Select Committee on European Union Report


SUB-COMMITTEE D

ENVIRONMENT, AGRICULTURE, PUBLIC HEALTH AND CONSUMER PROTECTION

MEMBERSHIP: Baroness Billingham, Baroness Maddock, The Earl of Selborne (Chairman).

Co-opted Members:

Lord Carter, Lord Crickhowell, Lord Fyfe of Fairfield, Lord Haskins, Lord Lewis of Newnham (for the CFP inquiry only), Lord Livsey of Talgarth, The Countess of Mar, Lord Palmer, Lord Renton of Mount Harry, Lord Walpole.

(For further information please contact the Clerk, Thomas Radice, 020 7219 3015)

I.  DOCUMENTS AWAITING SCRUTINY
*Un-numberedCommunication from the Commission on an integrated framework for fisheries partnerships agreements with third countries. (DEFRA) [21.1.03]
10194/02 Env 347Report from the Commission on the results reached for the period 1996-2000 by the implementation of Commission Recommendation 98/480/EC of 22 July 1998, concerning good environmental practise for household laundry detergents. (DEFRA) (COM(02) 287)
10665/02 Agrileg 147Communication from the Commission to the Council, the European Parliament and the Economic and Social Committee:- Towards a thematic strategy on the sustainable use of pesticides. (DEFRA) (COM(02) 349)
(Considered at meeting of 23 October 2002, retained under scrutiny pending receipt of the supplementary memo)
12138/02 Codec 1123Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the harmonisation of the laws, regulations and administrative provisions of the Member States concerning credit for consumers of 11th September 2002. (DTI) (COM(02) 443)
(Awaiting Regulatory Impact Assessment)
12319/02 Env 507Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on detergents. (DEFRA) (COM(02) 485)
13241/02 Codec 1281(i) Draft Regulation laying down Community procedures for the authorisation and supervision of medicinal products for human and veterinary use and establishing a European Agency for the Evaluation of Medicinal Products; (ii) Draft Directive amending Directive 2001/83/EC on the Community code relating to medicinal products for human use; and (iii) Draft Directive amending Directive 2001/82/EC on the Community code relating to veterinary medicinal products. Outcome of the EP's first reading Strasbourg. (Health and DEFRA)
13372/02 Env 601Amended proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the transboundary movement of genetically modified organisms (presented by the Commission pursuant to Article 250 (2) of the EC Treaty). (DEFRA) (Com(02) 578)
13789/02 Env 630Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the quality of bathing water. (DEFRA) (COM(02) 581)
*15246/02 Peche 225Proposal for a Council Regulation fixing for 2003 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 limitations in catch are required. (DEFRA) (COM(02) 727)
*15253/02 Peche 230Proposal for a Council Regulation on the management of the fishing effort relating to certain Community fishing areas and resources and modifying Regulation (EEC) 2847/93. (DEFRA) (COM(02) 739)
*15297/02 Peche 235Communication from the Commission to the Council and the European Parliament: mid term review of the Fourth Fisheries Protocol between the EU and Greenland. (DEFRA) (COM(02) 697)
*15306/02 Aviation 196Amended proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the establishment of a Community framework for noise classification of civil subsonic aircraft for the purposes of calculating noise charges. (Transport) (COM(02) 683)
*15831/02 Agrileg 280Proposal for a Council Directive on Community measures for the control of foot and mouth disease and amending Directive 92/46/EEC. (DEFRA) (COM(02) 736)

II.  AWAITING THE OUTCOME OF CORRESPONDENCE WITH MINISTERS, OR HELD UNDER SCRUTINY
14591/01 Eco 364 Proposal to amend Council Regulation EEC/2309/93 of 27 July 1993 laying down Community procedures for the authorisation and supervision of medicinal products for human and veterinary use and establishing a European Agency for the Evaluation of Medicinal Products; (ii) Proposals for amendments to the European Parliament and Council Directive 2001/83/EC on the Community code relating to medicinal products for human use; and (ii) Proposals for amendments to the European Parliament and Council Directive 2001/82/EC on the Community code relating to veterinary medicinal products. (DEFRA & Health ) (COM(01) 404)
(Letter of 21 March 2002 to Lord Hunt of Kings Heath, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Health; reply dated 15 July explaining current position, acknowledged by letter sent 25 July)
*14897/02 Env 710Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EC) No.2037/2000 as regards the critical uses and export of halons, the export of products and equipment containing chlorofluorocarbons and controls on bromochloromethane. (DEFRA) (COM(02) 642)
(Letter of 30 January 2003 to the Rt Hon Michael Meacher MP, Minister for the Environment, DEFRA)

III  DOCUMENTS UNDER SCRUTINY

IN CONNECTION WITH THE SUB-COMMITTEE'S INQUIRY INTO MID-TERM REVIEW OF THE COMMON AGRICULTURAL POLICY
10879/02 Agri 172 (COM(02) 394) (*+ Supplementary memo) Communication from the Commission to the Council and the European Parliament on the mid-term review of the Common Agricultural Policy. (DEFRA) (Supplementary memo dated 8.1.03)

IN CONNECTION WITH THE SUB-COMMITTEE'S INQUIRY INTO PROGRESS ON THE REFORM OF THE COMMON FISHERIES POLICY

13908/02 Peche 169 (COM(02) 600)

Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council: Action plan to counter the social, economic and regional consequences of the restructuring of the EU fishing industry. (DEFRA)



 
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