Sari ESSAYAH : 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 : Suomen kristillisdemokraatit (Finland)

Member 

  • 16-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Employment and Social Affairs
  • 16-09-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation for relations with Israel
  • 16-09-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Union for the Mediterranean
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on Employment and Social Affairs

Substitute 

  • 16-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs
  • 16-09-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation for relations with the Maghreb countries and the Arab Maghreb Union
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs

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 Demographic change and its consequences for the future Cohesion policy of the EU  
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OPINION Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions: Europe 2020 Flagship Initiative - Innovation Union  
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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 the action plan for a competitive and sustainable steel industry in Europe  
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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 research, studies, pupil exchange, remunerated and unremunerated training, voluntary service and au pairing  
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OPINION on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on Public procurement  
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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

Declarations 

Declaration of financial interests