Kyösti VIRRANKOSKI : 6th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

  • 20-07-2004 / 19-07-2007 : Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe - Member
  • 20-07-2007 / 13-07-2009 : Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe - Member of the Bureau

National parties 

  • 20-07-2004 / 13-07-2009 : Suomen Keskusta (Finland)

Vice-Chair 

  • 21-09-2004 / 13-03-2007 : Delegation for relations with Japan
  • 31-01-2007 / 13-07-2009 : Committee on Budgets
  • 14-03-2007 / 25-04-2007 : Delegation for relations with Japan

Member 

  • 21-07-2004 / 14-01-2007 : Committee on Budgets
  • 21-07-2004 / 14-01-2007 : Committee on Budgetary Control
  • 21-07-2004 / 14-01-2007 : Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development
  • 15-09-2004 / 20-09-2004 : 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
  • 15-01-2007 / 30-01-2007 : Committee on Budgets
  • 15-01-2007 / 30-01-2007 : Committee on Budgetary Control
  • 15-01-2007 / 30-01-2007 : Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development
  • 31-01-2007 / 13-07-2009 : Committee on Budgetary Control
  • 20-06-2007 / 13-07-2009 : Delegation for relations with Japan

Substitute 

  • 15-09-2004 / 31-12-2006 : Delegation to the EU-Romania Joint Parliamentary Committee
  • 31-01-2007 / 13-07-2009 : Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development
  • 15-03-2007 / 13-07-2009 : Delegation to the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly

Activities 

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 draft general budget of the European Union for the financial year 2009  
- AGRI_AD(2008)412009 -  
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AGRI 
OPINION on the 2009 budget procedure: First reflections on the 2009 Preliminary Draft Budget and mandate for the conciliation  
- AGRI_AD(2008)405768 -  
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AGRI 
OPINION Draft opinion on the proposal for a Council regulation amending Regulation (EC, Euratom) No 1605/2002 on the Financial Regulation applicable to the general budget of the European Communities.  
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CONT 

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

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.