European Union Referendum Bill

SECOND
MARSHALLED
LIST OF Amendments
to be moved
on report

The amendments have been marshalled in accordance with the Order of 11th November 2015, as follows—

Clause 5
Title

[Amendments marked * are new or have been altered]

After Clause 5

BARONESS ANELAY OF ST JOHNS

24A*

Insert the following new Clause—

“Duty to publish information on outcome of negotiations between member
States

(1)     The Secretary of State must publish a report which contains (alone or with
other material)—

(a)   a statement setting out what has been agreed by member States
following negotiations relating to the United Kingdom’s request for
reforms to address concerns over its membership of the European
Union, and

(b)   the opinion of the Government of the United Kingdom on what has
been agreed.

(2)     The report must be published before the beginning of the final 10 week
period.

(3)     In this section “the final 10 week period” means the period of 10 weeks
ending with the date of the referendum.

(4)     A copy of the report published under this section must be laid before
Parliament by the Secretary of State.”

24B*

Insert the following new Clause—

“Duty to publish information about membership of the European Union etc

(1)     The Secretary of State must publish a report which contains (alone or with
other material)—

(a)   information about rights, and obligations, that arise under
European Union law as a result of the United Kingdom’s
membership of the European Union, and

(b)   examples of countries that do not have membership of the
European Union but do have other arrangements with the
European Union (describing, in the case of each country given as an
11example, those arrangements).

(2)     The report must be published before the beginning of the final 10 week
period.

(3)     In this section “the final 10 week period” means the period of 10 weeks
ending with the date of the referendum.

(4)     A copy of the report published under this section must be laid before
Parliament by the Secretary of State.”

[As an amendment to Amendment 24B]

LORD HANNAY OF CHISWICK

BARONESS MORGAN OF ELY

BARONESS SMITH OF NEWNHAM

LORD BOWNESS

24C*

Line 11, at end insert—

“( )     The report shall cover the possible consequences of withdrawal from the
European Union, including information on the effects of withdrawal
upon—

(a)   the United Kingdom’s economy,

(b)   the rights of individuals within the United Kingdom, including the
effect on employment rights,

(c)   the rights of European Union citizens living in the United
Kingdom,

(d)   the rights of United Kingdom citizens living in another country that
is a member of the European Union,

(e)   law enforcement, security and justice in the United Kingdom and in
the devolved jurisdictions,

(f)   those regions of the United Kingdom that qualify for structural
funds,

(g)   the provision of financial support for agriculture in each region of
the United Kingdom,

(h)   research and universities in the United Kingdom, and

(i)   Gibraltar,

and information on the legislative and statutory consequences for each
government department and for the devolved governments of the United
Kingdom, including for social and environmental legislation.”

LORD KERR OF KINLOCHARD

BARONESS MORGAN OF ELY

LORD TUGENDHAT

BARONESS SMITH OF NEWNHAM

25*

Insert the following new Clause—

“Report on the United Kingdom’s future relationship with the European Union
in the event of withdrawal from the European Union

(1)     The Secretary of State shall report on the relationship with the European
Union which the Government envisage in the event of a referendum vote
to leave the European Union.

(2)     The report provided for by subsection (1) must be published and laid
before each House of Parliament, no later than 12 weeks prior to the
appointment date of the referendum.”

LORD GREEN OF DEDDINGTON

26

Insert the following new Clause—

“Report on the consequences of the United Kingdom staying in the European
Union: net migration

No later than 12 weeks prior to the appointed date of the referendum, the
Secretary of State shall publish, and lay before each House of Parliament, a
report on the impact of continued membership of the European Union on
the scale of net migration to the United Kingdom and its consequential
effect on the future population of the United Kingdom.”

27

Insert the following new Clause—

“Report on the consequences of the United Kingdom staying in the European
Union: free movement

No later than 12 weeks prior to the appointed date of the referendum, the
Secretary of State shall publish, and lay before each House of Parliament, a
report on the current length of time taken for people who are not European
Union citizens to acquire citizenship in each member state, and the extent
of free movement within the European Union that accompanies such
citizenships and accrues to family members of those citizens.”

28

[Withdrawn]

LORD FORSYTH OF DRUMLEAN

29

Insert the following new Clause—

“Report on the outcomes of negotiations between Her Majesty’s Government
and the European Union

Not less than four months before the date of the referendum, the Secretary
of State shall publish, and lay before each House of Parliament, a report
setting out the outcomes of Her Majesty’s Government’s negotiations with
the European Union, and any resulting changes in the relationship between
the United Kingdom and the European Union.”

BARONESS MORGAN OF ELY

LORD COLLINS OF HIGHBURY

30*

Insert the following new Clause—

“Guidance for charities on engagement with the referendum

The Electoral Commission, in collaboration with the Charity Commission
for England and Wales, the Charity Commission for Northern Ireland and
the Office of the Scottish Regulator, must issue joint guidance confirming
the principles that apply to the engagement of charities with the
referendum.”

Prepared 20th November 2015