Kurt LECHNER : 7th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

  • 14-07-2009 / 16-03-2012 : Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats) - Member

National parties 

  • 14-07-2009 / 16-03-2012 : Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands (Germany)

Vice-Chair 

  • 29-09-2009 / 12-02-2012 : Delegation for relations with Iran

Member 

  • 16-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection
  • 16-09-2009 / 28-09-2009 : Delegation for relations with Iran
  • 19-01-2012 / 16-03-2012 : Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection

Substitute 

  • 16-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Legal Affairs
  • 16-09-2009 / 16-03-2012 : Delegation for relations with the Mashreq countries
  • 16-09-2009 / 16-03-2012 : Delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Union for the Mediterranean
  • 19-01-2012 / 16-03-2012 : Committee on Legal Affairs
  • 13-02-2012 / 16-03-2012 : Delegation to the EU-Turkey Joint Parliamentary Committee

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

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 directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on credit agreements relating to residential property  
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IMCO 

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

Declarations 

Declaration of financial interests