Select Committee on European Union Forty-First Report


APPENDIX 2

Minutes of Divisions

In agreeing this report, the Committee agreed certain provisions after divisions, as follows:

In the abstract, Lord Lamont of Lerwick moved to leave out "The report concludes that the answer to the first question is yes".

Content: Lord Lamont of Lerwick

Not-Content: Lord Dubs, Lord Grenfell (Chairman), Baroness Harris of Richmond, Baroness Park of Monmouth, Lord Radice, Lord Scott of Foscote, Lord Williamson of Horton, Lord Woolmer of Leeds

Amendment disagreed to.

In paragraph 258, Lord Lamont of Lerwick moved to leave out "We seek an assurance from the Government that, were the Charter to be omitted, alternative means would be found of clearly re-assuring the citizen that the draft Treaty enhances human rights."

Content: Lord Lamont of Lerwick

Not-Content: Lord Cavendish of Furness, Lord Dubs, Lord Grenfell (Chairman), Baroness Harris of Richmond, Lord Jopling, Lord Neill of Bladen, Baroness Park of Monmouth, Lord Radice, Lord Scott of Foscote, Baroness Stern, Lord Williamson of Horton, Lord Woolmer of Leeds

Amendment disagreed to.

In paragraph 321, Lord Lamont of Lerwick moved to leave out "We support this approach because the draft Treaty makes plain the intention that the European Union remains a union of sovereign Member States."

Content: Lord Lamont of Lerwick

Not-Content: Lord Cavendish of Furness, Lord Dubs, Lord Grenfell (Chairman), Baroness Harris of Richmond, Lord Jopling, Lord Neill of Bladen, Baroness Park of Monmouth, Lord Radice, Lord Scott of Foscote, Baroness Stern, Lord Williamson of Horton, Lord Woolmer of Leeds

Amendment disagreed to.

In paragraph 340, Lord Lamont of Lerwick moved to leave out "On the question of principle, however, we urge caution on the part of those strongly objecting to QMV in a particular area. This is because we agree that, in a Union of 25, the unanimity provision could make the decision-making process unduly rigid in some areas."

Content: Lord Lamont of Lerwick, Lord Neill of Bladen

Not-Content: Lord Dubs, Lord Grenfell (Chairman), Baroness Harris of Richmond, , Lord Radice, Lord Scott of Foscote, Lord Williamson of Horton, Lord Woolmer of Leeds

Amendment disagreed to.

In paragraph 349, Lord Lamont of Lerwick moved to leave out "would help to confirm that the European Union is a union of Member States."

Content: Lord Cavendish of Furness, Lord Lamont of Lerwick, Lord Neill of Bladen

Not-Content: Lord Dubs, Lord Grenfell (Chairman), Baroness Harris of Richmond, Baroness Park of Monmouth, Lord Radice, Lord Scott of Foscote, Lord Williamson of Horton, Lord Woolmer of Leeds

Amendment disagreed to.

In paragraph 353, Lord Lamont of Lerwick moved to leave out "The extension of EU law in this Treaty seems relatively limited by comparison and we repeat our earlier conclusion that "it is clear that the balance of power is going to shift from the Commission to the Member States"."

Content: Lord Cavendish of Furness, Lord Lamont of Lerwick

Not-Content: Lord Dubs, Lord Grenfell (Chairman), Baroness Harris of Richmond, Lord Radice, Lord Williamson of Horton, Lord Woolmer of Leeds

Amendment disagreed to.


 
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