Ralf WALTER : 6th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

  • 20-07-2004 / 13-07-2009 : Socialist Group in the European Parliament - Member

National parties 

  • 20-07-2004 / 13-07-2009 : Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands (Germany)

Vice-Chair 

  • 22-07-2004 / 14-01-2007 : Committee on Budgets
  • 15-01-2007 / 30-01-2007 : Committee on Budgets
  • 31-01-2007 / 13-07-2009 : Committee on Budgets

Member 

  • 21-07-2004 / 21-07-2004 : Committee on Budgets
  • 15-09-2004 / 13-03-2007 : Delegation for relations with Japan
  • 14-10-2004 / 08-06-2005 : Temporary committee on policy challenges and budgetary means of the enlarged Union 2007-2013
  • 14-03-2007 / 13-07-2009 : Delegation for relations with Japan

Substitute 

  • 21-07-2004 / 14-01-2007 : Committee on Development
  • 30-08-2004 / 14-01-2007 : Committee on Budgetary Control
  • 15-09-2004 / 15-09-2004 : Delegation for relations with Australia and New Zealand
  • 15-01-2007 / 30-01-2007 : Committee on Development
  • 15-01-2007 / 30-01-2007 : Committee on Budgetary Control
  • 31-01-2007 / 13-07-2009 : Committee on Development
  • 31-01-2007 / 13-07-2009 : Committee on Budgetary Control

Activities 

Contributions to plenary debates 
Speeches made during the plenary session and written declarations relating to plenary debates. Rules Rule 204 and 171(11)

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 European Commission : Final annual accounts of the European Communities — Financial Year 2006 — Volume I — Consolidated financial statements and consolidated reports on implementation of the budget  
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OPINION Communication from the Commission to the Council, the European Parliament and the European Court of Auditors: final accounts for the financial year 2006 of the 6th, 7th, 8th and 9th European Development Funds  
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OPINION 2008 budget: Section III - Commission  
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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

Attendance list 
This attendance record is an extract from the Minutes of plenary sittings of the 6th parliamentary term. The information therein is supplied for information purposes only and covers the Member's term of office in the European Parliament. It is raw data and does not include corrections for justified absence because of illness, maternal/paternal leave, authorised parliamentary delegation business etc.