|European Scrutiny - Fourteenth Report|
Here you can browse the report together with the Proceedings of the Committee. The published report was ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 23 March 2005.
Terms of Reference
The values and objectives of the European
Conclusion on the values and objectives
The primacy of Union law
Primacy and parliamentary sovereignty
The scope of the primacy principle
Legislative meetings of the Council in public
Public meetings in practice
Reform of the Council
The EU's Foreign Minister
Changes in the Constitutional Treaty
Impact of the changes
The Charter of Fundamental Rights
Application of the Charter to Member States
Relationship with the ECHR
Rights and principles
Conclusion on the Charter
The Government's 'red lines'
Conclusion on the 'red lines'
The 'emergency brakes'
The effectiveness of the 'emergency brake'
Limits on the scope of EU action
The views of witnesses
The proposed European Public Prosecutor (EPP)
Conclusion on the criminal justice provisions
Consequences if the Treaty is not ratified
Practical consequences of continuing
under the existing Treaties
Conclusions and recommendations
List of written evidence
List of unprinted written evidence
ORAL AND WRITTEN EVIDENCE - HC 38-IV-II
Wednesday 15 September 2004
Wednesday 17 November 2004
Wednesday 8 December 2004
Wednesday 12 January 2005
Tuesday 25 January 2005
Tuesday 8 February 2005