Alf SVENSSON : 7th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

  • 14-07-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats) - Member

National parties 

  • 14-07-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Kristdemokraterna (Sweden)


  • 30-09-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation for relations with South Africa


  • 16-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Development
  • 16-09-2009 / 29-09-2009 : Delegation for relations with South Africa
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on Development


  • 16-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Foreign Affairs
  • 16-09-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation for relations with Israel
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on Foreign Affairs


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 Trade and investment-driven growth for developing countries  
- DEVE_AD(2013)500536 -  
OPINION on the review of the EU’s human rights strategy  
- DEVE_AD(2012)492637 -  
OPINION on a proposal for a European Parliament recommendation to the Council on the modalities for the possible establishment of a European Endowment for Democracy (EDD)  
- DEVE_AD(2012)476002 -  

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 EU donor coordination on development aid  
- AFET_AD(2013)516945 -  
OPINION on the situation of unaccompanied minors in the EU  
- DEVE_AD(2013)506072 -  
OPINION on Corporate Social Responsibility: accountable, transparent and responsible business behaviour and sustainable growth  
- DEVE_AD(2012)498153 -  

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


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