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House of Commons

 
 

Monday 25th February 2008

 

Committee of the whole House

 

Proceedings

 

European Union (Amendment) Bill


 

[Sixth day]


 

DAY 6

 

  Amendments to Clause 2 relating to international development

 

Mr Andrew Mitchell

 

Mr William Hague

 

Mr David Lidington

 

Mr Mark Francois

 

Mr Mark Lancaster

 

Mr David Evennett

 

Withdrawn  245

 

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

 

‘(i)    

any provision that increases the influence of the Common

 

Foreign and Security Policy on international aid; and

 

(ii)    

’.

 

Mr David Heathcoat-Amory

 

Not selected  274

 

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

 

‘(i)    

Article 2, paragraph 12, inserted Article 2B TEC (TFEU),

 

paragraph 14 categorising the common commercial policy as an

 

exclusive competence of the EU; and

 

(ii)    

’.

 

Mr Andrew Mitchell

 

Mr William Hague

 

Mr David Lidington

 

Mr Mark Francois

 

Mr Mark Lancaster

 

Mr David Evennett

 

Not called  246

 

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

 

‘(i)    

Article 2, paragraph 12, inserted Article 2C TEC (TFEU),

 

paragraph 4 relating to competence on development cooperation

 

and humanitarian aid; and

 

(ii)    

’.


 
 

Committee of the whole House Proceedings: 25th February 2008

212

 

European Union (Amendment) Bill, continued

 
 

Mr David Heathcoat-Amory

 

Not selected  275

 

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

 

‘(i)    

Article 2, paragraph 158, inserted Article 188C TEC (TFEU), on

 

the common commercial policy; and

 

(ii)    

’.

 

Colin Burgon

 

Jon Trickett

 

Jon Cruddas

 

Kelvin Hopkins

 

Not called  268

 

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

 

‘(i)    

Article 2, paragraph 158, inserted Article 188C TEU paragraph

 

3, providing for a special committee, in so far as it relates to

 

international development; and

 

(ii)    

’.

 

Mr Andrew Mitchell

 

Mr William Hague

 

Mr David Lidington

 

Mr Mark Francois

 

Mr Mark Lancaster

 

Mr David Evennett

 

Not called  247

 

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

 

‘(i)    

in Article 2, paragraph 161(a), amendments to inserted Article

 

188D TEC (TFEU), the words “Union policy in the field of

 

development cooperation shall be conducted within the

 

framework of the principles and objectives of the Union’s

 

external action”;

 

(ii)    

in Article 2, paragraph 166(a), amendment to inserted Article

 

188H TEC (TFEU), the words “Such measures shall be

 

consistent with the development policy of the Union and shall be

 

carried out within the framework of the principles and objectives

 

of its external action”;

 

(iii)    

in Article 2, paragraph 168, inserted Article 188J TEC (TFEU),

 

paragraph 1, the words “The Union’s operations in the field of

 

humanitarian aid shall be conducted within the framework of the

 

principles and objectives of the external action of the Union”;

 

and

 

(iv)    

’.

 

Mr David Heathcoat-Amory

 

Not called  272

 

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

 

‘(i)    

Article 2, paragraph 161(a), replacement paragraphs 1 and 2 of

 

Article 188D TEC (TFEU), on the objectives of European Union

 

development co-operation policy; and

 

(ii)    

’.

 

Mr David Heathcoat-Amory

 

Not called  273

 

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


 
 

Committee of the whole House Proceedings: 25th February 2008

213

 

European Union (Amendment) Bill, continued

 
 

‘(i)    

Article 2, paragraph 166(a), replacement paragraph 1 or Article

 

188H, TEC (TFEU), the words “other than developing

 

countries”, in relation to economic, financial and technical co-

 

operation with third countries; and

 

(ii)    

’.

 

Mr Andrew Mitchell

 

Mr William Hague

 

Mr David Lidington

 

Mr Mark Francois

 

Mr Mark Lancaster

 

Mr David Evennett

 

Not moved  248

 

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

 

‘(i)    

Article 2, paragraph 167, inserted Article 188I TEC (TFEU)

 

relating to the procedure for adopting decisions on urgent

 

financial assistance in respect of a situation in a third country;

 

and

 

(ii)    

’.

 

Mr Andrew Mitchell

 

Mr William Hague

 

Mr David Lidington

 

Mr Mark Francois

 

Mr Mark Lancaster

 

Mr David Evennett

 

Not called  249

 

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

 

‘(i)    

Article 2, paragraph 168, inserted Article 188J TEC (TFEU),

 

paragraph 3 relating to the legislative procedure for the

 

framework for humanitarian aid operations; and

 

(ii)    

’.

 

Mr Andrew Mitchell

 

Mr William Hague

 

Mr David Lidington

 

Mr Mark Francois

 

Mr Mark Lancaster

 

Mr David Evennett

 

Not called  250

 

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

 

‘(i)    

Article 2, paragraph 168, inserted Article 188J TEC (TFEU),

 

paragraph 5 relating to a European Voluntary Humanitarian Aid

 

Corps; and

 

(ii)    

’.

 

Progress reported.


 
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