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Business without Debate

Volume 564: debated on Tuesday 11 June 2013

Delegated Legislation

Motion made, and Question put forthwith (Standing Order No. 118(6)),

Tribunals and Inquiries

That the draft Employment Tribunals and the Employment Appeal Tribunal Fees Order 2013, which was laid before this House on 24 April, in the previous Session of Parliament, be approved.—(Greg Hands.)

The Speaker’s opinion as to the decision of the Question being challenged, the Division was deferred until Wednesday 12 June (Standing Order No. 41A).

Motion made, and Question put forthwith (Standing Order No. 118(6)),

Tribunals and Inquiries

That the draft Added Tribunals (Employment Tribunals and Employment Appeal Tribunal) Order 2013, which was laid before this House on 24 April, in the previous Session of Parliament, be approved.—(Greg Hands.)

Question agreed to.

Motion made, and Question put forthwith (Standing Order No. 118(6)),

Immigration

That the draft Accession of Croatia (Immigration and Worker Authorisation) Regulations 2013, which were laid before this House on 8 May, be approved.—(Greg Hands.)

Question agreed to.

European Union Documents

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

Youth Employment Initiative

That this House takes note of European Union Documents No. 7589/13, a Commission Communication: Youth Employment Initiative, No. 7533/13, a draft amendment for a Commission proposal COM(2011) 607 final/2 – draft regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the European Social Fund and repealing Council Regulation (EC) No. 1081/2006, and No. 7537/13, a draft amendment to Commission proposal COM(2012) 496 – draft regulation of the European Parliament and Council laying down common provisions on the European Regional Development Fund, the European Social Fund, the Cohesion Fund, the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development and the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund covered by the Common Strategic Framework and laying down general provisions on the European Regional Development Fund, the European Social Fund and the Cohesion Fund and repealing Council Regulation (EC) No. 1083/2006; and agrees with the Government that the Youth Employment Initiative must respect the principles of proportionality and subsidiarity, and give Member States and regions the flexibility to support the most effective interventions possible with the best use of resources, in a way that complements their existing policies and programmes to tackle youth unemployment.—(Greg Hands.)

Question agreed to.

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

Financing European Political Parties

That this House takes note of European Union Document No. 6321/13, Opinion No. 1/2013 concerning draft Commission Regulations on the statute and funding of European political parties and foundations and to amend the Financial Regulation (EU, Euratom No. 966/2012) as regards the financing of European political parties; notes that these proposals are still being considered by the Council; and supports the Government’s position that this report is a welcome contribution to ongoing negotiations, and that the UK, along with other Member States, should endeavour to ensure the draft regulations are amended, where necessary, to reflect some of the concerns expressed in this Opinion.—(Greg Hands.)

Question agreed to.