European Union Bill - second reading in the Lords

23 March 2011

The European Union Bill, which started its passage through Parliament in the House of Commons on 11 November, aims to strengthen the UK procedures for agreeing to or ratifying certain EU decisions and Treaty changes. Second reading - the general debate on all aspects of the Bill - took place in the House of Lords on Tuesday 22 March

Further information

Second reading is the first opportunity for Members of the Lords to debate the main principles and purpose of the Bill and to flag up concerns and areas where they think changes (amendments) are needed.

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