Luis Manuel CAPOULAS SANTOS : 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 : Partido Socialista (Portugal)


  • 16-09-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation to the Euro-Latin American Parliamentary Assembly


  • 16-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development
  • 16-09-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation to the EU-Mexico Joint Parliamentary Committee
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development


  • 16-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Fisheries
  • 16-09-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation for relations with the Mercosur countries
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on Fisheries


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 Parliament's position on the 2012 Draft Budget as modified by the Council - all sections  
- AGRI_AD(2011)469959 -  
OPINION on the mandate for the trilogue on the 2012 draft budget  
- AGRI_AD(2011)464723 -  

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 nomination of wine culture as part of the intangible world heritage of humanity  
- P7_DCL(2013)0009 - Lapsed  
Esther HERRANZ GARCÍA , Pilar AYUSO , Michel DANTIN , Joseph DAUL , Paolo DE CASTRO , Agustín DÍAZ DE MERA GARCÍA CONSUEGRA , Iratxe GARCÍA PÉREZ , Elisabeth JEGGLE , Ana Maria MIRANDA PAZ , Giancarlo SCOTTÀ , Czesław Adam SIEKIERSKI , Sergio Paolo Francesco SILVESTRIS , Maria do Céu PATRÃO NEVES , Nuno MELO , Luis Manuel CAPOULAS SANTOS  
Date opened : 20-05-2013
Lapse date : 20-08-2013
Number of signatories : 132 - 20-08-2013
Written declaration on declaring a European Year of Wine Tourism  
- P7_DCL(2009)0062 - Lapsed  
Date opened : 11-11-2009
Lapse date : 25-02-2010
Number of signatories : 90 - 26-02-2010


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