Jörg LEICHTFRIED : 8th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

  • 01-07-2014 / 23-06-2015 : Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament - Vice-Chair

National parties 

  • 01-07-2014 / 23-06-2015 : Sozialdemokratische Partei Österreichs (Austria)

Vice-Chair 

  • 16-10-2014 / 23-06-2015 : Delegation to the Euro-Latin American Parliamentary Assembly

Member 

  • 01-07-2014 / 23-06-2015 : Committee on International Trade
  • 14-07-2014 / 15-10-2014 : Delegation to the Euro-Latin American Parliamentary Assembly
  • 14-07-2014 / 23-06-2015 : Delegation for relations with the Federative Republic of Brazil
  • 14-07-2014 / 23-06-2015 : Delegation for relations with Mercosur

Substitute 

  • 08-07-2014 / 23-06-2015 : Committee on Transport and Tourism
  • 16-07-2014 / 23-06-2015 : Delegation for relations with the countries of Southeast Asia and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)

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 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 Annual reports 2012-2013 on subsidiarity and proportionality  
- INTA_AD(2015)554679 -  
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INTA 
OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EC) No 1007/2009 on trade in seal products  
- INTA_AD(2015)552091 -  
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INTA 

Motions for resolutions 
Motions for resolutions are tabled on topical issues, at the request of a committee, a political group or at least 5% of the Members, and voted on in plenary. Rule 132, Rule 136, Rule 139, Rule 144.

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 the creation of a one-stop shop for animal welfare  
- P8_DCL(2015)0022 - Lapsed  
Jacqueline FOSTER , Janusz WOJCIECHOWSKI , Anja HAZEKAMP , Marlene MIZZI , Jörg LEICHTFRIED , Pavel POC , Marit PAULSEN , Catherine BEARDER , Ivo VAJGL , Keith TAYLOR , Franc BOGOVIČ  
Date opened : 27-05-2015
Lapse date : 27-08-2015
Number of signatories : 84 - 26-08-2015
Written declaration on the protection of disabled people and better recognition and harmonisation of disability-related rights, measures and instruments between Member States  
- P8_DCL(2014)0012 - Lapsed  
Monika BEŇOVÁ , Vladimír MAŇKA , Olga SEHNALOVÁ , Eduard KUKAN , Jiří MAŠTÁLKA , Claude MORAES , Evelyn REGNER , Jan KELLER , Josef WEIDENHOLZER , Jutta STEINRUCK , Jörg LEICHTFRIED , Jonás FERNÁNDEZ , Javi LÓPEZ , Vilija BLINKEVIČIŪTĖ , Ismail ERTUG , Andrzej GRZYB  
Date opened : 20-10-2014
Lapse date : 20-01-2015
Number of signatories : 82 - 21-01-2015

Declarations 

Declaration of financial interests