European Scrutiny Select Committee Announcement
The European Union Bill, which was presented to Parliament on 11 November, sets out the circumstances under which further transfers of competence and/or power to the EU will be subject to a referendum or will require an Act of Parliament or a Resolution of both Houses. The Bill also seeks to place on a statutory footing the common law principle of parliamentary sovereignty with respect to directly applicable or directly effective EU law.
A copy of the Bill can be found below.
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The committee will begin taking evidence the week commencing November 22 2010. Please see below for a full copy of the press release.
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