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Committee of the whole House Proceedings: 24 January 2011    

376

 

European Union Bill, continued

 
 

Mr William Cash

 

Mr Bernard Jenkin

 

Mr Richard Shepherd

 

Steve Baker

 

Not called  75

 

Clause  4,  page  4,  line  7,  leave out paragraph (c).

 

Mr James Clappison

 

Kelvin Hopkins

 

Mr Douglas Carwell

 

Mr William Cash

 

Ms Gisela Stuart

 

Mr Bernard Jenkin

 

Not called  12

 

Clause  4,  page  4,  line  7,  at end add ‘, where Parliamentary approval has been given

 

to the approval of the accession without the holding of a referendum in the United

 

Kingdom.

 

(5)    

Parliamentary approval is given if—

 

(a)    

in each House of Parliament a Minister of the Crown moves a motion that

 

the House approves Her Majesty’s Government’s intention to give

 

approval to the accession without the holding of a referendum; and

 

(b)    

each House agrees to the motion without amendment.’.

 

Chris Heaton-Harris

 

Mr Peter Bone

 

Not called  23

 

Clause  4,  page  4,  line  7,  at end add—

 

‘(5)    

Subsection (4)(c) does not apply to a treaty that involves provision falling under

 

subsection 1(n) or (o).’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Edward Miliband

 

Mr Douglas Alexander

 

Mr Wayne David

 

Not called  89

 

Clause  5,  page  4,  line  10,  leave out ‘the required statement before Parliament’ and

 

insert ‘the treaty and the required statement before the Committee and before Parliament’.

 

Edward Miliband

 

Mr Douglas Alexander

 

Mr Wayne David

 

Not called  90

 

Clause  5,  page  4,  line  14,  leave out ‘the required statement before Parliament’ and

 

insert ‘the decision and the required statement before the Committee and before

 

Parliament’.


 
 

Committee of the whole House Proceedings: 24 January 2011    

377

 

European Union Bill, continued

 
 

Mr William Cash

 

Mr Richard Shepherd

 

Mr James Clappison

 

Mr Bernard Jenkin

 

Mr Peter Bone

 

Mr Nigel Dodds

 

Not called  7

 

Clause  5,  page  4,  line  17,  leave out subsections (3) to (5) and insert—

 

‘(3)    

The required statement is a statement that there will be a referendum on that

 

treaty.’.

 

Edward Miliband

 

Mr Douglas Alexander

 

Mr Wayne David

 

Not called  91

 

Clause  5,  page  4,  line  19,  leave out subsections (4) and (5).

 

Secretary William Hague

 

Agreed to  56

 

Clause  5,  page  4,  line  24,  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

In relation to an Article 48(6) decision adopted by the European Council before

 

the day on which this section comes into force (“the commencement date”), the

 

condition in section 3(1)(a) is to be taken to be complied with if a statement under

 

this section is laid before Parliament before the end of the 2 months beginning

 

with the commencement date.’.

 

Mr James Clappison

 

Kelvin Hopkins

 

Mr Douglas Carwell

 

Mr William Cash

 

Ms Gisela Stuart

 

Mr Bernard Jenkin

 

Negatived on division  11

 

Clause  5,  page  4,  line  24,  at end add—

 

‘(6)    

If the Minister’s opinion is that the effect of that provision in relation to the

 

United Kingdom is not significant the Minister must seek Parliamentary approval

 

for his opinion.

 

(7)    

Parliamentary approval is given if—

 

(a)    

in each House of Parliament a Minister of the Crown moves a motion that

 

the House approves of the Minister’s opinion; and

 

(b)    

each House agrees to the motion without amendment.

 

(8)    

If the Minister fails to obtain Parliamentary approval for his opinion the

 

significance condition is not met.’.

 

Clause, as amended, Agreed to.

 



 
 

Committee of the whole House Proceedings: 24 January 2011    

378

 

European Union Bill, continued

 
 

New Clause relating to Clauses 1 to 5

 

Parliament Act 1911 in relation to sections 1 to 5

 

Jacob Rees-Mogg

 

Mr William Cash

 

Mr Bernard Jenkin

 

Mr Sam Gyimah

 

Steve Baker

 

Martin Vickers

 

Not called  NC2

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

The Parliament Act 1911 is amended as follows.

 

(2)    

In section 2(1), after “five years” there is inserted “or a Bill amending or repealing

 

sections 1 to 5 of the European Union Act 2011”.’.

 

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