Birgit COLLIN-LANGEN : 8th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

  • 01-07-2014 / 01-07-2019 : Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats) - Member

National parties 

  • 01-07-2014 / 01-07-2019 : Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands (Germany)

Member 

  • 01-07-2014 / 18-01-2017 : Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
  • 14-07-2014 / 01-07-2019 : Delegation to the EU-Armenia Parliamentary Partnership Committee, EU-Azerbaijan Parliamentary Cooperation Committee and the EU-Georgia Parliamentary Association Committee
  • 14-07-2014 / 01-07-2019 : Delegation to the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly
  • 19-01-2017 / 01-07-2019 : Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety

Substitute 

  • 01-07-2014 / 18-01-2017 : Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection
  • 14-07-2014 / 01-07-2019 : Delegation to the EU-Russia Parliamentary Cooperation Committee
  • 19-01-2017 / 01-07-2019 : Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection

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

Reports - as shadow rapporteur 
Political groups designate a shadow rapporteur for each report in the responsible committee to follow progress and negotiate compromise texts with the rapporteur. Rule 215

Opinions - as rapporteur 
Committees may draft an opinion to a report of the responsible committee covering the elements linked to their committee remit. Rapporteurs of such opinions are also responsible for the drafting of compromise amendments and negotiations with shadow rapporteurs of the opinion. Rule 56, Rule 57, Annex VI

OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on a pan-European Personal Pension Product (PEPP)  
- IMCO_AD(2018)618145 -  
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IMCO 

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 directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on unfair trading practices in business-to-business relationships in the food supply chain  
- IMCO_AD(2018)625314 -  
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IMCO 
OPINION on a longer lifetime for products: benefits for consumers and companies  
- ENVI_AD(2017)595378 -  
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ENVI 
OPINION on the Ebola crisis: the long-term lessons and how to strengthen health systems in developing countries to prevent future crises  
- ENVI_AD(2015)544486 -  
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ENVI 

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

Other parliamentary activities 

Written explanations of vote 
Members can submit a written explanation of their vote in plenary. Rule 194

Waste management (B8-0231/2019) DE  
 

Ich habe für die Entschließung gestimmt. Ich bin eine große Befürworterin des im letzten Jahr hier verabschiedeten Abfallpakets. Die Mitgliedstaaten sollten angehalten werden, die Maßnahmen schnellstmöglich und so effektiv wie möglich umzusetzen.
Die Vorschriften schützen nicht nur unsere Umwelt, sondern auch die Gesundheit unserer Bürgerinnen und Bürger.

Enforcement requirements and specific rules for posting drivers in the road transport sector (A8-0206/2018 - Merja Kyllönen) DE  
 

Ich habe für den Bericht gestimmt, denn ich befürworte die Anwendung spezifischer Vorschriften für den Transportsektor in Bezug auf die Entsenderichtlinie. Durch die Einführung einheitlicher Dokumente und die stärkere Einbeziehung der Binnenmarkt-Informationssysteme werden wir die Arbeits- und Wettbewerbsbedingungen der Kraftfahrer und der Unternehmen verbessern.

Daily and weekly driving times, minimum breaks and rest periods and positioning by means of tachographs (A8-0205/2018 - Wim van de Camp) DE  
 

Ich habe für den Bericht gestimmt. Ich begrüße die Ausnahmen für Handwerker und den Werksverkehr und die frühere Einführung des intelligenten Fahrtenschreibers. Mir ist wichtig, dass wir mit diesem Bericht die Wirtschaftlichkeit von KMU nicht beeinträchtigen.

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

Written declarations (up to 16 January 2017) 
**This instrument no longer exists since 16 January 2017**. A written declaration was an initiative on a matter falling within the EU’s competence. It could be co-signed by Members within a 3 month period.

Written declaration on the common response to the Zika virus  
- P8_DCL(2016)0060 - Lapsed  
Csaba MOLNÁR , Miriam DALLI , Simona BONAFÈ , Biljana BORZAN , Carlos ZORRINHO , Birgit COLLIN-LANGEN , Frédérique RIES , Karin KADENBACH , Jytte GUTELAND , Christel SCHALDEMOSE , Angélique DELAHAYE  
Date opened : 06-06-2016
Lapse date : 06-09-2016
Number of signatories : 47 - 07-09-2016

Declarations 

Declaration of financial interests