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Business without Debate

Volume 521: debated on Tuesday 18 January 2011

European union documents

Motion made, and Question put forthwith (Standing Order No. 119(11)),

citizens’ initiative

That this House takes note of European Union Document No. 8399/10 and Addendum relating to the draft European Citizens’ Initiative Regulation, on which political agreement was reached by Council and Parliament at First Reading in December 2010; and supports the Government’s intention to develop a mechanism to implement the Citizens’ Initiative which encourages citizen engagement while minimising the burden on Member States.—(Mr. Newmark.)

Question agreed to.