Helga TRÜPEL : 8th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

  • 01-07-2014 / 01-07-2019 : Group of the Greens/European Free Alliance - Member

National parties 

  • 01-07-2014 / 01-07-2019 : Bündnis 90/Die Grünen (Germany)

Vice-Chair 

  • 07-07-2014 / 18-01-2017 : Committee on Culture and Education
  • 23-01-2017 / 01-07-2019 : Committee on Culture and Education

Member 

  • 01-07-2014 / 06-07-2014 : Committee on Culture and Education
  • 14-07-2014 / 01-07-2019 : Delegation for relations with the People's Republic of China
  • 19-01-2017 / 22-01-2017 : Committee on Culture and Education

Substitute 

  • 01-07-2014 / 18-01-2017 : Committee on Budgets
  • 14-07-2014 / 01-07-2019 : Delegation for relations with the United States
  • 19-01-2017 / 01-07-2019 : Committee on Budgets

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 next MFF: preparing the Parliament’s position on the MFF post-2020  
- CULT_AD(2017)610693 -  
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CULT 
OPINION on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on certain permitted uses of works and other subject-matter protected by copyright and related rights for the benefit of persons who are blind, visually impaired or otherwise print disabled and amending Directive 2001/29/EC on the harmonisation of certain aspects of copyright and related rights in the information society  
- CULT_AD(2017)595579 -  
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CULT 
OPINION on Control of the Register and composition of the Commission’s expert groups  
- BUDG_AD(2016)576859 -  
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BUDG 

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 discharge in respect of the implementation of the general budget of the European Union for the financial year 2017, Section III – Commission and executive agencies  
- CULT_AD(2019)628678 -  
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CULT 
OPINION on discharge in respect of the implementation of the budget of the Translation Centre for the Bodies of the European Union for the financial year 2017  
- CULT_AD(2019)628679 -  
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CULT 
OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing the Rights and Values programme  
- CULT_AD(2018)627931 -  
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CULT 

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

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

Individual motions for resolutions  
Any Member may table a motion for resolution on a matter falling within the spheres of activity of the EU. Admissible motions are referred to the committee responsible, which shall decide what procedure is to be followed. Rule 143

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 promotion and protection of freedom of expression and freedom of the media  
- P8_DCL(2016)0010 - Lapsed  
Richard SULÍK , Pavel SVOBODA , Bernd LUCKE , Angel DZHAMBAZKI , Igor ŠOLTES , Jean-Marie CAVADA , Javier NART , Helga TRÜPEL , Nicola CAPUTO , István UJHELYI , Afzal KHAN  
Date opened : 01-02-2016
Lapse date : 01-05-2016
Number of signatories : 139 - 02-05-2016

Declarations 

Declaration of financial interests