Select Committee on European Union Progress of Scrutiny Fourteenth Report


SUB-COMMITTEE D

ENVIRONMENT AND AGRICULTURE

MEMBERSHIP: Chairman: Lord Sewel

Co-opted Members:

Lord Bach, Viscount Brookeborough, Lord Cameron of Dillington, Lord Greaves, Baroness Jones of Whitchurch, Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer, Lord Moynihan, Lord Palmer, Lord Plumb, Viscount Ullswater.

(For further information please contact the Clerk, Robert Preston, 020 7219 3015)

I.  DOCUMENTS AWAITING CONSIDERATION BY THE SUB-COMMITTEE
*11182/07 COM (07) 330Proposal for a Council Regulation concerning authorisations for fishing activities of Community fishing vessels outside Community waters and the access of third country vessels to Community waters (DEFRA)
Sifted 25 July 2007
*11361/07 + ADD 1 + 2 COM (07) 372 Draft Instrument concerning a proposal for a Council Regulation on the common organisation of the market in wine and amending certain Regulations; Commission staff working document - Impact Assessment summary; Commission staff working document - Impact Assessment (DEFRA)
Sifted 25 July 2007
*11670/07 COM (07) 383Draft Instrument concerning a proposal for a Council Regulation on the measures to be undertaken by the Commission in 2008-13 making use of remote sending applications developed within the framework of the common agricultural policy (DEFRA)
Sifted 25 July 2007
*11744/07 COM (07) 397Draft Instrument concerning a proposal for a Council Decision authorising the placing on the market of food and feed products containing, consisting of, or produced from genetically modified maize line 59122 under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council (FSA)
Sifted 25 July 2007
*11786/07 COM (07) 402Draft Instrument concerning a proposal for a Council Decision authorising the placing on the market of products containing, consisting of, or produced from genetically modified maize hybrid 1507xNK603 under Regulation (EC) No1829/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council (FSA)
Sifted 25 July 2007
*11860/07 COM (07) 403Draft Instrument concerning a proposal for a Council Decision authorising the placing on the market of products containing, consisting of, or produced from genetically modified maize hybrid NK 603 x MON 810 under Regulation (EC)No 1829/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council (FSA)
Sifted 25 July 2007

II.  AWAITING THE OUTCOME OF CORRESPONDENCE WITH MINISTERS, OR HELD UNDER SCRUTINY
12200/04 Env 456 COM(04) 532 Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council introducing humane trapping standards for certain animal species (Defra)
Sifted 2 November 2004

Letters to the Government 20 Dec, 17 Mar 06

Letters to the Chairman 4 Feb 05, 14 Apr 06

14181/04 COM(04) 724 Proposal for a Council Regulation on electronic recording and reporting of fishing activities and on means of remote sensing (Defra)
Sifted 7 December 2004

Letters to the Government 26 Jan 05, 17 Mar 06, 10 Jul 06

Letters to the Chairman 28 Feb 05, 22 Feb 06, 14 Jun , 3 Nov 06, 28 Nov 06

14686/04 COM(04) 716 Proposal for a Council Directive on the supervision and control of shipments of radioactive waste and spent fuel (Defra)
Sifted 11 January 2005
†10822/05 + Add 1 Communication from the Commission to the Council, the European Parliament and the European Economic and Social Committee - launching a debate on a Community approach towards eco-labelling schemes for fisheries products, (COM(05) 275); : Commission Staff Working Document - Annex with Impact Assessment, (SEC(05) 840) (DEFRA)
Sifted 19 July 2005 (sifted to G originally)

Letter to the Government 13 Oct 05 Letter to the Chairman 8 Jun 07

11408/05 COM (05) 322 Communication from the Commission - "TSE Roadmap" (Defra)
Sifted 6 December 2005

Letter to the Chairman 22 May 06 [+ full RIA]

Letter to the Government 15 Jun 05

5058/06 COM (05) 673 Draft Instrument concerning a Proposal for a Council Directive on the supervision and control of shipments of radioactive waste and spent fuel (Defra)
Sifted 31 January 2006

(Awaiting RIA) Letter to the Chairman 9 Nov 06

5403/06 SEM COM (05) 714 Supplementary Explanatory Memorandum. Draft Instrument concerning a Proposal for a Council Regulation establishing a management plan for fisheries exploiting stocks of plaice and sole in the North Sea. (Defra)
Sifted 25 May 2006

Letters to the Government 15 Jun 06, 2 May 07 Letters to the Chairman 26 Mar 07, 16 May 07

9898/06 COM (06) 246 Document concerning a Communication from the Commission to the Council and the European Parliament on improving consultation on Community fisheries management (Defra)
Sifted 20 June 2006 Letter to the Government 20 Jul 06
10016/06 COM (06) 238 Draft Instrument concerning a Proposal for a Council Decision laying down the amount of Community support to rural development for the period from 1 January 2007 to 31 December 2013, its annual breakdown and the minimum amount to be concentrated in regions eligible under the Convergence Objective (Defra)
Sifted 13 June 2006

Letters to the Government 15 Jun, 20 Jul 06 Letter to the Chairman 28 Jun 06

11640/06 COM (06) 78 Council Decision regarding the placing on the market in accordance with Directive 2001/18/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council, of oilseed rape products (Brassica napus L., lines Ms8 Rf3 and Ms8xRf3) genetically modified for tolerance to the herbicide glufosinate-ammonium (Defra) [11.01.06]
Sifted 17 January 2006

Letter to the Government 16 Feb 06

Letters to the Chairman 27 Mar, 4 Oct 06

11755/06 + ADD 1 + ADD 2-12 COM (06) 388 Draft Instrument concerning a proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the placing of plant protection products on the market; Draft Instrument concerning a Commission Staff Working Document - Summary Report on the impact assessment for a Regulation replacing Directive 91/414/EEC on plant protection products; Draft Instrument concerning a Commission Staff Working Document - Report on the impact assessment for a Regulation replacing Directive 91/414/EEC on plant protection products; Draft Instrument concerning a Commission Staff Working Document - Report on the impact assessment for a Regulation replacing Directive 91/414/EEC on plant protection products- Annex 1; Draft Instrument concerning a Commission Staff Working Document - Report on the impact assessment for a Regulation replacing Directive 91/414/EEC on plant protection products- Annex 2, Part 1-6; Draft Instrument concerning a Commission Staff Working Document - Report on the impact assessment for a Regulation replacing Directive 91/414/EEC on plant protection products- Annex 3, 4 and 5 (Defra)
Sifted 10 October 2006 Letter to the Government 2 Nov 06 Letters to the Chairman 14 Nov 06, 14 Mar 07
11896/06 + ADD 1 COM (06) 373 Draft Instrument concerning a proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a framework for Community action to achieve a sustainable use of pesticides; Document concerning the commission Staff Working Paper - Accompanying the proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a framework for Community action to achieve a sustainable use of pesticides - The impact assessment of the thematic strategy on the sustainable use of pesticides; Defra)
Sifted 10 October 2006 Letter to the Government 2 Nov 06 Letter to the Chairman 14 Mar 07
12917/06 COM (06) 499 Document concerning a communication from the Commission to the Council - Fishing Opportunities for 2007: Policy Statement from the European Commission (Defra)
Sifted 24 October 2006 (Awaiting revised EM)
13401/06 + ADD 1, 2 13388/06 COM (06) 231 COM (06) 232 Document concerning a Communication from the Commission to the Council, the European Parliament, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions - Thematic Strategy for Soil Protection; Staff Working Document - Impact Assessment of the Thematic Strategy on Soil Protection; Summary of Impact Assessment; Draft Instrument concerning a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a framework for the protection of soil and amending Directive 2004/35/EC (Defra)
Sifted 24 October 2006 Letters to the Government 22 Nov 06, 27 Jun 07 Letter to the Chairman 23 Jul 07
13401/06 SEM + ADD 1, 2 13388/06 SEM COM (06) 231 COM (06) 232 SUPPLEMENTARY EXPLANATORY MEMORANDUM Document concerning a Communication from the Commission to the Council, the European Parliament, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions - Thematic Strategy for Soil Protection; Staff working document - Impact Assessment of Thematic Strategy on Soil Protection; Commission staff working document - Summary of the Impact Assessment; Draft Instrument concerning a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a framework for the protection of soil and amending Directive 2004/35/EC (DEFRA)
Sifted 16 May 2007 Letter to the Government 27 Jun 07 Letter to the Chairman 23 Jul 07
16738/06 + ADD 1, 2 COM (06) 778 Draft Instrument of 13 December 2006 concerning a proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning statistics on plant protection products; Commission Staff Working document - Impact Assessment; Commission Staff Working document - Summary of Impact Assessment (Defra)
Sifted 27 February 2007 Letter to the Government 26 Mar 07
16902/06 COM (06) 798 Draft Instrument concerning a proposal for a Council Regulation opening tariff quotas for imports into Bulgaria and Romania of raw cane sugar for supply to refineries in the marketing years 2006/07, 2007/08 and 2008/09 (Defra)
Sifted 30 January 2007 Letter to the Government 21 Feb 07 Letter to the Chairman 8 Mar 07
5877/07 + ADD 1, 2 COM (07) 31 Draft Instrument of 31 January 2007 concerning a Proposal for a Council Directive on the marketing of fruit plant propagating material and fruit plants intended for fruit production (Recast version); Staff Working document - Impact Assessment; Staff Working document - Summary Impact Assessment (DEFRA)
Sifted 27 February 2007 Letter to the Government 19 Mar 07
8308/07 COM (07) 169 Draft Instrument concerning a proposal for a Council Regulation establishing a multi-annual recovery plan for bluefin tuna in the Eastern Atlantic and Mediterranean (DEFRA)
Sifted 16 May 2007 Letter to the Government 6 Jun 07
8650/07 COM (07) 196 Draft Instrument concerning the Proposal for a Council Regulation concerning the establishment of a Community framework for the collection, management and use of data in the fisheries sector and support for scientific advice regarding the Common Fisheries Policy (DEFRA)
Sifted 22 May 2007 Letter to the Government 20 Jun 07
8653/07 + ADD 1, 2 COM (07) 194 Draft Instrument concerning a proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down Community procedures for the establishments of residue limits of pharmacologically active substances in foodstuffs of animal origin, and repealing Regulation (EEC) No 2377/90; Commission staff working document - Executive summary of the impact assessment; Commission staff working document - Impact assessment (DEFRA)
Sifted 5 June 2007 Letter to the Government 27 Jun 07
†9531/07 COM (07) 245 Draft Instrument concerning a proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on farm structure surveys and the survey on agricultural production methods and repealing Council Regulation (EEC) No 571/88 (DEFRA)
Sifted 13 June 2007 Letter to the Government 18 Jul 07

III  DOCUMENTS UNDER SCRUTINY

IN CONNECTION WITH THE SUB-COMMITTEE'S REPORT PUBLISHED 6 JUL 06: "NUCLEAR SAFETY AND WASTE: THE ROLE OF THE EU" 37TH REPORT, SESSION 2005-06, HL PAPER 211 DEBATED ON 18 JAN 07 GOVERNMENT RESPONSE 29 AUG 06
12386/04 Part 1 COM (04) 526 Amended proposal for a Council Directive (Euratom) laying down basic obligations and general principles on the safety of nuclear installations (DTI, now BERR)
Sifted 19 October 2004

Letter to the Government (Defra & DTI) 13 Feb 06

Letters to the Chairman 6 Mar 06 (Defra), 7 Mar 06 (DTI), 21 Feb 07 (Defra)

12386/04 Part 2 COM (04) 526 Amended proposal for a Council Directive (Euratom) on the safe management of spent nuclear fuel and radioactive waste (Defra)
Sifted 26 October 2004
14074/04 COM (04) 719 Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council Report on the use of financial resources earmarked for the decommissioning of nuclear power plants (DTI, now DIUS)
Sifted 30 November 2004

IN CONNECTION WITH THE SUB-COMMITTEE'S REPORT PUBLISHED 13 DEC 05: "TOO MUCH OR TOO LITTLE? CHANGES TO THE EU SUGAR REGIME" 18TH REPORT, SESSION 2005-06, HL PAPER 80. DEBATED ON 23 MAR 06 IN THE HOUSE (STILL UNDER SCRUTINY) GOVERNMENT RESPONSE RECEIVED ON 17 FEB 06
10598/05 + ADD 1 COM (05) 266 Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing accompanying measures for Sugar Protocol countries affected by the reform of the EU sugar regime (DFID)
Sifted 18 October 2005

Letters to the Government (Defra and DFID) 10 Nov, 1 Dec (DFID), 5 Jun 06 (DFID)

Letters to the Chairman 22 Nov (Defra), 23 Nov (DFID), 9 Dec (Defra), 15 Feb 06 (Defra), 23 May 06 (Defra) enclosing RIA


In connection with the Sub-Committee's Inquiry: Reform of the EU Wine Sector
10851/06 + ADD 1 , 2 COM (06) 319 Document concerning a Communication from the Commission to the Council and the European Parliament - "Towards a sustainable European wine sector"; and Document concerning a Communication from the Commission to the Council and the European Parliament - "Towards a sustainable European wine sector" Summary of the Impact Assessment annexed to the communication; and Document concerning a Communication from the Commission to the Council and The European Parliament - "Towards a sustainable European wine sector" Commission Staff Working Document - Annex to the Communication: Impact Assessment (Defra)
Sifted 18 July 2006 Letter to the Government 20 Jul 06




 
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