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Ian Murray

 

Mr Graham Allen

 

Ann Clwyd

 

Heidi Alexander

 

Mike Gapes

 

Chris Leslie

Mr Ben Bradshaw

Mr Barry Sheerman

Angela Smith

Stephen Doughty

Owen Smith

Helen Goodman

Seema Malhotra

 

NC23

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Duty to Consult Scottish Government on Article 50 negotiations applying to

 

Scotland

 

(1)    

In negotiating an agreement in accordance with Article 50(2) of the Treaty on

 

European Union, a Minister of the Crown must consult Scottish Government

 

Ministers before beginning negotiations in any area that would make provisions

 

applying to Scotland.

 

(2)    

A provision applies to Scotland if it—

 

(a)    

modifies the legislative competence of the Scottish Parliament;

 

(b)    

modifies the functions of any member of the Scottish Government;

 

(c)    

modifies the legal status of EU nationals resident in Scotland, and

 

Scottish nationals resident elsewhere in the EU;

 

(d)    

would have the effect of removing the UK from the EU single market.

 

(3)    

Where a Minister of the Crown consults Scottish Government Ministers on any

 

of the provisions listed under subsection (2), or on any other matter relating to

 

Article 50 negotiations, the discussions should be collaborative and discuss each

 

government’s requirements of the future relationship with the EU.

 

(4)    

Where a Minister of the Crown has consulted Scottish Government Ministers on

 

any of the provisions listed under subsection (2), the Minister of the Crown must

 

lay a full report setting out the details of those consultations before both Houses

 

of Parliament, and must provide a copy to the Presiding Officer of the Scottish

 

Parliament.”

 


 

Ian Murray

 

Mr Graham Allen

 

Ann Clwyd

 

Heidi Alexander

 

Mike Gapes

 

Chris Leslie

Mr Ben Bradshaw

Mr Barry Sheerman

Mrs Madeleine Moon

Angela Smith

Stephen Doughty

Owen Smith

Helen Goodman

 

NC24

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Joint Ministerial Committee (EU Negotiations)—duty to report

 

(1)    

The Joint Ministerial Committee (EU Negotiations) must publish regular reports

 

on the impact of negotiations in accordance with Article 50(2) of the Treaty on


 
 

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the European Union on the devolved administrations of Scotland, Wales and

 

Northern Ireland.

 

(2)    

The reports shall be published at intervals of no less than two months, and a report

 

must be published after every meeting of the Joint Ministerial Committee (EU

 

Negotiations).

 

(3)    

The reports shall include—

 

(a)    

a full minute from the most recent meeting of the Joint Ministerial

 

Committee (EU Negotiations);

 

(b)    

oversight of negotiations with the EU, to ensure, as far as possible, that

 

outcomes agreed by all four governments are secured from these

 

negotiations; and

 

(c)    

any other information that the members of the Committee, in concord,

 

judge to be non-prejudicial to the progress of the Article 50 negotiations.

 

(4)    

The reports must be laid before both Houses of Parliament, and a copy of the

 

reports must be transmitted to the Presiding Officers of the Scottish Parliament,

 

the Welsh Assembly, and the Northern Irish Assembly.”

 


 

Stephen Gethins

 

Alex Salmond

 

Angus Robertson

 

Joanna Cherry

 

Ms Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh

 

Mike Weir

Caroline Lucas

 

NC26

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Agreement of the Joint Ministerial Committee on European Negotiation

 

The Prime Minister may not exercise the power under subsection 1(1) until at

 

least one month after all members of the Joint Ministerial Committee on

 

European Negotiation have agreed a UK wide approach to, and objectives for, the

 

UK’s negotiations for withdrawal from the EU.

 

 



 
 

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NEW CLAUSES AND NEW SCHEDULES RELATING TO A VOTE ON THE FINAL TERMS OF

 

THE UNITED KINGDOM’S WITHDRAWAL FROM THE EUROPEAN UNION

 

Jeremy Corbyn

 

Mr Nicholas Brown

 

Keir Starmer

 

Paul Blomfield

 

Jenny Chapman

 

Matthew Pennycook

Mr Graham Allen

Ian Murray

Ann Clwyd

Valerie Vaz

Heidi Alexander

Stephen Timms

Mike Gapes

Liz Kendall

Mr Ben Bradshaw

Mrs Madeleine Moon

Angela Smith

Mr David Lammy

Sarah Champion

Seema Malhotra

Mr Clive Betts

 

NC1

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Parliamentary approval for agreements with the Union

 

(1)    

Where a Minister of the Crown proposes to conclude an agreement with the

 

European Union setting out the arrangements for the withdrawal of the United

 

Kingdom from the European Union—

 

(a)    

the Secretary of State must lay before Parliament a statement of the

 

proposed terms of the agreement, and

 

(b)    

no Minister of the Crown may conclude any such agreement unless the

 

proposed terms have been approved by resolution of both Houses.

 

(2)    

The requirements of subsection (1) also apply where a Minister of the Crown

 

proposes to conclude an agreement with the European Union for the future

 

relationship of the United Kingdom with the European Union.

 

(3)    

In the case of a proposed agreement setting out the arrangements for the

 

withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union, the statement

 

under subsection (1)(a) must be laid before the proposed terms are agreed with

 

the Commission with a view to their approval by the European Parliament or the

 

Council.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This new clause requires Ministers to seek the approval of Parliament of any proposed Withdrawal

 

Agreement before final terms are agreed with the Commission and prior to endorsement by the

 

European Parliament and Council.

 



 
 

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Chris Leslie

 

Mr Graham Allen

 

Stella Creasy

 

Ann Coffey

 

Paul Farrelly

 

Mr David Lammy

Jim Dowd

Catherine McKinnell

Ian Murray

Ann Clwyd

Mr Ben Bradshaw

Mike Gapes

Liz Kendall

Mr Barry Sheerman

Caroline Lucas

Mrs Madeleine Moon

Angela Smith

Stephen Doughty

 

NC19

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Future relationship with the European Union

 

(1)    

Following the exercise of the power in section 1, any new treaty or relationship

 

with the European Union must be subject to the express approval of Parliament.

 

(2)    

It shall be the policy of Her Majesty’s Government that, in the event of Parliament

 

declining to approve such a new treaty or relationship, further time to continue

 

negotiations with the European Union shall be sought.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This new clause seeks to ensure that, if Parliament declines to give approval to any new deal or

 

treaty following the negotiations in respect of the triggering of Article 50(2), that Her Majesty’s

 

Government shall endeavour to seek further time to continue negotiations for an alternative

 

relationship with the European Union.

 


 

Helen Goodman

 

Mr Graham Allen

 

Ian Murray

 

Ann Clwyd

 

Mike Gapes

 

Chris Leslie

Mr Ben Bradshaw

Mr Barry Sheerman

Ann Coffey

Mrs Madeleine Moon

Angela Smith

 

NC28

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Parliamentary sovereignty

 

Before exercising the power under section 1, the Prime Minister must undertake

 

that a vote on the proposed agreement setting out—

 

(a)    

the arrangements for withdrawal, and

 

(b)    

the future relationship with the European Union

 

will take place in the House of Commons before any vote in the European

 

Parliament.”

 



 
 

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Owen Smith

 

Geraint Davies

 

Mr Graham Allen

 

Ann Clwyd

 

Heidi Alexander

 

Mr Ben Bradshaw

Mr Barry Sheerman

Caroline Lucas

Ann Coffey

Mrs Madeleine Moon

Mr David Lammy

Susan Elan Jones

Neil Coyle

 

NC52

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Referendum on the proposed exit package

 

(1)    

A referendum is to be held on whether the United Kingdom should approve the

 

United Kingdom and Gibraltar exit package proposed by HM Government at

 

conclusion of the negotiations triggered by Article 50(2) for withdrawal from the

 

European Union or remain a member of the European Union.

 

(2)    

The Secretary of State must, by regulations, appoint the day on which the

 

referendum is to be held.

 

(3)    

The day appointed under subsection (2)—

 

(a)    

must not be 4 May 2017;

 

(b)    

must not be between 1 November 2017 and 1 January 2018;

 

(c)    

must not be 3 May 2018;

 

(d)    

must not be 2 May 2019; and

 

(e)    

must be more than three months before 7 May 2020.

 

(4)    

The question that is to appear on the ballot papers is—

 

    

“Do you support the Government’s proposed United Kingdom and Gibraltar exit

 

package for negotiating withdrawal from the European Union or Should the

 

United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union?”

 

(5)    

The alternative answers to that question that are to appear on the ballot papers

 

are—

 

    

“Support the Government’s proposed exit package

 

    

Remain a member of the European Union”.

 

(6)    

In Wales, the alternative answers to that question must also appear in Welsh.

 

(7)    

The Secretary of State must by regulations made by statutory instrument subject

 

to annulment by resolution of either House of Parliament specify the wording in

 

Welsh of the alternative answers to that question.

 

(8)    

The Secretary of State may make regulations by statutory instrument on the

 

conduct of the referendum.”

 



 
 

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Helen Goodman

 

Mike Gapes

 

Chris Leslie

 

Mr Ben Bradshaw

 

Ann Coffey

 

Angela Smith

Mr David Lammy

Ms Karen Buck

Sir Alan Meale

Lilian Greenwood

 

NC54

 

Parliamentary Star - white    

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Negotiating timeframe

 

Before exercising the power under section 1, the Prime Minister must undertake

 

that if Parliament does not approve the terms for withdrawal and the future

 

relationship within 24 months of notifying the United Kingdom’s intention to

 

withdraw from the EU, she will request that the European Council extends the

 

time period for negotiations.”

 


 

Helen Goodman

 

Yvette Cooper

 

Seema Malhotra

 

Stephen Doughty

 

Sir Alan Meale

 

Alan Johnson

 

NC99

 

Parliamentary Star    

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Parliamentary approval of the final terms of withdrawal from the EU

 

The United Kingdom shall withdraw from the EU once either—

 

(a)    

Royal Assent is granted to an Act of Parliament that approves—

 

(i)    

the arrangements for withdrawal, and

 

(ii)    

the future relationship between the United Kingdom and the EU

 

    

as agreed to between the United Kingdom and EU, or

 

(b)    

Royal Assent is granted to an Act of Parliament that approves the United

 

Kingdom’s withdrawal without an agreement being reached between the

 

United Kingdom and the EU.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This new clause aims to embed parliamentary sovereignty throughout the process and requires

 

primary legislation to give effect to any agreement on withdrawal or for withdrawal without such

 

an agreement.

 



 
 

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Chris Leslie

 

NC110

 

Parliamentary Star    

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Future relationship with the European Union

 

(1)    

Following the exercise of the power in section 1, any new Treaty or relationship

 

with the European Union must not be concluded unless the proposed terms have

 

been subject to approval by resolution of each House of Parliament.

 

(2)    

In the case of any new Treaty or relationship with the European Union, the

 

proposed terms must be approved by resolution of each House of Parliament

 

before they are agreed with the European Commission, with a view to their

 

approval by the European Parliament or the European Council.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This new clause seeks to ensure that Parliament must give approval to any new deal or Treaty

 

following the negotiations in respect of the triggering of Article 50(2), and that any new Treaty or

 

relationship must be approved by Parliament in advance of final agreement with the European

 

Commission, European Parliament or European Council.

 


 

Tim Farron

 

Mr Nick Clegg

 

Tom Brake

 

Mr Alistair Carmichael

 

NC131

 

Parliamentary Star    

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Referendum on the proposed new agreement with the EU

 

(1)    

A referendum is to be held on whether the United Kingdom should approve the

 

United Kingdom and Gibraltar exit package proposed by HM Government at

 

conclusion of the negotiations triggered by Article 50(2) for withdrawal from the

 

European Union or remain a member of the European Union.

 

(2)    

The Secretary of State must, by regulations, appoint the day on which the

 

referendum is to be held.

 

(3)    

The question that is to appear on the ballot papers is—

 

    

“Do you support the Government’s proposed new agreement between the United

 

Kingdom and Gibraltar and the European Union or Should the United Kingdom

 

remain a member of the European Union?”

 

(4)    

The Secretary of State may make regulations by statutory instrument on the

 

conduct of the referendum.”

 



 
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