STATUTE AND FINANCING OF EUROPEAN
Draft Council Regulation on the statute and financing of European political parties.
|Legal base:||Article 308; unanimity
|Department:||Foreign and Commonwealth Office
|Basis of consideration:||Minister's letter of 16 July 2001
|Previous Committee Report:||HC 28-x (2000-01), paragraph 7 (28 March 2001)
|To be discussed in Council:||8 October 2001 General Affairs Council
|Committee's assessment:||Politically important
Question put, That the preamble to Paragraph 52 stand part of
The Committee divided.
Ayes 9 Noes 3
Mr Colin Breed Miss Anne McIntosh
Roger Casale Mr Laurence
Mr Michael Connarty Mr Anthony Steen
Mr Wayne David
Mr Mark Hendrick
Mr Jim Marshall
Mr Bill Tynan
Paragraphs 52.1 to 53 read and agreed to.
Resolved, That the Report be the First Report of the Committee
to the House.
Ordered, That the Chairman do make the Report to the House.
Resolved, That the Committee inquire into democracy and
accountability in the EU and the role of national parliaments.
Resolved, That the Committee do visit Brussels from 21
to 24 October 2001. (The Chairman.)
Ordered, That the Chairman do seek the approval of the
Speaker for expenditure in connection with the said visit.
Ordered, That the Chairman, two Members and the Clerk do
attend the XXVth COSAC in Brussels from 3 to 5 October 2001 in
a representative capacity. (The Chairman.)
Resolved, That the Committee's normal time of meeting
be Wednesday at half-past Ten o'clock. (Mr Connarty.)
[Adjourned till Wednesday 17 October at half-past Ten o'clock.