010/2295(INI)Activities of the Committee on Petitions in 2010
22011/2616(RSP)Resolution on the Southern Neighbourhood, and Libya in particular
22010/2095(INI)Industrial policy for the globalised era
22009/0058(COD)External actions: financing instrument for stability
22009/2182(INI)Financial, economic and social crisis: recommendations concerning the measures and initiatives to be taken. Mid-term report
22008/0193(COD)Health and safety at work: workers who are pregnant, have recently given birth or are breastfeeding
22008/0257(COD)Medicinal products for human use: pharmacovigilance of products
22010/2072(INI)Funding and functioning of the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund
22009/0007(CNS)Mutual assistance for the recovery of claims relating to taxes, duties and other measures
12011/0385(COD)Economic governance: strengthening of economic and budgetary surveillance of Member States experiencing or threatened with serious difficulties with respect to their financial stability in the euro area. 'Two pack'
12008/2231(INI)Relations between the European Union and the Mediterranean countries
12009/2504(RSP)Resolution on the situation in the Gaza Strip
12007/2145(INI)Situation of fundamental rights in the European Union 2004-2008
12008/2151(INI)European Court of Auditors' Special Report No 8/2007 concerning administrative cooperation in the field of VAT
12007/2153(INI)Cultural industries in Europe
12007/2000(INI)Towards a common European foreign policy on energy
12007/2530(RSP)Resolution on transatlantic relations
12007/2020(INI)Annual report on human rights in the world 2006 and the EU's policy on this matter
12005/0260(COD)Coordination of certain provisions in Member States concerning the pursuit of television broadcasting activities ('Audiovisual media services without frontiers')
12006/2150(INI)EC/Syria agreement: negociations with a view to the conclusion of a Euro-Mediterranean Association Agreement
12006/2617(RSP)Resolution on the situation in the Middle East
12005/2244(INI)Development and Migration
12005/2245(INI)Fair trade and development
12005/0204(CNS)Asylum and immigration policy: mutual information procedure concerning Member States measures in these areas
12005/2213(INI)Promoting multilingualism and language learning in the European Union: the European Indicator of Language Competence
12006/2512(RSP)Resolution on the confrontation between Iran and the international community
12008/0241(COD)Waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE). Recast
12011/2126(BUD)Mobilisation of the Flexibility Instrument: European neighbourhood policy
12010/0387(CNS)Company taxation: parent companies and subsidiaries of different Member States, common system. Recast
12011/0147(COD)European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF): temporary derogation
12011/2811(RSP)Resolution on the situation in Libya
12008/0028(COD)Food information to consumers
12010/2211(INI)Investing in the future: a new Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) for a competitive, sustainable and inclusive Europe
12010/0073(COD)European environmental economic accounts
12010/0036(COD)Exceptional trade measures for countries and territories participating in or linked to the Stabilisation and Association process
12010/0063(COD)Statistics on tourism
12010/0101(COD)EU guarantee to the European Investment Bank (EIB) against losses under loans and loan guarantees for projects outside the Union
12008/0261(COD)Medicinal products for human use: prevention of the entry into the legal supply chain of falsified medicinal products
12009/0173(COD)Emission performance standards for new light commercial vehicles
12010/2290(BUD)2011 general budget: all sections, second version
12010/2059(INI)Annual report on the European Ombudsman's activities in 2009
12010/2964(RSP)Resolution on Iraq: the death penalty (notably the case of Tariq Aziz) and attacks against Christian communities
12008/0240(COD)Electrical and electronic equipment: restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances. Recast
12009/0064(COD)Alternative Investment Fund Managers
12010/0041(COD)Carriage of goods and passangers by sea: statistical returns
12010/2048(BUD)Amending budget ex-3/2010: Banana Accompanying Measures (BAM) for ACP countries
12010/0048(APP)Multiannual financial framework for the years 2007-2013
12009/2106(INI)Green Paper on reform of the common fisheries policy
12009/2207(BUD)Mobilisation of the Flexibility Instrument: projects in the field of energy; decommissioning of the Kozloduy nuclear power plant
12009/2183(BUD)Mobilisation of the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund: redundancies in car industry in Sweden and Austria, and in construction sector in the Netherlands
12009/2062(REG)EP Rules of Procedure: adaptation of the Rules to the Treaty of Lisbon
12009/2002B(BUD)2010 budget: other sections
12004/2267(INI)Immigrant communities' integration in Europe through multilingual schools and education
12011/0360(COD)Institutions for occupational retirement provision, undertakings of collective investment in transferable securities (UCITS) and Alternative Investment Funds Managers: risk management
12011/0371(COD)Erasmus+ programme for education, training, youth and sport 2014-2020

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Born

1958/05/01 - Lisboa

  • Graduate in economics (Higher Institute of Economics and Management, Lisbon, 1986). Cultural organiser for Ourique Municipal Council (1984). Socio-cultural organiser in the Algarve (interior area) and trainer of development agents (1987). Journalist by profession. Editor of the cultural magazine Contraste (1986). Journalist on the weekly Expresso (1988 and 1992/1994, as international editor for its magazine section). Editor of the weekly Já (1995). Reporter for the magazine Vida Mundial (1998-1999). Columnist for the daily Diário de Notícias (2000-2006) and for the weekly Sol (since 2008). Co-director and presenter of two TV documentary series, Mar das Índias (2000) and Périplo (2004), on the Mediterranean. Has published three books: E o resto é paisagem ['The rest is scenery'] (2002), a collection of articles, essays, and interviews; No Labirinto ['In the labyrinth'] (2006), about Lebanon; and Périplo ['Voyage'] (2009), about the Mediterranean.
  • Political career: joined the Union of Communist Students (in 1973) and served on its Central Committee (1974). Left the Communist Party in 1989 and co-founded the Left Platform (1989). In 1990 and 1991 acted as cultural and city planning adviser to the Mayor of Lisbon. In 1994 founded 'Política XXI', one of the groups that was later (in 1999) to form the basis of the Bloco de Esquerda (Left Bloc). Headed the Left Bloc list for the 1999 European Parliament elections, which obtained 1.74% of the vote. In 2004 became the first Left Bloc MEP, the party's share of the vote having risen to 4.92%. In 2009 again headed the European election list. The Left Bloc polled 10.73% of the vote, and three of its candidates were elected.

History

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  • Graduate in economics (Higher Institute of Economics and Management, Lisbon, 1986). Cultural organiser for Ourique Municipal Council (1984). Socio-cultural organiser in the Algarve (interior area) and trainer of development agents (1987). Journalist by profession. Editor of the cultural magazine Contraste (1986). Journalist on the weekly Expresso (1988 and 1992/1994, as international editor for its magazine section). Editor of the weekly Já (1995). Reporter for the magazine Vida Mundial (1998-1999). Columnist for the daily Diário de Notícias (2000-2006) and for the weekly Sol (since 2008). Co-director and presenter of two TV documentary series, Mar das Índias (2000) and Périplo (2004), on the Mediterranean. Has published three books: E o resto é paisagem ['The rest is scenery'] (2002), a collection of articles, essays, and interviews; No Labirinto ['In the labyrinth'] (2006), about Lebanon; and Périplo ['Voyage'] (2009), about the Mediterranean.
  • Political career: joined the Union of Communist Students (in 1973) and served on its Central Committee (1974). Left the Communist Party in 1989 and co-founded the Left Platform (1989). In 1990 and 1991 acted as cultural and city planning adviser to the Mayor of Lisbon. In 1994 founded 'Política XXI', one of the groups that was later (in 1999) to form the basis of the Bloco de Esquerda (Left Bloc). Headed the Left Bloc list for the 1999 European Parliament elections, which obtained 1.74% of the vote. In 2004 became the first Left Bloc MEP, the party's share of the vote having risen to 4.92%. In 2009 again headed the European election list. The Left Bloc polled 10.73% of the vote, and three of its candidates were elected.
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