Rory
PALMER

Schriftelijke stemverklaringen - 9e zittingsperiode Rory PALMER

Ieder lid kan een schriftelijke verklaring over zijn stem in de plenaire vergadering indienen. Artikel 194 van het Reglement

Herdenking van de Roemeense revolutie die dertig jaar geleden plaatsvond, in december 1989 (B9-0241/2019) EN

19-12-2019

I voted in favour of this resolution because it pays homage to the victims of the December 1989 revolution, who sacrificed their lives for the cause of ending the totalitarian dictatorship in Romania, and to their families.

Situatie van de Oeigoeren in China ("China Cables") (RC-B9-0246/2019, B9-0246/2019, B9-0247/2019, B9-0248/2019, B9-0249/2019, B9-0250/2019) EN

19-12-2019

The ‘China cables’ investigation has unveiled the repressive regime that Uyghurs and other Muslim ethnic minorities are facing at the hands of the Chinese Government. I voted in favour of this resolution, because it strongly condemns the sending of hundreds of thousands of Uyghurs and ethnic Kazakhs to political re-education camps, and it demands EU—targeted sanctions against those Chinese officials responsible for implementing this revolting policy of mass detention.

De situatie van de mensenrechten en de democratie in Nicaragua (RC-B9-0251/2019, B9-0251/2019, B9-0252/2019, B9-0253/2019, B9-0254/2019, B9-0255/2019) EN

19-12-2019

I supported this resolution, because it calls for an immediate end to the repression of freedoms by governmental forces and paramilitaries in Nicaragua. As there has been no progress in resuming a national dialogue, we are calling on the Council to start filling the list of targeted sanctions for those who have committed human rights abuses.

Gewelddadige onderdrukking van de recente protesten in Iran (RC-B9-0271/2019, B9-0271/2019, B9-0272/2019, B9-0273/2019, B9-0274/2019, B9-0275/2019, B9-0276/2019) EN

19-12-2019

I supported this resolution, which strongly condemns the disproportionate use of force by Iranian authorities against non-violent protesters who were merely exercising their rights to freedom of expression and peaceful assembly.

GLB: financiële discipline vanaf het begrotingsjaar 2021 en flexibiliteit tussen de pijlers voor het kalenderjaar 2020 (A9-0042/2019 - Norbert Lins) EN

18-12-2019

I supported the report as this measure will ensure continuity and financial certainty for our food producers until the new common agricultural policy (CAP) comes into effect.

De partnerschapsovereenkomst tussen de EU en Gambia inzake duurzame visserij en het bijbehorende uitvoeringsprotocol (A9-0026/2019 - Carmen Avram) EN

18-12-2019

I voted in favour of the agreement as its objective is to enable the European Union and the Republic of The Gambia to work more closely together to promote a sustainable fisheries policy and responsible exploitation of fisheries resources in Gambian waters.

Bezwaar op grond van artikel 112 van het Reglement: werkzame stoffen, waaronder dimoxystrobin en mancozeb (B9-0230/2019) EN

18-12-2019

I supported the objection, as the protection of human health and the environment is one of the Labour Party’s top priorities. It is unacceptable that potentially toxic substances are granted technical extensions to stay on the EU market.

Afsluiting van de rekeningen van het Europees Ondersteuningsbureau voor asielzaken (EASO) voor het begrotingsjaar 2017 (B9-0235/2019) EN

18-12-2019

I supported this report as it is a simple procedure to close accounts for the EASO for the 2017 financial year.

Eerlijke belastingheffing in een gedigitaliseerde en geglobaliseerde economie — BEPS 2.0 (B9-0238/2019) EN

18-12-2019

I supported this report because it sends a strong message to the Council for an ambitious global tax reform. It is time to modernise our tax rules to ensure that big companies pay their fair share of taxes where the value is created and where the economic activity is taking place.

De rechtsstaat in Malta, na de recente onthullingen over de moord op Daphne Caruana Galizia (B9-0240/2019) EN

18-12-2019

The developments in Malta in recent years, including the shocking assassination of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, have led to serious and persistent threats to the rule of law, democracy and fundamental rights.
I voted in favour of this resolution, because there is an urgent need for a comprehensive and permanent EU mechanism to uphold the rule of law in Malta and across the EU.

EU-initiatief inzake bestuivers (B9-0233/2019) EN

18-12-2019

I supported this resolution, as pollinators are in decline and urgent action is needed to protect and restore populations of honeybees, solitary bees, butterflies, ladybirds and other pollinators.

Macrofinanciële bijstand aan Jordanië (A9-0045/2019 - Luisa Regimenti) EN

17-12-2019

. ‒ I supported the report as Jordan is an important strategic ally in the region and therefore it is important to assist it through micro-financial assistance (MFA) commitments. However, this should come with a strong Memorandum of Understanding, to ensure that EU money is used in the most efficient and accountable way possible.

Overeenkomst tussen de EU en Zwitserland inzake de intensivering van de grensoverschrijdende samenwerking, in het bijzonder ter bestrijding van terrorisme en grensoverschrijdende criminaliteit (A9-0043/2019 - Roberta Metsola) EN

17-12-2019

. ‒ I supported the agreement as it aims to improve and simplify the automated exchange of information and intelligence between law enforcement authorities of the Member States and Switzerland in order to stimulate international police cooperation.

Overeenkomst tussen de EU en Liechtenstein inzake de intensivering van de grensoverschrijdende samenwerking, in het bijzonder ter bestrijding van terrorisme en grensoverschrijdende criminaliteit (A9-0044/2019 - Roberta Metsola) EN

17-12-2019

. ‒ I supported the agreement as it aims to improve and simplify the automated exchange of information and intelligence between law enforcement authorities of the Member States and Liechtenstein in order to stimulate international police cooperation.

Protocol bij de overeenkomst tussen de EU en Zwitserland inzake de criteria en mechanismen voor de vaststelling van de staat die verantwoordelijk is voor de behandeling van een asielverzoek dat in een lidstaat of in Zwitserland wordt ingediend (A9-0025/2019 - Jadwiga Wiśniewska) EN

17-12-2019

. ‒ I supported this Protocol as it is only a technical adjustment which will enable Switzerland to access the Eurodac database for law enforcement purposes.

De toetreding van de Salomonseilanden tot de tussentijdse partnerschapsovereenkomst tussen de EU en de staten in de Stille Oceaan (A9-0050/2019 - Bernd Lange) EN

17-12-2019

I supported this report because Solomon Islands will be able to maintain full duty-free-quota-free access to the EU market, through the accession to the Interim Partnership Agreement. The EU is one of the main trade partners for the Pacific region, and it intends to continue supporting the development of Solomon Islands and the regional integration between Pacific states.

Voorschriften voor betalingsdienstaanbieders (A9-0048/2019 - Lídia Pereira) EN

17-12-2019

I voted in favour of this report because it aims to solve the problem of e-commerce VAT fraud by strengthening the cooperation between tax authorities and payment service providers.

Maatregelen ter versterking van de administratieve samenwerking om btw-fraude te bestrijden (A9-0047/2019 - Lídia Pereira) EN

17-12-2019

I voted in favour of this report because it puts forward proposals to improve the VAT collection system, by laying down rules for the Member States to collect in a harmonised way the records made electronically available by payment service providers. It aims at fighting VAT fraud, especially in e-commerce.

De associatie van de landen en gebieden overzee met de Europese Unie (“LGO-besluit”) (A9-0033/2019 - Tomas Tobé) EN

17-12-2019

I voted in favour of this technical report which incorporates the provisions to implement the REX system into Annex VI of the Overseas Association Decision.

Overeenkomst EU-VS over de toewijzing van een aandeel in het tariefcontingent voor de invoer van rundvlees van hoge kwaliteit (aanbeveling) (A9-0038/2019 - Bernd Lange) EN

28-11-2019

I welcome this agreement with the US as a solution to a longstanding trade dispute. It will protect the interests of EU stakeholders against the threat of increased duties on certain EU products without increasing the overall volume of beef coming into the EU nor affecting the quality and traceability of products on the EU market.