Sir Graham WATSON


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Responsible 2013/2187(INI) Role of broadcasting media in projecting the EU and its values. Recommendation to the Council, the Commission and the EEAS
Shadow 2013/0025(COD) Prevention of the use of the financial system for the purposes of money laundering or terrorist financing
Shadow 2012/2095(INI) Role of the Common Security and Defence Policy in case of climate driven crises and natural disaster
Responsible 2011/2187(INI) Consistent policy towards regimes against which the EU applies restrictive measures, when their leaders exercise their personal and commercial interests within EU borders. European Parliament recommendation to the Council
Responsible 2011/2187(INI) Consistent policy towards regimes against which the EU applies restrictive measures, when their leaders exercise their personal and commercial interests within EU borders. European Parliament recommendation to the Council
Responsible 2011/2079(INI) Negotiations of the EU-Moldova Association Agreement. Recommendations to the Council, the Commission and the EEAS
Responsible 2011/2079(INI) Negotiations of the EU-Moldova Association Agreement. Recommendations to the Council, the Commission and the EEAS
Responsible 2010/0102(NLE) EC/Moldova Partnership and Cooperation Agreement: framework agreement on the general principles for the participation of Moldova in Union programmes. Protocol
Responsible 2010/0102(NLE) EC/Moldova Partnership and Cooperation Agreement: framework agreement on the general principles for the participation of Moldova in Union programmes. Protocol
Responsible 2002/0092(CNS) EC/China Hong Kong SAR agreement: readmission of persons residing without authorisation
Responsible 2002/0092(CNS) EC/China Hong Kong SAR agreement: readmission of persons residing without authorisation
Responsible 2001/2167(INI) AFSJ: security measures at European Council meetings and other comparable international events
Responsible 2001/2167(INI) AFSJ: security measures at European Council meetings and other comparable international events
Responsible 2001/2016(INI) Role of the European Union in the fight against terrorism
Responsible 2001/2016(INI) Role of the European Union in the fight against terrorism
Responsible 2001/0217(CNS) Judicial and police cooperation: combating terrorism. Framework decision
Responsible 2001/0217(CNS) Combating terrorism. Framework Decision
Responsible 2001/0215(CNS) Judicial cooperation: European arrest warrant and surrender procedures between Member States replacing extradition. Framework decision
Responsible 2001/0215(CNS) European arrest warrant and surrender procedures between Member States. Framework decision
Responsible 2000/0238(CNS) Asylum: granting and withdrawing refugee status, minimum standards on procedures, Common European Asylum System
Responsible 2000/0238(CNS) Asylum: granting and withdrawing refugee status, minimum standards on procedures, Common European Asylum System
Responsible 1999/0258(CNS) Immigration policy: third-country nationals, right to family reunification
Responsible 1999/0258(CNS) Right to family reunification
Responsible 1998/2051(COS) Telecommunications, competition: cable TV networks owned by a single operator as separate legal entities (regul. 90/388/EEC)
Responsible 1998/2051(COS) Telecommunications, competition: cable TV networks owned by a single operator as separate legal entities (regul. 90/388/EEC)
Responsible 1998/0025(CNS) Tax treatment: permanent or temporary transfer of turism vehicles
Responsible 1998/0025(CNS) Tax treatment: permanent or temporary transfer of turism vehicles (amend. Direct. 83/182/EEC, 83/183/EEC)
Opinion 1997/2208(BUD) Budget 1998: section III
Opinion 1997/2125(BUD) 1997 amending ECSC operating budget
Opinion 1997/2125(BUD) 1997 amending ECSC operating budget
Opinion 1997/0085(SYN) Waste management: landfill
Opinion 1997/0085(SYN) Waste management: landfill
Opinion 1996/2264(COS) The first action plan for innovation in Europe
Opinion 1996/2264(COS) The first action plan for innovation in Europe
Opinion 1996/0218(CNS) Energy: organisation of cooperation around agreed Community objectives
Opinion 1996/0218(CNS) Energy: organisation of cooperation around agreed Community objectives
Opinion 1996/0161(COD) Consumers' protection: sale of consumer goods and associated guarantees
Opinion 1996/0161(COD) Consumers' protection: sale of consumer goods and associated guarantees
Opinion 1995/2330(COS) Innovation. Green paper
Opinion 1995/2330(COS) Innovation. Green paper
Opinion 1995/2195(COS) Monitoring of the application of Community law. 12th annual report 1994
Opinion 1995/2195(COS) Monitoring of the application of Community law. 12th annual report 1994
Responsible 1995/2193(COS) Single Market: report 1994
Responsible 1995/2193(COS) Single Market: report 1994
Opinion 1995/0208(COD) Electricity and gas distribution sectors: rational planning techniques
Opinion 1995/0208(COD) Electricity and gas distribution sectors: rational planning techniques
Opinion 1995/0188(COD) Investment firms, credit institutions: capital adequacy, securities field (amend. Directives 93/6/EEC, 93/22/EEC)
Opinion 1995/0188(COD) Investment firms, credit institutions: capital adequacy, securities field (amend. Directives 93/6/EEC, 93/22/EEC)

Born

1956/03/23 Rothesay (Scotland)
  • Sir Graham Watson MEP is President of the Europe-wide Liberal Democrat Party, the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe. He is also the Chairman of a global network of legislators who work to achieve the switch from fossil fuels to green energy called The Climate Parliament.
  • Graham was born in Rothesay, Scotland, on 23 March 1956. Educated at The City of Bath Boys' School and at Heriot-Watt University he holds a BA honours degree in Modern Languages and is a qualified interpreter and translator.
  • Prior to his election to the European Parliament in 1994 Graham's 15 year career included work as a freelance professional, work in the public sector and work in the private sector. In his parliamentary career he has chaired the European Parliament's Committee on Justice and Home Affairs, Citizens' Rights and Freedoms (1999-2001) and has led Parliament's Liberal Democrat Group (2002-09). He currently chairs Parliament's Delegation for Relations with India.
  • Graham Watson is married to Dr Rita Giannini: they have one daughter and one son. He has published many books including 'Building a Liberal Europe' (John Harper, 2010). He was knighted in 2011.

Amendments

AmendmentsDossier
2 2011/0299(COD) Guidelines for trans-European networks in the area of telecommunications infrastructure
2013/06/26 ITRE 2 amendments...
source: PE-514.689
61 2013/0025(COD) Prevention of the use of the financial system for the purposes of money laundering or terrorist financing
2013/12/09 ECON, LIBE 47 amendments...
source: PE-524.784
2013/12/11 ECON, LIBE 14 amendments...
source: PE-524.801
2 2013/0072(COD) Air transport: enforcement of passenger rights; air carrier liability limits
2013/10/09 TRAN 2 amendments...
source: PE-519.451
33 2013/0120(NLE) EU/Indonesia Framework Agreement on Comprehensive Partnership and Cooperation
2013/10/15 AFET 33 amendments...
source: PE-521.590
23 2013/0152(COD) European Investment Bank (EIB) loans: EU guarantee to the EIB against losses under financing operations supporting investment projects outside the Union, 2014-2020
2013/09/05 AFET 20 amendments...
source: PE-516.900
2013/10/02 BUDG 3 amendments...
source: PE-519.820
1 2013/0309(COD) Open internet access
2013/12/19 ITRE 1 amendments...
source: PE-526.176
1 2013/2034(INI) 68th session of the United Nations General Assembly. Recommendation to the Council
2013/04/29 AFET 1 amendments...
source: PE-508.288
11 2013/2081(INI) Common Foreign and Security Policy in 2012. Annual report from the Council to the European Parliament
2013/09/26 AFET 11 amendments...
source: PE-516.926
6 2013/2135(INI) 2030 framework for climate and energy policies
2013/11/15 ENVI, ITRE 6 amendments...
source: PE-523.089
9 2013/2149(INI) Assessing and setting priorities for EU relations with the Eastern partnership countries
2014/01/09 AFET 9 amendments...
source: PE-526.268

History

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