Early day motion 388

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That this House notes the outcome of the latest EU Council of Ministers meeting on transport on the proposed EU Regulation on market access to port services and financial transparency of ports; further notes that it is the Government's stated preference, 'that proposals for regulation applicable to the UK in this area - in which earlier proposals have twice been rejected by the European Parliament - should not be taken forward'; also notes that the Government did not oppose the general approach text of the Regulation at the Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Council meeting on 8th October 2014 is concerned that the provisions and concessions secured by the Government in its negotiations may be removed by the European Parliament or undermined by the European Court of Justice and the European Commission; further notes that the UK port industry is not persuaded that the legislation is acceptable despite these concessions; further notes the continuing opposition of the UK port industry and trade unions to the proposed Regulation in its totality; calls on the Government to ensure that this proposal is debated and voted on the floor of the House, as recommended by the European Scrutiny Committee, within the next three weeks; and also calls on the Government to abide by the will of the House in all future legislative stages of this Regulation.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Aldous, Peter Conservative Party Waveney 22.10.2014
Brady, Graham Conservative Party Altrincham and Sale West 29.10.2014
Cash, William Conservative Party Stone 22.10.2014
Cryer, John Labour Party Leyton and Wanstead 23.10.2014
Dodds, Nigel Democratic Unionist Party Belfast North 23.10.2014
Glindon, Mary Labour Party North Tyneside 27.10.2014
Hancock, Mike INDEPENDENT Portsmouth South 27.10.2014
Henderson, Gordon Conservative Party Sittingbourne and Sheppey 22.10.2014
Hoey, Kate Labour Party Vauxhall 06.11.2014
Hopkins, Kelvin Labour Party Luton North 23.10.2014
Jenkin, Bernard Conservative Party Harwich and Essex North 22.10.2014
Morris, Grahame M Labour Party Easington 23.10.2014
Rosindell, Andrew Conservative Party Romford 03.11.2014
Shannon, Jim Democratic Unionist Party Strangford 23.10.2014