Select Committee on European Union Progress of Scrutiny 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-numbered Communication from the Commission on an integrated framework for fisheries partnerships agreements with third countries. (DEFRA) [21.1.03]
*Un-numberedProposal for a Council Regulation amending Regulation (EEC) 2092/91 on organic production of agricultural products and indications referring thereto in agricultural products and foodstuffs. (DEFRA) [11.2.03]
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)
12319/02 Env 507Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on detergents. (DEFRA) (COM(02) 485)
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)
*5904/03 Agrileg 23Proposal for a Council Regulation concerning the authorisation of an additive in feedingstuffs. (DEFRA) (COM(03) 39)

ii.  Awaiting the outcome of Correspondence with Ministers, or held under scrutiny
†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)
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)
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)
(Letter of 10 February 2003 to Elliot Morley MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, 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)
*COM(03) 23(i) Proposal for a Council Regulation establishing common rules for direct support schemes under the common agricultural policy and support schemes for producers of certain crops; (ii) Proposal for a Council Regulation amending Regulation (EC) No.1257/1999 on support for rural development from the European Agricultural Guidance and Guarantee Fund (EAGGF) and repealing Regulation (EC) No.2826/2000; (iii) Proposal for a Council Regulation on the common organisation of the market in cereals; (iv) Proposal for a Council Regulation on the common organisation of the market in rice; (v) Proposal for a Council Regulation on the common organisation of the market in dried fodder for the marketing years 2004/05 to 2007/08; (vi) Proposal for a Council Regulation amending Regulation (EC) No.1255/1999 on the common organisation of the market in milk and milk products; and (vii) Proposal for a Council Regulation establishing a levy in the milk and milk-products sector. (DEFRA)

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)
†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)



 
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