European Structural and Investment Funds Common Provisions and Common Provision Rules etc. (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 - Motion to Approve

– in the House of Lords at 1:27 pm on 14th March 2019.

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Moved by Lord Henley

That the draft Regulations laid before the House on 28 January be approved.

Relevant documents: 16th Report from the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee (Sub-Committee B)

Photo of Lord Henley Lord Henley Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)

My Lords, I beg to move, but I have already spoken to these regulations. I intervene only to apologise to the noble Lord for forgetting that we were speaking to his amendment and not to my Motion. I will not make such a procedural mistake again.

Amendment to the Motion

Tabled by Lord Stevenson of Balmacara

At the end insert “but that this House regrets that Her Majesty’s Government has still not published plans for future post-Brexit structural or regional support arrangements for the United Kingdom, or confirmed that financial support will be at least equivalent”.

Amendment to the Motion not moved.

Motion agreed.