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House of Commons

 
 

Notices of Amendments

 

given up to and including

 

Wednesday 1 February 2017

 

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Amendments tabled since the last publication: 88 to 93 and NC152 to NC183

 

Committee of the whole House


 

European Union (Notification of Withdrawal)


 

Bill


 

Note

 

This document includes all amendments tabled to date and includes any

 

withdrawn amendments at the end. The amendments have been arranged in

 

accordance with the European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill Programme

 

Motion to be proposed by Secretary David Davis.

 

 


 

NEW CLAUSES AND NEW SCHEDULES RELATING TO PARLIAMENTARY SCRUTINY OF

 

THE PROCESS FOR 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

Mrs Madeleine Moon

Angela Smith

Owen Smith

Sarah Champion

Mr Clive Betts


 
 

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Seema Malhotra

Stephen Doughty

Vernon Coaker

Neil Coyle

Helen Hayes

Kate Green

Meg Hillier

Albert Owen

Mr Andrew Smith

Catherine McKinnell

Mark Durkan

Dr Alasdair McDonnell

Ms Margaret Ritchie

Wes Streeting

Mr David Hanson

Mr Barry Sheerman

Phil Wilson

Conor McGinn

Emma Reynolds

 

NC3

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Parliamentary oversight of negotiations

 

    

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

 

Union the Prime Minister shall give an undertaking to—

 

(a)    

lay before each House of Parliament periodic reports, at intervals of no

 

more than two months on the progress of the negotiations under Article

 

50 of the Treaty on European Union;

 

(b)    

lay before each House of Parliament as soon as reasonably practicable a

 

copy in English of any document which the European Council or the

 

European Commission has provided to the European Parliament or any

 

committee of the European Parliament relating to the negotiations;

 

(c)    

make arrangements for Parliamentary scrutiny of confidential

 

documents.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This new clause establishes powers through which the UK Parliament can scrutinise the UK

 

Government throughout the negotiations.

 


 

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

Heidi Alexander

Stephen Timms

Mike Gapes

Liz Kendall

Mr Barry Sheerman

Caroline Lucas

Mrs Madeleine Moon

Angela Smith

Neil Coyle

Owen Smith

Helen Hayes

Meg Hillier

Rushanara Ali

Mr Andrew Smith

Wes Streeting

Mr David Hanson

 

NC20

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Financial services—reports

 

As from the day on which this Act comes into force the Secretary of State shall,

 

at least once in every six months, lay before Parliament a report stating what, if

 

any, steps are being taken by Her Majesty’s Government to defend and promote


 
 

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the access to European markets for the UK financial services sector as a

 

consequence of the exercise of the power in section 1.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This new clause would seek regular reports from Ministers about the impact of withdrawing from

 

the European Union on the UK financial services sector.

 


 

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

Heidi Alexander

Mike Gapes

Liz Kendall

Mr Barry Sheerman

Caroline Lucas

Mrs Madeleine Moon

Angela Smith

Stephen Doughty

Owen Smith

Helen Goodman

Seema Malhotra

Meg Hillier

Rushanara Ali

Mr Andrew Smith

Mark Durkan

Dr Alasdair McDonnell

Wes Streeting

Mr David Hanson

 

NC22

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Competition Policy

 

Following the exercise of the power in section 1, Her Majesty’s Government shall

 

make an annual report to Parliament on its policy regarding state aid, government

 

intervention in industry and fair competition arising from the withdrawal of the

 

United Kingdom from European Union competition regulations.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This new clause seeks the publication of an annual report from Her Majesty’s Government in

 

respect of the competition policy consequences of withdrawal from the European Union.

 


 

Helen Goodman

 

Mr Graham Allen

 

Ian Murray

 

Ann Clwyd

 

Heidi Alexander

 

Stella Creasy

Mike Gapes

Mr Ben Bradshaw

Mr Barry Sheerman

Caroline Lucas

Mrs Madeleine Moon

Angela Smith

Stephen Doughty

Mr David Lammy

Owen Smith

Ann Coffey

Helen Hayes

Meg Hillier

Mr Andrew Smith

Catherine McKinnell

Mark Durkan

Dr Alasdair McDonnell

Ms Margaret Ritchie

Mr David Hanson

 

NC29

 

To move the following Clause—


 
 

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“Reporting to Parliament

 

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

 

to report to Parliament each quarter on her progress in negotiations on Article

 

50(2) of the Treaty on European Union and Article 218(3) of the Treaty on the

 

Functioning of the European Union.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This new clause puts a requirement on the Prime Minister for quarterly reporting during the

 

negotiating process.

 


 

Owen Smith

 

Kate Green

 

Geraint Davies

 

Mr Graham Allen

 

Ian Murray

 

Ann Clwyd

Heidi Alexander

Stephen Timms

Stella Creasy

Mike Gapes

Mr Ben Bradshaw

Mr Barry Sheerman

Caroline Lucas

Mrs Madeleine Moon

Stephen Doughty

Mr David Lammy

Susan Elan Jones

Neil Coyle

Helen Goodman

Helen Hayes

Meg Hillier

Paul Farrelly

Catherine McKinnell

 

NC51

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Approval of White Paper on withdrawal from EU

 

(1)    

This Act comes into effect after each House of Parliament has approved by

 

resolution the White Paper on withdrawal from the EU.

 

(2)    

The White Paper must, in particular, provide information on—

 

(a)    

the nature and extent of any tariffs that will or may be imposed on goods

 

and services from the UK entering the EU and goods and services from

 

the EU entering the UK;

 

(b)    

the terms of proposed trade agreements with the EU or EU Member

 

States, and the expected timeframe for the negotiation and ratification of

 

said trade agreements;

 

(c)    

the proposed status of rights guaranteed by the law of the European

 

Union, including—

 

(i)    

labour rights,

 

(ii)    

health and safety at work,

 

(iii)    

the Working Time Directive,

 

(iv)    

consumer rights, and

 

(v)    

environmental standards;

 

(d)    

the proposed status of—

 

(i)    

EU citizens living in the UK and,

 

(ii)    

UK citizens living in the EU,

 

    

after the UK has exited the EU;

 

(e)    

estimates as to the impact of the UK leaving the EU on—

 

(i)    

the balance of trade,


 
 

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(ii)    

GDP, and

 

(iii)    

unemployment.”

 


 

Wes Streeting

 

Mr Chuka Umunna

 

Heidi Alexander

 

Ms Maria Eagle

 

Ian Murray

 

Stella Creasy

Catherine McKinnell

Alison McGovern

Peter Kyle

Mike Gapes

Chris Leslie

Mr Ben Bradshaw

Mr Barry Sheerman

Caroline Lucas

Ann Coffey

Mrs Madeleine Moon

Angela Smith

Mr David Lammy

John Woodcock

Owen Smith

Seema Malhotra

Stephen Doughty

Neil Coyle

Helen Hayes

Kate Green

Meg Hillier

Mr Andrew Smith

Mark Durkan

Dr Alasdair McDonnell

Ms Margaret Ritchie

Mr Graham Allen

Paul Farrelly

 

NC56

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Notification of withdrawal from the EEA

 

The Prime Minister may not give the notification under section 1 until such time

 

as Parliament has determined whether the UK should also seek to withdraw from

 

the European Economic Area in accordance with Article 127 of the EEA

 

Agreement.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This new clause would allow for proper parliamentary debate and scrutiny of the United

 

Kingdom’s membership of the Single Market and whether the UK should remain as a member of

 

the European Economic Area prior to the Prime Minister triggering Article 50.

 


 

Chris Leslie

 

Helen Hayes

 

Angela Smith

 

Mike Gapes

 

Catherine McKinnell

 

Mark Durkan

Dr Alasdair McDonnell

Ms Margaret Ritchie

Mr David Hanson

Mr Barry Sheerman

Mr Graham Allen

Paul Farrelly

Diana Johnson

 

NC111

 

To move the following Clause—


 
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