Simon Francis MURPHY : 5th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

  • 20-07-1999 / 07-03-2000 : Group of the Party of European Socialists - Member
  • 08-03-2000 / 20-05-2003 : Group of the Party of European Socialists - Vice-Chair
  • 21-05-2003 / 19-07-2004 : Group of the Party of European Socialists - Member

National parties 

  • 20-07-1999 / 19-07-2004 : Labour Party (United Kingdom)

Member 

  • 21-07-1999 / 17-02-2000 : Committee on Industry, External Trade, Research and Energy
  • 06-10-1999 / 14-01-2002 : Delegation to the EU-Slovak Republic Joint Parliamentary Committee
  • 03-02-2000 / 14-01-2002 : Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs
  • 17-01-2002 / 03-02-2002 : Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs
  • 04-02-2002 / 19-07-2004 : Committee on Budgets
  • 07-02-2002 / 30-04-2004 : Delegation to the EU-Slovak Republic Joint Parliamentary Committee

Substitute 

  • 22-07-1999 / 11-11-1999 : Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs
  • 11-11-1999 / 29-02-2000 : Committee on Employment and Social Affairs
  • 28-02-2002 / 07-10-2003 : Committee on Legal Affairs and the Internal Market
  • 08-10-2003 / 19-07-2004 : Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs

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

Report on the joint text approved by the Conciliation Committee for a European Parliament and Council Directive on combating late payment in commercial transactions - Parliament Delegation to the Conciliation Committee  
- A5-0154/2000 -  
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ITRE 
Recommendation for second reading on the common position adopted by the Council with a view to adopting a European Parliament and Council Directive combating late payment in commercial transactions - Committee on Industry, External Trade, Research and Energy  
- A5-0099/1999 -  
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ITRE 

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