European Union (Amendment) Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 5:15 pm on 12th May 2008.

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Photo of Lord Hunt of Wirral Lord Hunt of Wirral Conservative 5:15 pm, 12th May 2008

moved Amendment No. 29A:

Clause 2, page 1, line 12, after "excluding" insert—

"(i) Article 2, paragraph 12, inserted Article 2B TEC (TFEU), paragraph 1(b) providing for the establishing of competition rules necessary for the functioning of the internal market to be an area of exclusive competence of the European Union, unless arrangements have been made for the Secretary of State to report to Parliament each year on the operation and application of European Union competition policy according to the principle set out in the Protocol on the Internal Market and Competition; and(ii) "