Diane JAMES : 8th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

  • 01-07-2014 / 15-10-2014 : Europe of Freedom and Direct Democracy Group - Member
  • 16-10-2014 / 19-10-2014 : Non-attached Members
  • 20-10-2014 / 19-11-2016 : Europe of Freedom and Direct Democracy Group - Member
  • 20-11-2016 / 12-12-2018 : Non-attached Members
  • 13-12-2018 / 01-07-2019 : Europe of Freedom and Direct Democracy Group - Member

National parties 

  • 01-07-2014 / 19-11-2016 : United Kingdom Independence Party (United Kingdom)
  • 20-11-2016 / 04-02-2019 : Independent (United Kingdom)
  • 05-02-2019 / 01-07-2019 : The Brexit Party (United Kingdom)

Member 

  • 16-07-2014 / 12-01-2015 : Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection
  • 08-06-2015 / 10-04-2016 : Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs
  • 04-07-2016 / 18-01-2017 : Committee on Constitutional Affairs
  • 19-01-2017 / 01-07-2019 : Committee on Constitutional Affairs
  • 02-02-2017 / 01-07-2019 : Committee on Petitions

Substitute 

  • 01-07-2014 / 05-11-2014 : Subcommittee on Security and Defence
  • 01-07-2014 / 19-11-2016 : Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
  • 24-06-2015 / 19-11-2016 : Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs
  • 24-06-2015 / 19-11-2016 : Delegation for relations with the People's Republic of China
  • 24-06-2015 / 19-11-2016 : Delegation for relations with the countries of South Asia
  • 11-04-2016 / 19-11-2016 : Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs
  • 26-01-2017 / 12-12-2018 : 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)

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

Establishing the space programme of the Union and the European Union Agency for the Space Programme (A8-0405/2018 - Massimiliano Salini)  
 

I voted against. I could not support an increase in a finance budget for EU space policy which will require additional contributions from the UK to the detriment of UK investment in this area.

Establishing the Digital Europe programme for the period 2021-2027 (A8-0408/2018 - Angelika Mlinar)  
 

I voted against. I do not support the budget implications for the UK of the EU’s digital programme.

Common system of a digital services tax on revenues resulting from the provision of certain digital services (A8-0428/2018 - Paul Tang)  
 

I voted against. I do not support any extension of EU Commission’s role in tax matters.

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 eHealth  
- P8_DCL(2015)0012 - Lapsed  
Nicola CAPUTO , Renata BRIANO , József NAGY , Theodor Dumitru STOLOJAN , Merja KYLLÖNEN , Younous OMARJEE , Enrico GASBARRA , Mercedes BRESSO , Diane JAMES , James NICHOLSON , Simona BONAFÈ , Caterina CHINNICI , Elena GENTILE , Daniele VIOTTI , Elisabetta GARDINI , Lorenzo CESA , Michel DANTIN , Bart STAES , Alain CADEC  
Date opened : 25-03-2015
Lapse date : 25-06-2015
Number of signatories : 68 - 07-07-2015

Declarations 

Declaration of financial interests