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House of Commons

 
 

Notices of Amendments

 

given up to and including

 

Wednesday 7 February 2018

 

New Amendments handed in are marked thus Parliamentary Star

 

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Consideration of Bill (Report Stage)


 

Trade Bill


 

Note

 

This document includes all amendments tabled to date and includes any

 

withdrawn amendments at the end.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

 

order in which they relate to the Bill.

 

 


 

Anna Soubry

 

Mr Kenneth Clarke

 

Mr Chris Leslie

 

Kate Green

 

Rushanara Ali

 

Chuka Umunna

Mr Ben Bradshaw

Stephen Doughty

Wes Streeting

Caroline Lucas

Mr David Lammy

Wera Hobhouse

Heidi Alexander

Ian Murray

Liz Kendall

Gareth Thomas

Martin Whitfield

Maria Eagle

Ruth Cadbury

Darren Jones

Alison McGovern

Tulip Siddiq

Stella Creasy

Angela Smith

Ann Coffey

Peter Kyle

Phil Wilson


 
 

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Seema Malhotra

Mike Gapes

Stephen Kinnock

Geraint Davies

Stephen Timms

Mrs Madeleine Moon

Neil Coyle

Mary Creagh

Catherine McKinnell

Anna Turley

Mrs Louise Ellman

Tom Brake

Kerry McCarthy

Daniel Zeichner

Dame Margaret Hodge

 

NC1

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“EU customs union

 

(1)    

It shall be the objective of an appropriate authority to take all necessary steps to

 

implement an international trade agreement which enables the UK to participate

 

after exit day in a customs union with the EU in the same terms as existed before

 

exit day.

 

(2)    

Exit day shall have the meaning set out in section 14 of the European Union

 

(Withdrawal) Act 2018.”

 


 

Wera Hobhouse

 

NC2

 

Parliamentary Star - white    

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Review of the impact on the UK economy

 

(1)    

Before the end of the initial five year period, the Secretary of State must publish

 

and lay before both Houses of Parliament an assessment of the impact of all

 

international trade agreements implemented under section 2 of this Act on—

 

(a)    

the economy of the United Kingdom,

 

(b)    

the economy of the different parts of the United Kingdom and different

 

regions of England, and

 

(c)    

individual economic sectors.

 

(2)    

The assessment in subsection (1) must so far as practicable analyse the expected

 

difference in outcomes between the international trade agreements implemented

 

under section 2 of this Act and those international trade agreements to which the

 

United Kingdom would have been a signatory had it continued to participate in

 

the EU Customs Union.

 

(3)    

In this section—

 

 “the initial five year period” has the same meaning as in section 2(8)(a),

 

“parts of the United Kingdom” means—

 

(a)    

England,

 

(b)    

Scotland,

 

(c)    

Wales, and

 

(d)    

Northern Ireland

 

 “regions of England” has the same meaning as that used by the Office for

 

National Statistics.”

 

 



 
 

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Wera Hobhouse

 

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Parliamentary Star - white    

Clause  2,  page  2,  line  29,  at end insert—

 

“(4A)    

Regulations under subsection (1) may make provision for the purpose of

 

implementing an international trade agreement only if:

 

(a)    

the provisions of that international trade agreement do not conflict with,

 

and are consistent with—

 

(i)    

the provisions of the Sustainable Development Goals adopted by

 

the United Nations General Assembly on 25 September 2015,

 

(ii)    

international human rights law and international humanitarian

 

law,

 

(iii)    

the United Kingdom’s obligations on workers’ rights and labour

 

standards as established by but not limited to the commitments

 

under the International Labour Organisation’s Declaration on

 

Fundamental Rights at Work and its Follow-up Conventions,

 

(iv)    

the United Kingdom’s environmental obligations in

 

international law and as established by, but not limited to, the

 

Paris Agreement adopted under the United Nations Framework

 

Convention on Climate Change, the Convention on International

 

Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES),

 

and the Convention on Biological Diversity, including the

 

Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety,

 

(v)    

existing standards for food safety and quality as set and

 

administered by the Department of Health, the Food Standards

 

Agency and any other public authority specified in regulations

 

made by the Secretary of State,

 

(vi)    

the United Kingdom’s obligations as established by the

 

Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination

 

Against Women and by the Convention on the Rights of the

 

Child, and

 

(vii)    

the sovereignty of Parliament, the legal authority of UK courts,

 

the rule of law and the principle of equality before the law.

 

(b)    

the provisions of that international trade agreement do not in any way

 

restrict the ability to determine whether public services at a national or

 

local level are delivered by public sector employees, and

 

(c)    

the Secretary of State has laid before Parliament an assessment that

 

considers the potential economic, social, human rights and

 

environmental impacts of the international trade agreement on the

 

contracting parties.”

 


 

Mr Chris Leslie

 

Caroline Lucas

 

Tom Brake

 

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Clause  6,  page  4,  line  10,  at end insert—

 

“(aa)    

the conduct of trade within a customs union within the meaning of

 

section 31 of the Taxation (Cross-border Trade) Act 2018,”

 



 
 

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Wera Hobhouse

 

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Parliamentary Star - white    

Schedule  2,  page  12,  line  5,  leave out “or 2(1)”

 

Wera Hobhouse

 

2

 

Parliamentary Star - white    

Schedule  2,  page  12,  line  6,  at end insert—

 

“(1A)    

A statutory instrument containing regulations of a Minister of the Crown under

 

section 2(1) may not be made unless a draft of the instrument has been laid before,

 

and approved by a resolution of, each House of Parliament.”

 

 

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.

 


 

 

Revised 07 February 2018