Select Committee on European Scrutiny Minutes of Proceedings Report


  WEDNESDAY 7 NOVEMBER 2001

  Members present:


Roger CasaleMr Wayne David
Mr William CashMiss Anne McIntosh
Mr Michael ConnartyMr Anthony Steen
Tony CunninghamMr Bill Tynan


In the absence of the Chairman, Mr Michael Connarty was called to the Chair.

The Committee deliberated.

Democracy and Accountability in the EU and the Role of National Parliaments: Professor Vernon Bogdanor CBE, Professor of Government, University of Oxford and Lord Norton of Louth, Professor of Government, University of Hull, were examined.

Draft Report, proposed by the Chairman, brought up and read.

Ordered, That the draft Report be read a second time, paragraph by paragraph.

Paragraphs 1.1 to 19 read and agreed to.

Resolved, That the Report be the Fourth Report of the Committee to the House.

Ordered, That the Chairman do make the Report to the House.

Draft Report [Convention to prepare for the 2004 Inter-governmental Conference], proposed by the Chairman, brought up and read.

Ordered, That the draft Report be read a second time, paragraph by paragraph.

Paragraphs 1 to 4 read and agreed to.

Paragraphs 5 and 6 read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraphs 7 and 8 read and agreed to.

Paragraph 9 read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraphs 10 to 16 read and agreed to.

Resolved, That the Report, as amended, be the Fifth Report of the Committee to the House.

Ordered, That the Chairman do make the Report to the House.


  [Adjourned till Wednesday 14 November at half-past Ten o'clock.





 
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