Committee Inquiry into European Union Bill

15 November 2010

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.

Click here for European Union Bill

The committee will begin taking evidence the week commencing November 22 2010. Please see below for a full copy of the press release. Click here for full Press Release (PDF PDF 50 KB)

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