Linda McAVAN : 8th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

  • 01-07-2014 / 18-04-2019 : Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament - Member

National parties 

  • 01-07-2014 / 18-04-2019 : Labour Party (United Kingdom)

Chair 

  • 07-07-2014 / 18-01-2017 : Committee on Development
  • 25-01-2017 / 18-04-2019 : Committee on Development

Member 

  • 01-07-2014 / 06-07-2014 : Committee on Development
  • 07-07-2014 / 18-01-2017 : Conference of Committee Chairs
  • 14-07-2014 / 18-04-2019 : Delegation to the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly
  • 18-09-2014 / 18-04-2019 : Delegation for relations with the Pan-African Parliament
  • 19-01-2017 / 24-01-2017 : Committee on Development
  • 25-01-2017 / 18-04-2019 : Conference of Committee Chairs

Substitute 

  • 08-07-2014 / 18-01-2017 : Committee on Fisheries
  • 24-06-2016 / 13-12-2017 : Committee of Inquiry to investigate alleged contraventions and maladministration in the application of Union law in relation to money laundering, tax avoidance and tax evasion
  • 19-01-2017 / 18-04-2019 : Committee on Fisheries

Main parliamentary 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

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 Council decision on the accession of Samoa to the Interim Partnership Agreement between the European Community, of the one part, and the Pacific States, of the other part  
- DEVE_AD(2018)628428 -  
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DEVE 
OPINION on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on unfair trading practices in business-to-business relationships in the food supply chain  
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DEVE 
OPINION on Implementation of the EU external financing instruments: mid-term review 2017 and the future post-2020 architecture  
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DEVE 

Oral questions 
Questions for oral answer with debate, addressed to the European Commission, the Council or the Vice-President of the Commission/High Representative of the Union can be tabled by a committee, a political group or at least 5% of Parliament’s members. Rule 136

Minor interpellations 
Minor interpellations for written answer, addressed to the European Commission, the Council or the Vice-President of the Commission/High Representative of the Union, may be tabled by a committee, a political group or at least 5% of Parliament’s Members. Rule 130a, Annex III

Other parliamentary activities 

Written questions 
Members can submit a specific number of questions to the President of the European Council, the Council, the Commission and the Vice-President of the Commission/High Representative of the Union, for written answer. Rule 138, Annex III

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 continued European Union support for polio eradication  
- P8_DCL(2015)0008 - Closed with majority  
Linda McAVAN , Mairead McGUINNESS , Davor Ivo STIER , Maria HEUBUCH , Enrique GUERRERO SALOM , Charles GOERENS , Louis MICHEL , Nirj DEVA , Elmar BROK , Michael GAHLER  
Date opened : 09-03-2015
Lapse date : 09-06-2015
Adopted (date) : 09-06-2015
List of signatories : P8_PV(2015)06-11(ANN01)
Number of signatories : 404 - 10-06-2015

Declarations 

Declaration of financial interests