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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.
Unnumbered (formerly 15098/02) Amended proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on working conditions for temporary workers - Slovene Presidency proposal (BERR) [ 29.5.08] (G)
Sifted 3 June 2008 Letter to the Government 5 Jun08, 12 Dec 08 -Cleared from Scrutiny - Pat McFadden MP, Minister of State for Employment Relations and Postal Affairs Letters to the Chairman 20 Jun 08, 10 Sep 08, 1 Dec 08 Minister gave oral evidence on 10 July - Report published 21 Oct 08 'Working time and temporary agency workers: towards EU agreement ' ( 26th Report, Session 2007-08, HL Paper 170)
*UnnumberedHead of European Defence Agency's Report to the Council (MOD) [26.11.08] (C)
Sifted 9 December 2008 Letter to the Government 17 Dec 08 - Cleared from Scrutiny - Rt Hon Baroness Taylor of Bolton, Minister for International Defence and Security
*OJ 2008/C 286/01 Volume 51Annual Report of the European Court of Auditors (ECA) concerning the budget of the European Communities (EC) for the year 2007 (HM Treasury) (A)
Sifted 9 December 2008 Letter to the Government 17 Dec 08 - Cleared from Scrutiny - Ian Pearson MP, Economic Secretary
†12367/06 COM (06) 468 Proposal for a Council Framework Decision on the European supervision order in pre-trial procedures between Member States of the European Union (originally Home Office, now Ministry of Justice) (E)
Sifted 10 October 2006 Report published 25 Jul 07: "European Supervision Order" (31st Report, Session 2006-07, HL Paper 145) Letters to the Chairman 10 Jul 07, 12 Sep 07 - Government response to report Letter to the Government 7 Mar 08 - Rt Hon Baroness Scotland of Asthal, QC, Attorney General, Office for Criminal Justice Reform Request for latest amended text and a supplementary EM Cleared from Scrutiny - Dec 08
†14094/07 COM (07) 625 14094/07SEM COM (07) 625 Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on European Statistics; Supplementary Explanatory Memorandum Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on European Statistics (ONS) (E)
Sifted 13 November 2007 Supplementary EM Sifted 22 January 2008 Letters to the Government 29 Nov 07, 24 Jan 08, 11 Dec 08 - Cleared from Scrutiny - Kevin Brennan MP, Minister for the Third Sector Letters to the Chairman 14 Jan 08, 10 Nov 08
†16534/07 + ADD 1, 2 COM (07) 765 A Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on simplifying terms and conditions of transfers of defence-related products within the Community; Commission staff working document - Impact Assessment; Commission staff working document - Summary of Impact Assessment (BERR) (C)
Sifted 29 January 2008 Letters to the Government 3 Mar 08, 7 Jul 08, 18 Dec 08 - Cleared from Scrutiny - Ian Pearson MP, Economic and Business Minister Letters to the Chairman 8 Dec 08, 12 Dec 08
†5938/08 + ADD 1, 2 COM (08) 9

†SEM 5938/08 + ADD 1, 2 COM (08) 9

Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the safety of toys and accompanying Commission staff working documents to the proposal amending Directive 88/378/EEC on the Safety of Toys; Impact Assessment; Executive Summary of Impact Assessment (BERR)

SUPPLEMENTARY EXPLANATORY MEMORANDUM Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the safety of toys; Commission staff working documents to the proposal amending Directive 88/378/EEC on the Safety of Toys - Impact Assessment and Executive Summary of Impact Assessment (BERR) (G)

Sifted 11 March 2008 SEM Sifted 25 November 2008 Letter to the Government 20 Mar 08, 4 Dec 08 - Gareth Thomas Esq. MP, Minister for Trade, Investment and Consumer Affairs - Cleared from Scrutiny Request for further information
†5946/08 COM (08) 47 Draft 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 GA21 under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council (FSA) (D)
Sifted 11 March 2008 Letter to the Government 26 Mar 08 - Cleared from Scrutiny - Dawn Primarolo MP, Minister of State for Public Health - Letter to the Chairman 6 May 08
†7529/08 + ADD 1, 2 COM (08) 45 Draft Instrument concerning a Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 2001/82/EC and Directive 2001/83/EC as regards variations to the terms of marketing authorisations for medicinal products; Impact Assessment; Executive summary of the Impact Assessment (DoH/DEFRA) (G)
Sifted 1 April 2008 Letters to the Government 24 Apr 08, 4 Dec 08 - Rt Hon Jane Kennedy MP, Minister of State DEFRA - Cleared from Scrutiny Letter to the Chairman 14 May 08, 12 Nov 08 Request for further information
†7676/08 + ADD 1, 2 COM (08) 162 Draft Instrument concerning a proposal for a Council Regulation amending Regulation (EC) No 423/2004 as regards the recovery of cod stocks and amending Regulation (EEC) No 2847/93; Commission staff working document - Impact Assessment regarding the Commission's proposal establishing revised measures for the recovery of cod stocks; Commission staff working document - Summary of the Impact Assessment (DEFRA) (D)
Sifted 13 May 2008 Letters to the Government 21 May 08, 25 Jun 08, 18 Jul 08, 10 Oct 08, 13 Nov 08 - Huw Irranca-Davies MP, Minister for the Natural and Marine Environment, Wildlife and Rural Affairs - Cleared from Scrutiny Request for comments once the Council has concluded Letters to the Chairman 18 Jun 08, 9 Jul 08, 22 Jul 08, 22 Nov 08
†9342/08 COM (08) 240 Draft Instrument concerning a proposal for a Council Regulation establishing a multi-annual plan for the stock of herring distributed to the West of Scotland and the fisheries exploiting that stock (DEFRA) (D)
Sifted 10 June 2008 Letters to the Government 18 Jun 08, 18 Jul 08, 10 Dec 08 - Huw Irranca-Davies MP, Minister for the Natural and Marine Environment, Wildlife and Rural Affairs - Cleared from Scrutiny Letters to the Chairman 9 Jul 08, 1 Dec 08
†10264/08 COM (08) 331 Communication from the Commission on fishing opportunities for 2009 - a policy statement from the European Commission (DEFRA) (D)
Sifted 8 July 2008 Cleared at meeting 16 Jul 08 Letter to the Government 18 Jul 08 - Jonathan Shaw MP, Minister for Marine, Landscape and Rural Affairs and Minister for South East Request for clarification on various points Letter to the Chairman 1 Dec 08
†11560/08 ADD 1-4 COM (08) 418 Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions - a renewed commitment to social Europe: Reinforcing the Open Method of Co-operation for Social Protection and Social Inclusion (DWP) (G)
Sifted 29 August 2008 Letter to the Government 10 Oct 08, 4 Dec 08 - Jonathan Shaw MP, Minister for Disabled People and Minister for the South East - Cleared from Scrutiny Letter to the Chairman 11 Nov 08
†11851/08 + ADD 1 COM (08) 433 Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council - Greening Transport; Commission staff working document (DfT) (B)
Sifted 30 September 2008 Letters to the Chairman 1 Oct 08, 19 Nov 08 Letters to the Government 5 Nov 08, 10 Dec 08 - Jim Fitzpatrick MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State - Cleared from Scrutiny Request for further information
†11857/08 + ADD 1, 2 COM (08) 436 Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 1999/62/EC on the charging of heavy goods vehicles for the use of certain infrastructures; Commission staff working document - Impact assessment; Commission staff working document - Summary of impact assessment (DfT) (B)
Sifted 30 September 2008 Letters to the Government 5 Nov 08, 10 Dec 08 - Paul Clark MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State - Cleared from Scrutiny Letters to the Chairman 19 Nov 08, 21 Nov 08, 4 Dec 08 Request for further information
†11983/08 COM (08) 450Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a facility for rapid response to soaring food prices in developing countries (DfID) (C)
Sifted 30 September 2008 Letter to the Government 31 Oct 08 - Rt Hon Douglas Alexander MP, Secretary of State Letter to the Chairman Oct 08, 26 Nov 08 Considered at meeting 11 Dec 08 - Cleared from Scrutiny
†13731/08 + ADD 1-7 13732/08 + ADD 1-7 COM (08) 521 COM (08) 522 Proposal for a Council Decision on the signature and provisional application of the agreement establishing a framework for an Economic Partnership Agreement between the European Community and its Member States, on the one part, and the East African Community Partner (EAC) States, on the other part; Proposal for a Council Decision concluding the Agreement establishing a stepping stone Economic Partnership Agreement between the European Community and its Member States, on the one part, and the East African Community Partner (EAC) States, on the other part (DFID) (A)
Sifted 25 November 2008 Letter to the Government 10 Dec 08 - Gareth Thomas MP, Minister of State - Cleared from Scrutiny
†13991/08 + ADD 1 COM (08) 527 Proposal for a Council Decision concerning the signature, on behalf of the European Community, of the Protocol on Integrated Coastal Zone Management in the Mediterranean (Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment and the Coastal Region of the Mediterranean); Annex - Protocol on Integrated Coastal Zone - Management in the Mediterranean (DEFRA) (D)
Sifted 4 November 2008 Letter to the Government10 Dec 08 - Huw Irranca-Davies MP, Minister for the Natural and Marine Environment, Wildlife and Rural Affairs - Cleared from Scrutiny
*14306/08 Communication from the Commission - the Application of State aid rules to measures taken in relation to financial institutions in the context of the current global financial crisis (HM Treasury) (A)
Sifted 9 December 2008 Letter to the Government 17 Dec 08 - Cleared from Scrutiny - Lord Myners Financial Services Secretary Request for views on State Aid rules
†14480/08 + ADD 1 14481/08 + ADD 1 COM (08) 628 COM (08) 629 Report from the Commission to the Council on the follow-up to 2006 Discharge Decision (Summary) - Council Recommendations; Report from the Commission to the European Parliament on the follow-up to 2006 Discharge Decisions (Summary) - European Parliament Resolutions (HM Treasury) (A)
Sifted 18 November 2008 Considered at meeting 9 Dec 08 - Cleared from Scrutiny
†14690/08 + ADD 1,2 SEC (08) 2649 Report from the Commission 19th Annual Report on Implementation of Structural Funds (2007); Commission staff working documents (BERR) (A)
Sifted 18 November 2008 Considered at meeting 9 Dec 08 - Cleared from Scrutiny
*15283/08 COM (08) 689Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions on telemedicine for the benefit of patients, healthcare system and society (DoH) (G)
Sifted 9 December 2008 Letter to the Government 18 Dec 08 - Cleared from Scrutiny - Dawn Primarolo MP, Minister of State for Public Health
†15299/08 15300/08 COM (08) 740 SEC (08) 2786 Communication from the Commission to the Council on the review of EU-Russia relations (FCO) (C)
Sifted 25 November 2008 Letter to the Government - 9 Dec 08 - Rt Hon Caroline Flint MP, Minister for Europe - Cleared from Scrutiny Request to be kept informed of developments
†15341/08 Fin 457 Report on the Annual Accounts of the European Agency for Reconstruction for the financial year 2007 together with the Agency's replies (DFID) (C)
Sifted 25 November 2008 Letter to the Government 9 Dec 08 - Mike Foster MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State - Cleared from Scrutiny
*15416/08Communication from the Commission to the Council and the European Parliament: Reports from Member States on behaviours which seriously infringed the rules of the Common Fisheries Policy in 2006 (DEFRA) (D)
Sifted 9 December 2008 Letter to the Government 17 Dec 08 - Huw Irranca-Davies MP, Minister for the Natural and Marine Environment, Wildlife and Rural Affairs - Cleared from Scrutiny
*15442/08 Council Guidelines for Agency Work in 2009 (MOD) (C)
Sifted 9 December 2008 Letter to the Government 17 Dec 08 - Cleared from Scrutiny - Rt Hon Baroness Taylor of Bolton, Minister for International Defence and Security
*15455/08 15524/08 15526/08 15527/08 15530/08 15532/08 15534/08 15577/08 15580/08 COM (08) 674 Enlargement Strategy and Main Challenges 2008-2009 (FCO) (C)
Sifted 9 December 2008 Considered at meeting 18 Dec 08 - Cleared from Scrutiny
*15578/08 SEM + ADD 1,2,3 COM (08) 709 SUPPLEMENTARY EXPLANATORY MEMORANDUM Proposal for a Council Regulation fixing for 2009 the fishing opportunities and associated conditions for certain fish stocks and groups of fish stocks, applicable in Community waters and, for Community vessels, in waters where catch limitations are required (DEFRA) (D)
Sifted 9 December 2008 Considered at meeting 10 Dec 08 - Cleared from Scrutiny
*16028/08 COM (08) 784Proposal for a Council Regulation fixing for the 2009 fishing year the guide prices and Community producer prices for certain fishery products pursuant to Regulation EC No 104/2000 (DEFRA) (D)
Sifted 16 December 2008 Considered at meeting 17 Dec 08 - Cleared from scrutiny (scrutiny override)
*16507/08 COM (08) 806Proposal for a Council Regulation amending Regulation No 1579/2007 fixing the fishing opportunities and the conditions relating thereto for certain fish stocks and groups of fish stocks applicable in the black Sea for 2008 (DEFRA) (D)
Sifted 16 December 2008 Considered at meeting 17 Dec 08 - Cleared from scrutiny (scrutiny override)
*16794/08 COM (08) 835Recommendation from the Commission to the Council authorising the Commission to open negotiations, on behalf of the European Community, with a view to concluding a Fisheries Partnership Agreement with the Republic of Guinea (DEFRA) (D)
Sifted 16 December 2008 Considered at meeting 17 Dec 08 - Cleared from scrutiny (scrutiny override)




 
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