UK Government's renegotiation of EU membership: Parliamentary Sovereignty and Scrutiny Contents

Contents

Terms of reference

Summary

1 Introduction

The renegotiation commitment and the reasons for this inquiry

The progress of negotiations and the Government’s demands

Our inquiry

2 Engagement with Parliament and others

Interlocutors

Parliamentary Scrutiny

3 A legally binding and irreversible agreement?

The need for Treaty amendment

Commitment to Treaty amendment

Commitment to changes to EU secondary legislation

4 Economic Governance

The issue

Delivery

5 Competitiveness

The issue

Delivery

Fundamental change?

6 Sovereignty

Ever Closer Union

The issue

Delivery

Fundamental change?

National Parliaments and Subsidiarity

7 Immigration

The issue

Delivery

Achievability

Conclusions and recommendations

Formal Minutes

Witnesses

Published written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament




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Prepared 14 December 2015