Karin SCHEELE : 6th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

  • 20-07-2004 / 10-12-2008 : Socialist Group in the European Parliament - Member

National parties 

  • 20-07-2004 / 10-12-2008 : Sozialdemokratische Partei Österreichs (Austria)


  • 21-07-2004 / 14-01-2007 : Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
  • 15-09-2004 / 10-12-2008 : Delegation to the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly
  • 15-01-2007 / 30-01-2007 : Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
  • 31-01-2007 / 10-12-2008 : Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
  • 10-05-2007 / 10-12-2008 : Temporary Committee on Climate Change


  • 21-07-2004 / 14-01-2007 : Committee on Development
  • 15-09-2004 / 10-12-2008 : Delegation to the EU-Kazakhstan, EU-Kyrgyzstan and EU-Uzbekistan Parliamentary Cooperation Committees, and for relations with Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Mongolia
  • 15-01-2007 / 30-01-2007 : Committee on Development
  • 31-01-2007 / 10-12-2008 : Committee on Development


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 the proposal for a European Parliament and Council decision on a common framework for the marketing of products  
- ENVI_AD(2007)390482 -  

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 introducing a prohibition on the sale of incandescent light bulbs in the European Union  
- P6_DCL(2007)0029 - Lapsed  
Caroline LUCAS , Mojca DRČAR MURKO , Karin SCHEELE , Satu HASSI , Jens HOLM  
Date opened : 12-03-2007
Lapse date : 12-06-2007
Number of signatories : 193 - 12-06-2007
Written declaration on Female Genital Mutilation  
- P6_DCL(2006)0041 - Lapsed  
Date opened : 15-05-2006
Lapse date : 15-09-2006
Number of signatories : 190 - 15-09-2006
Written declaration on diabetes  
- P6_DCL(2006)0001 - Adopted  
John BOWIS , Georgs ANDREJEVS , Dorette CORBEY , Karin SCHEELE  
Date opened : 16-01-2006
Lapse date : 16-04-2006
Adopted (date) : 27-04-2006
Text adopted (with the list of signatories) : P6_TA(2006)0185
Number of signatories : 422 - 16-04-2006

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.