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European Union - Twenty-Eighth Report

Here you can browse the report together with the Proceedings of the Committee. The published report was ordered by the House of Lords to be printed 7 March 2006.


CONTENTS


Terms of Reference


REPORT


ABSTRACT


CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION


CHAPTER 2: ACTION AT EUROPEAN LEVEL: COMPLETING THE INTERNAL MARKET AND OTHER COMMISSION ACTIONS


CHAPTER 3: ACTION AT NATIONAL LEVEL: STRUCTURAL REFORM BY MEMBER STATES


CHAPTER 4: NATIONAL ACTION PLANS


CHAPTER 5: COMMUNICATING THE MESSAGE OF LISBON


CHAPTER 6: SUMMARY OF CONCLUSIONS


APPENDIX 1: Sub-Committee A (Economic and Financial Affairs, and International Trade)

APPENDIX 2: List of Witnesses

APPENDIX 3: Call for Evidence

APPENDIX 4: Glossary

APPENDIX 5: Reports

APPENDIX 6: National Action Plan for the United Kingdom

APPENDIX 7: Unemployment and Growth data in Member States

APPENDIX 8: 24 Integrated Guidelines for Growth and Jobs



MINUTES OF EVIDENCE




WRITTEN EVIDENCE



Oral Evidence

    Mr Douglas Alexander MP, Minister of State for Europe,
    Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Mr Simon Manley, Foreign
    and Commonwealth Office, Ms Jane Kirby, Department of Trade
    and Industry, Mr Tim Abrahams, Department of Trade and
    Industry, Mr Peter Wilding, HM Treasury, and Mr Steve Effingham,
    Department for Work and Pensions
    Oral evidence, 11 October 2005
      
    Mr Ivan Lewis MP, Economic Secretary and Mr Chris Austin,
    EU Finance Team, HM Treasury
    Oral evidence, 1 November 2005
      
    Ms Susan Anderson, Director of Human Resources, Mr Doug Godden,
    Head of Economic Analysis, and Mr Neil Carberry, Senior Policy
    Adviser, Confederation of British Industry
    Written evidence from the Confederation of British Industry
    Oral evidence, 1 November 2005
      
    Mr Roger Liddle, Cabinet of Commissioner Peter Mandelson,
    European Commission
    Oral evidence, 15 November 2005
      
    Mr Kevin Daly, Goldman Sachs
    Written evidence
    Oral evidence, 29 November 2005
      
    Lord George
    Oral evidence, 13 December 2005
      
    Mr Martin Wolf, Financial Times
    Oral evidence, 13 December 2005
      
    Commissioner Špidla, Commissioner for Employment and Social
    Affairs, European Commission
    Written evidence
    Oral evidence, 10 January 2006
      
    Mr Jean-Paul Mingasson and Mr Folker Franz, Economic and
    Financial Affairs Department, UNICE
    Oral evidence, 10 January 2006
      
    Mr António José Cabral, Cabinet of President Barroso,
    European Commission
    Oral evidence, 10 January 2006
      
    Commissioner McCreevy, Commissioner for Internal Market and
    Services, European Commission
    Oral evidence, 10 January 2006
      
    Mr Daul, Mr Lehne, Mr Goebbels, Graf Lambsdorf, Mr Rutowicz,
    Ms Thyssen, Ms Figuieredo, Mr Desir and Ms Lepoutre-Dumoulin,
    Lisbon Co-ordination Group, European Parliament
    Oral evidence, 10 January 2006
      
    Mr Richard Exell, Trades Union Congress and Mr Ronald Janssen,
    European Trade Union Confederation
    Written evidence from the European Trade Union
    Confederation
    Written evidence from the Trades Union Congress
    Oral evidence, 17 January 2006
      
    Professor Maria Rodrigues, Professor of Economics, ISCTE
    Oral evidence, 17 January 2006
      
    Mr Mark Spelman, Managing Partner, Growth and Strategy,
    Mr Mark Purdy, Senior Economist and Mr Patrick Oliver,
    Government Relations (Europe), Accenture
    Written evidence
    Oral evidence, 24 January 2006
      
    Mr John Healey MP, Financial Secretary and Mr Andrew Field,
    Head of the EU Internal Market Branch, HM Treasury
    Oral evidence, 7 February 2006

Written Evidence
    Professor John Bachtler, European Policies Research Centre, University of Strathclyde
    BDA
    Ms Pervenche Berès, Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs, European Parliament
    British Chambers of Commerce
    Mr Philip Bushill-Matthews MEP, Mr Giles Chichester MEP and Mr Malcolm Harbour MEP
    Centre for Policy Studies
    Cornwall County Council
    Corporation of London
    dbb beamtenbund und tarifunion
    England's Regional Development Agencies
    English Regions Network
    European Round Table of Industrialists
    Federation of Small Businesses
    Mr Walter Herriot, St John's Innovation Centre
    Industry, Research and Energy Committee, European Parliament
    Mr Josef Janning, BertelsmannStiftung
    Joint Nature Conservation Committee
    Local Government Association and Local Government International Bureau
    Local Government Rural Network
    Mr Philip Lowe, European Commission
    Dr Gerard McCann, St Mary's University College
    Objective One Partnership
    One NorthEast
    Mr David O'Sullivan, Secretary General, European Commission
    Scottish Executive
    Mr Günter Verheugen, Vice-President, European Commission
    Welsh Local Government Association

NOTE: References in the text of the report are as follows:
(Q) refers to a question in oral evidence
(p) refers to a page of written evidence




 
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