Ilkka SUOMINEN : 5th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

  • 20-07-1999 / 29-09-1999 : Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats) and European Democrats - Member
  • 30-09-1999 / 19-07-2004 : Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats) and European Democrats - Vice-Chair

National parties 

  • 20-07-1999 / 19-07-2004 : Kansallinen Kokoomus (Finland)

Chair 

  • 22-07-1999 / 06-10-1999 : Delegation to the EU-Estonia Joint Parliamentary Committee

Member 

  • 21-07-1999 / 07-10-1999 : Committee on Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, Common Security and Defence Policy
  • 22-07-1999 / 06-10-1999 : Conference of Delegation Chairs
  • 07-10-1999 / 14-01-2002 : Committee on Employment and Social Affairs
  • 07-10-1999 / 14-01-2002 : Delegation to the EU-Estonia Joint Parliamentary Committee
  • 17-01-2002 / 19-07-2004 : Committee on Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, Common Security and Defence Policy
  • 07-02-2002 / 30-04-2004 : Delegation to the EU-Estonia Joint Parliamentary Committee

Substitute 

  • 21-07-1999 / 10-02-2000 : Committee on Constitutional Affairs
  • 10-02-2000 / 14-01-2002 : Committee on Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, Common Security and Defence Policy
  • 17-01-2002 / 19-07-2004 : Committee on Employment and Social Affairs
  • 17-01-2002 / 19-07-2004 : Committee on Fisheries

Activities 

Contributions to plenary debates 
Speeches made during the plenary session and written declarations relating to plenary debates. Rules Rule 204 and 171(11)

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 use of abbreviations  
- P5_DCL(2000)0005 - Lapsed  
Piia-Noora KAUPPI , Marjo MATIKAINEN-KALLSTRÖM , Ilkka SUOMINEN , Ari VATANEN , Eija-Riitta KORHOLA  
Date opened : 22-03-2000
Lapse date : 22-06-2000
Number of signatories : 33 - 22-06-2000