Parliamentary Questions 2011

Week 51/2011

Implementation of EU Birds Directive in Malta by David Campbell Bannerman (ECR)
Ukraine — Treatment of animals as a condition of trade and travel concessions by David Campbell Bannerman (ECR)
Infringement of the Birds Directive (2009/147/EC) in the province of Castellon (Valencian Community, Spain) by Raül Romeva i Rueda (Verts/ALE)
Definition of stunning of animals prior to slaughter by Syed Kamall (ECR)
Information on mass cull of stray animals in Ukraine in the run-up to Euro 2012 by Janusz Wojciechowski (ECR)
Clandestine trafficking in dogs in Italy by Cristiana Muscardini (PPE)
Statistics on antibiotics use by humans and in farm animals and pets by Elisabeth Jeggle (PPE) , Giovanni La Via (PPE) , Michel Dantin (PPE) , Mairead McGuinness (PPE) and Elisabeth Köstinger (PPE)
Implementation of Council Directive 1999/74/EC laying down minimum standards for the protection of laying hens by Hynek Fajmon (ECR)
Placing of salmon farming cages in the Muros y Noia estuary, Galicia by Oriol Junqueras Vies (Verts/ALE)
Protection from the Echinococcus multilocularis tapeworm by Fiona Hall (ALDE)
Non-correlation of driving times and rest periods for commercial drivers and transported animals respectively by Sir Graham Watson (ALDE)

Week 50/2011

Two-tier animal transporters by Elisabeth Jeggle (PPE)
Implementation of the 1999 EU Laying Hens Directive by Richard Ashworth (ECR)
Eggs from ‘conventional cages’ by Bairbre de Brún (GUE/NGL)
Ban on the conventional rearing of laying hens as from 2012 — current state of implementation by Peter Jahr (PPE)
Shortage of days at sea for Dutch fishermen fishing pelagic species by Lambert van Nistelrooij (PPE)
Bullfighting by Proinsias De Rossa (S&D)
Measures to protect the environment in connection with the common agricultural policy by Monika Flašíková Beňová (S&D)
Protection of wolves in Slovakia by Monika Flašíková Beňová (S&D)
Alarming campaign in support of wolf hunting in Italy by Andrea Zanoni (ALDE)
Pharmaceutical waste found in the Douro River can reduce fish fertility by Nuno Melo (PPE)

Week 49/2011

Research into animal transportation journey times by Sir Graham Watson (ALDE)
Reform of the common fisheries policy by George Lyon (ALDE)
Findings of the EU Zoo Inquiry by Keith Taylor (Verts/ALE)
Action to improve animal welfare in Ukraine by David Martin (S&D)
Ill-treatment of dogs and stray animals in Ukraine by Andrew Henry William Brons (NI)
Animal cruelty in Ukraine by Derek Vaughan (S&D)
VP/HR — Animal welfare in Ukraine by Nicole Sinclaire (NI)
Incineration of stray dogs in Ukraine by Nikolaos Salavrakos (EFD)
Animal welfare standards in Ukraine by Richard Ashworth (ECR)
Alleged breaches of animal welfare in Ukraine by Marina Yannakoudakis (ECR)
EU regulations on the welfare of laboratory animals by Marina Yannakoudakis (ECR)
Bovine electronic identification by Nuno Melo (PPE)
Mercosur Agreement by Ilda Figueiredo (GUE/NGL)

Week 48/2011

Transport of farm animals in the EU by Christine De Veyrac (PPE)
Trapping songbirds in Cyprus by David Campbell Bannerman (ECR)
Namibia and animal protection laws by Marina Yannakoudakis (ECR)
Posidonia oceanica by Raül Romeva i Rueda (Verts/ALE)
Subsidies for the fishing industry by Raül Romeva i Rueda (Verts/ALE)
Types of fishing by Anna Rosbach (ECR)
Bluefin quotas by David Martin (S&D)
Appeal process for the designation of a Special Area for Conservation by Marian Harkin (ALDE)
Export of wild orca from Netherlands to Spanish theme park by Kriton Arsenis (S&D)
Illegal fishing by Monika Flašíková Beňová (S&D)
Illegal fishing by Diogo Feio (PPE)
Illegal fishing in Lake Trichonida by Michail Tremopoulos (Verts/ALE)
Common fisheries policy by Nessa Childers (S&D)
Cod processing industry in Portugal by João Ferreira (GUE/NGL)
Live-bird capture in autumn/winter, using traditional, manually operated clap-nets on a small scale, of four species listed as huntable (Annex II to the Birds Directive) by John Attard-Montalto (S&D)

Week 47/2011

Legal compliance with the EU Zoo Directive (1999/22/EC) by Michael Cashman (S&D)
Animal experiments and cosmetics by Michail Tremopoulos (Verts/ALE)
EU fisheries policy by Thijs Berman (S&D) and Judith A. Merkies (S&D)
Ban on sow stalls by Michail Tremopoulos (Verts/ALE)
GM animal risks by Vladko Todorov Panayotov (ALDE)
Preventing dolphin deaths and fishery losses in the seas off Sardinia by Matteo Salvini (EFD)
Violation of Directive 2009/147/EC on the conservation of wild birds by Richard Falbr (S&D)

Week 46/2011

Presentation of a proposal for temporary legislation on cloning with regard to food production by Kartika Tamara Liotard (GUE/NGL)
Stockbreeding by Ramon Tremosa i Balcells (ALDE)
Use of stalls in pig rearing by Andreas Mölzer (NI)
Electronic Identification of Sheep by George Lyon (ALDE)
Cattle vaccination against TB in the Netherlands by Sir Graham Watson (ALDE)
Rise in TB cases in Europe by Oreste Rossi (EFD)
Shedding fresh light on the marketing and use of banned veterinary drugs by Michail Tremopoulos (Verts/ALE)
An end to Europe’s two-tier trade agreements by Catherine Bearder (ALDE)
Mistreatment of Spanish Galgos by Kartika Tamara Liotard (GUE/NGL) and Sabine Wils (GUE/NGL)
Dolphinaria in the EU by Raül Romeva i Rueda (Verts/ALE)
Situation of the EU tuna sector by Antolín Sánchez Presedo (S&D)
Clear violation of Directive 2009/147/EC (the ‘Wild Birds Directive’) by Italy’s Lombardy Region in its law of 4 August 2011 allowing derogations relating to hunting by Andrea Zanoni (ALDE)

Week 45/2011

Stockbreeding by Ramon Tremosa i Balcells (ALDE)
Stray and feral dogs in Greece by Dan Jørgensen (S&D)
EU‑wide System for Registration and Identification of Companion Animals by Sirpa Pietikäinen (PPE)
Legal requirement to label textiles trimmed with fur by Jörg Leichtfried (S&D)
Protection of cetaceans under Council Directive 92/43/EEC on the conservation of natural habitats and of wild fauna and flora by Jim Higgins (PPE)
Situation of the EU tuna sector by Antolín Sánchez Presedo (S&D)
Development of aquaculture in Europe by Rareş-Lucian Niculescu (PPE)
Rules on recreational fishing by Matteo Salvini (EFD)
Food from cloned animals by Rareş-Lucian Niculescu (PPE)
Reduced VAT on equine activities by Marie-Thérèse Sanchez-Schmid (PPE)
Taxes applied to the horse sector and rural development by Catherine Grèze (Verts/ALE)
Dutch plans to implement Natura 2000 legislation by Gerben-Jan Gerbrandy (ALDE)
Increase of ivory prices in China by Oreste Rossi (EFD)
Fluorescent cats of value to AIDS research by Oreste Rossi (EFD)
Use of anti-depressants in animal husbandry by Rareş-Lucian Niculescu (PPE)
Illegal fishing of sheat-fish (silurus) in the River Po by Vito Bonsignore (PPE)
Inhumane treatment of animals in Spain by Syed Kamall (ECR)

Week 44/2011

Flexibility apropos of animal slaughter methods used within the EU by Charles Tannock (ECR)
Journey times for animals by David Martin (S&D)
Distinction between non-food-producing and food-producing animals in labelling mixed animal feed by Marianne Thyssen (PPE)
Quotas and maximum allowable catches in fisheries partnership agreements by Ole Christensen (S&D)

Week 43/2011

Welfare of Laying Hens Directive by Ashley Fox (ECR)
Adoption of EU seabird action plan by Kriton Arsenis (S&D)
Best practices of the LIFE+ Environment Policy and Governance programme by Roberta Angelilli (PPE)
Best practices of the Life + Nature and Biodiversity programme by Roberta Angelilli (PPE)
Export and transport of live animals by Cristiana Muscardini (PPE)
Metal concentration in fish by Vladko Todorov Panayotov (ALDE)
Milk quota allocation to Irish dairy farmers by Liam Aylward (ALDE)
No alternatives to animal testing for cosmetics — progress report by Franz Obermayr (NI)
Promotion of agricultural products by Keith Taylor (Verts/ALE)
Animal testing and cosmetics: arbitrary and unacceptable inclusion of skin sensitivity and carcinogenicity tests in the context of the 2013 deadline of the cosmetics directive by Sonia Alfano (ALDE)

Week 42/2011

Regulation (EC) No 998/2003 and preventive health measures for the control of Echinococcus multilocularis infection in dogs in Sweden by Åsa Westlund (S&D)
Export subsidies for the Doux Group by Marc Tarabella (S&D)
Illegal online trade in exotic creatures by Sergio Berlato (PPE)
Regulation (EC) No 517/2008, concerning determination of mesh size and assessment of twine thickness in respect of fishing nets by Jean-Paul Besset (Verts/ALE)

Week 41/2011

Treatment of dogs in Greece by Marina Yannakoudakis (ECR)
Live animal transport by Nigel Farage (EFD)
Whales and dolphins kept in captivity in the EU by Christine De Veyrac (PPE)
Problems with the labelling of textile products by Claudio Morganti (EFD)

Week 40/2011

No relevant issues this week

Week 39/2011

Implementation of the Natura 2000 network in the Walloon Region by Philippe Lamberts (Verts/ALE)
Protected marine areas by Gabriel Mato Adrover (PPE)

Week 38/2011

‘Legislative footprint’ and parity of transparency between MEPs and the Commission, and application of this principle in connection with the labelling of meat from cloned animals by Charles Tannock (ECR)
Implementation of Directive 2006/88/EC and authorising fish farms to restock water courses by Gaston Franco (PPE)
Icelandic fishing by Derek Vaughan (S&D)

Week 37/2011

Tests in illegal laboratories by Cristiana Muscardini (PPE)
Animal mafias and horse racing by Cristiana Muscardini (PPE)
Implementation of the Zoos Directive (2) by Chris Davies (ALDE)
EC support for consumptive use of wildlife by Kriton Arsenis (S&D)
Implementation of Directive 1999/22/EC relating to the keeping of wild animals in zoos by Leonidas Donskis (ALDE)
Seal hunting in Canada by Nessa Childers (S&D)
Implementing Council Regulation (EC) No 1967/2006 and protecting the marine ecosystem and island communities from fishing with trawlers by Nikolaos Chountis (GUE/NGL)
Non-implementation of Regulation (EC) No 1967/2006 regarding mid‑range fishing by Michail Tremopoulos (Verts/ALE)
Eligibility of the French overseas territories and other overseas countries and territories for LIFE+ funding by Sandrine Bélier (Verts/ALE)
Penalties for not providing scientific data to ICES (International Council for the Exploration of the Sea) by Antolín Sánchez Presedo (S&D)

Week 36/2011

Laying Hens Directive sanctions by George Lyon (ALDE)
Testing Botox preparations on animals by Dan Jørgensen (S&D)
Protection of the marine environment by Raül Romeva i Rueda (Verts/ALE)
Biodiversity indicators by Daciana Octavia Sârbu (S&D)
Use of animals in circus productions by Raül Romeva i Rueda (Verts/ALE) and Oriol Junqueras Vies (Verts/ALE)
Implementation of the ban on non-enriched cages for laying hens by Sirpa Pietikäinen (PPE)
Safeguarding threatened species on overseas territories by Richard Howitt (S&D)
Mandatory origin labelling for rabbit meat by Erminia Mazzoni (PPE) , Sonia Alfano (ALDE) , Roberta Angelilli (PPE) , Alfredo Antoniozzi (PPE) , Paolo Bartolozzi (PPE) , Mara Bizzotto (EFD) , Vito Bonsignore (PPE) , Antonio Cancian (PPE) , Lara Comi (PPE) , Paolo De Castro (S&D) , Luigi Ciriaco De Mita (PPE) , Carlo Fidanza (PPE) , Elisabetta Gardini (PPE) , Giovanni La Via (PPE) , Clemente Mastella (PPE) , Mario Mauro (PPE) , Claudio Morganti (EFD) , Alfredo Pallone (PPE) , Oreste Rossi (EFD) , Marco Scurria (PPE) , Sergio Paolo Frances Silvestris (PPE) and Giommaria Uggias (ALDE)

Week 35/2011

Transport of live farm animals from the EU to Turkey by Dan Jørgensen (S&D)
Transportation of live animals by Andreas Mölzer (NI)
Leghold traps by Sir Graham Watson (ALDE)
Pig & poultry feed by John Stuart Agnew (EFD)
Regulation on the provision of food information to consumers and the Muslim lobby by Mara Bizzotto (EFD)
Import of fur from animals caught in inhumane devices and traps outside the EU by Julie Girling (ECR)
Animal welfare by William (The Earl of) Dartmouth (EFD)
Verification of animal welfare inspection arrangements by Raül Romeva i Rueda (Verts/ALE)
Treatment of puppies in eastern Europe by Licia Ronzulli (PPE)
Animal welfare of Romania by William (The Earl of) Dartmouth (EFD)
Discrepancy in EU quarantine regulations for indoor pets by Charles Tannock (ECR)
Romania’s animal welfare standards by Emma McClarkin (ECR)
Obligation for Romania to refund EU money on account of its cruelty to animals by Daniël van der Stoep (NI)
Ban on testing cosmetics on animals by Andreas Mölzer (NI)
EU strategy on products tested on animals by Andreas Mölzer (NI)
Pesticides damaging to human and animal health by Licia Ronzulli (PPE)
Irish bailout and funding for greyhound industry by Fiona Hall (ALDE)
European dolphinariums by Anne Delvaux (PPE)
Bird hunting by Jacqueline Foster (ECR)
Habitats Directive (92/43/EEC) by Ashley Fox (ECR)
Wildlife and Trade Regulation derogations by Catherine Bearder (ALDE)
Delays in issuing CITES certificates for animals commonly and easily bred in captivity and properly branded under EU rules by Sergio Berlato (PPE)
Bee mortality in the EU by Michèle Striffler (PPE)
EU funding for the Dutch Overseas Territories by Gerben-Jan Gerbrandy (ALDE)
Monitoring the state of Galician zoos by Raül Romeva i Rueda (Verts/ALE) and Oriol Junqueras Vies (Verts/ALE)
Implementation of the Habitats Directive in Galicia by Antolín Sánchez Presedo (S&D)
Designation of special areas of conservation in Galicia by Antolín Sánchez Presedo (S&D)
Inconsistency of the Natura 2000 network conservation master plan in Galicia by Oriol Junqueras Vies (Verts/ALE) and Raül Romeva i Rueda (Verts/ALE)
Insufficiencies of the Natura 2000 network in Galicia by Antolín Sánchez Presedo (S&D)
Industrial aquaculture and the protection of Natura network priority species and habitats in Galicia by Oriol Junqueras Vies (Verts/ALE) and Raül Romeva i Rueda (Verts/ALE)
Illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing in the southern Baltic by Carl Haglund (ALDE)
Penalties for failing to forward scientific data on the state of fish stocks by Izaskun Bilbao Barandica (ALDE)
New additions to the list of non-cooperating third countries with regard to the fight against illegal fishing by Izaskun Bilbao Barandica (ALDE)
Longline fishing in the Baltic Sea by Liisa Jaakonsaari (S&D)
Cod fishing volumes in the Baltic Sea by Jarosław Leszek Wałęsa (PPE)

Week 33-34/2011

Mandatory origin labelling for rabbit meat by Erminia Mazzoni (PPE) , Sonia Alfano (ALDE) , Roberta Angelilli (PPE) , Alfredo Antoniozzi (PPE) , Paolo Bartolozzi (PPE) , Mara Bizzotto (EFD) , Vito Bonsignore (PPE) , Antonio Cancian (PPE) , Lara Comi (PPE) , Paolo De Castro (S&D) , Luigi Ciriaco De Mita (PPE) , Carlo Fidanza (PPE) , Elisabetta Gardini (PPE) , Giovanni La Via (PPE) , Clemente Mastella (PPE) , Mario Mauro (PPE) , Claudio Morganti (EFD) , Alfredo Pallone (PPE) , Oreste Rossi (EFD) , Marco Scurria (PPE) , Sergio Paolo Frances Silvestris (PPE) and Giommaria Uggias (ALDE)
Eco-labelling of fish products by Izaskun Bilbao Barandica (ALDE)

Week 31-32/2011

Restrictions on hunting practices in Natura 2000 zones by Véronique Mathieu (PPE)
Alien and expansive species of freshwater cyanobacteria and algae by Pavel Poc (S&D)
Suppression of information about the side effects of glyphosate in the herbicide ‘Roundup’ by Franz Obermayr (NI)
Roundup herbicide spray by Andreas Mölzer (NI)
Welsh beef by John Bufton (EFD)
Transmission of infections in animals as a result of successive slaughter by Arlene McCarthy (S&D) and Glenis Willmott (S&D)
Fund for the outbreak of animal diseases by Jan Mulder (ALDE)
Marketing and use of banned veterinary substances by Michail Tremopoulos (Verts/ALE)
Animal health: EU‑wide coordination of research on chronic /visceral botulism by Horst Schnellhardt (PPE) and Christa Klaß (PPE)
Shoals of stinging jellyfish in the Mediterranean by Vito Bonsignore (PPE) and Antonello Antinoro (PPE)
The Commission’s decision not to consult with the tuna fishing industry by Simon Busuttil (PPE)
Fishery for Greenland halibut and haddock in Svalbard by Jarosław Leszek Wałęsa (PPE)
Regulatory impact assessment of the reformed common fisheries policy (CFP) by Guido Milana (S&D)
Patenting of products derived from conventionally bred plants and animals by João Ferreira (GUE/NGL)

Week 30/2011

Restrictions on hunting practices in Natura 2000 zones by Véronique Mathieu (PPE)
Alien and expansive species of freshwater cyanobacteria and algae by Pavel Poc (S&D)
Suppression of information about the side effects of glyphosate in the herbicide ‘Roundup’ by Franz Obermayr (NI)
Roundup herbicide spray by Andreas Mölzer (NI)
Welsh beef by John Bufton (EFD)
Transmission of infections in animals as a result of successive slaughter by Arlene McCarthy (S&D) and Glenis Willmott (S&D)
Fund for the outbreak of animal diseases by Jan Mulder (ALDE)
Marketing and use of banned veterinary substances by Michail Tremopoulos (Verts/ALE)
Animal health: EU‑wide coordination of research on chronic /visceral botulism by Horst Schnellhardt (PPE) and Christa Klaß (PPE)
Shoals of stinging jellyfish in the Mediterranean by Vito Bonsignore (PPE) and Antonello Antinoro (PPE)
The Commission’s decision not to consult with the tuna fishing industry by Simon Busuttil (PPE)
Fishery for Greenland halibut and haddock in Svalbard by Jarosław Leszek Wałęsa (PPE)
Regulatory impact assessment of the reformed common fisheries policy (CFP) by Guido Milana (S&D)
Patenting of products derived from conventionally bred plants and animals by João Ferreira (GUE/NGL)

Week 29/2011

Seventh framework programme and fisheries by Izaskun Bilbao Barandica (ALDE)
Common agricultural policy and biodiversity by Diogo Feio (PPE)
The extent of the Commission’s competence in upholding animal welfare in the area of dog-breeding by Charles Tannock (ECR)

 

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