Bill MILLER : 5th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

  • 20-07-1999 / 19-07-2004 : Group of the Party of European Socialists - Member

National parties 

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


  • 21-01-2002 / 19-07-2004 : Committee on Legal Affairs and the Internal Market


  • 21-07-1999 / 14-01-2002 : Committee on Legal Affairs and the Internal Market
  • 17-01-2002 / 20-01-2002 : Committee on Legal Affairs and the Internal Market
  • 07-02-2002 / 30-04-2004 : Delegation to the EU-Latvia Joint Parliamentary Committee


  • 22-07-1999 / 15-02-2000 : Committee on Industry, External Trade, Research and Energy
  • 03-02-2000 / 14-01-2002 : Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs
  • 13-12-2000 / 29-11-2001 : Temporary committee on human genetics and other new technologies in modern medicine
  • 17-01-2002 / 19-07-2004 : Committee on Regional Policy, Transport and Tourism
  • 20-11-2003 / 21-04-2004 : Temporary committee on improving safety at sea


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 I. on the proposal for a Council regulation introducing special measures to terminate the service of officials of the Commission of the European Communities as part of the reform of the Commission (COM(01)0050 - C5-0057/01 - 2001/0027(CNS)) and II. on the proposal for a Council regulation amending Regulation (Euratom, ECSC, EEC) No 549/69 determining the categories of officials and other servants of the European Communities to whom the provisions of Article 12, the second paragraph of Article 13 and Article 14 of the Protocol on the Privileges and Immunities of the Communities apply (COM(01)0050 - C5-0058/01 - 2001/0028(CNS)) - Committee on Legal Affairs and the Internal Market  
- A5-0194/2001 -  

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