Select Committee on European Scrutiny Minutes of Proceedings Report


WEDNESDAY 6 MARCH 2002

  Members present:

  Mr Jimmy Hood, in the Chair


Roger CasaleMr Mark Hendrick
Mr William CashMiss Anne McIntosh
Mr Michael ConnartyAngus Robertson
Mr Terry DavisMr Anthony Steen
Jim DobbinMr Bill Tynan


The Committee deliberated.

Democracy and Accountability in the EU and the Role of National Parliaments: Rt. Hon. Peter Hain, a Member of the House, Minister for Europe, Mr Nick Baird, Head of European Union Department [Internal], and Ms Catherine Royle, Head of Convention Unit, European Union Department [Internal], Foreign and Commonwealth Office, were examined.

The Committee further deliberated.

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 3.12 read and agreed to.

Paragraphs 3.13 read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraphs 3.14 to 3.18 read and agreed to.

Paragraphs 3.19 read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraphs 4.1 to 8.7 read and agreed to.

Paragraph 8.8 read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraphs 9.1 to 10.6 read and agreed to.

Paragraph 10.7 read and divided.

Paragraph 10.7(a) agreed to (now paragraph 10.7).

Paragraphs 10.7(b) and 10.8 amended and agreed to (now paragraphs 10.8 and 10.9).

Paragraphs 11.1 to 14.12 read and agreed to.

Paragraph 14.13 read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraphs 15.1 to 23 read and agreed to.

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

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


  [Adjourned till Wednesday 13 March at half-past Ten o'clock.





 
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