17. We consider that the following documents
do not raise questions of sufficient legal or political importance
to warrant a substantive report to the House :-
Commission Communication: Framework strategy on gender equality work programme for 2002.
Commission Staff Working Paper: Work programme for 2002 for the implementation of the Framework Strategy on Gender Equality.
HM CUSTOMS AND EXCISE
Draft Decision authorising Italy to apply a differentiated rate of excise duty to fuels containing biodiesel in accordance with Article 8(4) of Directive 92/81/EEC.
Draft Decision authorising France to apply a differentiated rate of excise duty to biofuels in accordance with Article 8(4) of Directive 92/81/EEC.
Draft Decision authorising Denmark to apply a differentiated rate of excise duty to heavy fuel oil and heating oil used by certain firms, in accordance with Article 8(4) of Directive 92/81/EEC.
Amended draft Regulation on waste statistics.
Amended draft Directive providing for public participation in respect of the drawing up of certain plans and programmes relating to the environment and amending Directives 85/337/EEC and 96/61/EC.
Draft Council Decision amending Decision 2001/131/EC of 29 January 2001 concluding the consultation procedure with Haiti under Article 96 of the ACP-EC Partnership Agreement.
Draft Decision adjusting the basic salaries and allowances applicable to Europol staff. (Initiative of the Kingdom of Belgium).
Multi-presidency programme for external relations in the field of Justice and Home Affairs (2001-2002).
DEPARTMENT FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Commission Communication on the European Development Fund (EDF): Estimate of the contributions needed for expenditure in the 2002 financial year and expenditure forecast for 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2006.
Preliminary draft supplementary and amending budget No. 5 to the budget for 2001 Section I Parliament.
DEPARTMENT FOR WORK AND PENSIONS
Report on indicators in the field of poverty and social exclusion.
Quality and viability of pensions Joint report on objectives and working methods in the area of pensions.
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Draft Joint Report on Social Inclusion.
Part I: the European Union, including Executive Summary
Part II: the Member States.
Work Programme of the Social Protection Committee for 2002: Discussion Paper for Meeting of the SPC of 7 December.
Commission Report: Increasing labour force participation and promoting active ageing.