House of Commons European Union Documents

Saturday 3 March 2012

DOCUMENTS TO BE CONSIDERED IN THE HOUSE

Date referred

Document

Progress

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Establishment of the European External Action Service (8029/10, 11507/10, 8134/10 and Unnumbered Draft Regulation amending the Staff Regulations of Officials of the European Communities and the Conditions of Employment of Other Servants of those Communities).

Resolution agreed to in the House, 14 July 2010.

8 September 2010

Unnumbered Explanatory Memorandum dated 17 June 2010, relating to the Draft Budget 2011.

Resolution agreed to in the House, 13 October 2010.

8 September 2010 and 27 October 2010

European Union Documents No. 9433/10, relating to a Commission Communication on reinforcing economic policy coordination and 11807/10, relating to a Commission Communication on enhancing economic policy coordination for stability, growth and jobs, European Union Documents Nos. 14496/10, 14497/10, 14498/10 and 14520/10, relating to strengthening the Stability and Growth Pact, and 14512/10 and 14515/10, relating to enforcement measures to correct excessive macroeconomic imbalances in the Euro area and on the prevention and correction of macroeconomic imbalances.

Resolution agreed to in the House, 10 November 2010.

3 November 2010 and 8 December 2010

Unnumbered Explanatory Memorandum dated 25 November 2010 submitted by HM Treasury on the implementation of the 2009 EU budget, Unnumbered Explanatory Memorandum dated 24 November 2010 submitted by the Department for International Development on the activities funded by the Eighth, Ninth and Tenth European Development Funds in the financial year 2009, European Union Document No. 12393/10 and Addenda 1 and 2 on Protection of the European Union’s financial interests, European Union Document No. 13075/10 and Addendum, relating to an Annual report to the discharge authority on internal audits carried out in 2009, Unnumbered Explanatory Memorandum dated 22 October 2010 submitted by HM Treasury on the European Anti-Fraud Office’s tenth activity report for the period 1 January to 31 December 2009, and European Union Document No. 16662/10 and Addenda 1 and 2, Commission Report to the European Parliament and the Council on the follow-up to 2008 Discharge.

Resolution agreed to in the House, 2 February 2011.

12 January 2011

European Union Document No. EUCO 33/10, relating to a draft Council Decision amending Article 136 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union with regard to the stability mechanism for Member States whose currency is the Euro.

Resolution considered in the House, 16 March 2011. Agreed to in the House, 23 March 2011.

30 March 2011

European Union Document No. PE-CONS 69/10, relating to the Directive of the European Parliament and Council on preventing and combating trafficking in human beings and protecting its victims, replacing Council Framework Decision 2002/629/JHA.

Resolution agreed to in the House, 9 May 2011.

18 May, 8 June 2011 & 22 June 2011

European Union Document No. 10612/11 and Addenda 1 and 2, relating to Commission Communication-strengthening victims’ rights in the EU, together with European Union Documents No. 10610/11 and Addenda 1 and 2, relating to a Draft Directive on the rights, support and protection of victims of crime, and No. 10613/11 and Addenda 1 and 2, relating to a Draft Regulation on mutual recognition of protection measures in civil matters, already referred on 8 June 2011 and an Unnumbered Explanatory Memorandum dated 16 May 2011, submitted by the Ministry of Justice, relating to a Draft Resolution on a Roadmap for strengthening the rights and protection of victims, in particular in criminal proceedings, already referred on 18 May 2011.

Resolution agreed to in the House, 11 July 2011.

6 July 2011

European Union Document No. 11497/11 and Addenda 1 and 2, relating to a Draft Directive on the right of access to a lawyer in criminal proceedings and on the right to communicate upon arrest.

Resolution agreed to in the House, 14 September 2011.

19 July 2011

Unnumbered Explanatory Memorandum dated 7 July 2011 submitted by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, relating to European Union Common Position on Judiciary and Fundamental Rights.

Resolution agreed to in the House, 22 November 2011.

7 September 2011

European Union Documents No. 12478/11 and Addenda 1 and 2, relating to the System of own resources of the European Union, No. 12474/11, relating to a Council Regulation laying down the multiannual financial framework for the years 2014–2020, No. 12480/11, relating to the Council Regulation laying down implementing measures for the system of own resources of the European Union, No. 12483/11, relating to the Council Regulation on the methods and procedure for making available the traditional and GNI-based own resources and on the measures to meet cash requirements, No. 12475/11 and Addenda 1 to 3, relating to the Commission Communication: A Budget for Europe 2020, and No. 12484/11, relating to the Draft Interinstitutional Agreement between the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission on cooperation in budgetary matters and on sound financial management.

Resolution agreed to in the House, 8 November 2011.

7 December 2011

European Union Documents No. 15813/11 and Addenda 1 and 2, relating to a Draft Regulation for trans-European energy infrastructure and repealing No. 1364/2006/EC and No. 15629/11 and Addenda 1 to 35, relating to a Draft Regulation on Union guidelines for the development of the trans-European Transport Network, together with European Union Documents No. 16176/11 and Addenda 1 and 2, relating to a Draft Regulation establishing the Connecting Europe Facility, and No. 16499/11, relating to a Commission Communication: A growth package for integrated European infrastructures and European Union Document No. 16006/11 and Addenda 1 and 2, relating to a Draft Regulation on guidelines for trans-European telecommunications networks and repealing Decision No 1336/97/EC.

Resolution agreed to in the House, 19 January 2012.

24 November 2011

European Union Document No. 14613/11, relating to a Commission Communication: Towards an EU Criminal Policy: Ensuring the effective implementation of EU policies through criminal law.

Resolution agreed to in the House, 25 January 2012.

14 December 2011

European Union Documents No. 17625/11 and Addendum, relating to a Draft Regulation adjusting, from 1 July 2011, the rate of contribution to the pension scheme of officials and other servants of the EU and a Commission staff working paper: Eurostat report on the 2011 update of the 2010 actuarial assessment of the Pension Scheme for European Officials, and No. 17627/11, relating to a Commission Communication providing supplementary information on the Commission Report on the exception clause of 13 July 2011.

Resolution agreed to in the House, 21 February 2012.

29 February 2012

European Union Documents No. 18966/11 and Addenda 1 and 2, relating to a Draft Directive on public procurement, and No. 18964/11 and Addenda 1 and 2, relating to a Draft Directive on procurement by entities operating in the water, energy, transport and postal service sectors.

To be considered, 6 March 2012.

REASONED OPINIONS TO BE CONSIDERED IN THE HOUSE

Date referred

Draft resolution

Progress

13 October 2010

That this House considers that the draft Directive to amend the Investor Compensation Schemes Directive does not comply with the principle of subsidiarity, for the reasons set out in the Annex to Chapter 7 of the Third Report of the European Scrutiny Committee (HC 428-iii); and in accordance with article 6 of the Protocol on the application of the principles of subsidiarity and proportionality, instructs the Clerk of the House to forward this reasoned opinion to the presidents of the European institutions.

Resolution reported from European Committee B, 21 October 2010.

Resolution agreed to in the House, 25 October 2010.

30 March 2011

That this House considers that the Draft Directive to introduce a Common Consolidated Corporate Tax Base (European Union Document No. 7263/11) does not comply with the principle of subsidiarity, for the reasons set out in chapter 2 of the Twenty-seventh Report of the European Scrutiny Committee (HC 428-xxv); and, in accordance with Article 6 of the Protocol on the application of the principles of subsidiarity and proportionality, instructs the Clerk of the House to forward this reasoned opinion to the presidents of the European institutions.

Resolution agreed to in the House, 11 May 2011.

12 October 2011

That this House considers that the draft Regulation on prudential requirements for credit institutions and investment firms (European Union Document No. 13284/11 and Addenda 1 to 4) does not comply with the principle of subsidiarity for the reasons set out in the Annex to Chapter 1 of the Forty-second Report of the European Scrutiny Committee (HC 428-xxxvii); and in accordance with Article 6 of the Protocol on the application of the principles of subsidiarity and proportionality, instructs the Clerk of the House to forward this reasoned opinion to the presidents of the European institutions.

Resolution agreed to in the House, 8 November 2011.

23 November 2011

That this House considers that the Draft Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council to introduce a Common European Sales Law (European Union Document No. 15429/11 and Addenda 1 and 2) does not comply with the principle of subsidiarity, for the reasons set out in Chapter 5 of the Forty-Seventh Report of the European Scrutiny Committee (HC 428-xlii); and, in accordance with Article 6 of Protocol (No. 2) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union on the application of principles of subsidiarity and proportionality, instructs the Clerk of the House to forward this reasoned opinion to the Presidents of the European Institutions.

Resolution agreed to in the House, 7 December 2011.

DOCUMENTS REFERRED TO EUROPEAN COMMITTEE A

Date referred

Document

Progress

10 November 2010

European Union Document No. 14768/10 and Addendum, relating to a Commission Communication to the European Parliament and the Council – Facing the challenge of the safety of offshore oil and gas activities.

Resolution reported, 22 March 2011. Resolution agreed to in the House, 29 March 2011.

24 November 2010

European Union Document No. 15277/10, relating to a report from the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council on animal cloning for food.

Resolution reported, 31 January 2011. Resolution agreed to in the House, 1 February 2011.

15 December 2010

European Union Document No. 16096/10, relating to Energy 2020: A strategy for competitive, sustainable and secure energy.

Resolution reported, 2 February 2011. Resolution agreed to in the House, 8 February 2011.

12 January 2011

European Union Document No. 7984/08 and Addenda 1 and 2, Unnumbered Explanatory Memorandum dated 13 September 2010 and Supplementary Explanatory Memorandum dated 21 December 2010, submitted by the Department for Transport, relating to facilitating cross-border enforcement in the field of road safety.

Resolution reported, 25 January 2011. Resolution agreed to in the House, 26 January 2011.

2 February 2011

European Union Document No. 17582/10, Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EC) No.1234/2007 as regards contractual relations in the milk and milk products sector.

Resolution reported, 15 March 2011. Resolution agreed to in the House, 29 March 2011.

16 February 2011

European Union Documents No. 14701/10, relating to a Draft Decision on the detailed rules for access to the public regulated service offered by the global navigation satellite system established under the Galileo programme, and 5530/11, relating to the Mid-term review of the European satellite radio navigation programmes.

Resolution reported, 21 March 2011. Resolution agreed to in the House, 29 March 2011.

30 March 2011

European Union Document No. 16348/10, relating to the Commission Communication: The CAP towards 2020 - meeting the food, natural resources and territorial challenges of the future.

Resolution reported, 13 June 2011. Resolution agreed to in the House, 14 June 2011.

11 May 2011

European Union Document No. 8333/11 and Addenda 1 to 3, relating to the White Paper: Roadmap to a Single European Transport Area.

Resolution reported, 4 July 2011. Resolution agreed to in the House, 5 July 2011.

11 May 2011

European Union Document No. 12371/10, relating to the Commission Communication on the freedom for Member States to decide on the cultivation of genetically modified crops, Unnumbered Supplementary Explanatory Memorandum dated 12 April 2011, submitted by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, relating to a Commission Recommendation on guidelines for the development of national co-existence measure to avoid the unintended presence of GMOs in conventional and organic crops and to a Draft Regulation amending Directive 2001/18/EC as regards the possibility for the Member States to restrict or prohibit the cultivation of GMOs in their territory.

Resolution reported, 14 June 2011. Resolution agreed to in the House, 15 June 2011.

14 September 2011

European Union Documents No. 12519/11, relating to the Commission Communication-Reform of the Common Fisheries Policy and No. 12514/11 and Addenda 1 to 3, relating to a Draft Regulation on the Common Fisheries Policy.

Resolution reported, 7 November 2011. Resolution agreed to in the House, 8 November 2011.

23 November 2011

European Union Documents No. 15396/11, relating to a Draft Regulation establishing rules for direct payments to farmers under support schemes with the framework of CAP, No. 15425/1/11, relating to a Draft Regulation on support for rural development by EAFRD, and No. 15688/11, relating to a Commission Staff Working Paper Executive Summary of the Impact Assessment of CAP towards 2020.

Resolution reported, 31 January 2012. Resolution agreed to in the House, 1 February 2012.

7 December 2011

European Union Document No. 12046/11 and Addenda 1 to 3, relating to a Draft Directive on energy efficiency and repealing Directive 2004/8/EC and 2006/32/EC.

Resolution reported, 30 January 2012. Resolution agreed to in the House, 31 January 2012.

14 December 2011

European Union Document No. 16175/11 and Addenda 1 to 4, relating to a Draft Regulation on safety of offshore oil and gas prospection, exploration and production activities.

Resolution reported, 28 February 2012.

25 January 2012

European Union Documents No. 18007/11, relating to a Commission Communication on Airport policy in the EU: addressing capacity and quality to promote growth, connectivity and sustainable mobility, No. 18008/11 and Addenda 1 to 3, relating to a Draft Regulation on ground handling services at Union airports and repealing Council directive 96/67/EC, No. 18009/11 and Addenda 1 to 4, relating to a Draft Regulation on common rules for allocation of slots at EU airports (recast), and No. 18010/11 and Addenda 1 and 2, relating to a Draft Regulation on the establishment of rules and procedures with regard to the introduction of noise-related operating restrictions at Union airports within a balanced approach and repealing Directive 2002/30/EC.

Awaiting consideration.

DOCUMENTS REFERRED TO EUROPEAN COMMITTEE B

Date referred

Document

Progress

8 September 2010

Unnumbered Explanatory Memorandum dated 31 March 2010, relating to the Second Revision of the Cotonou Agreement.

Resolution reported, 24 January 2011. Resolution agreed to in the House, 25 January 2011.

8 September 2010 and 26 January 2011

European Union Document No. 17361/10, relating to the financial stabilisation mechanism, together with European Documents No. 9606/10, relating to a Council Regulation establishing a European financial stabilisation mechanism and No. 12119/10, relating to a Draft amending budget No. 7 to the general budget 2010 - Statement of expenditure by Section - Section III - Commission.

Resolution reported, 1 February 2011. Resolution considered in the House, 2 February 2011. Resolution agreed to in the House, 9 February 2011.

8 September 2010

European Documents No. 11048/10, relating to a Draft Agreement, No. 11172/10, relating to a Council Decision on the conclusion of the Agreement and No. 11173/10, relating to a Council Decision on the signature of the Agreement between the European Union and the United States of America on the Processing and Transfer of Financial Payment Messaging Data from the European Union to the United States of American for the purposes of the Terrorist Finance Tracking Program.

Resolution reported, 8 February 2011. Resolution considered in the House, 9 February 2011. Resolution agreed to in the House, 16 February 2011.

8 September and 13 October 2010

Unnumbered Explanatory Memorandum dated 2 June 2010, relating to Council Decision amending Joint Action 2008/124/CFSP on the European Union Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo and Unnumbered Explanatory Memorandum dated 29 September 2010, relating to Council Decision amending and extending Joint Action 2008/124/CFSP on the European Union Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo.

Resolution reported, 15 November 2010. Resolution agreed to in the House, 17 November 2010.

8 September 2010

European Union Document No. 8910/10 and Addenda 1–5, relating to a Commission Communication on a twelve-point EU action plan in support of the Millennium Development Goals.

Resolution reported, 18 October 2010. Resolution agreed to in the House, 19 October 2010.

8 September 2010

European Union Document No. 8399/10 and Addendum, relating to a proposal for the regulation on the citizens’ initiative.

Resolution reported, 17 January 2011. Resolution agreed to in the House, 18 January 2011.

8 September 2010

European Union Documents No. 9231/10, relating to a Council recommendation on broad guidelines for the economic policies of the Member States and of the Union - Part I of the Europe 2020 Integrated Guidelines and No. 9233/10, relating to a Proposal for a Council Decision on guidelines for the employment policies of the Member States - Part II of the Europe 2020 Integrated Guidelines.

Resolution reported, 10 January 2011. Resolution agreed to in the House, 11 January 2011.

15 September and 16 December 2010

European Union Documents Nos. 9193/10, relating to a Commission Report on the functioning of the Interinstitutional Agreement on budgetary discipline and sound financial management, 10346/10 and Addenda 1–2, relating to a Commission Communication: "More or less controls? Striking the right balance between the administrative costs of control and the risk of error", European Union Document No. 15759/10, relating to the European Court of Auditors’ Opinion, and European Union Document No. 5129/11, relating to a Draft Regulation on the financial rules applicable to the annual budget of the Union.

Resolution reported, 14 February 2011. Resolution agreed to in the House, 16 February 2011.

17 November 2010

European Union Document No. 10823/10 and Addendum, relating to the Green Paper on corporate governance in financial institutions and remuneration policies.

Resolution reported, 13 December 2010. Resolution agreed to in the House, 14 December 2010.

24 November 2010

European Union Document No. 15282/10 and Addendum, relating to a Commission Communication: Taxation of the Financial Sector.

Resolution reported, 7 February 2011. Resolution considered in the House, 8 February 2011. Resolution agreed to in the House, 9 February 2011.

24 November 2010

European Union Document No. 12564/10 and Addenda 1 and 2, relating to a Draft Directive on the right to information in criminal proceedings.

Resolution reported, 2 December 2010. Resolution agreed to in the House, 6 December 2010.

8 December 2010

European Union Document No. 16797/10, relating to a Commission Communication, The EU Internal Security Strategy: Five steps towards a more secure Europe.

Resolution reported, 28 February 2011. Resolution agreed to in the House, 1 March 2011.

8 December 2010

European Union Document No. 15285/10 and Addendum, relating to the Commission Communication: The EU Budget Review.

Resolution reported, 15 February 2011. Resolution agreed to in the House, 16 February 2011.

12 January 2011

European Union Document No. 15319/10, relating to the strategy for the effective implementation of the Charter of Fundamental Rights by the European Union.

Resolution reported, 14 March 2011. Resolution agreed to in the House, 15 March 2011.

12 January 2011 and 2 March 2011

European Union Documents No. 18122/10, relating to the Commission Green Paper: Less bureaucracy for citizens: promoting free movement of public documents and recognition of effects of civil status records, together with European Union Documents No. 15936/10, No. 16219/10 and No. 16392/10, relating to European Citizenship.

To be considered, 5 March 2012.

26 January 2011

European Union Document No. 5037/11 and Addendum,
relating to the Commission Communication on "Removing cross border tax obstacles for EU citizens".

Resolution reported, 4 April 2011. Resolution agreed to in the House, 26 April 2011.

2 February 2011

Unnumbered Explanatory Memorandum dated 15 December 2010, submitted by the Ministry of Justice, relating to the Draft Directive on combating the sexual abuse, sexual exploitation of children and child pornography, repealing Framework Decision 2004/68/JHA.

Resolution reported, 26 April 2011. Resolution agreed to in the House, 27 April 2011.

9 February 2011

European Union Document No. 14436/10 and Addenda 1 and 2, relating to attacks against information systems, repealing Council Framework Decision 2005/222/JHA.

Resolution reported, 23 May 2011. Resolution agreed to in the House, 24 May 2011.

9 February 2011

European Union Document No. 18066/10 and Addenda 1, 2 and 3, relating to the Annual Growth Survey: Advancing the EU’s comprehensive response to the crisis.

Resolution reported, 29 March 2011. Resolution agreed to in the House, 30 March 2011.

16 February 2011

European Union Document No. PE-CONS 64/10, relating a Draft Regulation laying down the rules concerning mechanisms for control by Member States of the Commission’s exercise of implementing powers.

Resolution reported, 17 May 2011. Resolution agreed to in the House, 18 May 2011.

16 February 2011

European Union Document No. 18101/10 and Addenda 1 and 2, relating to a Draft Regulation on jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters.

Resolution reported, 28 March 2011. Resolution agreed to in the House, 29 March 2011.

2 and 30 March 2011

European Union Documents No. 7379/11, relating to the European Central Bank Opinion on a draft Regulation on short selling and certain aspects of credit default swaps, together with European Union Document No. 13840/10, and Addenda 1 and 2 relating to the Draft Regulation on short selling and certain aspects of credit default swaps.

Resolution reported, 5 April 2011. Resolution considered in the House, 26 April 2011. Resolution agreed to in the House, 27 April 2011.

9 March 2011

European Union Document No. 6007/11 and Addenda 1 and 2, relating to the use of Passenger Name Record data for the prevention, detection, investigation and prosecution of terrorist offences and serious crimes.

Resolution reported, 30 March 2011. Resolution agreed to in the House, 31 March 2011.

30 March 2011

European Union Document No. 11961/10, relating to the Green Paper on policy options for progress towards a European Contract Law for consumers and businesses.

Resolution reported, 24 May 2011. Resolution agreed to in the House, 7 June 2011.

4 May 2011

European Union Document COM (2011) 149, relating to a Commission Communication on Consular protection for EU citizens in third countries: State of play and way forward.

Resolution reported, 12 July 2011. Resolution agreed to in the House, 13 July 2011.

8 June 2011

European Union Document No. 10794/11, relating to the Joint Communication: A new response to a changing Neighbourhood.

Resolution reported, 6 September 2011. Resolution agreed to in the House, 7 September 2011.

22 June 2011

European Union Documents No. 114911/11, relating to Commission Communication: Concluding the first European Semester of economic policy coordination, and No. 11196/11, relating to a Draft Council Recommendation on the National Reform Programme 2011 of the United Kingdom and delivering a Council Opinion on the updated Convergence Programme of the United Kingdom, 2011–14, and an Unnumbered Explanatory Memorandum submitted by HM Treasury on 16 June 2011, relating to Assessment of the 2011 national reform programme and convergence programme for the United Kingdom.

Resolution reported, 11 July 2011. Resolution agreed to in the House, 12 July 2011.

22 June 2011

European Union Document No. 10784/11, relating to Commission Communication: A dialogue for migration, mobility and security with the southern Mediterranean countries.

Resolution reported, 17 October 2011. Resolution agreed to in the House, 18 October 2011.

6 July 2011

European Union Documents No. 11779/11, relating to a Draft Decision on the mobilisation of the Flexibility Instrument and No. 11775/11, relating to Amending Letter No. 1 to the draft general budget 2012: Statement of expenditure by section: Section III: Commission, together with Unnumbered Explanatory Memorandum submitted by HM Treasury on 27 May 2011, relating to the statement of estimates of the Commission 2012 already referred on 22 June 2011.

Resolution reported, 13

July 2011. Resolution agreed to in the House, 14 July 2011.

6 July 2011

European Union Documents No. 9777/11, relating to a Draft Council Implementing Decision 2011/77/EU of 7 December 2010 on granting Union financial assistance to Ireland, together with European Union Documents No. 9776/11 and No. 9780/2/11, relating to granting Union financial assistance to Portugal already referred on 22 June 2011.

Resolution reported, 10 October 2011. Resolution agreed to in the House, 11 October 2011.

14 September 2011

European Union Documents No. 12141/11 and Addendum, relating to the Commission Communication on the Commission anti-fraud strategy, together with No. 11055/11 and Addendum, relating to a Commission Communication on the protection of the financial interests of the European Union by criminal law and by administrative investigations already referred on 29 June 2011.

Resolution reported, 25 October 2011. Resolution agreed to in the House, 26 October 2011.

12 and 19 October 2011

European Union Documents No. 16664/10, relating to a Draft Regulation on the establishment of an evaluation mechanism to verify the application of the Schengen acquis, No. 14358/11, relating to a Draft amending Regulation on the establishment of an evaluation and monitoring mechanism to verify the application of the Schengen acquis, No. 14357/11, relating to a Commission Communication: Schengen governance–strengthening the area without internal border control, and No. 14359/11, relating to a Draft Regulation amending Regulation (EC) No 562/2006 in order to provide for common rules on the temporary reintroduction of border control in exceptional circumstances, together with No. 14142/10, relating to the draft Council Decision on the full application of the provisions of the Schengen acquis in the Republic of Bulgaria and Romania already referred on 12 October 2012.

Resolution reported, 21 November 2011. Resolution agreed to in the House, 23 November 2011.

7 December 2011

European Union Documents No. 9821/11, relating to a Draft Council Decision on the signature of the Agreement between the EU and Australia on the processing and transfer of Passenger Name Record Data (PNR) by air carriers to the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service, No. 9823/11, relating to a Draft Council Decision on the conclusion of the Agreement, No. 17697/09, relating to a Draft Council Decision on the conclusion of the Agreement between the EU and the USA on the processing and transfer of PNR by air carriers to the US Department of Homeland Security (2007 PNR Agreement), No. 17429/11, relating to a Draft Council Decision on the signature of the Agreement, and No. 17430/11, relating to a Draft Council Decision on the conclusion of the Agreement between the USA and the EU on the use and transfer of PNR to the US Department of Homeland Security.

Resolution reported, 24 January 2012. Resolution agreed to in the House, 31 January 2012.

7 December 2011

European Union Document No. 16301/11, relating to a Commission Communication: A framework for the next generation of innovative financial instruments - the EU equity and debt platforms.

Resolution reported, 27 February 2012. Resolution agreed to in the House, 28 February 2012.

14 December 2011

European Union Documents No. EUCO 91/11, relating to a Draft Protocol on the application of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the EU to the Czech Republic, and No. EUCO 92/11, relating to a Draft Protocol on the concerns of the Irish people on the Treaty of Lisbon.

Resolution reported, 21 February 2012. Resolution agreed to in the House, 22 February 2012.

11 January 2012

European Union Documents No. 17308/11 and Addenda 1 and 2, relating to a Draft Regulation amending Regulation (EC) No. 1060/2009 on credit rating agencies and No. 17329/11 and Addenda 1 and 2, relating to a Draft Directive amending Directive 2009/65/EC on the coordination of laws, regulations and administrative provisions relating to undertakings of collective investment in transferable securities (UCITS) and Directive 2011/61/EU on Alternative Investment Funds Managers in respect of the excessive reliance on credit ratings.

Awaiting consideration.

11 January 2012

European Union Document No. 17229/11 and Addenda 1 to 4, relating to the Commission Communication: Annual Growth Survey 2012.

Resolution reported, 20 February 2012. Resolution agreed to in the House, 21 February 2012.

18 January 2012

European Union Document No. 17394/11 and Addendum, relating to the Commission Communication: Commission Work Programme 2012 Delivering European renewal.

Awaiting consideration.

18 January 2012

Unnumbered Reports from the European Court of Auditors: Annual Report on the Activities Funded by the 8th, 9th and 10th European Development Funds, and the Annual Report on the Implementation of the Budget, together with European Union Document No. 14879/11 and Addenda 1 to 3, relating to the Commission Report on the protection of the European Union’s financial interests: Fight against fraud: Annual Report 2010 already referred on 2 November 2011.

Awaiting consideration.

25 January 2012

European Union Document No. 18288/11, relating to a Commission Communication on the future of VAT: Towards a simpler, more robust and efficient VAT system tailored to the single market.

Awaiting consideration.

1 February 2012

Unnumbered Report by the High Representative to the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission, deposited on 24 January 2012 by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, relating to the European External Action Service.

Awaiting consideration.

22 February 2012

European Union Documents No. 13284/11 and Addenda 1 to 4, relating to a Draft Regulation on prudential requirements for credit institutions and investment firms, No. 13285/11 and Addenda 1 and 2, relating to a Draft Directive on the access to the activity of credit institutions and the prudential supervision of credit institutions and investment firms and amending Directive 2002/87/EC, and No. 5876/12, relating to an Opinion of the European Central Bank on Draft Directive No. 13285/11.

Awaiting consideration.

29 February 2012

European Union Documents No. 16010/11 and Addenda 1 and 2, relating to a Draft Regulation on insider dealing and market manipulation, and No. 16000/11 and Addenda 1 and 2, relating to a Draft Directive on criminal sanctions for insider dealing and market manipulation.

Awaiting consideration.

DOCUMENTS REFERRED TO EUROPEAN COMMITTEE C

Date referred

Document

Progress

8 December 2010

European Union Document No. 15274/10, relating to the Commission Green Paper: Audit Policy – Lessons from the Crisis.

Resolution reported, 1 March 2011. Resolution agreed to in the House, 2 March 2011.

16 February 2011

European Union Documents No. 5064/11 and Addendum, and No. 5068/11 and Addendum, relating to the Working Time Directive.

Resolution reported, 9 May 2011. Resolution agreed to in the House, 10 May 2011.

27 April 2011

European Union Document No. 7226/11, relating to the Commission Communication: An EU Agenda for the Rights of the Child.

Resolution reported, 12 September 2011. Resolution agreed to in the House, 13 September 2011.

11 May 2011

European Union Document No. 8693/11 and Addenda 1 to 6, relating to the Commission Communication: Towards a space strategy for the European Union that benefits its citizens.

Resolution reported, 23 May 2011. Resolution agreed to in the House, 24 May 2011.

8 June 2011

European Union Document No. 10052/11 and Addenda 1, 2 and 3, relating to a Draft Regulation applying a scheme of generalised tariff preferences.

Resolution reported, 29 November 2011. Resolution agreed to in the House, 30 November 2011.

9 November 2011

European Union Document No. 15243/11 and Addenda 1 to 4, relating to a Draft Regulation laying down common provisions on the European Regional Development Fund, The European Social Fund, the Cohesion Fund, the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development and the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund covered by the Common Strategic Framework and laying down general provisions on the European Regional Development Fund, the European Social Fund and the Cohesion Fund, and repealing Regulation (EC) No.1083/2006.

To be considered, 6 March 2012.

20 December 2011

European Union Document No. 16250/11 and Addenda 1 to 4, relating to a Draft Directive on the annual financial statement, consolidated financial statements and related reports of certain types of undertakings.

Resolution reported, 6 February 2012. Resolution agreed to in the House, 7 February 2012.

18 January 2012

European Union Document No. 7455/11, relating to the Draft Regulation amending certain Regulations relating to the common commercial policy as regards the procedures for the adoption of certain measures.

To be considered, 12 March 2012.

Prepared 2nd March 2012