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MEP Antonio TAJANI

Italy
Start of mandate:
02.07.2019
Last name:
TAJANI
First name:
Antonio
Born:
04.08.1953, Roma
Group:
Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats)
Party:
Forza Italia
Committees:
Delegations:
Date Name of document MEP's vote Policy area MEP's vote
Date Name of document MEP's vote Loyal / Rebel to political group Policy area MEP's vote

Parliamentary activities

Participation in roll-call votes:
99.59%
 
 
1921 out of 1929 votes
Ranking: 39th
Loyalty to political group:
94.90%
1823 out of 1921 votes
Ranking: 347th
Loyalty to national party:
98.58%
1878 out of 1905 votes
Ranking: 563rd

Curriculum vitae

  • Education

  • 1974-1975 - Officer in the Italian Air Force
  • 1983-1987 - Special envoy to Lebanon, Soviet Union and Somalia
  • 1987-1993 - Head of the Rome editorial office of the daily newspaper ‘Il Giornale’
  • Professional career

  • - School-leaving certificate in classical subjects, Torquato Tasso secondary school (lycée)
  • - Degree in law from La Sapienza University, Rome
  • Political career

  • Offices held in a political party or national trade union
  • 2014-... - Member of the executive committee of Forza Italia
  • Offices held in an international political party organisation or an international trade union organisation
  • 2002-... - Vice-Chair of the European People's Party
  • Offices held in the EU institutions
  • 1994-2008 - Member of the European Parliament
  • 2008-2010 - Vice-President of the European Commission, with responsibility for transport
  • 2010-2014 - Vice-President of the European Commission, with responsibility for industry and entrepreneurship
  • 2014-... - Vice-President of the European Parliament
  • Other activities

  • - In November 2014 Antonio Tajani waived his claim to the transitional end-of-service allowance that was due to him as a former Vice-President of the Commission; this allowance amounted to some EUR 13 000 per month for three years – a total of EUR 468 000 –
  • Honours

  • - 26/01/2015 Grand Cross of the Order of Bernardo O'Higgins (Chile)
  • - 2007 Knight of the Grand Cross of the Order of Faithful Service (Romania)
  • - 3/5/2012 Officer of the National Order of the Legion of Honour (France)
  • - 4/3/2013 Grand Cross of the Order of Civil Merit (Spain)
  • - 24/9/13 Honorary Membership of the Club of Bulgarian Journalists against Corruption