Alejandro CERCAS : 7th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

  • 14-07-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament - Member

National parties 

  • 14-07-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Partido Socialista Obrero Español (Spain)


  • 16-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Employment and Social Affairs
  • 16-09-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation for relations with Canada
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on Employment and Social Affairs


  • 16-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development
  • 16-09-2009 / 06-10-2009 : Delegation for relations with Israel
  • 16-09-2009 / 06-10-2009 : Delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Union for the Mediterranean
  • 07-10-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation for relations with the Korean Peninsula
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on Agriculture and Rural 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

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 directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the conditions of entry and residence of third-country nationals for the purposes of seasonal employment  
- EMPL_AD(2011)464974 -  
OPINION Single application procedure for a single permit for third-country nationals to reside and work in the territory of a Member State and on a common set of rights for third-country workers legally residing in a Member State  
- EMPL_AD(2010)439114 -  

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 establishment of a European Commission directorate for disability  
- P7_DCL(2014)0007 - Lapsed  
Marian HARKIN , Alejandro CERCAS , Cecilia WIKSTRÖM , Nessa CHILDERS , Ádám KÓSA , Csaba SÓGOR , Edward MCMILLAN-SCOTT , Csaba ŐRY , Antigoni PAPADOPOULOU , Gay MITCHELL , Kinga GÖNCZ  
Date opened : 16-01-2014
Lapse date : 16-04-2014
Number of signatories : 125 - 17-04-2014
Written declaration on the establishment of a joint protocol to celebrate Europe Day in all Member States  
- P7_DCL(2013)0021 - Lapsed  
Juan Andrés NARANJO ESCOBAR , Hannu TAKKULA , Jean Louis COTTIGNY , Santiago FISAS AYXELÀ , Joseph DAUL , Alejandro CERCAS , Sidonia Elżbieta JĘDRZEJEWSKA , Salvador GARRIGA POLLEDO , Andrej PLENKOVIĆ , Dominique RIQUET , José Manuel FERNANDES , Francisco SOSA WAGNER  
Date opened : 21-10-2013
Lapse date : 21-01-2014
Number of signatories : 77 - 23-01-2014
Written declaration seeking to have jobs in the emergency services recognised as high-risk occupations and calling for the introduction of a European statute for such work  
- P7_DCL(2010)0015 - Lapsed  
Véronique DE KEYSER , Kader ARIF , Alejandro CERCAS , Stephen HUGHES , Stavros LAMBRINIDIS  
Date opened : 24-03-2010
Lapse date : 08-07-2010
Number of signatories : 160 - 08-07-2010


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