Colm BURKE : 6th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

  • 19-06-2007 / 13-07-2009 : Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats) and European Democrats - Member

National parties 

  • 19-06-2007 / 13-07-2009 : Fine Gael Party (Ireland)


  • 20-06-2007 / 13-07-2009 : Committee on Foreign Affairs
  • 20-06-2007 / 13-07-2009 : Delegation for relations with the United States


  • 19-06-2007 / 13-07-2009 : Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection
  • 19-06-2007 / 13-07-2009 : Committee on Fisheries
  • 19-06-2007 / 13-07-2009 : Subcommittee on Human Rights
  • 19-06-2007 / 13-07-2009 : Delegation for relations with Iran


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 Communication from the Commission of 13-VI-2008 to the European Parliament, the Council, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions : Facing the challenge of higher oil prices  
- IMCO_AD(2008)414941 -  

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

Attendance list 
This attendance record is an extract from the Minutes of plenary sittings of the 6th parliamentary term. The information therein is supplied for information purposes only and covers the Member's term of office in the European Parliament. It is raw data and does not include corrections for justified absence because of illness, maternal/paternal leave, authorised parliamentary delegation business etc.