Françoise CASTEX : 7th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

  • 14-07-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament - Member

National parties 

  • 14-07-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Parti socialiste (France)


  • 01-03-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on Legal Affairs


  • 16-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Legal Affairs
  • 16-09-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation to the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly
  • 19-01-2012 / 29-02-2012 : Committee on Legal Affairs
  • 28-03-2012 / 23-10-2013 : Special Committee on Organised Crime, Corruption and Money Laundering


  • 16-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Employment and Social Affairs
  • 16-09-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation for relations with the countries of Southeast Asia and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on Employment and Social Affairs


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 preparing for a fully converged audiovisual world  
- JURI_AD(2013)523005 -  
OPINION on the Annual Report on EU Competition Policy  
- EMPL_AD(2013)513392 -  
OPINION on implementation of the Audiovisual Media Services Directive  
- JURI_AD(2013)501905 -  

Opinions - as shadow rapporteur 
Political groups designate a shadow rapporteur for an opinion to follow progress and negotiate compromise texts with the rapporteur. Rule 215

OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down measures concerning the European single market for electronic communications and to achieve a Connected Continent, and amending Directives 2002/20/EC, 2002/21/EC and 2002/22/EC and Regulations (EC) No 1211/2009 and (EU) No 531/2012  
- JURI_AD(2014)524714 -  
OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on information accompanying transfers of funds  
- JURI_AD(2013)519491 -  
OPINION on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering and terrorist financing  
- JURI_AD(2013)516897 -  

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 the establishment of Euro-Mediterranean Erasmus and Leonardo da Vinci programmes  
- P7_DCL(2011)0015 - Adopted  
Françoise CASTEX , Franziska Katharina BRANTNER , Vincent PEILLON , Cristian Dan PREDA , Ivo VAJGL  
Date opened : 04-04-2011
Lapse date : 15-09-2011
Adopted (date) : 27-09-2011
Text adopted (with the list of signatories) : P7_TA(2011)0413
Number of signatories : 389 - 27-09-2011
Written declaration on infringement of the fundamental rights of detainees in the European Union  
- P7_DCL(2011)0006 - Lapsed  
Françoise CASTEX , Jan Philipp ALBRECHT , Carlos COELHO , Stavros LAMBRINIDIS , Diana WALLIS  
Date opened : 14-02-2011
Lapse date : 16-05-2011
Number of signatories : 140 - 17-05-2011
Written declaration on the application of the principles of subsidiarity and diversity in defining the particular missions assigned to social housing by the Member States  
- P7_DCL(2010)0085 - Lapsed  
Françoise CASTEX , Jean-Luc BENNAHMIAS , Frank ENGEL , Miguel PORTAS , Heide RÜHLE  
Date opened : 10-11-2010
Lapse date : 17-02-2011
Number of signatories : 164 - 17-02-2011


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