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European Affairs The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord McFall of Alcluith) moved that a Select Committee be appointed:
(1) To consider matters relating to the United Kingdom’s relationship with the European Union and the European Economic Area, including:
a) The implementation of any agreements between the United Kingdom and the European Union, including the operation of the governance structures established under those agreements;
b) Any negotiations and further agreements between the United Kingdom and the European Union;
c) The operation of the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland;
(2) To consider European Union documents deposited in the House by a minister;
(3) To support the House as appropriate in interparliamentary cooperation with the European Parliament and the Member States of the European Union;
That, as proposed by the Committee of Selection, the following members be appointed to the Committee:

That the Committee have power to appoint a sub-committee and to refer to it any matters within its terms of reference;
That the Committee have power to appoint the Chair of the sub-committee;
That the Committee have power to co-opt any member to serve on the sub-committee;
That the Committee and its sub-committee have power to send for persons, papers and records;
That the Committee and its sub-committee have power to appoint specialist advisers;
That the Committee and its sub-committee have power to meet outside Westminster;
That the Committee have leave to report from time to time;
That the reports of the Committee be printed, regardless of any adjournment of the House;
That the evidence taken by the Committee or its sub-committee be published, if the Committee so wishes;
That the evidence taken by the European Union Committee be referred to the Committee.
The motion was agreed to en bloc.

Wednesday 14 April 2021 at 13:29

This type of business sits within the Motions of Appointment category.

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European Affairs The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord McFall of Alcluith) to move that a Select Committee be appointed:
(1) To consider matters relating to the United Kingdom’s relationship with the European Union and the European Economic Area, including:
a) The implementation of any agreements between the United Kingdom and the European Union, including the operation of the governance structures established under those agreements;
b) Any negotiations and further agreements between the United Kingdom and the European Union;
c) The operation of the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland;
(2) To consider European Union documents deposited in the House by a minister;
(3) To support the House as appropriate in interparliamentary cooperation with the European Parliament and the Member States of the European Union;
That, as proposed by the Committee of Selection, the following members be appointed to the Committee:

That the Committee have power to appoint a sub-committee and to refer to it any matters within its terms of reference;
That the Committee have power to appoint the Chair of the sub-committee;
That the Committee have power to co-opt any member to serve on the sub-committee;
That the Committee and its sub-committee have power to send for persons, papers and records;
That the Committee and its sub-committee have power to appoint specialist advisers;
That the Committee and its sub-committee have power to meet outside Westminster;
That the Committee have leave to report from time to time;
That the reports of the Committee be printed, regardless of any adjournment of the House;
That the evidence taken by the Committee or its sub-committee be published, if the Committee so wishes;
That the evidence taken by the European Union Committee be referred to the Committee.
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