José RIBEIRO E CASTRO : 6th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

  • 20-07-2004 / 13-07-2009 : Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats) and European Democrats - Member

National parties 

  • 20-07-2004 / 22-11-2007 : Coligaçao Força Portugal (PPD/PSD.CDS-PP) (Portugal)
  • 23-11-2007 / 13-07-2009 : Partido Popular (Portugal)

Member 

  • 21-07-2004 / 14-01-2007 : Committee on Development
  • 21-07-2004 / 14-01-2007 : Subcommittee on Human Rights
  • 15-09-2004 / 13-07-2009 : Delegation to the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly
  • 15-01-2007 / 30-01-2007 : Committee on Development
  • 15-01-2007 / 30-01-2007 : Subcommittee on Human Rights
  • 31-01-2007 / 13-07-2009 : Committee on Development
  • 31-01-2007 / 13-07-2009 : Subcommittee on Human Rights

Substitute 

  • 22-07-2004 / 14-01-2007 : Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection
  • 15-09-2004 / 13-07-2009 : Delegation to the Euro-Mediterranean Parliamentary Assembly
  • 15-01-2007 / 30-01-2007 : Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection
  • 31-01-2007 / 13-07-2009 : Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection

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 Proposal for a Council Regulation Denouncing the Agreement between the European Economic Community and the Government of the People’s Republic of Angola on fisheries off Angola and derogating from Regulation (EC) No 2792/1999  
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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

Questions to the ECB and concerning the SSM and the SRM 
Members can put questions for written reply to the ECB and questions concerning the Single Supervisory Mechanism and the Single Resolution Mechanism. Such questions are first submitted to the Chair of the responsible committee.Rule 140, Rule 141, 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 the ban on the production, sale and distribution of Nazi items and insignia within the EU  
- P6_DCL(2009)0004 - Lapsed  
Alain HUTCHINSON , Gérard DEPREZ , Pierre JONCKHEER , José RIBEIRO E CASTRO , Francis WURTZ  
Date opened : 02-02-2009
Lapse date : 07-05-2009
Number of signatories : 149 - 08-05-2009
Written declaration on new information technologies and their impact on children  
- P6_DCL(2005)0068 - Lapsed  
Marie PANAYOTOPOULOS-CASSIOTOU , José RIBEIRO E CASTRO , Kathy SINNOTT , Nathalie GRIESBECK , Konrad SZYMAŃSKI  
Date opened : 30-11-2005
Lapse date : 16-03-2006
Number of signatories : 207 - 16-03-2006

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.