WEDNESDAY 6 MARCH 2002
Mr Jimmy Hood, in the Chair
|Roger Casale||Mr Mark Hendrick
|Mr William Cash||Miss Anne McIntosh
|Mr Michael Connarty||Angus Robertson
|Mr Terry Davis||Mr Anthony Steen
|Jim Dobbin||Mr 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
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.