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House of Commons

 
 

Tuesday 29th January 2008

 

Committee of the whole House

 

Proceedings

 

European Union (Amendment) Bill


 

[first day]


 

Day 1

 

 Amendments to Clause 1; and amendments to Clause 2 relating to fighting

 

      cross-border crime; justice; policing; human trafficking; and asylum

 

                          and migration 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

 

Not selected  51

 

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

 

amendments’.

 

Clause 1 Agreed to.

 


 

Mr William Hague

 

David Davis

 

Nick Herbert

 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

Mr Mark Francois

 

Mr David Evennett

 

Negatived on division  214

 

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


 
 

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European Union (Amendment) Bill, continued

 
 

‘(i)    

Article 1, paragraph 51, replacement Article 35 TEU, relating to

 

jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice over police and

 

judicial cooperation in criminal matters; 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

 

Not called  132

 

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

 

‘(i)    

Article 2, paragraph 63, replacement Title IV TEC (TFEU)

 

relating to an area of freedom, security and justice; 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

 

Not called  133

 

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

 

‘(i)    

Article 2, paragraph 64, replacement Chapter 1 and Articles 61

 

to 61I TEC (TFEU), general provisions relating to an area of

 

freedom, security and justice; and

 

(ii)    

’.

 

Mr William Hague

 

David Davis

 

Nick Herbert

 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

Mr Mark Francois

 

Mr David Evennett

 

Not called  207

 

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

 

‘(i)    

Article 2, paragraph 64, inserted Article 61D TEC (TFEU),

 

providing for a standing committee on internal security; and

 

(ii)    

’.


 
 

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125

 

European Union (Amendment) Bill, continued

 
 

Mr William Hague

 

David Davis

 

Nick Herbert

 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

Mr Mark Francois

 

Mr David Evennett

 

Not called  208

 

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

 

‘(i)    

Article 2, paragraph 64, inserted Article 61G TEC (TFEU),

 

providing for measures to ensure administrative cooperation

 

between national departments and the Commission in the area of

 

freedom, security and justice; and

 

(ii)    

’.

 

Mr William Hague

 

David Davis

 

Nick Herbert

 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

Mr Mark Francois

 

Mr David Evennett

 

Not called  209

 

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

 

‘(i)    

Article 2, paragraph 65, replacement Article 62 TEC (TFEU),

 

relating to borders and visas; and

 

(ii)    

’.

 

Mr William Hague

 

Mr David Lidington

 

Mr Mark Francois

 

Mr David Evennett

 

Not called  4

 

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

 

‘(i)    

Article 2, paragraph 65, replacement Article 63 TEC (TFEU),

 

relating to a common policy on asylum, subsidiary protection

 

and temporary protection; and

 

(ii)    

’.

 

Mr William Hague

 

Mr David Lidington

 

Mr Mark Francois

 

Mr David Evennett

 

Not called  5

 

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

 

‘(i)    

Article 2, paragraph 65, replacement Article 63a TEC (TFEU),

 

relating to a common immigration policy; and

 

(ii)    

’.

 

Mr William Hague

 

Mr David Lidington

 

Mr Mark Francois

 

Mr David Evennett

 

Not called  6

 

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


 
 

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European Union (Amendment) Bill, continued

 
 

‘(i)    

Article 2, paragraph 65, replacement Article 63a TEC (TFEU),

 

paragraphs 2(a) and (b) relating to the conditions of entry and

 

residence and the definition of the rights of third-country

 

nationals residing legally in a Member State; and

 

(ii)    

’.

 

Mr William Hague

 

Mr David Lidington

 

Mr Mark Francois

 

Mr David Evennett

 

Not called  7

 

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

 

‘(i)    

Article 2, paragraph 65, inserted Article 63b TEC (TFEU)

 

relating to the sharing of responsiblity between Member States

 

on policies on border checks, asylum and immigration; 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

 

Not selected  134

 

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

 

‘(i)    

Article 2, paragraph 65, replacement Chapter 2 and Articles 62

 

to 63b TEC (TFEU) relating to policies on border checks,

 

asylum and immigration; 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

 

Not called  135

 

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

 

‘(i)    

Article 2, paragraph 66, replacement Chapter 3 and Article 65

 

TEC (TFEU) relating to judicial cooperation in civil matters; and

 

(ii)    

’.


 
 

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127

 

European Union (Amendment) Bill, continued

 
 

Mr William Hague

 

David Davis

 

Nick Herbert

 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

Mr Mark Francois

 

Mr David Evennett

 

Not called  210

 

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

 

‘(i)    

Article 2, paragraph 66, replacement Article 65 TEC (TFEU),

 

paragraphs 1 and 2 relating to judicial cooperation in civil

 

matters; and

 

(ii)    

’.

 

Mr William Hague

 

David Davis

 

Nick Herbert

 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

Mr Mark Francois

 

Mr David Evennett

 

Not called  211

 

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

 

‘(i)    

Article 2, paragraph 67, repeal of Article 68 TEC, relating to

 

jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice over visas, asylum,

 

immigration and other policies related to free movement of

 

persons; 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

 

Not called  136

 

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

 

‘(i)    

Article 2, paragraph 67, inserted Chapter 4 and Articles 69A to

 

69E TEC (TFEU) relating to judicial cooperation in criminal

 

matters; and

 

(ii)    

’.

 

Mr William Hague

 

Mr David Lidington

 

Mr Mark Francois

 

Mr David Evennett

 

Negatived on division  8

 

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

 

‘(i)    

Article 2, paragraph 67, inserted Article 69A, TEC (TFEU),

 

relating to judicial cooperation in criminal matters; and

 

(ii)    

’.


 
 

Committee of the whole House Proceedings: 29th January 2008  

128

 

European Union (Amendment) Bill, continued

 
 

Mr William Hague

 

Mr David Lidington

 

Mr Mark Francois

 

Mr David Evennett

 

Not called  9

 

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

 

‘(i)    

Article 2, paragraph 67, inserted Article 69B TEC (TFEU),

 

relating to the definition of criminal offences and sanctions; and

 

(ii)    

’.

 

Mr William Hague

 

David Davis

 

Nick Herbert

 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

Mr Mark Francois

 

Mr David Evennett

 

Not called  212

 

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

 

‘(i)    

Article 2, paragraph 67, inserted Article 69D TEC (TFEU),

 

relating to Eurojust; and

 

(ii)    

’.

 

Mr William Hague

 

Mr David Lidington

 

Mr Mark Francois

 

Mr David Evennett

 

Not called  10

 

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

 

‘(i)    

Article 2, paragraph 67, inserted Article 69E TEC (TFEU),

 

relating to the European Public Prosecutor’s Office; and

 

(ii)    

’.

 

Mr William Hague

 

David Davis

 

Nick Herbert

 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

Mr Mark Francois

 

Mr David Evennett

 

Not called  213

 

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

 

‘(i)    

Article 2, paragraph 68, inserted Article 69F TEC (TFEU),

 

relating to police cooperation; and

 

(ii)    

’.


 
 

Committee of the whole House Proceedings: 29th January 2008  

129

 

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

 

Not called  137

 

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

 

‘(i)    

Article 2, paragraph 68, inserted Chapter 5 and Articles 69F to

 

69H TEC (TFEU) relating to police cooperation; and

 

(ii)    

’.

 

Mr William Hague

 

Mr David Lidington

 

Mr Mark Francois

 

Mr David Evennett

 

Not called  11

 

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

 

‘(i)    

Article 2, paragraph 68, inserted Article 69G TEC (TFEU),

 

relating to Europol; and

 

(ii)    

’.

 

Mr William Hague

 

David Davis

 

Nick Herbert

 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

Mr Mark Francois

 

Mr David Evennett

 

Not called  216

 

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

 

‘(i)    

Protocol on Transitional Provisions, Article 10, paragraphs 3, 4

 

and 5, relating to Acts of the Union in the field of police

 

cooperation and judicial cooperation in criminal matters; 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

 

Not selected  201

 

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


 
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