Select Committee on European Union Progress of Scrutiny Sixth Report


ii.  Documents considered and cleared by the Select Committee or one or more Sub-Committees. The Sub-Committee to which the document was referred is given in brackets.

The following 3 documents have now cleared scrutiny due to the debate on Wednesday 2nd November in the House in connection with Sub-Committee C's Report: The European Union's Role at the Millennium Review Summit, 11th Report HL Paper 35, Session 2005-06 published 27th July, the Government response has been received dated 28th September
8137/05 + Add 1Communication from the Commission to the Council, the European Parliament and the European Economic and Social Committee Policy on Coherence for Development: Accelerating progress towards attaining the Millennium Development Goals, (COM(05) 134); and Add 1: Commission Staff Working Document - Annex with Impact Assessment, (SEC(05) 455). (DFID) (C)
(Sifted in Chairman's sift of 24 May 2005. Considered at meeting of 26 May and retained under scrutiny until the outcome of the Report into EU-UN relations. Scrutiny override letter of 8 June from the Rt Hon Hilary Benn MP, Secretary of State, DFID. Letter of 22 June to the Rt Hon Hilary Benn MP stating that the document is no longer under scrutiny but still under consideration by the Sub-Committee until the outcome of the Report into EU-UN relations; follow up letter 5 October)
8138/05 + Adds 1-2Communication from the Commission to the Council, the European Parliament and the Economic and Social Committee on speeding up progress towards the Millennium Development Goals: The European Union's contribution, (COM(05) 132); and Add 1: Commission Staff Working Document - Annex with Impact Assessment, (SEC(05) 452); and Add 2: Commission Staff Working Document - EU Report on Millennium Development Goals 2000-2004: EU contribution to the review of the MDGs at the UN 2005 High Level Event, (SEC(05) 456). (DFID) (C)
(Sifted in Chairman's sift of 24 May 2005. Considered at meeting of 26 May and retained under scrutiny until the outcome of the Report into EU-UN relations. Scrutiny override letter of 8 June from the Rt Hon Hilary Benn MP, Secretary of State, DFID. Letter of 22 June to the Rt Hon Hilary Benn MP stating that the document is no longer under scrutiny but still under consideration by the Sub-Committee until the outcome of the Report into EU-UN relations; follow up letter 5 October)
8139/05 + Adds 1-2Communication from the Commission to the Council and the European Parliament concerning accelerating progress towards attaining the Millennium Development Goals: Financing for Development and Aid Effectiveness(COM(05) 133); and Add 1: Commission Staff Working Document - Annex with EU follow-up to the Barcelona Commitments and operationalisation of the Monterrey consensus, (SEC(05) 453); and Add 2: Commission Staff Working Document - Annex with Impact Assessment, (SEC(05) 454). (DFID) (C)
(Sifted in Chairman's sift of 24 May 2005. Considered at meeting of 26 May and retained under scrutiny until the outcome of the Report into EU-UN relations. Scrutiny override letter of 8 June from Rt Hon Hilary Benn MP, Secretary of State, DFID. Letter of 22 June to the Rt Hon Hilary Benn MP stating that the document is no longer under scrutiny but still under consideration by the Sub-Committee until the outcome of the Report into EU-UN relations; follow up letter 5 October)
*UnnumberedCouncil Joint Action on the European Union Special Representative for the Middle East peace process (FCO) [26.10.05] (C)
(Sifted in Chairman's sift of 1 November 2005. Cleared by Sub-Committee C at meeting of 3 November)
*UnnumberedCouncil Decision implementing Joint Action 2005/557/CFSP on the European Union civilian-military supporting action to the African Union in the Darfur region of Sudan (FCO) [26.10.05] (C)
(Sifted in Chairman's sift of 1 November 2005. Cleared by letter of 3 November to Douglas Alexander, Minister for Europe, FCO)
*UnnumberedCouncil Joint Action on the European Union Police Mission for the Palestinian Territories, EU COPPS (FCO) [27.10.05) (C)
(Sifted in Chairman's sift of 1 November 2005. Cleared by Sub-Committee C at meeting of 3 November)
3710-175r2Draft Agreement on Operational and Strategic Co-operation between the Republic of Croatia and the European Police Office. (Home Office) (F)
(Sifted in Chairman's sift of 4 October 2005. Cleared by Sub-Committee F at meeting of 26 October)
16261/03 Ener 362(+ Supplementary em [13.5.04] & Second supplementary em [7.12.04] ) Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on energy end-use efficiency and energy services. (Defra) (COM(03) 739) (D)
(Sifted in Chairman's sift of 10 February 2004. Considered at meeting of 24 March and retained under scrutiny. Supplementary em containing Partial RIA sifted 18 May. Considered at meeting of 9 June and retained under scrutiny. Second supplementary em sifted 14 December. Considered at meeting of 15 December and retained under scrutiny. Letter of 11 March 2005 from Lord Whitty, Minister for Food, Farming & Sustainable Energy, Defra. Another letter received 23 June from Elliot Morley MP, Minister of State, Defra informing that the proposal is on the agenda for the 28 June Energy Council. Letter of 28 June to Lord Bach requesting an update following the Energy Council; reply 26 July from Elliot Morley MP, Minister of State, with an update on the proposal following the Energy Council meeting of 28 June. Cleared by letter of the 26 October to Elliot Morley MP, Minister of State for Climate Change & Environment, DEFRA)
13969/04 Educ 209Report from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council, the European economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions on the implementation of Council Recommendation 98/561/EC of 24 September 1998 on European cooperation in quality assurance in higher education. (Education & Skills) (COM(04) 620) (G)
(Sifted in Chairman's sift of 23 November 2004. Letter of 9 December to Dr Kim Howells MP, Minister of State for Lifelong Learning, Further & Higher Education, Department for Education & Skills. Letter of 16 December from Dr Kim Howells MP on the Education, Youth and Culture Council meeting of 15/16 November. Document referred to in further letter sent of 13 January 2005. Reply of 14 January 2005 in response to letter of 9 December. Another letter sent 27 January. Cleared by letter of 4 November to Bill Rammell MP, Minister for Life-long Learning, Further and Higher Education, Department for Education and Skills)
*6622/05(Supplementary Memo) Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the rights of persons with reduced mobility when travelling by air (Transport) (B)
(Sifted in Chairman's sift of 25 October 2005. Cleared by letter of 10 November to Karen Buck MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport, Department of Transport)
7828/05 Copen 68Proposal for a Council Framework decision on the European Evidence Warrant (EEW) for Obtaining objects, documents or Data for use in proceedings in criminal matters. (Home Office) (E)
(Sifted in Chairman's sift of 14 June 2005. Letter of 7 July to Andy Burnham MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Home Office. Cleared by letter of 3 November to Andy Burnham MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Home Office)
8630/05 + Add 1(+ Supplementary Memo) (i) Proposal for a Council Directive on Community measures for the control of Avian Influenza; and (ii) Proposal for a Council Decision amending Council Decision 90/424/EEC on expenditure in the veterinary field, (COM(05) 171); and Add 1: Commission Staff Working Document - Annex with Impact Assessment, (SEC(05) 549). (Defra) (D)
(Sifted in Chairman's sift of 19 July 2005. Cleared by letter of 2 November to Ben Bradshaw MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, DEFRA)
8690/05 + Add 1 Front 74Communication from the Commission to the Council and the European Parliament establishing a framework programme on Solidarity and the Management of Migration Flows for the period 2007-2013: (i) Proposal for a Decision of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing the European Refugee Fund for the period 2008-2013 as part of the General programme "Solidarity and Management of Migration Flows"; (ii) Proposal for a Decision of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing the External Borders Fund for the period 2007-2013 as part of the General programme "Solidarity and Management of Migration Flows"; (iii) Proposal for a Council Decision establishing the European Fund for the Integration of third-country nationals for the period 2007-2013 as part of the General programme "Solidarity and Management of Migration Flows"; and (iv) Proposal for a Decision of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing the European Return Fund for the period 2007-2013 as part of the General programme "Solidarity and Management of Migration Flows", (COM(05) 123); and Add 1: Commission Staff Working Document - Annex to the General Programme Solidarity and Management of Migration Flows with Extended impact assessment, (SEC(05) 435). (Home Office) (F)
(Sifted in Chairman's sift of 7 June 2005. Letter of 5 July to Tony McNulty MP, Minister of State for Immigration, Home Office; reply 21 July. Cleared by letter of 26 October to Tony McNulty MP, Minister of State for Immigration, Home Office)
9032/05 Trans 103Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament and Council, European Space Policy - Preliminary Elements. (DTI) (COM(05) 208) (B)
(Sifted in Chairman's sift of 14 June 2005. Letter of 26 May from Lord Sainsbury of Turville, PUSS, DTI. Letter of 22 June to Lord Sainsbury of Turville; reply 4 July. Letter of 18 July from Lord Sainsbury of Turville in response to the HOC European scrutiny committee's report. Cleared by letter of 19 October to Lord Sainsbury of Turville, PUSS, DTI)
9884/05 & Add 1 Communication from the Commission to the Council, the European Parliament, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions: Non-discrimination and equal opportunities for all - A framework strategy, (COM(05) 224); and Add 1: Commission Staff Working Document - Annex with Impact Assessment, (SEC(05) 689). (DTI) (G)
(Sifted in Chairman's sift of 8 September 2005. Cleared by letter of 31 October to Meg Munn MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Women and Equality, DTI)
*10910/05

*13574/05

Council Common Position concerning restrictive measures against Uzbekistan;

Council Regulation imposing certain restrictive measures in respect of Uzbekistan (FCO) (C)

(Sifted in Chairman's sift of 25 October 2005. Cleared by letter of 10 November to Douglas Alexander MP, Minister for Europe, FCO)
11169/05Commission Staff Working Document: Qualitative Assessment of the reform of external assistance (DFID) (C)
(Sifted in Chairman's sift of 11 October 2005. Cleared by Sub-Committee C at meeting of 27 October)
12205/05Proposal for a Council Decision establishing the Community position in respect of the prolongation of the International Sugar Agreement, 1992 (DEFRA) (D)
(Sifted in Chairman's sift of 11 October 2005. Cleared by Sub-Committee D at meeting of 26 October)
13042/05Draft Instrument concerning a Proposal for a Council Decision authorising the placing on the market of food containing, consisting of, or produced from genetically modified maize line 1507 under regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council (FSA) (G)
(Sifted in Chairman's sift of 18 October 2005. Cleared by letter of 4 November to Caroline Flint MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Public Health, Department of Health)
*13058/05Council Joint Action amending the mandate of the Special Representative of the European Union for Moldova (FCO) (C)
(Sifted in Chairman's sift of 25 October 2005. Cleared by letter of 3 November to Douglas Alexander, Minister for Europe, FCO)





 
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