Brian SIMPSON : 7th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

  • 14-07-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament - Member

National parties 

  • 14-07-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Labour Party (United Kingdom)

Chair 

  • 20-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Transport and Tourism
  • 23-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on Transport and Tourism

Member 

  • 16-07-2009 / 19-07-2009 : Committee on Transport and Tourism
  • 20-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Conference of Committee Chairs
  • 16-09-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation for relations with Australia and New Zealand
  • 19-01-2012 / 22-01-2012 : Committee on Transport and Tourism
  • 23-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Conference of Committee Chairs

Substitute 

  • 16-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development
  • 16-09-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation for relations with the countries of the Andean Community
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development

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

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 the monitoring, reporting and verification of carbon dioxide emissions from maritime transport and amending Regulation (EU) No 525/2013  
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TRAN 
OPINION on the proposal for a Council regulation amending Council Regulation (EC) No 994/98 of 7 May 1998 on the application of Articles 92 and 93 of the Treaty establishing the European Community to certain categories of horizontal State aid and Regulation (EC) No 1370/2007 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 October 2007 on public passenger transport services by rail and by road  
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TRAN 
OPINION on the interim report on the interests of achieving a positive outcome of the multiannual financial framework 2014-2020 approval procedure  
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TRAN 

Parliamentary questions 
Questions for oral answer with debate may be tabled by a committee, a political group or at least 5% of Parliament’s component Members . The addressees are other EU institutions. The Conference of Presidents decides whether, and in what order, questions are placed on the final draft agenda for a Plenary sitting. Rule 128

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 accession by the European Union to the UNESCO Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage  
- P7_DCL(2012)0025 - Lapsed  
Dieter-Lebrecht KOCH , Seán KELLY , Brian SIMPSON  
Date opened : 10-09-2012
Lapse date : 13-12-2012
Number of signatories : 138 - 13-12-2012

Declarations 

Declaration of financial interests