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Notices of Amendments: 26 January 2017                  

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European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) , continued

 
 

Helen Goodman

 

NC28

 

Parliamentary Star    

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.”

 


 

Helen Goodman

 

NC30

 

Parliamentary Star    

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 negotiated within 24 months she will request that the Council of

 

Ministers extend the time period for negotiations.”

 


 

Owen Smith

 

Geraint Davies

 

NC52

 

Parliamentary Star    

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.


 
 

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European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) , continued

 
 

(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.”

 

 


 

NEW CLAUSES AND NEW SCHEDULES RELATING TO IMPACT ASSESSMENTS

 

Jeremy Corbyn

 

Mr Nicholas Brown

 

Keir Starmer

 

Paul Blomfield

 

Jenny Chapman

 

Matt Pennycook

 

NC5

 

Parliamentary Star    

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Impact assessments

 

(1)    

The Prime Minster may not give notice under section 1 until either—

 

(a)    

HM Treasury has published any impact assessment it has conducted

 

since 23 June 2016 on the United Kingdom’s future trading relationship

 

with the European Union, or,

 

(b)    

HM Treasury has laid a statement before both Houses of Parliament

 

declaring that no such assessment has been conducted since 23 June

 

2016.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This new clause requires the Government to publish any recently conducted Treasury impact

 

assessments of different trading models with the European Union.

 



 
 

Notices of Amendments: 26 January 2017                  

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European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) , continued

 
 

Helen Goodman

 

NC41

 

Parliamentary Star    

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Public spending implications

 

Before exercising the power under section 1, the Prime Minister must set out a

 

draft framework for the future relationship with the European Union which

 

includes reference to the impact on public spending.”

 


 

Helen Goodman

 

NC42

 

Parliamentary Star    

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Equality—impact assessment

 

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

 

that she will publish an equality impact assessment, 18 months after this Bill

 

receives Royal Assent or prior to a vote on the negotiations in the European

 

Parliament, whichever is sooner.”

 


 

Helen Goodman

 

NC43

 

Parliamentary Star    

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Customs Union—impact assessment

 

(1)    

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

 

that she will publish an impact assessment of the effect of leaving the Customs

 

Union on the United Kingdom.

 

(2)    

The impact assessment in subsection (1) shall be laid before Parliament 18

 

months after this Act receives Royal Assent or prior to a vote on the negotiations

 

in the European Parliament, whichever is sooner.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

The effect of this would be to require the Government to publish an impact assessment to

 

demonstrate whether staying in the Customs Union or leaving would provide better value for

 

money for business, consumers and taxpayers.

 



 
 

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European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) , continued

 
 

Helen Goodman

 

NC44

 

Parliamentary Star    

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Supply Chains—impact assessment

 

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

 

that she will publish an impact assessment of the risks to supply chains presented

 

by the introduction of non-tariff custom barriers, 18 months after this Bill

 

receives Royal Assent or prior to a vote on the negotiations in the European

 

Parliament, whichever is the sooner.”

 


 

Helen Goodman

 

NC45

 

Parliamentary Star    

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Environmental protection—impact assessment

 

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

 

that she will publish an impact assessment of the effect on—

 

(a)    

environmental protection standards,

 

(b)    

farm business viability,

 

(c)    

animal welfare standards,

 

(d)    

food security, and

 

(e)    

food safety

 

18 months after this Bill receives Royal Assent or prior to a vote on the

 

negotiations in the European Parliament, whichever is the sooner.”

 


 

Helen Goodman

 

NC46

 

Parliamentary Star    

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Climate change—impact assessment

 

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

 

that she will publish an impact assessment of the value of participation in the EU

 

Emissions Trading Scheme and the Single Energy Market in achieving our

 

climate change commitments, 18 months after this Bill receives Royal Assent or

 

prior to a vote on the negotiations in the European Parliament, whichever is the

 

sooner.”

 



 
 

Notices of Amendments: 26 January 2017                  

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European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) , continued

 
 

Helen Goodman

 

NC47

 

Parliamentary Star    

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Research and Development collaboration—impact assessment

 

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

 

that she will publish an impact assessment of the effect of—

 

(a)    

leaving Horizon 2020, and

 

(b)    

setting up alternative arrangements for international collaboration on

 

research and development by universities and other institutions

 

18 months after this Bill receives Royal Assent or prior to a vote on the

 

negotiations in the European Parliament, whichever is the sooner.”

 


 

Helen Goodman

 

NC48

 

Parliamentary Star    

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Agencies—impact assessment

 

(1)    

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

 

that she will publish impact assessments of—

 

(a)    

rescinding membership of the agencies listed in Subsection (2), and

 

(b)    

setting up national arrangements

 

    

18 months after this Bill receives Royal Assent or prior to a vote on the

 

negotiations in the European Parliament, whichever is the sooner.

 

(2)    

Subsection (1) applies to the—

 

(a)    

Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulaters (ACER),

 

(b)    

Office of the Body of European Regulators for Electronic

 

Communications (BEREC Office),

 

(c)    

Community Plant Variety Office (CPVO),

 

(d)    

European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex),

 

(e)    

European Agency for the operational management of large-scale IT

 

systems in the area of freedom, security and justice (eu-LISA),

 

(f)    

European Asylum Support Office (EASO),

 

(g)    

European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA),

 

(h)    

European Banking Authority (EBA),

 

(i)    

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC),

 

(j)    

European Chemicals Agency (ECHA),

 

(k)    

European Environment Agency (EEA),

 

(l)    

European Fisheries Control Agency (EFCA),

 

(m)    

European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA),

 

(n)    

European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA),

 

(o)    

European Medicines Agency (EMA),

 

(p)    

European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction

 

(EMCDDA),

 

(q)    

European Union Agency for Network and Information Security

 

(ENISA),


 
 

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European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) , continued

 
 

(r)    

European Police Office (Europol),

 

(s)    

European Union Agency for Railways (ERA),

 

(t)    

European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), and

 

(u)    

European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO).

 

(3)    

The impact assessments in Subsection (1) shall be laid before Parliament.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

The effect of this would be to require the Government to publish impact assessments for each

 

agency to determine whether value for money for consumers, businesses and taxpayers would be

 

achieved by leaving each one and setting up national arrangements.

 


 

Owen Smith

 

Kate Green

 

Geraint Davies

 

NC49

 

Parliamentary Star    

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Impact assessment: withdrawal from single market and Customs Union

 

Before giving notice under section 1(1), of her intention to notify under Article

 

50(2) of the Treaty on European Union, the United Kingdom’s intention to

 

withdraw from the EU, the Prime Minster shall lay before both Houses of

 

Parliament a detailed assessment of the anticipated impact of the decision to

 

withdraw from the Single Market and Customs Union of the EU 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,

 

(ii)    

GDP, and

 

(iii)    

unemployment.”

 

 



 
 

Notices of Amendments: 26 January 2017                  

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European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) , continued

 
 

NEW CLAUSES AND NEW SCHEDULES RELATING TO THE PRIORITIES IN NEGOTIATIONS

 

FOR THE UNITED KINGDOM’S WITHDRAWAL FROM THE EUROPEAN UNION; CLAUSES

 

1 AND 2; REMAINING NEW CLAUSES; REMAINING NEW SCHEDULES; REMAINING

 

PROCEEDINGS IN COMMITTEE;

 

NEW CLAUSES AND NEW SCHEDULES RELATING TO THE PRIORITIES IN NEGOTIATIONS

 

FOR THE UNITED KINGDOM’S WITHDRAWAL FROM THE EUROPEAN UNION

 

Jeremy Corbyn

 

Mr Nicholas Brown

 

Keir Starmer

 

Paul Blomfield

 

Jenny Chapman

 

Matt Pennycook

 

NC2

 

Parliamentary Star    

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Conduct of negotiations

 

(1)    

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 the public

 

interest during negotiations in—

 

(a)    

maintaining a stable and sustainable economy,

 

(b)    

preserving peace in Northern Ireland,

 

(c)    

having trading arrangements with the European Union for goods and

 

services that are free of tariff and non-tariff barriers and further

 

regulatory burdens,

 

(d)    

co-operation with the European Union in education, research and

 

science, environment protection, and preventing and detecting serious

 

and organised crime and terrorist activity,

 

(e)    

maintaining all existing social, economic, consumer and workers’

 

rights.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This new clause sets out statutory objectives that the Government must have regard to whilst

 

carrying out negotiations under article 50.

 


 

Jeremy Corbyn

 

Mr Nicholas Brown

 

Keir Starmer

 

Paul Blomfield

 

Jenny Chapman

 

Matt Pennycook

 

NC7

 

Parliamentary Star    

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Conduct of negotiations—anti-tax haven

 

(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

 

public interest in maintaining all existing EU tax avoidance and evasion

 

legislation.


 
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