Chris Davies MEP – North West England
A former Member of Parliament for Littleborough & Saddleworth (Oldham/Rochdale), Chris has been the party’s environmental spokesperson since entering the European Parliament. Currently he is team leader (‘coordinator’) on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety Committee for the 85-strong European Liberal Democrat (ALDE) Group of MEPs. He also sits on the Budgetary Control Committee and is a member of the Delegation to the EU-Cyprus Joint Parliamentary Committee.
Chris was rapporteur for the ‘CCS Directive’ in 2008, and played a key role in introducing the principal funding mechanism used to support development of CCS demonstration projects. However, he has also been closely involved in the shaping of legislation dealing with emissions from vehicles, chemicals, waste, and the pollution of air and water. Within the Parliament he also campaigns for policies to promote sustainable fisheries and to protect biodiversity. He recently co-founded the cross-party Fish for the Future campaign group in the European Parliament and acts as its secretary and organiser to push for a far-reaching reform of the Common Fisheries Policy.
From June 2004 until May 2006, Chris was Leader of the British Liberal Democrat delegation in the European Parliament
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