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2004

Monday 18 November 2002

(b) Sittings of 4 and 5 December 2002


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The order of business was thus established.

Concerning the extraordinary debate on the future of the enlarged European Union to be held the follow-
ing morning, the President warned Members that under no circumstances should mobile phones be
switched on as this would interfere with the interpretation.

11. One-minute speeches on matters of political importance

The President, after reading out passages from a letter he had received from the French civil aviation
authorities of Strasbourg’s Entzheim airport explaining the reasons for the interruption of flights into
Strasbourg, gave the floor pursuant to Rule 121a to the following Members who wished to draw Parlia-
ment’s attention to matters of political importance:

Watson, Nogueira Román, Varela Suanzes-Carpegna, Miguélez Ramos, Gorostiaga Atxalandabaso, Gonzá-
lez Álvarez, Kinnock, Van Orden, Van den Berg, Van Hulten, Fatuzzo, Wallis, MacCormick, Ludford, Baut-
ista Ojeda, Langenhagen, Frassoni, Thors, Corbey and Sánchez García.

12. Media (debate)

The next item was the joint debate on six oral questions by the following Members:
 Watson, on behalf of the ELDR Group, to the Commission, on the internal market: pluralism and
enlargement (B5-0498/2002);
 Barón Crespo, Rocard, O’Toole, Paasilinna, Volcic and Junker, on behalf of the PSE Group, to the
Commission, on media concentration (B5-0499/2002);
 Echerer, Cohn-Bendit, Frassoni, Rühle and Lambert, on behalf of the Group of the Verts/ALE Group,
to the Commission, on media concentration (B5-0500/2002);
 Bertinotti, Manisco and Fraisse, on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group, to the Commission, on media
concentration (B5-0501/2002);
 Segni, Abitbol, Almeida Garrett, Bodrato, Bayona de Perogordo, Bourlanges, Cocilovo, Collins, Cornil-
let, Coûteaux, Crowley, De Mita, Deprez, Dimitrakopoulos, Fatuzzo, Fernández Martín, Ferrer, Fitzsi-
mons, Hatzidakis, Hyland, Kuntz, Marini, Mastella, Messner, Ojeda Sanz, Ó Neachtain, Oreja Arburúa,
Pacheco Pereira, Pisicchio, Avilés Perea, Pomés Ruiz, Pronk and Sacrédeus, to the Commission, on
media concentration and pluralism (B5-0502/2002);
 Van Velzen, Hieronymi, Beazley and Mauro, on behalf of the PPE-DE Group, to the Commission, on
safeguarding the freedom and pluralism of the media in an enlarged European Union (B5-0503/2002).

Mr Watson moved the oral question B5-0498/2002.

Mr Barón Crespo moved the oral question B5-0499/2002.

IN THE CHAIR: Mr PUERTA


Vice-President

Mrs Echerer moved the oral question B5-0500/2002.

Mr Segni moved the oral question B5-0502/2002.

Mrs Hieronymi moved the oral question B5-0503/2002.


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Mr Byrne, Member of the Commission, answered the questions.

The following spoke: Paasilinna, on behalf of the PSE Group, Andreasen, on behalf of the ELDR Group,
and Della Vedova, Non-attached Member.

Mrs Fraisse moved the oral question B5-0501/2002.

The following spoke: Bodrato, Junker, Harbour, De Sarnez, Imbeni, Mauro and Koukiadis.

The President had received motions for resolutions pursuant to Rule 42(5) from the following Members:
 Muscardini, on behalf of the UEN Group, on the internal market: media pluralism and media concen-
tration in an enlarged European Union (B5-0579/2002);
 Van Velzen, Hieronymi, Perry and Mauro, on behalf of the PPE-DE Group, on the media (B5-0580/
2002);
 Barón Crespo, Junker, Leinen, O’Toole, Paasilinna, Rocard, Volcic and Whitehead, on behalf of the PSE
Group, on media concentration (B5-0582/2002);
 Watson, on behalf of the ELDR Group, on media concentration (B5-0584/2002);
 Fraisse, Bertinotti, Cossutta and Uca, on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group, on media concentration
(B5-0588/2002);
 Echerer, Cohn-Bendit, Frassoni, Rühle and Lambert, on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group, on media
concentration (B5-0590/2002).

The President closed the debate.

Vote: Minutes of 20.11.2002, Item 21.

13. Tobacco sponsorship and advertising ***I (debate)


The next item was the report by Mr Medina Ortega, drawn up on behalf of the Committee on Legal Affairs
and the Internal Market, on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on
the approximation of the laws, regulations and administrative provisions of the Member States relating to
the advertising and sponsorship of tobacco products (COM(2001) 283  C5-0274/2001  2001/
0119(COD)) (A5-0344/2002).

Mr Byrne, Member of the Commission, spoke.

Mr Medina introduced his report.

IN THE CHAIR: Mr VIDAL-QUADRAS ROCA


Vice-President

The following spoke: Tsatsos, deputising for Mrs Malliori, draftsman of the opinion of the ENVI Commit-
tee, Lechner, on behalf of the PPE-DE Group, Koukiadis, on behalf of the PSE Group, Maaten, on behalf of
the ELDR Group, González Álvarez, on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group, Hautala, on behalf of the Verts/ALE
Group, Collins, on behalf of the UEN Group, Blokland, on behalf of the EDD Group, de La Perriere, Non-
attached Member, Santini, Berger, De Clercq, Jonckheer, Fiori, Riitta Myller, Staes, Thyssen, Karlsson, Har-
bour and Byrne.

The President closed the debate.

Vote: Minutes of 20.11.2002, Item 18.

14. Supervision of financial conglomerates ***II (debate)


The next item was the recommendation for second reading by Mr Lipietz, drawn up on behalf of the
Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs, on the common position adopted by the Council with a
view to adopting a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the supplementary super-