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SUPPLEMENT TO THE VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 
 

Tuesday 21 November 2017

 

Committee of the whole House

 

Proceedings

 

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill


 

[Third DAY]


 

Glossary

 

This document shows the fate of each clause, schedule, amendment and new clause.

 

The following terms are used:

 

Agreed to: agreed without a vote.

 

Agreed to on division: agreed following a vote.

 

Negatived: rejected without a vote.

 

Negatived on division: rejected following a vote.

 

Not called: debated in a group of amendments, but not put to a decision.

 

Not moved: not debated or put to a decision.

 

Question proposed: debate underway but not concluded.

 

Withdrawn after debate: moved and debated but then withdrawn, so not put to a decision.

 

Not selected: not chosen for debate by the Chair.

 

 



 
 

Committee of the whole House Proceedings: 21 November 2017  

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European Union (Withdrawal) Bill, continued

 
 

NEW CLAUSES AND NEW SCHEDULES RELATING TO CLAUSE 5 OR SCHEDULE 1, CLAUSE

 

5, SCHEDULE 1

 

Mr Chris Leslie

 

Mr Pat McFadden

 

Chuka Umunna

 

Paul Farrelly

 

Mr David Lammy

 

Ian Murray

Stephen Doughty

Kate Green

Kerry McCarthy

Catherine McKinnell

Helen Hayes

Mr Ben Bradshaw

Angela Smith

Rushanara Ali

Stella Creasy

Stephen Kinnock

Ann Coffey

Catherine West

Chris Bryant

Mike Gapes

Martin Whitfield

Neil Coyle

Stephen Timms

Lady Hermon

 

Withdrawn after debate  NC16

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Charter of Fundamental Rights – Government Report

 

(1)    

Within one month of Royal Assent of this Act, HM Government shall lay a report

 

before both Houses of Parliament reviewing the implications of removing the

 

Charter of Fundamental Rights from domestic law after exit day as set out in

 

section 5(4) of this Act.

 

(2)    

The report under subsection (1) shall set out the policy of Her Majesty’s

 

Government specifically in relation to the fundamental rights of—

 

(a)    

dignity, the right to life, to freedom from torture, slavery, the death

 

penalty, eugenic practices and human cloning,

 

(b)    

freedoms, the right to liberty, personal integrity, privacy, protection of

 

personal data, marriage, thought, religion, expression, assembly,

 

education, work, property and asylum,

 

(c)    

equality, the right to equality before the law, prohibition of all

 

discrimination including on basis of disability, age and sexual

 

orientation, cultural, religious and linguistic diversity, the rights of

 

children and the elderly,

 

(d)    

solidarity, the right to fair working conditions, protection against

 

unjustified dismissal, and access to health care, social and housing

 

assistance,

 

(e)    

citizens’ rights, the rights of citizens such as the right to vote in elections

 

and to move freely, the right to good administration, to access documents

 

and to petition Parliament, and

 

(f)    

justice, the right to an effective remedy, a fair trial, to the presumption of

 

innocence, the principle of legality, non-retrospectivity and double

 

jeopardy.”

 



 
 

Committee of the whole House Proceedings: 21 November 2017  

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European Union (Withdrawal) Bill, continued

 
 

Tom Brake

 

Stephen Kinnock

 

Wera Hobhouse

 

Tim Farron

 

Not called  NC78

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Consequences of leaving the European Union: equality

 

(1)    

This section comes into force when the power under section 14 to appoint exit day

 

for the purposes of this Act is first exercised.

 

(2)    

The purpose of this section is to ensure that the withdrawal of the United

 

Kingdom from the European Union does not diminish protection for equality in

 

the law of the United Kingdom.

 

(3)    

All individuals are equal before the law and have the right to the equal protection

 

and benefit of the law.

 

(4)    

All individuals have a right not to be discriminated against by any public

 

authority on any grounds including sex, race, colour, ethnic or social origin,

 

genetic features, language, religion or belief, political or any other opinion,

 

membership of a national minority, property, birth, disability, age or sexual

 

orientation.

 

(5)    

The following provisions of the Human Rights Act 1998 apply in relation to the

 

rights conferred by subsections (3) and (4) as they apply in relation to Convention

 

rights within the meaning of that Act—

 

(a)    

section 3 (interpretation of legislation);

 

(b)    

section 4 (declaration of incompatibility);

 

(c)    

section 5 (right of Crown to intervene);

 

(d)    

section 6 (acts of public authorities);

 

(e)    

section 7 (proceedings);

 

(f)    

section 8 (judicial remedies);

 

(g)    

section 9 (judicial acts);

 

(h)    

section 10 (power to take remedial action);

 

(i)    

section 11 (safeguard for existing human rights); and

 

(j)    

section 19 (statements of compatibility).

 

(6)    

A court or tribunal must have regard to any relevant decisions of the European

 

Court of Human Rights in considering—

 

(a)    

the application of this section generally, and

 

(b)    

in particular, the meaning of discrimination for the purposes of this

 

section.”

 



 
 

Committee of the whole House Proceedings: 21 November 2017  

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European Union (Withdrawal) Bill, continued

 
 

Ellie Reeves

 

Tonia Antoniazzi

 

Seema Malhotra

 

Julie Elliott

 

Ian Murray

 

Catherine West

Mike Amesbury

Thelma Walker

Mr David Lammy

Jess Phillips

Jo Swinson

Caroline Lucas

Chris Stephens

Liz Kendall

Alison McGovern

Rushanara Ali

Martin Whitfield

Mr Paul Sweeney

Jo Platt

Gerard Killen

Sarah Jones

Laura Smith

Helen Hayes

Kerry McCarthy

Daniel Zeichner

Gareth Snell

Tracy Brabin

Preet Kaur Gill

Kate Green

Stella Creasy

Sarah Champion

Ms Harriet Harman

Mrs Angela Eagle

Lucy Powell

Maria Eagle

Rosie Cooper

Hugh Gaffney

Ruth George

James Frith

Mrs Madeline Moon

Bambos Charalambous

George Howarth

Stephen Gethins

Rosie Duffield

Anna McMorrin

Rupa Huq

Ruth Cadbury

Darren Jones

Mr Roger Godsiff

 

Negatived on division  NC79

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Provisions relating to the EU or the EEA in respect of EU-derived domestic

 

legislation

 

(1)    

Notwithstanding the provisions of section 5(1), HM Government shall make

 

arrangements to report to both Houses of Parliament whenever circumstances

 

arising in section 2(2)(d) would otherwise have amended provisions or

 

definitions in UK law had the UK remained a member of the EU or EEA beyond

 

exit day.

 

(2)    

Notwithstanding the provisions of section  5(1) and having reported to both

 

Houses of Parliament, HM Government is bound to consider whether it should

 

incorporate amended provisions or definitions into UK law, in order to ensure that

 

the rights of workers and employees in the UK are no less favourable than they

 

would have been had the UK remained a member of the EU or EEA beyond exit

 

day.

 

(3)    

Such circumstances arising in section 2(2)(d) include but are not limited to—

 

(a)    

any future EU Directives relating to family-friendly employment rights;

 

including but not limited to rights for pregnant workers and employees,

 

and those returning from maternity leave,

 

(b)    

any future EU Directives relating to gender equality,

 

(c)    

the proposed Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on

 

work-life balance for parents and carers.

 

(4)    

Reports presented under subsection (1) must include—

 

    

 

(i)    

an assessment of how such amendments to UK law would have

 

impacted sex equality in the UK had the UK remained a member

 

of the EU or EEA beyond exit day and


 
 

Committee of the whole House Proceedings: 21 November 2017  

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European Union (Withdrawal) Bill, continued

 
 

(ii)    

an assessment of how a failure to implement amended provisions

 

or definitions in UK law will impact the ability of families to

 

combine work and care in the UK and gender equality in the

 

UK.”

 

 


 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

Robert Neill

 

Steve McCabe

 

Antoinette Sandbach

 

Anna Soubry

 

Nicky Morgan

Wera Hobhouse

Tim Farron

Paul Farrelly

Ann Coffey

Mike Gapes

Mr Jonathan Djanogly

Lady Hermon

Stephen Hammond

 

Not called  297

 

Clause  5,  page  3,  line  11,  leave out “or rule of law”

 

Jeremy Corbyn

 

Mr Nicholas Brown

 

Keir Starmer

 

Jenny Chapman

 

Matthew Pennycook

 

Paul Blomfield

Catherine West

Mike Gapes

Mr David Lammy

Vernon Coaker

Paul Farrelly

Ann Coffey

Lady Hermon

Ms Harriet Harman

 

Not called  285

 

Clause  5,  page  3,  line  12,  after “exit day” insert “as appointed for the purposes of

 

this section (see subsection (5A)”

 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

Robert Neill

 

Steve McCabe

 

Antoinette Sandbach

 

Anna Soubry

 

Nicky Morgan

Wera Hobhouse

Tim Farron

Paul Farrelly

Ann Coffey

Mike Gapes

Lady Hermon

Stephen Hammond

 

Not called  298

 

Clause  5,  page  3,  line  15,  leave out “or rule of law”


 
 

Committee of the whole House Proceedings: 21 November 2017  

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European Union (Withdrawal) Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

Robert Neill

 

Steve McCabe

 

Catherine West

 

Antoinette Sandbach

 

Anna Soubry

Nicky Morgan

Wera Hobhouse

Tim Farron

Paul Farrelly

Ann Coffey

Mike Gapes

Lady Hermon

Stephen Hammond

 

Not called  299

 

Clause  5,  page  3,  line  17,  leave out “or rule of law”

 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

Mr Kenneth Clarke

 

Nicky Morgan

 

Anna Soubry

 

Antoinette Sandbach

 

Stephen Hammond

Dr Sarah Wollaston

Jeremy Lefroy

Robert Neill

Tom Brake

Sir Vince Cable

Mr Alistair Carmichael

Ian Blackford

Chuka Umunna

Caroline Lucas

Paul Farrelly

Joanna Cherry

Ms Harriet Harman

Patrick Grady

Stephen Gethins

Kirsty Blackman

Peter Grant

Ian Murray

Liz Kendall

Stephen Doughty

Mike Gapes

Kerry McCarthy

Catherine McKinnell

Heidi Allen

Helen Hayes

Mr Ben Bradshaw

Angela Smith

Mr David Lammy

Mr George Howarth

Daniel Zeichner

Stephen Kinnock

Ann Coffey

Seema Malhotra

Catherine West

Jamie Stone

Rushanara Ali

Lady Hermon

Mr Gavin Shuker

Norman Lamb

Kate Green

Dr Philippa Whitford

Wera Hobhouse

Tulip Siddiq

Hywel Williams

Martin Whitfield

Stephen Timms

 

Not called  8

 

Clause  5,  page  3,  line  20,  leave out subsections (4) and (5).


 
 

Committee of the whole House Proceedings: 21 November 2017  

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European Union (Withdrawal) Bill, continued

 
 

Jeremy Corbyn

 

Mr Nicholas Brown

 

Keir Starmer

 

Jenny Chapman

 

Matthew Pennycook

 

Paul Blomfield

Valerie Vaz

Mr Chris Leslie

Mike Gapes

Chuka Umunna

Neil Coyle

Peter Kyle

Mr Ben Bradshaw

Stephen Doughty

Mr Pat McFadden

Caroline Lucas

Paul Farrelly

Mr David Lammy

Ms Harriet Harman

Ian Murray

Liz Kendall

Kate Green

Kerry McCarthy

Catherine McKinnell

Helen Hayes

Angela Smith

Stephen Kinnock

Rushanara Ali

Stella Creasy

Ann Coffey

Steve McCabe

Seema Malhotra

Catherine West

Jamie Stone

Wera Hobhouse

Tulip Siddiq

Martin Whitfield

Geraint Davies

Vernon Coaker

Stephen Timms

Lady Hermon

 

Negatived on division  46

 

Clause  5,  page  3,  line  20,  leave out subsection (4)

 

Stephen Timms

 

Daniel Zeichner

 

Tom Brake

 

Sir Vince Cable

 

Jo Swinson

 

Sir Edward Davey

Ian Murray

Mike Gapes

Mr David Lammy

Norman Lamb

Wera Hobhouse

Martin Whitfield

Ann Coffey

Mr Chris Leslie

Darren Jones

Drew Hendry

Peter Grant

Ian C. Lucas

Lady Hermon

Robert Neill

 

Not called  151

 

Clause  5,  page  3,  line  26,  at end insert—

 

“(5A)    

Within three months of the commencement of this section, the Secretary of State

 

must lay before Parliament regulations to create a fundamental right to the

 

protection of personal data.

 

(5B)    

A statutory instrument containing regulations under subsection (5A) may not be

 

made unless a draft has been laid before, and approved by a resolution of, each

 

House of Parliament.”


 
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