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House of Commons

 
 

Notices of Amendments

 

given up to and including

 

Tuesday 30 January 2018

 

New Amendments handed in are marked thus Parliamentary Star

 

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Public Bill Committee


 

Trade Bill


 

Note

 

This document includes all amendments remaining before the Committee and

 

includes any withdrawn amendments at the end. The amendments have been

 

arranged in accordance with the Order of the Committee [23 January].

 


 

Hannah Bardell

 

Alan Brown

 

Kirsty Blackman

 

Patrick Grady

 

NC10

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“HMRC: impact

 

No later than 12 months after this Act has come into force, the Secretary of State

 

shall lay a report before Parliament on the impact of the provisions of sections 7

 

and 8 of this Act on the expenditure and staffing of HMRC.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This new clause would require the Secretary of State to lay a report before Parliament on the

 

impact of Part 3 of this Act on the expenditure and staffing of HMRC.

 



 
 

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Trade Bill, continued

 
 

Barry Gardiner

 

Nick Smith

 

Bill Esterson

 

Judith Cummins

 

Anna McMorrin

 

Faisal Rashid

Matt Western

 

NC11

 

Parliamentary Star - white    

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Role of Joint Ministerial Committee

 

(1)    

The Joint Ministerial Committee is to be a forum—

 

(a)    

for discussing—

 

(i)    

the terms upon which the United Kingdom is to commence

 

negotiations with respect to any international trade agreement;

 

(ii)    

proposals to amend retained EU law for the purposes of

 

regulations made under section 1 or section 2;

 

(b)    

for seeking a consensus on the matters set out in subsection l(a) between

 

Her Majesty’s Government and the other members of the Joint

 

Ministerial Committee.

 

(2)    

Before Her Majesty’s Government concludes an international trade agreement,

 

the Secretary of State must produce a document for consideration by the Joint

 

Ministerial Committee setting out—

 

(a)    

Her Majesty’s Government’s objectives and strategy in negotiating and

 

concluding an international trade agreement;

 

(b)    

the steps Her Majesty’s Government intends to take to keep the Joint

 

Ministerial Committee informed of progress in reaching an international

 

trade agreement;

 

(c)    

the steps Her Majesty’s Government intends to take to consult each

 

member of the Joint Ministerial Committee before entering into an

 

international trade agreement and for taking the views of each member

 

into account.

 

(3)    

Before concluding an international trade agreement the Secretary of State must

 

produce a document setting out the terms of the proposed agreement for

 

consideration by the Joint Ministerial Committee.

 

(4)    

In this section, “the Joint Ministerial Committee” means the body set up in

 

accordance with Supplementary Agreement A of the Memorandum of

 

Understanding on Devolution, between Her Majesty’s Government, the Scottish

 

Government, the Welsh Government and the Northern Ireland Executive

 

Committee”.

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This new clause would ensure appropriate consultation with the devolved authorities on

 

international trade agreements.

 



 
 

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Trade Bill, continued

 
 

Barry Gardiner

 

Sue Hayman

 

Nick Smith

 

Bill Esterson

 

Judith Cummins

 

Anna McMorrin

Faisal Rashid

Matt Western

 

NC12

 

Parliamentary Star - white    

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Animal welfare and sentience

 

(1)    

Regulations may only be made under section 2(1) if the provisions of the

 

international trade agreement to which they relate are compatible with—

 

(a)    

any provision in UK law (including retained EU law) relating to animal

 

welfare standards and the welfare of animals in the production of food;

 

and

 

(b)    

any obligations relating to animal sentience by which the UK is bound,

 

or any principles relating to animal sentience to which the UK adheres.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This new clause would ensure that our animal welfare and food production standards are, at a

 

minimum, maintained in any international trade agreement.

 

 

Order of the House [9 January 2018, As Amended 17 January 2018]

 

That the following provisions shall apply to the Trade Bill:

 

Committal

 

1.    

The Bill shall be committed to a Public Bill Committee.

 

Proceedings in Public Bill Committee

 

2.    

Proceedings in the Public Bill Committee shall (so far as not previously

 

concluded) be brought to a conclusion on Thursday 1 February 2018.

 

3.    

The Public Bill Committee shall have leave to sit twice on the first day on

 

which it meets.

 

Proceedings on Consideration and up to and including Third Reading

 

4.    

Proceedings on Consideration and any proceedings in legislative grand

 

committee shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a

 

conclusion one hour before the moment of interruption on the day on which

 

proceedings on Consideration are commenced.

 

5.    

Proceedings on Third Reading shall (so far as not previously concluded) be

 

brought to a conclusion at the moment of interruption on that day.

 

6.    

Standing Order No. 83B (Programming committees) shall not apply to

 

proceedings on Consideration and up to and including Third Reading.

 

Other proceedings

 

7.    

Any other proceedings on the Bill may be programmed.

 


 
 

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Trade Bill, continued

 
 

Order of the Committee [23 January 2018, As Amended 25 January

 

2018]

 

That—

 

(1)  

the Committee shall (in addition to its first meeting at 9.25 am on Tuesday 23

 

January) meet—

 

(a)  

at 2.00 pm on Tuesday 23 January; 

 

(b)  

at 11.30 am and 2.00 pm on Thursday 25 January;

 

(c)  

at 9.25 am, 2.00 pm and 5.30 pm on Tuesday 30 January;

 

(d)  

at 11.30 am on Thursday 1 February.

 

(2)  

the Committee shall hear oral evidence in accordance with the following

 

Table:

 

TABLE

 

Date

Time

Witness

 
 

Tuesday 23 January

Until no later than

Global Justice Now; Nick

 
  

10.25 am

Ashton Hart, Trade Policy

 
   

Consultant and Associate

 
   

Fellow, Geneva Centre for

 
   

Security Policy; Christopher

 
   

Howarth, former Senior Political

 
   

Analyst, Open Europe

 
 

Tuesday 23 January

Until no later than

CBI; International Chambers of

 
  

11.25 am

Commerce UK; Unite the

 
   

Union; FSB

 
 

Tuesday 23 January

Until no later than

Dr Lorand Bartels, University of

 
  

2.45 pm

Cambridge; Dr Holger

 
   

Hestermeyer, King’s College

 
   

London; Hansard Society;

 
   

Jude Kirton Darling MEP

 
 

Tuesday 23 January

Until no later than

George Peretz QC, Monckton

 
  

3.30 pm

Chambers; Professor Alan

 
   

Winters, UK Trade Policy

 
   

Observatory; Law Society

 
   

Scotland

 
 

Tuesday 23 January

Until no later than

British Ceramic Confederation;

 
  

4.15 pm

UK Steel; Manufacturing Trade

 
   

Remedies Alliance; British

 
   

Chambers of Commerce

 
 

Tuesday 23 January

Until no later than

UK Finance; British Retail

 
  

5.00 pm

Consortium; Standard Chartered

 
   

Bank

 
 

Thursday 25 January

Until no later than

Devro plc; Scotch Whisky

 
  

12.15 pm

Association; Food Standards

 
   

Scotland

 
 

Thursday 25 January

Until no later than

Business for Scotland; British

 
  

1.00 pm

Furniture Association; Hologic

 

 
 

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Trade Bill, continued

 
 

(3)  

proceedings on consideration of the Bill in Committee shall be taken in the

 

following order: Clauses 1 to 3; Schedules 1 to 3; Clauses 4 and 5; Schedule

 

4; Clauses 6 to 12; new Clauses; new Schedules; remaining proceedings on

 

the Bill;

 

(4)  

the proceedings shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a

 

conclusion at 2.00 pm on Thursday 1 February.

 

 

NOTICES WITHDRAWN

 

The following Notices were withdrawn on 22 January 2018:

 

NC1 and NC2

 


 

 

Revised 30 January 2018