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House of Commons

 
 

Notices of Amendments

 

given up to and including

 

Wednesday 6 June 2018

 

New Amendments handed in are marked thus Parliamentary Star

 

Amendments tabled since the last publication: LAs 3 (a) and (b), 26 (b), 59 (a) to (d)

 

Consideration of Lords Amendments


 

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill


 

On Consideration of Lords Amendments to the European Union (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withdrawn amendments at the end.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 order in which the Lords Amendments were received.

 


 

Lords Amendment No. 1

 

As an Amendment to the Lords Amendment:—

 

Liz Saville Roberts

 

Hywel Williams

 

Jonathan Edwards

 

Ben Lake

 

(a)

 

Line  2,  leave out “condition in subsection (3)” and insert “conditions in

 

subsections (3) and (4)”.

 

 



 
 

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European Union (Withdrawal) Bill, continued

 
 

Lords Amendment No. 2

 

As an Amendment to the Lords Amendment:—

 

Liz Saville Roberts

 

Hywel Williams

 

Jonathan Edwards

 

Ben Lake

 

Tom Brake

 

(a)

 

Line  8,  at end add—

 

“(4)    

For the purposes of subsection (3), “a customs union with the European Union”

 

means the European Union Customs Union.”

 

 


 

Lords Amendment No. 3

 

Sir Oliver Letwin

 

Zac Goldsmith

 

Richard Benyon

 

Justine Greening

 

Mr Bernard Jenkin

 

Sir Nicholas Soames

Peter Aldous

Alex Chalk

Antoinette Sandbach

Mrs Anne Main

Mr Simon Clarke

Derek Thomas

Dr Matthew Offord

Mr Andrew Mitchell

Mrs Sheryll Murray

John Penrose

Dame Caroline Spelman

Dr Sarah Wollaston

Colin Clark

Jeremy Lefroy

Mr Kenneth Clarke

Vicky Ford

 

To move, That this House disagrees with the Lords in their Amendment.


 
 

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European Union (Withdrawal) Bill, continued

 
 

Sir Oliver Letwin

 

Zac Goldsmith

 

Richard Benyon

 

Justine Greening

 

Mr Bernard Jenkin

 

Sir Nicholas Soames

Peter Aldous

Alex Chalk

Antoinette Sandbach

Mrs Anne Main

Mr Simon Clarke

Derek Thomas

Dr Matthew Offord

Mr Andrew Mitchell

Mrs Sheryll Murray

John Penrose

Dame Caroline Spelman

Dr Sarah Wollaston

Colin Clark

Jeremy Lefroy

Mr Kenneth Clarke

Vicky Ford

 

To move the following Amendments to the Bill in lieu of the Lords Amendment:—

 

(a)

 

Parliamentary Star    

Page  9,  line  21,  at end insert the following Clause—

 

         

“Maintenance and governance of EU environmental principles

 

(1)    

The Secretary of State must, within the period of six months beginning with the

 

day on which this Act is passed, publish a draft Bill consisting of—

 

(a)    

a set of environmental principles,

 

(b)    

a duty on the Secretary of State to publish a statement of policy in relation

 

to the interpretation and application of those principles in connection

 

with the exercise of relevant functions by Ministers of the Crown,

 

(c)    

a duty which ensures that Ministers of the Crown must have regard, in

 

circumstances provided for by the Bill, to the statement mentioned in

 

paragraph (b),

 

(d)    

provisions for the establishment of a public authority with functions for

 

ensuring, through the taking of proportionate action (including legal

 

proceedings if necessary) in circumstances provided for by the Bill, that

 

Ministers of the Crown comply with environmental law, and

 

(e)    

such other provisions as the Secretary of State considers appropriate.

 

(2)    

The set of environmental principles mentioned in subsection (1)(a) must (as a

 

minimum and however worded) consist of—

 

(a)    

the precautionary principle so far as relating to the environment,

 

(b)    

the principle of preventative action to avert environmental damage,

 

(c)    

the principle that environmental damage should as a priority be rectified

 

at source,

 

(d)    

the polluter pays principle,

 

(e)    

the principle of sustainable development,

 

(f)    

the principle that environmental protection requirements must be

 

integrated into the definition and implementation of policies and

 

activities,

 

(g)    

public access to environmental information,

 

(h)    

public participation in environmental decision-making, and

 

(i)    

access to justice in relation to environmental matters.”

 

(b)

 

Parliamentary Star    

Page  15,  line  13,  at end insert—

 

“( )    

section (Maintenance and governance of EU environmental principles),”

 

 



 
 

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European Union (Withdrawal) Bill, continued

 
 

Lords Amendment No. 19

 

As an Amendment to the Lords Amendment:—

 

Tom Brake

 

Sir Vince Cable

 

Tim Farron

 

Sir Edward Davey

 

Wera Hobhouse

 

Layla Moran

Jamie Stone

Caroline Lucas

Jonathan Edwards

Jo Swinson

Owen Smith

Mr Alastair Carmichael

Christine Jardine

Norman Lamb

 

(a)

 

Page  6,  line  10,  at end insert—

 

“( )    

Any resolution considered by the House of Commons under subsection (5)(a)

 

may include the option to hold a referendum on whether the United Kingdom

 

should accept the outcome of negotiations between the Government and the EU

 

under Article 50 (2) of the Treaty of European Union, or seek to remain in the EU

 

by revoking the notification of withdrawal from the EU under Article 50.”

 

 


 

Lords Amendment No. 26

 

As Amendments to the Lords Amendment:—

 

Liz Saville Roberts

 

Ian Blackford

 

Hywel Williams

 

Jonathan Edwards

 

Ben Lake

 

Kirsty Blackman

Patrick Grady

Deirdre Brock

Stephen Gethins

 

(a)

 

Line  1,  leave out from “to” to end and add “(5) and insert—

 

“(1)    

In section 29(2)(d) of the Scotland Act 1998 (no competence for Scottish

 

Parliament to legislate incompatibly with EU law), omit “or with EU law”.

 

(2)    

In section 108A (2) (e) of the Government of Wales Act 2006 (no competence for

 

National Assembly for Wales to legislate incompatibly with EU law), omit “or

 

with EU law”.

 

(3)    

In section 6 (2) (d) of the Northern Ireland Act (no competency for the Assembly

 

to legislate incompatibly with EU law, omit “is incompatible with EU law”.”.”


 
 

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European Union (Withdrawal) Bill, continued

 
 

To move the following consequential Amendments to the Bill:—

 

Liz Saville Roberts

 

Hywel Williams

 

Jonathan Edwards

 

Ben Lake

 

 

Page  28,  leave out Schedule 3.

 

Liz Saville Roberts

 

Hywel Williams

 

Jonathan Edwards

 

Ben Lake

 

 

Page  64,  Schedule 8, leave out paragraphs 29 and 30.

 

Ian Blackford

 

Kirsty Blackman

 

Patrick Grady

 

Deidre Brock

 

Stephen Gethins

 

(b)

 

Parliamentary Star    

Line  3,  leave out from first “law)” to end of subsection (2) and insert “omit “or

 

with EU law””

 

 


 

Lords Amendment No. 27

 

Liz Saville Roberts

 

Hywel Williams

 

Jonathan Edwards

 

Ben Lake

 

To move, That this House disagrees with the Lords in their Amendment.

 

 



 
 

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European Union (Withdrawal) Bill, continued

 
 

Lords Amendment No. 28

 

Liz Saville Roberts

 

Hywel Williams

 

Jonathan Edwards

 

Ben Lake

 

To move, That this House disagrees with the Lords in their Amendment.

 

 


 

Lords Amendment No. 29

 

Liz Saville Roberts

 

Hywel Williams

 

Jonathan Edwards

 

Ben Lake

 

To move, That this House disagrees with the Lords in their Amendment.

 

 


 

Lords Amendment No. 30

 

Liz Saville Roberts

 

Hywel Williams

 

Jonathan Edwards

 

Ben Lake

 

To move, That this House disagrees with the Lords in their Amendment.

 

 



 
 

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European Union (Withdrawal) Bill, continued

 
 

Lords Amendment No. 31

 

Liz Saville Roberts

 

Hywel Williams

 

Jonathan Edwards

 

Ben Lake

 

To move, That this House disagrees with the Lords in their Amendment.

 

 


 

Lords Amendment No. 46

 

Liz Saville Roberts

 

Hywel Williams

 

Jonathan Edwards

 

Ben Lake

 

To move, That this House disagrees with the Lords in their Amendment.

 

 


 

Lords Amendment No. 49

 

Liz Saville Roberts

 

Hywel Williams

 

Jonathan Edwards

 

Ben Lake

 

To move, That this House disagrees with the Lords in their Amendment.

 

 



 
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