Formal Minutes

Wednesday 1 November 2006

Members present:

Michael Connarty, in the Chair
Mr William Cash
Ms Katy Clark
Mr Wayne David
Jim Dobbin
Nia Griffith
Mr David Hamilton
Mr David Heathcoat-Amory
Mr Jimmy  Hood
Angus Robertson
Mr Anthony Steen

The Committee deliberated.

Motion made and Question put, That the Committee accepts the reasons contained in the letter of 30 October (26601) from the Minister for Employment Relations and Postal Services for a possible need to override the scrutiny reserve in relation to 9554/05 (formerly 12683/04): Amended proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 2003/88/EC concerning certain aspects of the organisation of Working Time COM (2005) 246 final, and that the Chairman do inform the Minister accordingly. - (The Chairman.)

The Committee divided.                    

Ayes, 7  

  Noes, 2

 

 

Ms Katy Clark

 Mr William Cash

Mr Wayne David

 Mr David Heathcoat-Amory

 Jim Dobbin

 

 Nia Griffith

 

 Mr David Hamilton

 

Mr Jimmy  Hood

 

Angus Robertson

 

Draft Report, proposed by the Chairman, brought up and read.

Ordered, That the draft Report be read a second time, paragraph by paragraph.

Paragraphs 1.1 to 5.10 read and agreed to.

Paragraphs 5.11 to 5.13 read, amended and agreed to.

Paragraphs 6.1 to 11.12 read and agreed to.

Paragraph 12 read. Amendment proposed, in line 23, to leave out the words “(27879 :13490/06) Amended Draft Decision establishing for the period 2007-2013 the specific programme “Fight against violence (Daphne)” as part of the general programme “Fundamental Rights and Justice””.- (Mr Anthony Steen.)

Question put that the amendment be made.

Ayes, 3 

Noes, 6

 

 

Mr William Cash

Ms Katy Clark

Mr David Heathcoat-Amory

Mr Wayne David

Mr Anthony Steen  

Jim Dobbin

 

Nia Griffith

 

Mr David Hamilton

 

 Mr Jimmy  Hood

Paragraph agreed to.

Resolved, That the Report, as amended, be the Fortieth Report of the Committee to the House.

Ordered, That the Chairman do make the Report to the House.

Draft Report [Implementing the Hague Programme on justice and home affairs], proposed by the Chairman, brought up and read.

Ordered, That the draft Report be read a second time, paragraph by paragraph.

Paragraphs 1 to 58  read and agreed to.

Resolved, That the Report be the Forty-first Report of the Committee to the House.

Ordered, That the Chairman do make the Report to the House.

The Committee further deliberated.

[Adjourned till Tuesday 7 November at 4.00 p.m.