Jan Marinus WIERSMA : 6th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

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

National parties 

  • 20-07-2004 / 13-07-2009 : Partij van de Arbeid (Netherlands)


  • 21-07-2004 / 14-01-2007 : Committee on Foreign Affairs
  • 21-07-2004 / 14-01-2007 : Subcommittee on Security and Defence
  • 15-09-2004 / 31-12-2006 : Delegation to the EU-Romania Joint Parliamentary Committee
  • 15-09-2004 / 13-07-2009 : Delegation to the EU-Moldova Parliamentary Cooperation Committee
  • 19-01-2006 / 14-02-2007 : Temporary Committee on the alleged use of European countries by the CIA for the transport and illegal detention of prisoners
  • 15-01-2007 / 30-01-2007 : Committee on Foreign Affairs
  • 15-01-2007 / 30-01-2007 : Subcommittee on Security and Defence
  • 31-01-2007 / 13-07-2009 : Committee on Foreign Affairs
  • 31-01-2007 / 13-07-2009 : Subcommittee on Security and Defence
  • 15-03-2007 / 13-07-2009 : Delegation for relations with the countries of south-east Europe


  • 21-07-2004 / 14-01-2007 : Committee on Transport and Tourism
  • 15-01-2007 / 30-01-2007 : Committee on Transport and Tourism
  • 31-01-2007 / 04-09-2007 : Committee on Transport and Tourism
  • 05-09-2007 / 13-07-2009 : Committee on International Trade


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 Proposal for a recommendation to the Council on the problem of profiling, notably on the basis of ethniity and race, in counter-terrorism, law enforcement, immigration, customs and border control  
- AFET_AD(2009)412266 -  
OPINION Proposal for a Council decision concerning the conclusion of the Agreement between the European Community and the Republic of Moldova on the readmission of persons residing without authorisation  
- AFET_AD(2007)396427 -  
OPINION Proposal for a Council decision on the conclusion of the Agreement between the European Community and the Republic of Moldova on the facilitation of issuance of short-stay visas  
- AFET_AD(2007)396426 -  

Motions for resolutions 
Members can table an individual motion on issues falling within the EU’s sphere of activity. This motion is forwarded to the responsible committee for consideration.Rule 143

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 a ban on the marketing and use of the anti-teen 'Mosquito' device  
- P6_DCL(2008)0040 - Lapsed  
Benoît HAMON , Baroness Sarah LUDFORD , Jan Marinus WIERSMA , Alain HUTCHINSON , Pierre PRIBETICH  
Date opened : 07-05-2008
Lapse date : 09-09-2008
Number of signatories : 77 - 10-09-2008

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.