Mercedes BRESSO : 8th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

  • 01-07-2014 / 16-04-2018 : Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament - Member
  • 17-04-2018 / 01-07-2019 : Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament - Vice-Chair

National parties 

  • 01-07-2014 / 01-07-2019 : Partito Democratico (Italy)

Member 

  • 01-07-2014 / 18-01-2017 : Committee on Regional Development
  • 01-07-2014 / 18-01-2017 : Committee on Constitutional Affairs
  • 14-07-2014 / 01-07-2019 : Delegation for relations with Switzerland and Norway and to the EU-Iceland Joint Parliamentary Committee and the European Economic Area (EEA) Joint Parliamentary Committee
  • 19-01-2017 / 01-07-2019 : Committee on Regional Development
  • 19-01-2017 / 01-07-2019 : Committee on Constitutional Affairs

Substitute 

  • 08-07-2014 / 05-10-2015 : Committee on Employment and Social Affairs
  • 14-07-2014 / 01-07-2019 : Delegation to the EU-Ukraine Parliamentary Association Committee
  • 06-10-2015 / 18-01-2017 : Committee on Budgets
  • 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

Reports - as shadow rapporteur 
Political groups designate a shadow rapporteur for each report in the responsible committee to follow progress and negotiate compromise texts with the rapporteur. Rule 215

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 proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the European Social Fund Plus (ESF+)  
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REGI 
OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EC) No 726/2004 as regards the location of the seat of the European Medicines Agency  
- AFCO_AD(2018)616913 -  
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AFCO 
OPINION on a reform of the European Union’s system of own resources  
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AFCO 

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

DRAFT OPINION on the Interim report on MFF 2021-2027 – Parliament’s position in view of an agreement  
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AFCO 
OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EU) No 1093/2010 as regards the location of the seat of the European Banking Authority  
- AFCO_AD(2018)616916 -  
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AFCO 
OPINION on the next MFF: preparing the Parliament’s position on the MFF post-2020  
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AFCO 

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.

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

Questions to the ECB and concerning the SSM and the SRM 
Members can put questions for written reply to the ECB and questions concerning the Single Supervisory Mechanism and the Single Resolution Mechanism. Such questions are first submitted to the Chair of the responsible committee.Rule 140, Rule 141, 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 supporting ‘Odysseus’ for the relaunching of the European Voluntary Service  
- P8_DCL(2016)0105 - Lapsed  
Jonás FERNÁNDEZ , Pablo ZALBA BIDEGAIN , Silvia COSTA , Antonio TAJANI , Ramón JÁUREGUI ATONDO , Jean-Marie CAVADA , Dimitrios PAPADIMOULIS , Karima DELLI , Alain LAMASSOURE , Jo LEINEN , Molly SCOTT CATO , Svetoslav Hristov MALINOV , Mercedes BRESSO , Enrique CALVET CHAMBON , Barbara MATERA , Juan Fernando LÓPEZ AGUILAR , José Manuel FERNANDES , Neena GILL , Santiago FISAS AYXELÀ , Hugues BAYET , Alfred SANT , Renato SORU , Eider GARDIAZABAL RUBIAL  
Date opened : 03-10-2016
Lapse date : 03-01-2017
Number of signatories : 91 - 04-01-2017
Written declaration on chronic non-cancer pain in people over 65  
- P8_DCL(2016)0065 - Lapsed  
Giovanni LA VIA , Elisabetta GARDINI , Françoise GROSSETÊTE , Gianni PITTELLA , Cristian-Silviu BUŞOI , Alessandra MUSSOLINI , Ian DUNCAN , Francisco de Paula GAMBUS MILLET , Santiago FISAS AYXELÀ , Remo SERNAGIOTTO , Mercedes BRESSO , Pavel POC  
Date opened : 12-09-2016
Lapse date : 12-12-2016
Number of signatories : 136 - 13-12-2016
Written declaration on infectious diseases of early childhood  
- P8_DCL(2015)0033 - Lapsed  
Elena GENTILE , Giovanni LA VIA , Eleonora FORENZA , Patrizia TOIA , Renata BRIANO , Mercedes BRESSO , Silvia COSTA , Siôn SIMON , Anneliese DODDS , Françoise GROSSETÊTE  
Date opened : 07-09-2015
Lapse date : 07-12-2015
Number of signatories : 124 - 08-12-2015

Declarations 

Declaration of financial interests