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Subsidiarity Assessment: Food Distribution (Reasoned Opinion)

Volume 733: debated on Monday 28 November 2011

Motion to Resolve

Moved by

To resolve that this House considers that the amended Commission Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Regulation (EC) No.1290/2005 and Council Regulation (EC) No.1234/2007 as regards distribution of food products to the most deprived persons in the Union (COM(2011)634, Council Document 15054/11) does not comply with the principle of subsidiarity, for the reasons set out in the 23rd Report of the European Union Committee, Session 2010-12 (HL Paper 217); and, in accordance with Article 6 of the Protocol on the application of the principles of subsidiarity and proportionality, instructs the Clerk of the Parliaments to forward this reasoned opinion to the Presidents of the European institutions.

Motion agreed.

Sitting suspended.