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Committee of the whole House: 8 February 2017            

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European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) , continued

 
 

Mark Durkan

 

Ms Margaret Ritchie

 

Dr Alasdair McDonnell

 

Caroline Lucas

 

Mr Graham Allen

 

Conor McGinn

Mike Gapes

Clive Efford

 

NC150

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Priority in negotiations: Northern Ireland

 

It must be a priority in negotiations for the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from

 

the EU for the Prime Minister to seek terms that would not give rise to any

 

external impediment to the people of the island of Ireland exercising their right of

 

self-determination on the basis of consent, freely and concurrently given, North

 

and South, to bring about a united Ireland, to then be treated as a member State

 

of the European Union, if that is their wish, subject to the agreement and consent

 

of a majority of the people of Northern Ireland.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This new clause seeks to preserve the key constitutional precept of the Belfast Agreement, in

 

respect of the principle of consent, applying to future EU membership of a united Ireland agreed

 

by a referendum under the Belfast Agreement and the Northern Ireland Act 1998.

 


 

Catherine McKinnell

 

Mike Gapes

 

Chris Leslie

 

Dame Rosie Winterton

 

Wes Streeting

 

Alison McGovern

Phil Wilson

Julie Elliott

Vernon Coaker

Conor McGinn

Stella Creasy

Diana Johnson

Clive Efford

Caroline Flint

Helen Goodman

 

NC163

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Consultation with representatives of English regions

 

(1)    

Before the Prime Minister issues any notification under Article 50(2) of the

 

Treaty on European Union, the Secretary of State shall set out a strategy for

 

consultation with representatives of the English regions, including those without

 

directly elected Mayors, on the UK’s priorities in negotiations for the UK’s

 

withdrawal from the European Union.

 

(2)    

The Secretary of State shall nominate representatives for the purposes of

 

subsection (1).”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This new clause would require the Government to designate representatives from English regions


 
 

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and set out a strategy for consulting them on the UK’s priorities in negotiations on withdrawal

 

from the EU.

 


 

Seema Malholtra

 

Mr Barry Sheerman

 

Mike Gapes

 

Helen Goodman

 

Clive Efford

 

Stephen Kinnock

Mark Durkan

 

NC166

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Rights and opportunities of young people

 

In negotiating and concluding an agreement in accordance with Article 50(2) of

 

the Treaty on European Union, Ministers of the Crown must seek to ensure that

 

the rights and opportunities of people aged under 25 in the United Kingdom are

 

maintained on the same terms as on the day on which Royal Assent is given to

 

this Act, including—

 

(a)    

retaining the ability to work and travel visa-free in the EU,

 

(b)    

retaining the ability to study in other EU member states on the same terms

 

as on the day on which Royal Assent is given to this Act, and

 

(c)    

retaining the ability to participate in EU programmes designed to provide

 

opportunities to young people, including programmes to facilitate

 

studying in other EU member states.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This new clause would ensure that the Government must seek to protect the rights and

 

opportunities currently enjoyed by young UK nationals so that they should not become worse off

 

than their European counterparts.

 


 

Chris Leslie

 

Mr David Lammy

 

Mike Gapes

 

Caroline Lucas

 

Meg Hillier

 

Mark Durkan

 

NC170

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“EHIC scheme

 

(1)    

In negotiating and concluding an agreement in accordance with Article 50(2) of

 

the Treaty on European Union, Ministers of the Crown must have regard to the

 

desirability of continuing to participate in the European Health Insurance Card


 
 

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(EHIC) scheme on the same basis as any other member state of the European

 

Union”.

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This new clause would require Her Majesty’s Government to negotiate to continue the UK’s

 

participation in the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) scheme.

 


 

Chris Leslie

 

Mr David Lammy

 

Mike Gapes

 

Caroline Lucas

 

Meg Hillier

 

Dr Roberta Blackman-Woods

Mark Durkan

 

NC172

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Erasmus+ Programme—report

 

In negotiating and concluding an agreement in accordance with Article 50(2) of

 

the Treaty on European Union, Ministers of the Crown must have regard to the

 

desirability of continuing to participate in the Erasmus+ Programme on the same

 

basis as any other member state of the European Union”.

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This new clause would require Her Majesty’s Government to negotiate to continue the UK’s

 

participation in the Erasmus+ Programme.

 


 

Chris Leslie

 

Mr David Lammy

 

Mike Gapes

 

Caroline Lucas

 

Meg Hillier

 

Dr Roberta Blackman-Woods

Mark Durkan

 

NC174

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“European Research Area (ERA)

 

In negotiating and concluding an agreement in accordance with Article 50(2) of

 

the Treaty on European Union, Ministers of the Crown must have regard to the


 
 

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desirability of continuing to participate in the European Research Area (ERA) on

 

the same basis as any other member state of the European Union”.

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This new clause would require Her Majesty’s Government to negotiate continue to the UK’s

 

participation in the European Research Area (ERA).

 


 

Chris Leslie

 

Mr David Lammy

 

Mike Gapes

 

Meg Hillier

 

Keith Vaz

 

Mark Durkan

 

NC178

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“European Arrest Warrant

 

In negotiating and concluding an agreement in accordance with Article 50(2) of

 

the Treaty on European Union, Ministers of the Crown must have regard to the

 

desirability of continuing to participate in the European Arrest Warrant on the

 

same basis as any other member state of the European Union”.

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This new clause would require Her Majesty’s Government to negotiate to continue the UK’s

 

participation in the European Arrest Warrant.

 


 

Chris Leslie

 

Mr David Lammy

 

Mike Gapes

 

Meg Hillier

 

NC179

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Protecting current level of funding

 

In negotiating and concluding an agreement in accordance with Article 50(2) of

 

the Treaty on European Union, Ministers of the Crown must have regard to the

 

desirability of protecting current funding from the European Union.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This new clause would require HM Government to consider protecting current funding from the

 

European Union.

 



 
 

Committee of the whole House: 8 February 2017            

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European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) , continued

 
 

Yvette Cooper

 

Mr Iain Wright

 

Angus MacNeil

 

Pete Wishart

 

Mr David Lammy

 

Caroline Lucas

Mike Gapes

Meg Hillier

Helen Goodman

 

NC181

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Trade agreements

 

(1)    

In the course of negotiations with the European Union on the UK’s withdrawal

 

from the Union, Her Majesty’s Government must have regard to the value of UK

 

membership of the EU Customs Union in maintaining tariff and barrier-free trade

 

with the EU.

 

(2)    

Before exercising the power to notify under section 1 of this Act, the Prime

 

Minister should lay before Parliament an assessment of the value of UK

 

membership of the EU Customs Union in maintaining ongoing tariff and barrier-

 

free trade with the EU.”

 


 

Seema Malhotra

 

Mr David Lammy

 

Mike Gapes

 

Stephen Kinnock

 

NC183

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Membership of the single market including EU-wide reform of freedom of

 

movement

 

(1)    

In negotiating and concluding an agreement in accordance with Article 50(2) of

 

the Treaty on European Union, Ministers of the Crown must seek to—

 

(a)    

secure reforms of provisions governing the free movement of persons

 

between EU member states in such a way as to allow for greater controls

 

over movement of people for member states and to enable the UK to

 

retain full membership of the European single market, or

 

(b)    

maintain the highest possible level of integration with the European

 

single market.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This new clause would ensure that the Government must seek to negotiate EU-wide reforms to

 

freedom of movement in the single market to enable the Government to seek to retain membership

 

of the single market or as close to membership as possible.

 



 
 

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European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) , continued

 
 

Helen Goodman

 

Mr Graham Allen

 

Caroline Flint

 

NC185

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Euratom

 

In negotiating and concluding an agreement in accordance with Article 50(2) of

 

the Treaty on European Union, Ministers of the Crown must have regard to the

 

desirability of continuing to participate in the European Atomic Energy

 

Community (Euratom) on the same basis as any other member state of the

 

European Union.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This new clause would require Her Majesty’s Government to negotiate to continue the UK’s

 

participation in Euratom.

 


 

Liam Byrne

 

Dame Rosie Winterton

 

Phil Wilson

 

Sir Alan Meale

 

Geraint Davies

 

Ian Murray

Kerry McCarthy

Clive Efford

 

NC193

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Conduct of negotiations

 

( )    

Before giving any notification under Article 50(2) of the Treaty on European

 

Union, the Prime Minister shall give an undertaking to have regard to public

 

interest during negotiations in maintaining the United Kingdom’s membership of

 

the European Convention on Human Rights and the European Court of Human

 

Rights.”

 


 

Keith Vaz

 

NC198

 

Parliamentary Star - white    

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Prisoner transfer agreements—negotiating priorities

 

In negotiating and concluding an agreement in accordance with Article 50(2) of

 

the Treaty on European Union, Ministers of the Crown must have regard to the

 

desirability of continuing, after the UK’s withdrawal from the EU, to participate


 
 

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in EU prisoner transfer agreements on the same basis as Member States of the

 

European Union.”

 


 

Keith Vaz

 

NC199

 

Parliamentary Star - white    

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Prisoner transfer agreements—negotiating priorities (No. 2)

 

In negotiating and concluding an agreement in accordance with Article 50(2) of

 

the Treaty on European Union, Her Majesty’s Government shall endeavour to

 

conclude a prisoner transfer framework with EU countries, either—

 

(a)    

by securing the UK’s continuing participation in existing agreements

 

with EU Member States, or

 

(b)    

by negotiating a new collective framework between the UK and the EU

 

for prisoner transfer agreements.”

 

 


 

CLAUSES 1 AND 2

 

Chris Leslie

 

Mr Graham Allen

 

Stella Creasy

 

Ann Coffey

 

Paul Farrelly

 

Mr David Lammy

Jim Dowd

Catherine McKinnell

Ann Clwyd

Mr Ben Bradshaw

Heidi Alexander

Mike Gapes

Liz Kendall

Mr Barry Sheerman

Caroline Lucas

Mrs Madeleine Moon

Angela Smith

Stephen Doughty

Helen Goodman

Neil Coyle

Helen Hayes

Meg Hillier

Rushanara Ali

Mr Andrew Smith

Mark Durkan

Dr Alasdair McDonnell

Ms Margaret Ritchie

Paul Farrelly

Mary Creagh

Luciana Berger

Kerry McCarthy

 

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Clause  1,  page  1,  line  2,  at beginning insert “If a report has been laid before both

 

Houses of Parliament setting out the estimated impact on the public finances of the UK

 

withdrawing from the European Single Market,”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment ensures that prior to any notification of the Prime Minister‘s intention to notify

 

the United Kingdom‘s withdrawal from the EU, a report shall be published setting out the

 

anticipated implications of exiting from the Single Market

 

Paul Flynn

 

Mike Gapes

 

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Clause  1,  page  1,  line  2,  leave out “the Prime Minister” and insert “Parliament”


 
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