European Union Committee Progress of Scrutiny Contents



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 Proposal for a Council Regulation amending Annex I to the Regulation (EC) No 1334/2000 setting up a Community regime for the control of exports of dual-use items and technology (BERR) [14.4.09] (A)
Sifted 21 April 200 Considered at meeting 29 Apr 09 - Cleared from Scrutiny
*UnnumberedRevised Recommendation on Rare Diseases: Europe's Challenges (DH) [ May 09] (G)
Sifted 9 May 2009 (in advance of sift of 12 May); Considered at meeting14 May 09 - Cleared from Scrutiny
*UnnumberedCouncil Joint Action on the European Union Integrated Rule of Law mission for Iraq (FCO) [8.5.09] (C)
Sifted 12 May 2009 Considered at meeting 14 May 09 - Cleared from Scrutiny
†9554/05 Trans 108 COM (05) 246 Amended proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 2003/88/EC concerning certain aspects of the organisation of working time (DTI, now BERR) (G)
Sifted 21 June 2005;

Letters to the Government 21 Jul, 13 Oct, 1 Dec, 7 Dec 05, 12 Jan 06, 25 May, 20 Jul, 31 Oct, 3 Nov 06, 29 Nov 07, 28 Mar 08, 5 Jun 08, 15 May 09 - Cleared from Scrutiny - Pat McFadden MP, Minister of State for Employment Relations and Postal Affairs;

Letters to the Chairman 12 Jul, 23 Aug, 9 Nov, 29 Nov, 6 Dec, 15 Dec 05, 19 May 06, 18 Jul, 11 Oct, 30 Oct, 31 Oct, 17 Nov 06, 30 May 07, 4 Sep 07, 22 Nov 07, 28 May 08, 20 Jun 08, 10 Sep 08, 23 Feb 09, 5 May 09;

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);

Request for further clarification

†14663/07 COM (07) 640 Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions on the Commission Legislative Work Programme 2008 (FCO) (Select)
Sifted 27 November 2007; Considered at meeting 25 Mar 08 and 22 Apr 08; Report published 23 July 2008 "The Annual Policy Strategy for 2009" (23rd Report, Session 2007-08, HLP 151); Letter to the Chairman 7 Oct 08 - Government Response; Considered at meeting 19 May 09 - Cleared from Scrutiny
†6688/08 COM (08) 72 Communication from the Commission to the Council, the European Parliament, the Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions on the Annual Policy Strategy for 2009 (FCO) (Select)
Sifted 18 March 2008; Considered at meeting 25 Mar 08 and 10 Jun 08; Report published 23 July 2008 "The Annual Policy Strategy for 2009" (23rd Report, Session 2007-08, HLP 151); Letter to the Chairman 7 Oct 08 - Government Response; Considered at meeting 19 May 09 - Cleared from Scrutiny
†10176/08 COM (08) 320 Proposal for a Council Decision authorising Member States to ratify, in the interests of the European Community, the Work in fishing Convention, 2007, of the International Labour Organisation (Convention 188) (DfT) (G)
Sifted 8 July 2008; Letter to the Government 18 Jul 08, 21 May 09 - Jim Fitzpatrick MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State; Letter to the Chairman 14 May 09;

Considered at meeting 21 May 09 - Cleared from Scrutiny

*12092/08 + ADD 1-9 COM (08) 438 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 Cote d'Ivoire, on the other part (DFID) (A)
Sifted 12 May 2009; Considered at meeting 19 May 09 - Cleared from Scrutiny
†17430/08 + ADD 1, 2 COM (08) 837 Proposal for a Council recommendation on patient safety, including the prevention and control of healthcare associated infections; Commission staff working document - Impact assessment; Commission staff working document - Summary of impact assessment (DoH) (G)
Sifted 20 January 2009; Letters to the Government 30 Jan 09, 26 Feb 09, 23 Mar 09, 15 May 09 - Cleared from Scrutiny - Dawn Primarolo MP, Department of Health and Ben Bradshaw MP, Minister for Health Services; Letter to the Chairman 9 Feb 09, 9 Mar 09 (header refers to 17427/08), 5 May 09
†17473/08 + ADD 1-6 COM (08) 864 Communication from the Commission to the Council, the European Parliament, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions: A mid-term assessment of implementing the EC Biodiversity Action Plan: Commission staff working document - Summary of Community level action; Commission staff working document - Country profiles; Commission staff working document - Consolidated profile; Commission staff working document - SEBI 2010 Biodiversity Indicators (DEFRA) (D)
Sifted 10 March 2009; Letters to the Government 18 Mar 09 - Cleared from Scrutiny, 18 May 09 - Huw Irranca-Davies MP, Minister for the Natural and Marine Environment, Wildlife and Rural Affairs; Letter to the Chairman 19 Apr 09;

Awaiting results of the National Ecosystem Assessment

†5146/09 COM (08) 894Proposal from the European Commission for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a procedure for the negotiation and conclusion of bilateral agreements between Member States and Third Countries concerning sectoral matters and covering jurisdiction, recognition and enforcement of judgments and decisions in matrimonial matters, parental responsibility and maintenance obligations, and applicable law in matters relating to maintenance obligations (MoJ) (E)
Sifted 3 February 2009; Letters to the Government 12 Feb 09, 2 Apr 09, 8 May 09 - Cleared from Scrutiny - Lord Bach, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State; Letters to the Chairman 18 Mar 09, 21 Apr 09
†5147/09 COM (08) 893Proposal from the European Commission for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a procedure for the negotiation and conclusion of bilateral agreements between Member States and Third Countries concerning sectoral matters and covering applicable law in contractual and non-contractual obligations (MoJ) (E)
Sifted 3 February 2009; Letters to the Government 12 Feb 09, 2 Apr 09, 8 May 09 - Cleared from Scrutiny - Lord Bach, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State; Letters to the Chairman 18 Mar 09, 21 Apr 09
†5892/09 + ADD 1,2,3 COM (09) 39 Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions: Towards a comprehensive Climate Change Agreement in Copenhagen; Commission staff working document - Extensive background information and analysis - Part 1; Commission staff working document - Extensive background information and analysis - Part 2; Commission staff working document - Additional background information (DECC) (D)
Sifted 24 February 2009; Letters to the Government 26 Feb 09, 1 Apr 09, 18 May 09 - Cleared from Scrutiny - Rt Hon Ed Miliband MP, Secretary of State; Letters to the Chairman 10 Mar 09, 2 May 09;

Request for further information on outcome of Council discussions

†6852/09 COM(09) 73Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions on the Annual Policy Strategy for 2010 (FCO) (Select)
Sifted 31 March 2009 Considered at meeting 19 May 09 - Cleared from Scrutiny
† 7075/1/09 + ADD 1, 2 COM (09) 82 Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions: a Community approach on the prevention of natural and man-made disasters (Cabinet Office) (F)
Sifted 21 April 2009 Letter to the Government 18 May 09 - Cleared from Scrutiny - Tom Watson MP, Parliamentary Secretary
†7555/09 + ADD 1 COM (09) 115 Communication from the European Commission to the Council and the European Parliament - Report on progress in creating the internal gas and electricity market: Technical Annex to this report (DECC) (B)
Sifted 21 April 2009 Considered at meeting 11 May - Cleared from Scrutiny
†8044/09 COM (09) 131Proposal for a Council Decision on the signing on behalf of the European Community, provisional application and conclusion of the Agreement between the European Community and the Swiss Confederation on the simplification of inspections and formalities in respect of the carriage of goods and on customs security measures (HMRC) (A)
Sifted 21 April 2009 Considered at meeting 29 Apr 09 - Cleared from Scrutiny
†8108/09 COM (09) 99 2008 Annual Report from the Commission to the Council and the European Parliament on the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (FCO) (C)
Sifted 21 April 2009 Considered at meeting 21 May 09 - Cleared from Scrutiny
†8109/09 COM(09) 852008 Annual Report from the Commission to the Council and the European Parliament on the Macao Special Administrative Region (FCO) (C)
Sifted 21 April 2009 Considered at meeting 21 May 09 - Cleared from Scrutiny
†8182/09 COM (09) 143 Communication from the Commission to the Council and the European Parliament on nuclear non-proliferation (FCO) (C)
Sifted 27 April 2009 Considered at meeting 21 May 09 - Cleared from Scrutiny




 
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