Geoffrey VAN ORDEN (ECR, United Kingdom)

MEP>> Geoffrey VAN ORDEN

United Kingdom
Start of mandate :
14.07.2009
Last name:
VAN ORDEN
First name:
Geoffrey
Born:
10.04.1945, Waterlooville
Group:
European Conservatives and Reformists Group
Party:
Conservative Party
Committees:
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Parliamentary activities

Participation in roll-call votes:
81.30%
5371 out of 6606 votes in the plenary.
Ranking: 548th
Loyalty to political group:
96.62%
5180 out of 5361 votes
Ranking: 162nd
Loyalty to national party:
98.36%
5278 out of 5366 votes
Ranking: 384th
Last updated: 12.04.2014
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Parliamentary questions (PQs):
33
423rd
 
 
Motions for resolutions:
117
60th
 
 
Speeches in the plenary:
155
 
 
 
Written declarations:
1
263rd
 
 
Reports amended:
56
413th
 
 
Reports drafted:
1
390th
 
 
Opinions:
0
521st
 

CV

BA (Political Science), Sussex University (1969); psc, Indian Defence Services Staff College (1977). British Army operational duties worldwide (1964-1985); instructor, German Armed Forces Staff College, Hamburg (1985-1988); Chief of Staff and Assistant Chief G2, British Sector, Berlin (1988-1990); JIC Assessment Staff, Cabinet Office, London (1990). Senior official in the European Commission dealing with foreign and security policy issues (1995-1999).

Member of the European Parliament (since 1999). Vice-Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, Common Security and Defence Policy (since 2002); Conservative co-spokesman on Foreign Affairs, Defence, Human Rights (since 1999); European Parliament Rapporteur for Bulgaria (since 1999); Member of Delegation to the EU-Turkey Joint Parliamentary Committee (since 1999).

Brigadier (Brigadier-General), NATO Headquarters, Brussels (1991-1994); Executive Secretary, International Military Staff, NATO Headquarters, Brussels (1991-1994).

Writer on foreign policy and security issues. Freeman of the City of London; Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Painter-Stainers. MBE.

Contact MEP

Email:
geoffrey.vanorden@europarl.europa.eu
Assistants:
DAY James, MAYHEW Jennifer, RICKETTS Caroline, VAN ORDEN Frances,

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