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Climate Change

Volume 716: debated on Wednesday 6 January 2010

Question

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To ask Her Majesty's Government whether any agreement signed at the Copenhagen climate change conference or any subsequent meeting of parties to the conference will be put before both Houses of Parliament for approval. [HL811]

As was done for the ratification of the Kyoto Protocol, and in accordance with the Ponsonby rule, any treaty signed at the Copenhagen climate change conference or any subsequent meeting of parties to the conference will be laid before Parliament for 21 sitting days before ratification.