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Committee of the whole House: 30th January 2008            

583

 

European Union (Amendment) Bill, continued

 
 

Mr William Cash

 

Mr John Redwood

 

Mr Iain Duncan Smith

 

Mr Bernard Jenkin

 

Mr Richard Shepherd

 

Sir Nicholas Winterton

 

Mr Edward Leigh

 

Philip Davies

 

Bob Spink

 

Mr Roger Gale

 

Mr David Wilshire

 

Angela Browning

 

Mr Nigel Evans

 

Daniel Kawczynski

 

Mr Peter Bone

 

Mr Philip Hollobone

 

Ann Winterton

 

Mr Christopher Chope

 

Sir Peter Tapsell

 

Mr David Heathcoat-Amory

 

72

 

Clause  2,  page  1,  line  12,  after ‘protocols’, insert ‘and Declarations annexed to the

 

Final Act, save for Declaration 28 on Article 78 [98] of the Treaty on the Functioning of

 

the European Union (which relates to measures to compensate for the economic

 

disadvantages caused by the division of Germany to the economy of certain areas of the

 

Federal Republic)’.

 

Mr William Cash

 

Mr John Redwood

 

Mr Iain Duncan Smith

 

Mr Bernard Jenkin

 

Mr Richard Shepherd

 

Sir Nicholas Winterton

 

Mr Edward Leigh

 

Philip Davies

 

Bob Spink

 

Mr Roger Gale

 

Mr David Wilshire

 

Angela Browning

 

Mr Nigel Evans

 

Daniel Kawczynski

 

Mr Peter Bone

 

Mr Philip Hollobone

 

Ann Winterton

 

Mr Christopher Chope

 

Sir Peter Tapsell

 

Mr David Heathcoat-Amory

 

73

 

Clause  2,  page  1,  line  12,  after ‘protocols’, insert ‘and Declarations annexed to the

 

Final Act, save for Declaration 29 on Article 87(2)(c) [107] of the Treaty on the

 

Functioning of the European Union (which relates to aid granted to certain areas of the

 

Federal Republic of Germany affected by the division of Germany and the power of repeal

 

by the Council)’.

 

Mr William Cash

 

Mr John Redwood

 

Mr Iain Duncan Smith

 

Mr Bernard Jenkin

 

Mr Richard Shepherd

 

Sir Nicholas Winterton

 

Mr Edward Leigh

 

Philip Davies

 

Bob Spink

 

Mr Roger Gale

 

Mr David Wilshire

 

Angela Browning

 

Mr Nigel Evans

 

Daniel Kawczynski

 

Mr Peter Bone

 

Mr Philip Hollobone

 

Ann Winterton

 

Mr Christopher Chope

 

Sir Peter Tapsell

 

Mr David Heathcoat-Amory

 

75

 

Clause  2,  page  1,  line  12,  after ‘protocols’, insert ‘and Declarations annexed to the

 

Final Act, save for Declaration 30 on Article 104 [126] of the Treaty on the Functioning

 

of the European Union (which relates to the excessive deficit procedure)’.


 
 

Committee of the whole House: 30th January 2008            

584

 

European Union (Amendment) Bill, continued

 
 

Mr William Cash

 

Mr John Redwood

 

Mr Iain Duncan Smith

 

Mr Bernard Jenkin

 

Mr Richard Shepherd

 

Sir Nicholas Winterton

 

Mr Edward Leigh

 

Philip Davies

 

Bob Spink

 

Mr Roger Gale

 

Mr David Wilshire

 

Angela Browning

 

Mr Nigel Evans

 

Daniel Kawczynski

 

Mr Peter Bone

 

Mr Philip Hollobone

 

Ann Winterton

 

Mr Christopher Chope

 

Sir Peter Tapsell

 

Mr David Heathcoat-Amory

 

76

 

Clause  2,  page  1,  line  12,  after ‘protocols’, insert ‘and Declarations annexed to the

 

Final Act, save for Declaration 31 on Article 140 [156] of the Treaty on the Functioning

 

of the European Union (which relates to the Commission encouraging cooperation

 

between Member States in social policy’.

 

Mr William Cash

 

Mr John Redwood

 

Mr Iain Duncan Smith

 

Mr Bernard Jenkin

 

Mr Richard Shepherd

 

Sir Nicholas Winterton

 

Mr Edward Leigh

 

Philip Davies

 

Bob Spink

 

Mr Roger Gale

 

Mr David Wilshire

 

Angela Browning

 

Mr Nigel Evans

 

Daniel Kawczynski

 

Mr Peter Bone

 

Mr Philip Hollobone

 

Ann Winterton

 

Mr Christopher Chope

 

Sir Peter Tapsell

 

Mr David Heathcoat-Amory

 

78

 

Clause  2,  page  1,  line  12,  after ‘protocols’, insert ‘and Declarations annexed to the

 

Final Act, save for Declarations 41 and 42 on Article 308 [352] of the Treaty on the

 

Functioning of the European Union (which relates to action by the Union where the

 

Treaties have not provided the necessary powers)’.

 

Mr William Hague

 

Mr David Lidington

 

Mr Mark Francois

 

Mr David Evennett

 

17

 

Clause  2,  page  1,  line  13,  after second ‘to’, insert—

 

‘(i)    

a President of the European Council; and

 

(ii)    

’.

 

Mr David Heathcoat-Amory

 

Mr Peter Bone

 

Mr William Cash

 

Mr Richard Shepherd

 

25

 

Clause  2,  page  1,  line  13,  after second ‘to,’ insert—

 

‘(i)    

future changes to treaty provisions without the need for an

 

Intergovernmental Conference; and

 

(ii)    

’.


 
 

Committee of the whole House: 30th January 2008            

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European Union (Amendment) Bill, continued

 
 

Mr David Heathcoat-Amory

 

Mr Peter Bone

 

Mr William Cash

 

Mr Richard Shepherd

 

29

 

Clause  2,  page  1,  line  13,  after second ‘to,’ insert—

 

‘(i)    

extending the use of qualified majority voting in the Council of

 

Ministers and the European Council; and

 

(ii)    

’.

 

Mr David Heathcoat-Amory

 

Mr Peter Bone

 

Mr William Cash

 

Mr Richard Shepherd

 

30

 

Clause  2,  page  1,  line  13,  after second ‘to,’ insert—

 

‘(i)    

the definition of qualified majority voting; and

 

(ii)    

’.

 

Mr David Heathcoat-Amory

 

Mr Peter Bone

 

Mr William Cash

 

Mr Richard Shepherd

 

31

 

Clause  2,  page  1,  line  13,  after second ‘to,’ insert—

 

‘(i)    

the categories and areas of EU competence; and

 

(ii)    

’.

 

Mr David Heathcoat-Amory

 

Mr Peter Bone

 

Mr William Cash

 

Mr Richard Shepherd

 

36

 

Clause  2,  page  1,  line  13,  after second ‘to,’ insert—

 

‘(i)    

turning the European Council into a formal institution of the

 

European Union; and

 

(ii)    

’.

 

Mr David Heathcoat-Amory

 

Mr Peter Bone

 

Mr William Cash

 

Mr Richard Shepherd

 

37

 

Clause  2,  page  1,  line  13,  after second ‘to,’ insert—

 

‘(i)    

obliging institutions of the European Union to practise mutual

 

sincere co-operation with each other; and

 

(ii)    

’.

 



 
 

Committee of the whole House: 30th January 2008            

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European Union (Amendment) Bill, continued

 
 

Day 8

 

    Amendments to Clause 2 relating to climate change; remaining

 

                      amendments to Clause 2

 

Mr William Cash

 

Mr John Redwood

 

Mr Iain Duncan Smith

 

Mr Bernard Jenkin

 

Mr Richard Shepherd

 

Sir Nicholas Winterton

 

Mr Edward Leigh

 

Philip Davies

 

Bob Spink

 

Mr Roger Gale

 

Mr David Wilshire

 

Angela Browning

 

Mr Nigel Evans

 

Daniel Kawczynski

 

Mr Peter Bone

 

Mr Philip Hollobone

 

Ann Winterton

 

Mr Christopher Chope

 

Sir Peter Tapsell

 

Mr David Heathcoat-Amory

 

52

 

Clause  2,  page  1,  line  9,  leave out ‘Amending’ and insert ‘merging with

 

amendments’.

 

Mr William Hague

 

Mr David Lidington

 

Mr Mark Francois

 

Mr David Evennett

 

12

 

Clause  2,  page  1,  line  12,  after ‘excluding’ insert—

 

‘(i)    

any provision that gives Her Majesty’s Government authority to

 

agree to pay, or to pay, any financial penalty imposed as a result

 

of a decision by Her Majesty’s Government not to opt in, or to

 

opt out of, any provision; and

 

(ii)    

’.

 

Mr William Hague

 

Mr David Lidington

 

Mr Mark Francois

 

Mr David Evennett

 

13

 

Clause  2,  page  1,  line  12,  after ‘excluding’, insert—

 

‘(i)    

any provision imposing an obligation on the Parliament of the

 

United Kingdom; and

 

(ii)    

’.

 

Mr William Hague

 

Mr David Lidington

 

Mr Mark Francois

 

Mr David Evennett

 

Mr William Cash

 

3

 

Clause  2,  page  1,  line  12,  after ‘excluding’, insert—

 

‘(i)    

Article 1, paragraph 55, new Article 46A TEU, relating to the

 

legal personality of the European Union; and

 

(ii)    

’.


 
 

Committee of the whole House: 30th January 2008            

587

 

European Union (Amendment) Bill, continued

 
 

Mr William Cash

 

Mr John Redwood

 

Mr Iain Duncan Smith

 

Mr Bernard Jenkin

 

Mr Richard Shepherd

 

Sir Nicholas Winterton

 

Mr Edward Leigh

 

Philip Davies

 

Bob Spink

 

Mr Roger Gale

 

Mr David Wilshire

 

Angela Browning

 

Mr Nigel Evans

 

Daniel Kawczynski

 

Mr Peter Bone

 

Mr Philip Hollobone

 

Ann Winterton

 

Mr Christopher Chope

 

Sir Peter Tapsell

 

Mr David Heathcoat-Amory

 

126

 

Clause  2,  page  1,  line  12,  after ‘excluding’, insert—

 

‘(i)    

Article 2, paragraph 21, inserted Article 6b TEC (TFEU) relating

 

to the protection and welfare of animals; and

 

(ii)    

’.

 

Mr William Cash

 

Mr John Redwood

 

Mr Iain Duncan Smith

 

Mr Bernard Jenkin

 

Mr Richard Shepherd

 

Sir Nicholas Winterton

 

Mr Edward Leigh

 

Philip Davies

 

Bob Spink

 

Mr Roger Gale

 

Mr David Wilshire

 

Angela Browning

 

Mr Nigel Evans

 

Daniel Kawczynski

 

Mr Peter Bone

 

Mr Philip Hollobone

 

Ann Winterton

 

Mr Christopher Chope

 

Sir Peter Tapsell

 

Mr David Heathcoat-Amory

 

131

 

Clause  2,  page  1,  line  12,  after ‘excluding’, insert—

 

‘(i)    

Article 2, paragraphs 46 to 49, amendments to Articles 32, 36

 

and 37 TEC (TFEU) relating to agriculture and fisheries; and

 

(ii)    

’.

 

Mr William Cash

 

Mr John Redwood

 

Mr Iain Duncan Smith

 

Mr Bernard Jenkin

 

Mr Richard Shepherd

 

Sir Nicholas Winterton

 

Mr Edward Leigh

 

Philip Davies

 

Bob Spink

 

Mr Roger Gale

 

Mr David Wilshire

 

Angela Browning

 

Mr Nigel Evans

 

Daniel Kawczynski

 

Mr Peter Bone

 

Mr Philip Hollobone

 

Ann Winterton

 

Mr Christopher Chope

 

Sir Peter Tapsell

 

Mr David Heathcoat-Amory

 

138

 

Clause  2,  page  1,  line  12,  after ‘excluding’, insert—

 

‘(i)    

Article 2, paragraph 73, amendment to Article 78 TEC (TFEU)

 

permitting the repeal of that Article (which relates to the

 

economic disadvantages caused by the division of Germany);

 

and

 

(ii)    

’.


 
 

Committee of the whole House: 30th January 2008            

588

 

European Union (Amendment) Bill, continued

 
 

Mr William Cash

 

Mr John Redwood

 

Mr Iain Duncan Smith

 

Mr Bernard Jenkin

 

Mr Richard Shepherd

 

Sir Nicholas Winterton

 

Mr Edward Leigh

 

Philip Davies

 

Bob Spink

 

Mr Roger Gale

 

Mr David Wilshire

 

Angela Browning

 

Mr Nigel Evans

 

Daniel Kawczynski

 

Mr Peter Bone

 

Mr Philip Hollobone

 

Ann Winterton

 

Mr Christopher Chope

 

Sir Peter Tapsell

 

Mr David Heathcoat-Amory

 

139

 

Clause  2,  page  1,  line  12,  after ‘excluding’, insert—

 

‘(i)    

Article 2, paragraph 77, amendment to Article 78 (2)(c) TEC

 

(TFEU) permitting the repeal of that provision (which relates to

 

the economic disadvantages caused by the division of Germany);

 

and

 

(ii)    

’.

 

Mr William Cash

 

Mr John Redwood

 

Mr Iain Duncan Smith

 

Mr Bernard Jenkin

 

Mr Richard Shepherd

 

Sir Nicholas Winterton

 

Mr Edward Leigh

 

Philip Davies

 

Bob Spink

 

Mr Roger Gale

 

Mr David Wilshire

 

Angela Browning

 

Mr Nigel Evans

 

Daniel Kawczynski

 

Mr Peter Bone

 

Mr Philip Hollobone

 

Ann Winterton

 

Mr Christopher Chope

 

Sir Peter Tapsell

 

Mr David Heathcoat-Amory

 

140

 

Clause  2,  page  1,  line  12,  after ‘excluding’, insert—

 

‘(i)    

Article 2, paragraph 84, new Article 97a TEC (TFEU) relating to

 

intellectual property; and

 

(ii)    

’.

 

Mr William Cash

 

Mr John Redwood

 

Mr Iain Duncan Smith

 

Mr Bernard Jenkin

 

Mr Richard Shepherd

 

Sir Nicholas Winterton

 

Mr Edward Leigh

 

Philip Davies

 

Bob Spink

 

Mr Roger Gale

 

Mr David Wilshire

 

Angela Browning

 

Mr Nigel Evans

 

Daniel Kawczynski

 

Mr Peter Bone

 

Mr Philip Hollobone

 

Ann Winterton

 

Mr Christopher Chope

 

Sir Peter Tapsell

 

Mr David Heathcoat-Amory

 

141

 

Clause  2,  page  1,  line  12,  after ‘excluding’, insert—

 

‘(i)    

Article 2, paragraph 85, inserted Article 97b TEC (TFEU),

 

relating to the single currency, and paragraph 86, amendments to

 

Article 99 TEC (TFEU) relating to broad economic guidelines;

 

and


 
 

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(ii)    

’.

 

Mr William Cash

 

Mr John Redwood

 

Mr Iain Duncan Smith

 

Mr Bernard Jenkin

 

Mr Richard Shepherd

 

Sir Nicholas Winterton

 

Mr Edward Leigh

 

Philip Davies

 

Bob Spink

 

Mr Roger Gale

 

Mr David Wilshire

 

Angela Browning

 

Mr Nigel Evans

 

Daniel Kawczynski

 

Mr Peter Bone

 

Mr Philip Hollobone

 

Ann Winterton

 

Mr Christopher Chope

 

Sir Peter Tapsell

 

Mr David Heathcoat-Amory

 

143

 

Clause  2,  page  1,  line  12,  after ‘excluding’, insert—

 

‘(i)    

Article 2, paragraphs 88 to 110, amendments and new Articles

 

TEC (TFEU) relating to economic and monetary policy; and

 

(ii)    

’.

 

Mr William Cash

 

Mr John Redwood

 

Mr Iain Duncan Smith

 

Mr Bernard Jenkin

 

Mr Richard Shepherd

 

Sir Nicholas Winterton

 

Mr Edward Leigh

 

Philip Davies

 

Bob Spink

 

Mr Roger Gale

 

Mr David Wilshire

 

Angela Browning

 

Mr Nigel Evans

 

Daniel Kawczynski

 

Mr Peter Bone

 

Mr Philip Hollobone

 

Ann Winterton

 

Mr Christopher Chope

 

Sir Peter Tapsell

 

Mr David Heathcoat-Amory

 

145

 

Clause  2,  page  1,  line  12,  after ‘excluding’, insert—

 

‘(i)    

Article 2, paragraphs 114 to 122, inserted Article 136a TEC

 

(TFEU) relating to social partners, and amendments to Articles

 

137 to 140, 143 and 148 TEC (TFEU) relating to social policy;

 

and

 

(ii)    

’.

 

Mr William Cash

 

Mr John Redwood

 

Mr Iain Duncan Smith

 

Mr Bernard Jenkin

 

Mr Richard Shepherd

 

Sir Nicholas Winterton

 

Mr Edward Leigh

 

Philip Davies

 

Bob Spink

 

Mr Roger Gale

 

Mr David Wilshire

 

Angela Browning

 

Mr Nigel Evans

 

Daniel Kawczynski

 

Mr Peter Bone

 

Mr Philip Hollobone

 

Ann Winterton

 

Mr Christopher Chope

 

Sir Peter Tapsell

 

Mr David Heathcoat-Amory

 

146

 

Clause  2,  page  1,  line  12,  after ‘excluding’, insert—


 
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