Committee on Petitions



Brussels, 27 February, 2007


 Members of Delegation and Program

(Program as of February 27)


Delegation to Spain (Madrid, Valencia, Andalucía)

27 February - 3 March

(Authorisation of the Bureau: 12 February, 2007) 


Members:       Marcin LIBICKI                               (UEN, Poland)

                        Michael CASHMAN                         (PES, UK)                       


Secretariat:    Mr David Lowe,                                Head of Secretariat

                        Mr Angel Ardaiz Egües,                   Secretary 


Group Staff:   Kjell SEVON                                     (Greens)

                        Witold  ZIOBRO                               (UEN)              


Interpreters:  ZUBRZYCKA-PEREZ          PL/ES/EN (Team leader)

    A. ZAPOLNIK                       PL/ES/EN

    M. ROSS                                 EN/ES

    K. Mc LAUGHLIN                EN/ES 

    Delegation telephone number while in Spain: 00 32 498 983 534

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Tuesday 27 February 2007 

14h35        Departure for Madrid. (Flight nr: IB 7791) 

18h00        Meeting with national authorities regarding the new national framework legislation covering land use planning.  

20h00        Meeting with EU Ambassadors for an exchange of views regarding current developments in relation to Land Law situation.  (Hotel) 

Overnight Madrid - Hotel Gaudi 


Wednesday 28 February 2007 

08h30        Breakfast meeting 

10h25        Departure for Almeria; (Flight nr.: IB 8592)

- on arrival, at 11:30 bus to be available for delegation 

12h15        Meeting with Andalucian Regional Government Delegation in Almeria 

14h-16h     Visit to sites in the Almeria area where EU citizens have been victims of illegal       housing practices.  (Albox, Almanzora Valley) - by bus 

18h00        Meetings in Orihuela. with local petitioners (CLARO and others) 

19h15        Departure by bus to Alicante: 

- arrival +/- 20.30hrs 

Overnight Alicante: Hotel Melia. 


Thursday 1 March 2007 

08h00         Breakfast Meeting (Hotel) 

9h-11h00     Visit to areas south of Alicante province including:  Torrevieja - Rojales,

                  San Miguel de Salinas and Catral.

  Return to Alicante - by bus 

13h-14h       Meeting with the Sindic de Greuges - Alicante

                  c/Pascual Blasco No 1 

14h-17h30    Visit to areas north of Alicante including Tibi, Parcent and Benissa.

 - by bus

19-21h00      Meeting with petitioners and people affected by the Land Laws 

Overnight  Benissa: Casas de San Jaime 


Friday 2 March, 2007   

9h00          Departure towards Valencia and Castellon Provinces visiting sites concerned by urbanisation projects which are the subject of complaints by EU citizens, including Javea. -by bus 

11.30         Meeting with Architects, Lawyers and Property Developers in Valencia

12h30         Meeting with Sr. Gonzalez Pons, Valencian Minister for Urban Development

14h00         Depart for Cabanes, Els Mestrets and Oropesa

15h30         Meeting with petitioners                    

17h15         Meeting with Mayor of Oropesa 

18h00         Return to Valencia 

19-21h        Meeting with petitioners from the Valencian Community

Overnight Valencia:  Beatriz Rey Don Jaime


Saturday 3 March, 2007 

08h00          flight to Madrid (flight nr: IB 8999) 

09h45          Meeting with petitioners in Madrid EP Office (Paseo de la Castellana, 46, E-28046    Madrid). ­ 10:00 bus to be available for delegation 

                   (Mr Libicki:  flight back to Brussels at 12:20- flgiht nr: IB 3202 )

10h30-18h    Visit to sites in the Madrid region which are the subject of petitions to the       Committee, notably Galapagar area (possible discussion with regional authorities on application of the land law)

Overnight : Madrid  

David LOWE, Head of  Secretariat, Committee on Petitions



·         Madrid: Hotel Gaudi

C/ Gran Vía, 9, (Madrid

Tel. (00-34) 915312222,  Fax: (00-34) 915315469 

·         Alicante:  Hotel Meliá Alicante

Plaza Puerta del Mar, 3 Alicante, SPAIN 03002

Tel:(34)965205000- Fax:(34)965204756- 

·         Benissa: Cases de San Jaume

Partida Paratella 44, 03720, Benissa/Alicante(Valencia)
Tel: (0034)966499075

Fax: (0034)966498208 

·         Valencia: Beatriz Rey Don Jaime

Avenida de Baleares 2, 46023 Valencia

Tel: (0034) 96 3375030 Fax: (0034) 96 3371572


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