Parliamentary Questions 2012

Weeks 14-15/2012

Compliance with Council Directive 2008/120/EC concerning the welfare of pigs by Keith Taylor (Verts/ALE)
The impact of medicines on the aquatic environment by Claudiu Ciprian Tănăsescu (S&D)
Establishment of an industrial dairy production unit in Abbeville (Somme department, France) by Patrick Le Hyaric (GUE/NGL)
Has cloning been imported? by Cristiana Muscardini (PPE)
Council Directive 2007/43/EC laying down minimum rules for the protection of chickens kept for meat production by James Nicholson (ECR)
Cosmetic products by Françoise Grossetête (PPE)
Protecting deep-sea ecosystems and species against fishing activities by Kriton Arsenis (S&D)
Illegal trade in animals by Debora Serracchiani (S&D)
Less favoured farming areas by Nessa Childers (S&D)
EU ban on the massacre of dogs in the Spanish perreras by Andrea Zanoni (ALDE)
Animal transportation by Sir Graham Watson (ALDE)
Reporting requirements for Regulation (EC) No 1007/2009 on trade in seal products by Arlene McCarthy (S&D)
Fisheries by Luís Paulo Alves (S&D)

Week 13/2012

Abuses in the transporting of animals to Turkey by Auke Zijlstra (NI)
Animal welfare and protection by Niccolò Rinaldi (ALDE)
TAC for Irish Sea cod by Diane Dodds (NI)
TAC for North Irish Sea herring by Diane Dodds (NI)
Reform of the EU common fisheries policy by Pino Arlacchi (S&D) , Guido Milana (S&D) , Silvia Costa (S&D) , Mitro Repo (S&D) , Catherine Bearder (ALDE) , Vasilica Viorica Dăncilă (S&D) , Ivo Vajgl (ALDE) , Rolandas Paksas (EFD) , Nikolaos Salavrakos (EFD) and Claudiu Ciprian Tănăsescu (S&D)
Protection and conservation of Natura network Sites of Community Importance (SCIs) in Galicia (1/4) by Ana Miranda (Verts/ALE)
Protection and conservation of Natura network Sites of Community Importance (SCIs) in Galicia (2/4) by Ana Miranda (Verts/ALE)
Protection and conservation of Natura network Sites of Community Importance (SCIs) in Galicia (3/4) by Ana Miranda (Verts/ALE)
Protection and conservation of Natura network Sites of Community Importance (SCIs) in Galicia (4/4) by Ana Miranda (Verts/ALE)
Protection and conservation of Sites of Community Importance (SCIs) in the Natura network in Galicia by Ana Miranda (Verts/ALE)
New legislation introduced by the Lazio Region which weakens the protection of Natura 2000 areas by Andrea Zanoni (ALDE) and Niccolò Rinaldi (ALDE)
Hunting of birds during the courtship and migration season: contravention of Directive 2009/147/EC (the ‘Birds Directive’) by the Region of Lazio by Andrea Zanoni (ALDE) and Niccolò Rinaldi (ALDE)
Protecting the red and black kite population by Sabine Wils (GUE/NGL)
The killing of caiman crocodiles in Cyprus by Arlene McCarthy (S&D)
Use of GM products in Europe and ‘Horizon 2020’ funds by Oreste Rossi (EFD)
Converting unwanted fish catches into animal feed and fishmeal by Nikolaos Salavrakos (EFD)

Week 12/2012

Monitoring of fish stocks by Hans-Peter Martin (NI)
State aid to the Irish greyhound industry by Fiona Hall (ALDE)
Panga fish from Vietnam — criticism of fish-farming practices by Franz Obermayr (NI)
Reform of the common fisheries policy by Marina Yannakoudakis (ECR)

Week 11/2012

Scope of the EU’s animal welfare strategy and future legislative framework for animal welfare by Keith Taylor (Verts/ALE)
EU‑wide implementation of Council Directive 2001/88/EC on specific minimum welfare requirements for the protection of pigs by Sirpa Pietikäinen (PPE)
Welfare of pigs by Claudiu Ciprian Tănăsescu (S&D)
Chloramfenicol contamination of pig feed by Rareş-Lucian Niculescu (PPE)
Mandatory installation of CCTV in EU abattoirs by David Martin (S&D)
Livestock exports to Turkey by Spyros Danellis (S&D)
Implementation of Council Directive 1999/74/EC and sanctions for non-compliance by Robert Dušek (S&D)
VP/HR — Controversial Japanese policy of killing dolphins to preserve fishing stock by Marina Yannakoudakis (ECR)
Use of EU funds on bullfighting I by Ana Miranda (Verts/ALE)
Use of EU funds on bullfighting II by Ana Miranda (Verts/ALE)
Use of EU funds on bullfighting III by Ana Miranda (Verts/ALE)
Import of counterfeit pesticides into the EU by Jens Rohde (ALDE)
Import of illegal pesticides into the EU by Dan Jørgensen (S&D)
A disturbing increase in ‘counterfeit’ pesticides in the EU by Spyros Danellis (S&D)
Panga fish from Vietnam — criticism of fish-farming practices by Franz Obermayr (NI)
Reform of the common fisheries policy by Marina Yannakoudakis (ECR)
Assessing fishing fleet overcapacity by João Ferreira (GUE/NGL)
Impact on the marine environment of an operation proposed by the Italian authorities by Rareş-Lucian Niculescu (PPE)

Week 10/2012

Cruelty to animals in Ukraine by Frank Vanhecke (EFD)
Adoption of the Extended One-Generation Reproductive Toxicity test for REACH purposes by Jörg Leichtfried (S&D)
Laying Hens Directive implementation (Council Directive 1999/74/EC) by Sir Graham Watson (ALDE)
EU logos for labelling foods as ‘vegetarian’ and ‘vegan’ by Hans-Peter Martin (NI)
Minimum standards for the protection of pigs by Agnès Le Brun (PPE)
Role of the Commission in the European partnership on pig castration by Dan Jørgensen (S&D)
Welfare of pigs by Dan Jørgensen (S&D)
Regulation governing the electronic identification of ovine animals by Rareş-Lucian Niculescu (PPE)
Urgent call for a ban on the hunting of the migratory birds the European turtle dove (Streptopelia turtur) and the garganey (Anas querquedula) by Andrea Zanoni (ALDE)
Violation of the Birds Directive by the Region of Sardinia in approving the 2011/2012 hunting calendar without the obligatory opinion of I.S.P.R.A (Institute for Environmental Protection and Research) by Andrea Zanoni (ALDE)
Livestock contamination caused by the excessive use of plant protection products along the Axios estuary in a Natura 2000 area by Michail Tremopoulos (Verts/ALE)
78 tonnes of fishery products seized by Sergio Paolo Frances Silvestris (PPE)

Week 09/2012

Animal testing (vivisection) by Sergio Paolo Frances Silvestris (PPE)
Widespread poaching activities in the Po delta wildlife park in the province of Rovigo, in breach of Directive 2009/147/EC (formerly Directive 79/409/EEC) by Andrea Zanoni (ALDE)
Continued non-compliance with the EU Zoo Directive — 1999/22/EC by Kay Swinburne (ECR)
Mistreatment of 20 spectacled caiman crocodiles by Nigel Farage (EFD)
Introduction of alien species by ships by Zigmantas Balčytis (S&D)
Bird trapping — mist nets by Julie Girling (ECR)
Common fisheries policy by Jim Higgins (PPE)
Collecting scientific data under the common fisheries policy by Nikolaos Salavrakos (EFD)
Prohibition of dumping under the new Common Fisheries Policy by Nikolaos Salavrakos (EFD)
Selective fishing methods by Nikolaos Salavrakos (EFD)

Week 08/2012

Ensuring compliance with Council Directive 2008/120/EC laying down minimum standards for the protection of pigs by Keith Taylor (Verts/ALE)
Import of furs from animals caught in leghold traps and snares by Dan Jørgensen (S&D)
Animal migration by Andreas Mölzer (NI)
Crisis in the Italian equestrian sector by Mara Bizzotto (EFD)
Resistant bacteria in chicken by Andreas Mölzer (NI)
Educational farm tourism by Elżbieta Katarzyna Łukacijewska (PPE)
Treatment of stray animals in Ukraine by Catherine Bearder (ALDE)
Use of antibiotics in animal breeding by Claude Turmes (Verts/ALE)
Use of antibiotics in livestock and poultry feed by Rareş-Lucian Niculescu (PPE)
Member States’ data regarding systems of production for laying hens by Jörg Leichtfried (S&D)
Subsidies for fishing fleets by Sir Graham Watson (ALDE)
EU patent on animal breeding — Semen patent of US company XY LLC by Franz Obermayr (NI)
LIFE Programme by Monika Flašíková Beňová (S&D)
Measures to protect biodiversity by Monika Flašíková Beňová (S&D)
Hunting of migratory birds in migratory pathways in the Mediterranean countries by Liisa Jaakonsaari (S&D)
A danger to health posed by halal meat by Andreas Mölzer (NI)
Welfare of farmed fish by Michail Tremopoulos (Verts/ALE)
Landings of fish caught in European seas by Chris Davies (ALDE)
Threat to stocks of wild salmon in the EU by Hannu Takkula (ALDE)
Abolition of the practice of dumping unwanted catches by Nikolaos Salavrakos (EFD)
Migrant fish species by Zigmantas Balčytis (S&D)
Shark conservation by Sir Graham Watson (ALDE)

Week 07/2012

Industrial farming by Kay Swinburne (ECR)
Journey limit of 9 hours for horses by Nessa Childers (S&D)
Common fisheries policy and welfare of farmed fish by Kriton Arsenis (S&D)
The cosmetics industry and developing alternatives to animal testing by Elżbieta Katarzyna Łukacijewska (PPE)
Animal rights protection by George Lyon (ALDE)
Laying Hens Directive 1999/74/EC by Phil Prendergast (S&D)
Reducing catches of seabirds in fishing gear by Kathleen Van Brempt (S&D)
Absence of legislation laying down minimum standards for the protection of dairy cattle and farmed fish by Kartika Tamara Liotard (GUE/NGL)
Hunting of migratory birds in Italy by Kathleen Van Brempt (S&D)
Impact of the Castor project on fishing activities by Raül Romeva i Rueda (Verts/ALE)
25 % of mammals threatened with extinction by Oreste Rossi (EFD)
Alternatives to animal testing by Dan Jørgensen (S&D)
Harmonisation of rules governing the carriage of dogs on trains by Cristiana Muscardini (PPE)
Animal welfare: ‘foie gras’ production methods by Claudiu Ciprian Tănăsescu (S&D)
The endangered Carpathian white goat by Elżbieta Katarzyna Łukacijewska (PPE)
Shark finning by Kay Swinburne (ECR)
Alleged inhumane and cruel methods of factory farming across the EU by Marina Yannakoudakis (ECR)
Exemption of Drosophila from Directive 91/496/EEC by Vicky Ford (ECR)
Import of caiman crocodiles in Cyprus by Catherine Bearder (ALDE)
Creation of protected areas in the Baltic Sea by Zigmantas Balčytis (S&D)
Animal experimentation — control of national inspections by the Commission by Sirpa Pietikäinen (PPE)
Concern triggered by accumulation of polyester particles in the oceans by Oreste Rossi (EFD)

Week 06/2012

Animal protection by Herbert Dorfmann (PPE)
Implementation of Directive 2008/120/EC on protection of pigs — Ban on individual sow stalls (3) by George Lyon (ALDE)
Transport of animals for slaughter in Europe by Mitro Repo (S&D)
Adopting the Soil Framework Directive — a contribution to achieving the objective of protecting natural habitats by Sandrine Bélier (Verts/ALE)
Atlantic bluefin tuna fishing by Ioannis A. Tsoukalas (PPE) and Georgios Papastamkos (PPE)
Europe-wide roll-out of ‘survival tank’ to tackle discarding of fisheries bycatches by Lambert van Nistelrooij (PPE)

Week 05/2012

Sustainability issues arising from industrial livestock production by Michail Tremopoulos (Verts/ALE)
Ban on the practice of ‘shark finning’ by Marina Yannakoudakis (ECR)
Urgent request to close down the Green Hill breeding centre for dogs used for vivisection, in Montichiari (Brescia) by Andrea Zanoni (ALDE)
Follow-up to adoption of EU Seabird Action Plan by Kriton Arsenis (S&D)
Hunting in the Danube Delta by Cătălin Sorin Ivan (S&D) and Daciana Octavia Sârbu (S&D)
Implementation of Directive 2008/120/EC on protection of pigs — Bans on individual sow stalls by George Lyon (ALDE)
Implementation of Directive 2008/120/EC on protection of pigs — Ban on individual sow stalls (2) by George Lyon (ALDE)
Sources of introduction of invasive species by Véronique Mathieu (PPE)
Disposal of animal carcasses by Claudio Morganti (EFD)
Need for a directive on the welfare of dairy cows by Michail Tremopoulos (Verts/ALE)
Revising Regulation (EC) No 1/2005 on the protection of animals during transport by Jim Higgins (PPE)
Implementation of Council Directive 1999/74/EC laying down minimum standards for the protection of laying hens by Oldřich Vlasák (ECR)
Meeting European demand for fish by Chris Davies (ALDE)
Protected areas in the European Union by Monika Flašíková Beňová (S&D)
Unacceptable pressure on ISPRA with a view to influencing technical opinions on the application of derogations from the Birds Directive (2009/147/EC) by Andrea Zanoni (ALDE) , Vittorio Prodi (S&D) and Cristiana Muscardini (PPE)
Patentability of plants and animals by Anne Delvaux (PPE)
Satellite systems for monitoring vessels by Ioannis A. Tsoukalas (PPE)

Week 04/2012

Unacceptable law on putting down stray dogs in Romania by Andrea Zanoni (ALDE)
Thousands of juvenile swordfish caught in the Adriatic in tuna fishing nets by Sergio Paolo Frances Silvestris (PPE)
Use of antimicrobials in livestock production by Michail Tremopoulos (Verts/ALE)
Publication of results of inspections for infringements of animal welfare provisions during transport by Anneli Jäätteenmäki (ALDE)
Protection of migratory birds by Ivo Belet (PPE)
Rules on organic farming and poultry and egg production by Stéphane Le Foll (S&D)
Recreational salmon fishing in the Baltic Sea by Marek Józef Gróbarczyk (ECR)
Scientific update on the safety of using fishmeal as feedstuff for herbivores, in particular for the feeding of cattle and fighting bulls in Spain by Charles Tannock (ECR)
Fish migration as a result of climate change by Hans-Peter Martin (NI)

Week 03/2012

EU‑wide implementation of group housing of pregnant sows by Esther de Lange (PPE)
Trawl fishing in Murcia by Raül Romeva i Rueda (Verts/ALE)
Treatment of animals during cultural events by Arlene McCarthy (S&D)
Implementation of Directives 1999/74/EC and 2002/4/EC on the protection of laying hens by Lorenzo Fontana (EFD)
New labelling regulation by Sergio Paolo Frances Silvestris (PPE)
Regulation (EC) No 1/2005 on animal transport by Judith A. Merkies (S&D) and Dan Jørgensen (S&D)
CAP 2014-2020 by Liam Aylward (ALDE)
Transport of pets between Member States by Liam Aylward (ALDE)
Illegal bird hunting in Malta and Cyprus by Baroness Sarah Ludford (ALDE)
Poaching of birds by Daciana Octavia Sârbu (S&D)
Use of satellite navigation systems and live animal transport by Joanna Senyszyn (S&D)
Beef exports and BSE by Agnès Le Brun (PPE)
Increase in the number of animals used in experiments by Franz Obermayr (NI)
Programmes and possible funding for pet therapy by Roberta Angelilli (PPE)
Possible deferral of ban on using animals in cosmetics testing by Janusz Wojciechowski (ECR)
Implementation of Directive 2008/120/EC on protection of pigs — Ban on individual sow stalls (4) by George Lyon (ALDE)

Week 02/2012

Animal welfare payments by Joanna Senyszyn (S&D)
European animal welfare standards and trade agreements by Jörg Leichtfried (S&D)
EU subsidies for animal products by Sir Graham Watson (ALDE)
Impact of the Habitats Directive by Elżbieta Katarzyna Łukacijewska (PPE)
Trade in eggs from hens reared in unenriched cages by Marc Tarabella (S&D)
Livestock transportation (horses) by David Campbell Bannerman (ECR)
Laying Hens Directive by Chris Davies (ALDE)
Fishing nets lost at sea by Anna Rosbach (ECR)
Fishing for litter by Anna Rosbach (ECR)
Times and places best suited for fishing for litter by Anna Rosbach (ECR)

Week 01/2012

Illegal fishing by Ole Christensen (S&D)
The impact of the CAP on animal welfare by Joanna Senyszyn (S&D)
Country of origin labelling for fur and leather products by Liam Aylward (ALDE)
Hunting of wolves in Slovakia by Miroslav Mikolášik (PPE)
Future of the CAP and sustainable farming by Catherine Bearder (ALDE)

 

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