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SUPPLEMENT TO THE VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 
 

Monday 27 January 2014

 

Committee of the whole House

 

Proceedings

 

European Union (Approvals) Bill [Lords]


 

Chris Heaton-Harris

 

Mr David Nuttall

 

Philip Davies

 

Negatived on division  4

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  4,  leave out subsection (2) and insert—

 

‘(2)    

The draft decision of the Council of the European Union under Article 352 of

 

TFEU to adopt the Council Regulation on the deposit of the historical archives of

 

the institutions at the European University Institute in Florence (document

 

number 6867/13) is approved.

 

(2A)    

The draft decision of the Council of the European Union under Article 352 of

 

TFEU to adopt the Council Regulation establishing for the period 2014-2020 the

 

programme “Europe for Citizens” (document number 12557/13) shall be

 

approved once—

 

(a)    

the Secretary of State has laid a report before both Houses of Parliament

 

stating that—

 

(i)    

expenditure under the programme may be used only to fund

 

education about and reflection on the Holocaust, armed conflicts

 

and totalitarian regimes in Europe’s history; and

 

(ii)    

no expenditure under the programme may be used to fund the

 

promotion of European Union citizenship, integration or

 

institutions; and

 

(b)    

following the laying of this report, both Houses of Parliament have

 

passed a resolution that the draft decision shall be approved.’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 



 
 

Committee of the whole House Proceedings: 27 January 2014    

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European Union (Approvals) Bill-[Lords], continued

 
 

Jacob Rees-Mogg

 

Mr Douglas Carswell

 

Mr Philip Hollobone

 

Mr David Nuttall

 

Martin Vickers

 

Kelvin Hopkins

 

Mr John Baron

 

Austin Mitchell

 

Philip Davies

 

Mr Williams Cash

 

Mr David Davis

 

Negatived on division  3

 

Clause  2,  page  1,  line  16,  leave out subsection (2) and insert—

 

‘(2)    

Except as provided for under subsection (2A), the provisions of this Act come

 

into force on the day on which it is passed.

 

(2A)    

Section 1 comes into force in relation to the draft decision to adopt the Council

 

Regulation establishing for the period 2014-2020 the programme ‘Europe for

 

Citizens’ (document number 12557/13) on whatever day the Secretary of State

 

appoints by order made by statutory instrument.

 

(2B)    

The Secretary of State may only make an order under subsection (2A) if—

 

(a)    

he has laid a statement before both Houses of Parliament stating that no

 

expenditure can take place under ‘Europe for Citizens’ that could

 

influence any European Parliamentary election or referendum in the year

 

prior to such an election or referendum, and

 

(b)    

a draft of the order has been laid before and approved by both Houses of

 

Parliament.’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 

Bill read the third time on division, and passed, without amendment.

 


 
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