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MEP Viktor USPASKICH

Lithuania
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Parliamentary activities

Participation in roll-call votes:
96.16%
 
 
1855 out of 1929 votes
Ranking: 401st
Loyalty to political group:
94.61%
1755 out of 1855 votes
Ranking: 364th
Loyalty to national party:
100.00%
1855 out of 1855 votes
Ranking: 1st

Curriculum vitae

  • Education

  • 1976-1979 - Team leader and foreman in the 'Northern Lights' pipeline building project
  • 1979-1985 - Electric welder and team leader, Special Unit No 1, Soviet welding and assembly group in the Order of the Red Banner of Labour
  • 1985-1986 - Pipeline building in the Panevėžys region, assignment in Finland, specialist
  • 1987-1990 - Electric welder at the 'Kauno mechanizuota kolona' company
  • 1990-1993 - Founder of the 'Efektas' company, electric welder
  • 1993-1996 - Director of the 'Vikonda' company
  • 1996-2000 - Vikonda Group chairman
  • 2004-2005 - Lithuanian Minister of Economy
  • Professional career

  • 1965-1976 - Urdoma Secondary School (Arkhangelsk Oblast, Russia)
  • 1979-1981 - Ufa Welding School (Russia)
  • 1987-1993 - Distance learning, Georgi Plekhanov Academy (Moscow, Russia), economist
  • 1997-1999 - Kaunas University of Technology, master's degree in economics
  • 2000-... - Doctor's degree awarded by Kaunas University of Technology
  • Political career

  • Offices held in a political party or national trade union
  • 2003-2006 - Founder and Chair of the Labour Party ('Darbo partija')
  • 2007-2013 - Chair of the Labour Party
  • 2013-... - Honorary Chair of the Labour Party
  • Offices held in local government bodies
  • 2007 - Elected to Kėdainiai District Council (resigned his seat)
  • 2011 - Elected to Vilnius City Council (resigned his seat)
  • Offices held in a national parliament
  • 2000-2004 - Member of the Lithuanian Seimas (Parliament), member and Chair of the Committee on Economics, member of the Seimas delegation to the EU-Lithuania Joint Parliamentary Committee
  • 2004-2005 - Member of the Seimas, member of the Committee on Economics
  • 2008-2009 - Member of the Seimas, member of the Committee on Economics, member of the Seimas delegation to the Assembly of members of the Lithuanian Seimas, the Polish Sejm and Senate, and the Verkhovna Rada (Supreme Council, i.e. Parliament) of Ukraine
  • 2012-2014 - Member of the Seimas, member of the Committee on Economics, spokesman for the Labour Party Group
  • Offices held in a national government
  • 2004-2005 - Lithuanian Minister of Economy
  • Offices held in the EU institutions
  • 2009-2012 - Member of the European Parliament, member of the Committee on Regional Development, substitute member of the Committee on Foreign Affairs
  • Other activities

  • 1997-2003 - President of the Lithuanian employers' organisation
  • Honours

  • - Order of St Vladimir, Order of St Daniel, St Nicholas statuette, 'Santarvės' fund award winner