European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights, and Fundamental Rights and Citizenship Programme

European Community Documents – in the House of Commons at 6:03 pm on 29th November 2006.

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That this House takes note of European Union Documents No. 10755/06, draft Council Regulation establishing a European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights and draft Council Decision empowering the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights to pursue its activities in areas referred to in Title VI of the Treaty of the European Union, and No. 13104/06, draft Council Decision establishing for the period 2007—2013 the specific programme 'Fundamental Rights and Citizenship' as part of the general programme 'Fundamental Rights and Justice'; notes that the proposals aim at promoting knowledge of and respect for fundamental rights in the European Union; and endorses the Government's policy of support for the measures, taking account of its reservations on the references to the Charter in the Fundamental Rights and Citizenship Programme and the extension of the Fundamental Rights Agency's remit to the third pillar.— [Kevin Brennan.]

The House divided: Ayes 346, Noes 158.

Division number 7 European Community Documents — European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights, and Fundamental Rights and Citizenship Programme

Aye: 344 MPs

No: 158 MPs

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Absent: 140 MPs

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Question accordingly agreed to.