Timothy KIRKHOPE : 8th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

  • 01-07-2014 / 05-10-2016 : European Conservatives and Reformists Group - Member

National parties 

  • 01-07-2014 / 05-10-2016 : Conservative Party (United Kingdom)


  • 01-07-2014 / 05-10-2016 : Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs
  • 14-07-2014 / 02-10-2016 : Delegation for relations with the United States


  • 01-07-2014 / 05-10-2016 : Committee on Transport and Tourism

Main parliamentary 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 shadow rapporteur 
Political groups designate a shadow rapporteur for an opinion to follow progress and negotiate compromise texts with the rapporteur. Rule 215

OPINION on transparency, accountability and integrity in the EU institutions  
- LIBE_AD(2016)569503 -  
OPINION on the Annual Report 2014 on the Protection of the EU’s Financial Interests - Fight against fraud  
- LIBE_AD(2015)567819 -  

Motions for resolutions 
Motions for resolutions are tabled on topical issues, at the request of a committee, a political group or at least 5% of the Members, and voted on in plenary. Rule 132, Rule 136, Rule 139, Rule 144.

Oral questions 
Questions for oral answer with debate, addressed to the European Commission, the Council or the Vice-President of the Commission/High Representative of the Union can be tabled by a committee, a political group or at least 5% of Parliament’s members. Rule 136

Other parliamentary activities 

Written questions 
Members can submit a specific number of questions to the President of the European Council, the Council, the Commission and the Vice-President of the Commission/High Representative of the Union, for written answer. Rule 138, Annex III

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 increasing consumer protection in relation to mismatches between advertised and actual broadband speeds  
- P8_DCL(2016)0045 - Lapsed  
Roberta METSOLA , Emma McCLARKIN , Brian HAYES , Angelika MLINAR , Petr JEŽEK , Deirdre CLUNE , Timothy KIRKHOPE , Nicola CAPUTO , Julia REDA , Dita CHARANZOVÁ  
Date opened : 27-04-2016
Lapse date : 27-07-2016
Number of signatories : 109 - 28-07-2016


Declaration of financial interests