European Union Committee Progress of Scrutiny Contents


SUB-COMMITTEE D

ENVIRONMENT AND AGRICULTURE

MEMBERSHIP: Chairman: Lord Carter of Coles, Baroness Sharp of Guildford

Co-opted Members:  

Earl of Arran, Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe, Viscount Brookeborough, Earl of Caithness, Earl of Dundee, Lord Lewis of Newnham, Lord Livsey of Talgarth, Lord Palmer, Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean, Viscount Ullswater

(For further information please contact the Clerk, Paul Bristow, 020 7219 3015)

I.  DOCUMENTS AWAITING CONSIDERATION BY THE SUB-COMMITTEE
*17812/09
+ ADD 1
COM (09) 693
Report from the Commission to the Council , the European Parliament, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions, on the State of Implementation of Integrated Product Policy;
Commission staff working document (DEFRA)

Sifted 2 February 2010

*5406/10
COM (09) 180
Proposal for a Council Decision on signing of a Voluntary Partnership Agreement between the European Community and the Republic of Congo on Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) in timber and derived products to the European Union (DEFRA)

Sifted 9 February 2010

*5614/10
COM (10) 04
Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions 'Options for an EU vision and target for biodiversity beyond 2010' (DEFRA)

Sifted 9 February 2010


II.  DOCUMENTS HELD UNDER SCRUTINY AWAITING THE OUTCOME OF CORRESPONDENCE WITH MINISTERS
12200/04
Env 456
COM(04) 532

Not on IPEX

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

14686/04
COM(04) 716

Not on IPEX

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
COM (05) 275

Not on IPEX

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

5058/06
COM (05) 673

Not on IPEX

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

13401/06
+ ADD 1, 2
13388/06
COM (06) 231
COM (06) 232

13401/06 SEM
+ ADD 1, 2
13388/06 SEM
COM (06) 231
COM (06) 232

Not on IPEX

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;

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 24 October 2006;
SEM sifted 16 May 2007;
Letters to the Government 22 Nov 06, 27 Jun 07, 13 Dec 07 - Jonathan Shaw MP, Minister for Marine, Landscape and Rural Affairs and Minister for South East, 30 Apr 09, 17 Jun 09 - Huw Irranca-Davies MP, Minister for the Natural and Marine Environment, Wildlife and Rural Affairs;
Letters to the Chairman 23 Jul 07, 30 Nov 07, 14 Jan 08, 5 Jun 09;

Request for update

13994/07
COM (07) 595

IPEX

Draft Instrument concerning a Proposal for a Council Regulation authorising the Commission to approve modifications to protocols of fisheries partnership agreements concluded between the European Community and third countries (DEFRA)

Sifted 27 November 2007;
Letter to the Government 14 Dec 07, 7 Mar 08 - Jonathan Shaw MP, Minister for Marine, Landscape and Rural Affairs and Minister for South East;
Letter to the Chairman 21 Feb 08;

Request for further updates as negotiations progress

6459/08
COM (08) 70

IPEX

Document concerning a Recommendation from the Commission to the Council on the participation of the European Community in negotiations towards a legally binding instrument on mercury further to Decision 24/3 of the Governing Council of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) (DEFRA)

Sifted 11 March 2008;
Letters to the Government 2 Apr 08, 2 May 08, 3 Jun 08 - Phil Woolas MP, Minister for the Environment;
Letter to the Chairman 22 Apr 08;

Request to be kept informed of developments relating to this Proposal

16456/08
COM (08) 697

IPEX

Draft instrument laying down control rules and measures to combat African horse sickness (codified version) (DEFRA)

Sifted 17 March 2009;
Letter to the Chairman 28 Mar 09 - Proposal suspended;
Letter to the Government 23 Apr 09;

Request for information on whether proposal will be withdrawn altogether and to be alerted should it be reactivated

7764/09
+ ADD 1, 2
COM (09) 122

7764/09 SEM
+ ADD 1,2
COM (09) 122

IPEX

Proposal for a Council Regulation establishing a long-term plan for the northern stock of hake and the fisheries exploiting that stock;
Commission staff working document - impact assessment;
Commission staff working document - summary of the Impact Assessment (DEFRA)

SUPPLEMENTARY EXPLANATORY MEMORANDUM Proposal for a Council Regulation establishing a long-term plan for the northern stock of hake and the fisheries exploiting that stock;
Commission staff working document - Impact assessment;
Commission staff working document - summary of impact assessment (DEFRA)

Sifted 21 April 2009;
SEM Sifted 28 August 2009;
Letter to the Government 30 Apr 09, 11 Jun 09, 21 Oct 09, 16 Dec 09 - Huw Irranca-Davies MP, Minister for the Natural and Marine Environment, Wildlife and Rural Affairs;

Request for further information

9003/09
+ ADD 1, 2
COM (09) 189

9003/09 SEM
+ ADD 1, 2
COM (09) 189
SEC (09) 524
SEC (09) 525

IPEX

Proposal for a Council Regulation establishing a multi-annual plan for the western stock of Atlantic horse mackerel and the fisheries exploiting that stock;
Commission staff working document;
Commission staff working document - Summary of impact assessment (DEFRA)

SUPPLEMENTARY EXPLANATORY MEMORANDUM
Proposal for a Council Regulation establishing a multi-annual plan for the western stock of Atlantic horse mackerel and the fisheries exploiting that stock;
Commission staff working document;
Commission staff working document -Summary of the Impact Assessment (DEFRA)

Sifted 19 May 2009;
SEM Sifted 28 August 2009; Letters to the Government 4 Jun 09, 21 Oct 09, 16 Dec 09 - Huw Irranca-Davies MP, Minister for the Natural and Marine Environment, Wildlife and Rural Affairs;

Request for further information and information on progress of negotiations

10285/09
+ ADD 1, 2
COM (09) 223

IPEX

Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the European Earth observation programme (GMES) and its initial operations (2011-2013);
Commission staff working document - impact assessment and ex-ante evaluation;
Commission staff working document - summary of impact assessment (DEFRA)

Sifted 23 June 2009;
Letter to the Government 1 July 09 - Dan Norris MP, Minister for Rural Affairs and Environment

†15307/09
+ ADD 1, 2
COM (09) 584
Report from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions - Options for animal welfare labelling and the establishment of a European Network of Reference Centres for the protection and welfare of animals (DEFRA)

Sifted 8 December 2009;
Letter to the Government 16 Dec 09 - Jim Fitzpatrick MP, Minister for Farming and the Environment;

Request to be kept informed of developments

15330/09
COM (09) 591

IPEX

Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions on 'A better functioning food supply chain in Europe' (DEFRA)

Sifted 1 December 2009;
Letter to the Government 10 Dec 09 - Jim Fitzpatrick MP, Minister for Farming and the Environment;

Request for further information

III.  DOCUMENTS UNDER SCRUTINY:

In connection with the Sub-Committee's Report published on 10 November 2009: "Revision of the EU Directive on the protection of animals used for scientific purposes" (22nd Report, Session 2008-09, HL Paper 164)" Debate due 10 Feb 10
15546/08
+ ADD 1, 2
COM (08) 543/5

IPEX

Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the protection of animals used for scientific purposes (HO)

Sifted 9 December 2008;
Letters to the Government 17 Dec 08, 1 Jul 09, 17 Jul 09, 10 Dec 09 - Admiral Lord West of Spithead, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State;
Letters to the Chairman 25 Jun 09, 7 Oct 09, 21 Oct 09, 2 Dec 09, 7 Jan 10 - Government Response to report;

IV.  DOCUMENTS CLEARED FROM SCRUTINY, AWAITING OUTCOME OF CORRESPONDENCE WITH MINISTERS
11896/06
+ ADD 1
COM (06) 373

IPEX

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;
Letters to the Government 2 Nov 06, 28 Nov 07 - Cleared from Scrutiny - Philip Woolas MP, Minister for the Environment;
Letters to the Chairman 14 Mar 07, 20 Nov 07, 30 Apr 09;

Awaiting update following adoption of the Common Position

8653/07
+ ADD 1, 2
COM (07) 194

SEM 8653/07
+ ADD 1, 2
COM (07) 194

IPEX

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)

SUPPLEMENTARY EXPLANATORY MEMORANDUM
Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down Community procedures for the establishment 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;
SEM Sifted 16 December 2008;
Letter to the Government 27 Jun 07, 14 Jan 09 - Cleared from Scrutiny (Scrutiny Override 8 Dec 09 ?) - Rt Hon Jane Kennedy MP, Minister for Farming and the Environment;
Letters to the Chairman 26 Jul 07, 8 Oct 07, 8 Dec 08;

Request for response to points raised

15874/07
COM (07) 759

IPEX

Proposal for a Council Regulation fixing for 2008 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)

Sifted 11 December 2007;
Letter to the Government 13 Dec 07 - Cleared from Scrutiny - Jonathan Shaw MP, Minister for Marine, Landscape and Rural Affairs and Minister for South East;
Letter to the Chairman 22 Jan 08;

Request for further information on alternative management measures and levels of consultation on UK negotiating line

16570/07
COM (07) 782

IPEX

Draft Instrument concerning a Proposal for a Council Decision on the termination of the Protocol setting out the fishing opportunities and financial contribution under the Fisheries Partnership Agreement between the European Community and the Islamic Republic of Mauritania (DEFRA)

Sifted 22 January 2008;
Letters to the Government 30 Jan 08, 7 Mar 08, 2 Apr 08 - Cleared from Scrutiny - Jonathan Shaw MP, Minister for Marine, Landscape & Rural Affairs and Minister for the South East;
Letters to the Chairman 21 Feb 08, 26 Mar 08;

Awaiting new proposal

7154/08
+ ADD 1
COM (08) 113

IPEX

Communication from the Commission to the Council and the European Parliament on innovative and sustainable forest-based industries in the EU - A contribution to the EU's Growth and Jobs Strategy (Forestry Commission)

Sifted 26 March 2008;
Letter to the Government 2 May 08 - Cleared from Scrutiny;

Request for clarification of various points

8823/08
COM (08) 210

IPEX

Draft Instrument concerning a Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning crop statistics (DEFRA)

Sifted 20 May 2008;
Letter to the Government 18 Jun 08 - Cleared from Scrutiny - Lord Rooker, Minister of State for Sustainable Farming and Food and Animal Health;

Request for comment on a number of outstanding concerns

11369/08
11370/08
COM (08) 454
COM (08) 453

IPEX

Draft Instrument concerning a Proposal for a Council Regulation instituting a temporary specific action aiming to promote the restructuring of the European Union fishing fleets affected by the economic crisis;
Document concerning a Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament and to the Council on promoting the adaptation of the European Union fishing fleets to the economic consequences of high fuel prices (DEFRA)

Sifted 15 July 2008;
Letters to the Chairman 10 Jul 08, 1 Sep 08;
Letters to the Government 11 Jul 08, 10 Oct 08 - Cleared from Scrutiny, 17 Dec 08 - Huw Irranca-Davies MP, Minister for the Natural and Marine Environment, Wildlife and Rural Affairs;

Request for further information

12798/09
COM (09) 407

IPEX

Report from the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council in accordance with article 7 of Council Regulation (EC) No 378/2007 of 27 March 2007 laying down rules for voluntary modulation of direct payments (DEFRA)

Sifted 13 October 2009;
Letter to the Government 21 Oct 09 - Cleared from scrutiny - Huw Irranca-Davies MP, Minister for the Natural and Marine Environment;
Letter to the Chairman 27 Nov 09;

Request for information about use of resources transferred through voluntary modulation

12939/08
COM (08) 542

IPEX

Document concerning a Report from the Commission to the European Council and Parliament: Sixth situation report on Radioactive Waste and Spent Fuel Management in the European Union (DEFRA)

Sifted 7 October 2008;
Letter to the Government 16 Oct 08 - Cleared from Scrutiny - Jane Kennedy MP, Minister for Farming and the Environment;

Request for further information

13195/08
+ ADD 1-5
COM (08) 563



IPEX

Proposal for a Council Regulation amending Regulation (EC) No 1290/2005 on the financing of the common agricultural policy and Regulation (EC) no 1234/2007 establishing a common organisation of agricultural markets and on specific provisions for certain agricultural products (single CMO Regulation) as regards food distribution to the most deprived persons in the Community;
Commission staff working document - Summary of Impact assessment;
Commission staff working document - Impact assessment;
Commission staff working document - Impact assessment (Annexes 1 to 9 (Volume IIa));
Commission staff working document - Impact assessment (Annexes 12 to 14 (Volume IIc));
Commission staff working document - Impact assessment (Annex 11 (Volume IId)) (DEFRA)

Sifted 28 October 2008;
Letter to the Government 5 Nov 08, 29 Jan 09 - Cleared from Scrutiny - Rt Hon Jane Kennedy MP, Minister of State - Farming and Environment;
Letter to the Chairman 8 Jan 09;

Request to be informed if position of Council or the Government changes

13934/08
COM (08) 577

IPEX

Recommendation from the Commission to the Council to authorise the Commission to open and conduct negotiations with the International Organisation of Vine and Wine (OIV) on the terms and conditions for European Community's accession (DEFRA)

Sifted 11 November 2008;
Letter to the Government 26 Nov 08 - Cleared from Scrutiny - Jane Kennedy MP, Minister for Farming and the Environment;

Request for further information

14122/08 COM (08) 622

IPEX

Draft Instrument of 13 October 2008 concerning a Proposal for a Council Decision on the conclusion of an Agreement in the form of Exchange of Letters between the European Community and Barbados, Belize, the Republic of Congo, the Republic of Cote d'Ivoire, the Republic of the Fiji Islands, the Republic of Guyana, Jamaica, the Republic of Kenya, the Republic of Madagascar, the Republic of Malawi, the Republic of Mauritius, the Republic of Mozambique, the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis, the Republic of Suriname, the Kingdom of Swaziland, the Untied Republic of Tanzania, the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, the Republic of Uganda, the Republic of Zambia and the Republic of Zimbabwe on the guaranteed prices for cane sugar for the 2006/2007, 2007/2008, 2008/2009 and 1 July 2009 to 30 September 2009 delivery period and on the conclusion of an Agreement in the form of Exchange of Letters between the European Community and the Republic of India on the guaranteed prices for cane sugar for the same delivery periods (DEFRA)

Sifted 25 November 2008;
Letter to the Government 10 Dec 08 - Cleared from Scrutiny, 22 Jan 09 - Rt Hon Jane Kennedy MP, Minister for Farming and the Environment;
Letter to the Chairman 22 Dec 08;

Request for response to queries in letter of 10 Dec 08

14358/08
COM (08) 641

IPEX

Document concerning a Green Paper on agricultural product quality: product standards, farming requirements and quality schemes (DEFRA)

Sifted 18 November 2008;
Letter to the Government 26 Nov 08 - Cleared from Scrutiny - Jane Kennedy MP, Minister for Farming and the Environment;

Request for a copy of the Governments response to the Commission's Green Paper

15086/09
COM (09) 636

IPEX

Proposal for a Council Regulation fixing for the 2010 fishing year the guide prices and Community producer prices for certain fishery products pursuant to Regulation (EC) 104/2000 (DEFRA)

Sifted 9 Dec 09, ahead of the sift on 15 Dec 09;
Letter to the Chairman 26 Nov 09;
Letter to the Government 10 Dec 09 - Huw Irranca-Davies MP, Minister for the Natural and Marine Environment, Wildlife and Rural Affairs;
Considered and cleared from scrutiny at meeting on 9 Dec 09

15130/08
COM (08) 695

IPEX

Proposal for a Council Decision establishing the position to be adopted on behalf of the European Community with regard to proposals for amending Appendices I and II to the Convention on the conservation of migratory species of wild animals at the ninth meeting of the Conference of the Parties (DEFRA)

Sifted 17 March 2009;
Letter to the Government 1 Apr 09 - Scrutiny override/Cleared from Scrutiny - Huw Irranca-Davies MP, Minister for the Natural and Marine Environment, Wildlife and Rural Affairs;
Letter to the Chairman 5 May 09;

Request for explanation of late submission of EM

15694/08
+ ADD 1, 2
COM (08) 721

15869/08)
COM (08) 718

15694/08 SEM
+ ADD 1, 2
15869/08 COM(08) 721 COM(08) 718

IPEX

Proposal for a Council Regulation establishing a Community control system for ensuring compliance with the rules of the Common Fisheries Policy; Commission staff working document - Impact assessment; Commission staff working document - Summary of impact assessment;

Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council, on the proposal for a Council Regulation establishing a Community control system for ensuring compliance with the rules of the Common Fisheries Policy (DEFRA)

SUPPLEMENTARY EXPLANATORY MEMORANDUM: Proposal for a Council Regulation establishing a Community control system for ensuring compliance with the rules of the Common Fisheries Policy;
Communication from the Commission on the above proposal (DEFRA)

Sifted 24 February 2009;
SEM sifted 21 July 2009
Letters to the Government 11 Mar 09, 17 Jul 09 , 14 Oct 09 - Huw Irranca Davies MP, Minister of State;
Letters to the Chairman 8 Jul 09, 29 Sept 09;

15694/08 - Cleared from scrutiny (14 Oct 09), 15869/08 - Cleared from scrutiny (11 Mar 09);

Request for further information on outcome of Council negotiations

16220/08
+ ADD 1, 2
COM (08) 767

IPEX

Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions: An EU strategy for better ship dismantling;
Commission staff working document - Impact assessment;
Commission staff working document - Summary of Impact assessment (DEFRA)

Sifted 3 February 2009;
Letter to the Government 11 Feb 09 - Cleared from Scrutiny - Rt Hon Jane Kennedy MP, Minister of State - Farming and the Environment;

Request for views on advantages and disadvantages of ship dismantling fund and on enforceability of future international Convention

16222/08
+ ADD 1, 2, 3
COM (08) 773

IPEX

Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions on implementing European Community Environmental Law;
Commission staff working document - Impact Assessment;
Commission staff working document - Summary of impact Assessment;
Commission staff working document - Preventing breaches of and addressing specific challenges in implementing EC environmental law (DEFRA)

Sifted 20 January 2009;
Letter to the Government 29 Jan 09 - Cleared from Scrutiny - Lord Hunt of Kings Heath, Minister for Sustainable Development, Climate Change, Adaptation and Air Quality;

Request for response to comments

17380/08
+ ADD 1,2,3
COM (08) 821

IPEX

Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions - Food prices in Europe Commission staff working document - monitoring price development;
Commission staff working document - Task force on the role of speculation in agricultural commodities price movements: Is there a speculative bubble in commodity markets?;
Commission staff working document - The functioning of the food supply chain and its effects on food prices (DEFRA)

Sifted 24 February 2009;
Letter to the Government 11 Mar 09 - Cleared from Scrutiny - Rt Hon Jane Kennedy MP, Minister for Farming and the Environment;

Request for further information

17559/08
+ ADD 1
COM (08) 811

IPEX

Green Paper on the management of bio-waste in the European Union;
Staff working paper (DEFRA)

Sifted 24 February 2009;
Letter to the Government 11 Mar 09 - Cleared from Scrutiny - Rt Hon Jane Kennedy MP, Minister for Farming and the Environment;

Request for Government's viewpoint on proposal for an Ecosystem Services Directive and Government's response to consultation once completed

5382/09
+ ADD 1
COM (08) 902

IPEX

Annual report from the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council on Member States' efforts during 2007 to achieve a sustainable balance between fishing capacity and fishing opportunities; Commission staff working document - Annex 1 (DEFRA)

Sifted 24 February 2009;
Letter to the Government 11 Mar 09 - Cleared from Scrutiny - Huw Irranca Davies MP, Minister of State;

Request for further information

6158/09
+ ADD 1,2,3
COM (09) 40

IPEX

Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council on a European Community Action Plan for the Conservation and Management of Sharks;
Commission staff working paper - Impact Assessment;
Commission staff working document - Summary of impact assessment;
Commission staff working document - Shark assessment report (DEFRA)

Sifted 3 March 2009;
Letter to the Government 18 Mar 09 - Cleared from Scrutiny - Huw Irranca-Davies MP, Minister for the Natural and Marine Environment, Wildlife and Rural Affairs;

Request for further information, a copy of Council Conclusions once adopted and information relating to the UK-wide position once agreed

8858/09
COM (09) 161

IPEX

Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions - 'Towards a better targeting of the aid to farmers in areas with natural handicaps' (DEFRA)

Sifted 19 May 2009
Letter to the Government 11 Jun 09 - Cleared from Scrutiny , 14 Oct 09 - Huw Irranca-Davies MP, Minister for the Natural and Marine Environment, Wildlife and Rural Affairs;
Letter to the Chairman 20 Jul 09

Request to be kept informed of progress of mapping exercise and outcome of discussions

8977/09
COM (09) 163

IPEX

Green Paper Reform of the Common Fisheries Policy (DEFRA)

Sifted 12 May 2009;
Letters to the Government 4 Jun 09 - Cleared from Scrutiny - 21 Oct 09 - Huw Irranca-Davies MP, Minister for the Natural and Marine Environment, Wildlife and Rural Affairs;
Letter to the Chairman 7 Sep 09, 26 Jan 10;

Request to be kept regularly informed as reform proposals are developed, including a copy of Government response to Green Paper

14729/09
COM (09) 556

IPEX

Draft Council Decision on the signing, on behalf of the European Community, of the Agreement on Port State Measures to prevent, deter and eliminate Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing (IUU) (DEFRA)

Sifted 24 November 2009;
Letters to the Chairman 11 Nov 09 (received 23 Nov 09), 22 Dec 09;
Letter to the Government 2 Dec 09 - Cleared from scrutiny - Huw Irranca-Davies MP, Minister for the Natural and Marine Environment, Wildlife and Rural Affairs;

Request for explanation for delay in submission of EM and subsequent letter

14738/09
+ ADD 1
COM (09) 553

14738/09 SEM
+ ADD 1
COM (09) 553

Not on IPEX

Proposal for a Council Regulation fixing for 2010 the fishing opportunities for certain fish stocks and groups of fish stocks, applicable in Community waters and, for Community vessels, in waters where catch limitations are required;
Annexes (DEFRA)

SUPPLEMENTARY EXPLANATARY MEMORANDUM Proposal for a Council Regulation fixing for 2010 the fishing opportunities for certain fish stocks and groups of fish stocks, applicable in Community waters and, for Community vessels, in waters where catch limitations are required;
Annexes (DEFRA)

Sifted 24 November 2009;
SEM Sifted 8 December 2009;
Letter to the Government 25 Nov 09, 10 Dec 09 - Huw Irranca-Davies MP, Minister for the Natural and Marine Environment, Wildlife and Rural Affairs;

Letter to the Chairman 2 Dec 09;
Considered and cleared from scrutiny at meeting on 9 Dec 09;

Requested further information, following Council meeting on 14-16 Dec 09

iv.  Reports awaiting Government Response:
No Government responses outstanding



 
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