Maria BADIA i CUTCHET : 7th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

  • 14-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament - Vice-Chair
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament - Member

National parties 

  • 14-07-2009 / 20-07-2009 : Partido Socialista Obrero Español (Spain)
  • 21-07-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Partit dels Socialistes de Catalunya (Spain)


  • 16-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Culture and Education
  • 16-09-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation for relations with the United States
  • 19-01-2012 / 01-02-2012 : Committee on Culture and Education
  • 02-02-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on International Trade


  • 16-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Industry, Research and Energy
  • 16-09-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation to the EU-Russia Parliamentary Cooperation Committee
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on Industry, Research and Energy


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 CARS 2020: towards a strong, competitive and sustainable European car industry  
- INTA_AD(2013)514643 -  
OPINION on the proposal for a Council decision on the conclusion of a Partnership and Cooperation Agreement between the European Union and its Member States, of the one part, and the Republic of Iraq, of the other part  
- INTA_AD(2012)458771 -  
OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a Health for Growth Programme, the third multi-annual programme of EU action in the field of health for the period 2014-2020  
- ITRE_AD(2012)480750 -  

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 directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on collective management of copyright and related rights and multi-territorial licensing of rights in musical works for online uses in the internal market  
- INTA_AD(2013)508022 -  
OPINION on current challenges and opportunities for renewable energy in the European internal energy market  
- INTA_AD(2013)502196 -  
OPINION on advancing development through trade  
- INTA_AD(2013)498043 -  

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 impact of public libraries in European communities  
- P7_DCL(2013)0016 - Lapsed  
Hannu TAKKULA , Maria BADIA i CUTCHET , Vilija BLINKEVIČIŪTĖ , Andrew DUFF , Cătălin Sorin IVAN , Morten LØKKEGAARD , Marie-Thérèse SANCHEZ-SCHMID , Marietje SCHAAKE , Helga TRÜPEL , Marie-Christine VERGIAT , Sabine VERHEYEN  
Date opened : 07-10-2013
Lapse date : 07-01-2014
Number of signatories : 214 - 08-01-2014
Written declaration on establishing a European Day against Bullying and School Violence  
- P7_DCL(2012)0028 - Closed with majority  
Date opened : 10-09-2012
Lapse date : 17-01-2013
Adopted (date) : 17-01-2013
List of signatories : P7_PV(2013)02-04(ANN02)
Number of signatories : 385 - 17-01-2013
Written declaration on development education and active global citizenship  
- P7_DCL(2012)0007 - Adopted  
Filip KACZMAREK , Maria BADIA i CUTCHET , Michael GAHLER , Catherine GRÈZE , Fiona HALL  
Date opened : 12-03-2012
Lapse date : 05-07-2012
Adopted (date) : 05-07-2012
Text adopted (with the list of signatories) : P7_TA(2012)0302
Number of signatories : 398 - 05-07-2012


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