Amendment 38

Part of European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill - Committee (3rd Day) (Continued) – in the House of Lords at 2:20 pm on 16th January 2020.

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Lord Storey:

Moved by Lord Storey

38: After Clause 37, insert the following new Clause—“Implementation period negotiating objectives: Erasmus+(1) It is an objective of Her Majesty’s Government to secure an agreement within the framework of the future relationship of the United Kingdom and the EU before the end of the implementation period that enables the United Kingdom to participate in all elements of the Erasmus+ programme on existing terms after the implementation period ends.(2) A Minister must lay before each House of Parliament a progress report on the objective in subsection (1) within six months of this Act being passed.”Member’s explanatory statementThis new Clause would require the Government to seek to negotiate continuing full membership of the EU's Erasmus+ education and youth programmes.