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Parliamentary Reports relating to the EU

This list, compiled by Christine Fretten, is published in connection with the book Britain in the European Union: Law, Policy and Parliament (see books page for details). Most documents published since mid-1997 are available on the Internet, and links are provided.

Sessions: 1992-93 | 1993-94 | 1994-95 | 1995-96 | 1996-97 |1997-98 | 1998-99 | 1999-2000 | 2000-01

Session 1992-93

Select Committee Reports - House of Commons

Foreign Affairs Select Committee: Europe after Maastricht (interim report). HC 205 1992/93. 4 November 1992

Health Select Committee: The European Commission’s proposed directive on the advertising of tobacco products. HC 221 1992/93. 14 December 1992

Treasury and Civil Service Select Committee: Prospects for monetary union. HC 438 1992/93. 14 April 1993

Trade and Industry Select Committee: Trade with Europe. HC 216 1992/93. 28 April 1993

Foreign Affairs Select Committee Europe after Maastricht. HC 642 1992/93. 29 April 1993

Select Committee Reports - House of Lords

European Communities Select Committee (HL):

Enlargement of the Community. HL 5 1992/93 . 9 June 1992

Human rights re-examined. HL 10 1992/93. 23 June 1992

Review of the common fisheries policy. HL 9 1992/93. 23 June 1992

Fifth Environmental Action Programme: integration of Community policies. HL 27 1992/93. 27 October 1992

Implementation of the reform of the Common Agricultural Policy. HL 28 1992/93. 27 October 1992

Community policy on migration. HL 35 1992/93. 17 November 1992

A Community Eco-Audit Scheme. HL 42 1992/93. 8 December 1992

Environmental aspects of the reform of the Common Agricultural Policy. HL 45 1992/93. 16 December 1992

The fight against fraud. HL 44 1992/93 16 December 1992

Structure of the Single Market for Energy. HL 56 1992/93. 9 February 1993

EC development aid. HL 86 1992/93. 11 May 1993

Restructuring of the EC steel industry. HL 111 1992/93. 27 July 1993

EC aid & trade policy. HL 123 1992/93. 2 November 1993

House of Lords scrutiny of the Inter-Governmental Pillars of the European Union. HL 124 1992/93. 2 November 1993

Other Reports

Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Developments in the European Community January-June 1992. Cm 2065. 12 October 1992

Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Developments in the European Community July-December 1992. Cm 2168. 2 April 1993.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Europe after Maastricht. Observations by Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs on second (and interim) report from Foreign Affairs select Committee session 1992/93 (HC 642 and 205). Cm 2287. 26 July 1993

Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Developments in the European Community January-June 1993. Cm 2369. 26 October 1993

Sessions: 1992-93 | 1993-94 | 1994-95 | 1995-96 | 1996-97 |1997-98 | 1998-99 | 1999-2000 | 2000-01

Session 1993-94

Select Committee Reports - House of Commons

European Legislation Select Committee: Scrutiny after Maastricht :first special report. HC 99 1993/94. 8 December 1993

European Legislation Select Committee: Parliamentary scrutiny on the co-decision procedure and government response to first special report on scrutiny after Maastricht:second special report. HC 739 1993/94. 2 November 1994

Select Committee Reports - House of Lords

European Communities Select Committee (HL):

Enforcement of community competition rules. HL 7 1993/94. 7 December 1993

Fraud & mismanagement in the Community's Finances. HL 34 1993/94. 15 March 1994

Growth, competitiveness & employment in the European Community. HL 43 1993/94. 19 April 1994

Implications for agriculture of the European agreements. HL 57 1993/94. 24 May 1994

Financial control and fraud in the Community. HL 75 1993/94. 19 July 1994

Visas and control of external borders of the member states. HL 78 1993/94. 19 July 1994

Evidence by the Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office on the Corfu European Council and related matters. HL 80 1993/94. 20 July 1994

Other Papers

Foreign and Commonwealth Office Developments in the European Community July-December 1993. Cm 2525. 15 April 1994.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office Developments in the European Union January-June 1994. Cm 2675 11 October 1994

Sessions: 1992-93 | 1993-94 | 1994-95 | 1995-96 | 1996-97 |1997-98 | 1998-99 | 1999-2000 | 2000-01

Session 1994-95

Select Committee Reports - House of Commons

Foreign Affairs Select Committee: Monitoring of the European Community overseas aid programme. HC 111 1994/95. 15 December 1994

Trade and Industry Select Committee: Trade with Europe - follow up. HC 378 1994/95. 5 April 1995

European Legislation Select Committee: The United Kingdom and the Community: who makes the law on road safety ? HC 323 1994/95. 21 June 1995

Foreign Affairs Select Committee: European Union: preparations for the 1996 Inter-Governmental Conference. HC 401 1994/95. 13 July 1995

European Legislation Select Committee: The 1996 Intergovernmental conference: the agenda, democracy and efficiency, the role of national parliaments. HC 239 1994/95. 17 July 1995

Welsh Affairs Select Committee: Wales in Europe. HC 393 1994/95. 25 October 1995

Foreign and Commonwealth Office: European Union: preparation for the 1996 Inter-governmental conference. Foreign Affairs Select Committee first special report - government response to Committees third report of session 1994/95 (HC 401). HC 818 1994/95. 1 November 1995

Select Committee Reports - House of Lords

European Communities Select Committee (HL):

Evidence by the Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, on the Essen European Council and related matters. HL 19 1994/95. 24 January 1995

European Environment Agency. HL 29 1994/95. 14 February 1995

Relations between the European Union and the Maghreb countries. HL 58 1994/95. 9 May 1995

European Union energy policy. HL 87 1994/95. 18 July 1995

Evidence by the Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, on the Cannes European Council and related matters. HL 96 1994/95. 16 October 1995

1996 Intergovernmental Conference. HL 105 1994/95. 3 November 1995

Other Papers

Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Developments in the European Union July to December 1994. Cm 2798. 26 April 1995.

Sessions: 1992-93 | 1993-94 | 1994-95 | 1995-96 | 1996-97 |1997-98 | 1998-99 | 1999-2000 | 2000-01

Session 1995-96

Select Committee Reports - House of Commons

Public Accounts Committee: The annual report of the European Court of Auditors and the statement of assurance. HC 250 1995/96. 21 February 1996

European Legislation Select Committee: Scrutiny of European business. European Legislation Select Committee twenty-seventh report with minutes of proceedings and minutes of evidence. HC 51-xxvii 1995/96. 18 July 1996

European Legislation Select Committee Role of national Parliaments in the European Union. European Legislation Select Committee twenty-eighth report with minutes of proceedings and minutes of evidence. HC 51-xxviii 1995/96. 18 July 1996.

Foreign Affairs Select Committee The Intergovernmental Conference. HC 306 1995/96. 23 July 1996

Treasury Select Committee The prognosis for stage three of economic and monetary union (EMU). HC 283 1995/96. 23 July 1996

Select Committee Reports - House of Lords

European Communities Select Committee (HL):

Evidence by the Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, on the Madrid European Council and related matters. HL 26 1995/96. 23 January 1996

An EMU of 'ins' and 'outs'. HL 86 1995/96. 11 June 1996

Enlargement and common agricultural policy (CAP) reform. HL 92 1995/96. 18 June 1996

Preliminary draft budget [ of the EC] for 1997. HL 104 1995/96. 16 July 1996

Other Papers

Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Developments in the European Union, January to June 1995. Cm 3130. 16 November 1995

Foreign and Commonwealth Office: A partnership of nations: the British approach to the European Union Intergovernmental Conference 1996 White Paper. Cm 3181. 12 March 1996

Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Developments in the European Union July to December 1995. Cm 3250 6 June 1996

Foreign and Commonwealth Office: The role of national Parliaments. Government response to the European Legislation Select Committee 28th report of session 1995/96 (HC 51-xxviii). Cm 3440 23 October 1996

Sessions: 1992-93 | 1993-94 | 1994-95 | 1995-96 | 1996-97 |1997-98 | 1998-99 | 1999-2000 | 2000-01

Session 1996-97

Select Committee Reports - House of Commons

Foreign Affairs Select Committee: Developments at the Intergovernmental Conference. HC 148 1996/97. 19 March 1997

Procedure Select Committee: European business. HC 77 1996/97. 12 March 1997

Foreign and Commonwealth Office: European Legislation Select Committee first special report with minutes of proceedings on the scrutiny of European business - the Government's reply to the twenty-seventh report in session 1995/96 (HC 51-xxvii). HC 140 1996/97. 4 December 1996

Public Accounts Committee: The audit of European Community transactions. HC 84 1996/97. 6 November 1996

Social Security Select Committee: Unfunded pension liabilities in the European Union. HC 23 1996/97. 23 October 1996.

Select Committee Reports - House of Lords

European Communities Select Committee (HL):

Reducing disparities within the European Union: the effectiveness of the structural and cohesion funds.2 Vols. HL 64 1996/97. 18 March 1997

Community railway strategy. HL 46 1996/97. 18 February 1997

Evidence by the Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, on the Dublin European Council and related matters. HL 38 1996/97. 18 February 1997

Review of the EC merger regulation. HL 30 1996/97. 17 December 1996.

European documents on economic and monetary union : the scrutiny process. HC 36-vi 1996/97. 4 December 1996.

Preparations for EMU. HL 18 1996/97. 26 November 1996.

Freedom of access to information on the environment. HL 9 1996/97. 12 November 1996

Other Papers

Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Developments in the European Union January to June 1996. Cm 3469. 29 November 1996

Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Developments in the European Union July to December 1996. Cm 3597. 7 April 1997

National Audit Office: Annual report of the European Court of Auditors and the statement of assurance for 1995. HC 332 1996/97. 27 February 1997

Sessions: 1992-93 | 1993-94 | 1994-95 | 1995-96 | 1996-97 |1997-98 | 1998-99 | 1999-2000 | 2000-01

Session 1997-98

Select Committee Reports - House of Commons

Foreign Affairs Select Committee: Treaty of Amsterdam. HC 305 1997/98. 18 November 1997

Agriculture Select Committee: CAP reform: Agenda 2000. HC 311 1997/98. 16 February 1998

European Legislation Select Committee: Scrutiny of the EC budget. HC 155-xx 1997/98. 4 March 1998

Treasury Select Committee: The UK and preparations for stage three of economic and monetary union. HC 503 1997/98. 22 April 1998

Ministry of Agriculture Fisheries and Food: CAP reform: Agenda 2000 - government observations on Agriculture Select Committee’s second report of session 1997/98 (HC 311). HC 719 1997/98. 5 May 1998

Public Accounts Committee: Annual report of the European Court of Auditors for 1996. HC 729 1997/98. 11 May 1998

Trade and Industry Select Committee: Reform of European structural funds. HC 697 1997/98. 17 June 1998

Treasury: The UK and preparations for stage three economic and monetary union - government response to the Treasury Select Committee’s fifth report of session 1997/98 (HC 503). HC 905 1997/98. 2 July 1998

Select Committee Reports - House of Lords

European Communities Select Committee (HL)

Community environmental law: making it work. HL 12 1997/98. 1 July 1997

The Amsterdam Treaty. HL 17 1997/98. 22 July 1997

Enhancing Parliamentary scrutiny of the third pillar. HL 25 1997/98. 31 July 1997

Evidence by the Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, on the Amsterdam Treaty. HL 40 1997/98. 25 November 1997

The financial consequences of enlargement. HL 41 1997/98. 25 November 1997

Europol: joint supervisory body. HL 71 1997/98. 17 February 1998

Dealing with the Third Pillar: the government's perspective. HL 73 1997/98. 17 February 1998

CAP reform in Agenda 2000 - the transition to competition: measures for rural development and the rural environment. HL 84 1997/98. 17 March 1998

Evidence by the Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, on the Luxembourg European Council and the programme for the United Kingdom presidency. HL 86 1997/98 17 March 1998

European Central Bank: will it work? HL 112 1997/98. 2 June 1998

The Court of First Instance: single judge. HL 114 1997/98. 9 June 1998

The reform of the structural funds and the cohesion fund. HL 138 1997/98. 28 July 1998

Other Papers

Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Developments in the European Union January to June 1997. Cm 3802. 21 November 1997

National Audit Office: Annual report of the European Court of Auditors for 1996. HC 679 1997/98. 21 April 1998

Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Developments in the European Union July to December 1997. Cm 3961. 2 June 1998

Leader of the House of Commons: The scrutiny of European Union business. Cm 4095 12 November 1998 [related press notice here]

Sessions: 1992-93 | 1993-94 | 1994-95 | 1995-96 | 1996-97 |1997-98 | 1998-99 | 1999-2000 | 2000-01

Session 1998-99

Select Committee Reports - House of Commons

Ministry of Agriculture Fisheries and Food: Outcome of the CAP negotiations. Agriculture Select Committee sixth special report - government response to Committee's seventh report of session 1998/99 (HC 442). HC 825 1998/99. 19 October 1999.

Agriculture Select Committee: CAP reform: Rural development. HC 61 1998/99. 12 January 1999

International Development Select Committee: The future of the EC development budget. HC 44 1998/99. 21 January 1999

Foreign Affairs Select Committee: European Union enlargement. HC 86 1998/99. 4 March 1999

Dept for International Development: The future of the EC development budget. International Development Select Committee first special report - government response to committee's first report of session 1998/99 (HC 44). HC 391 1998/99. 20 April 1999

Ministry of Agriculture Fisheries and Food: CAP reform: rural development. Agriculture Select Committee third special report - government reply to committee's second report of 1998/99 (HC 61). HC 441 1998/99. 11 May 1999

Agriculture Select Committee: Outcome of the CAP reform negotiations. HC 442 1998/99. 22 June 1999

Public Accounts Committee: Financial management and control in the European Union. HC 690 1998/99. 7 July 1999

Select Committee Reports - House of Lords

European Communities Select Committee (HL):

Delegation of powers to the Commission: reforming comitology. HL 23 1998/99. 2 February 1999

Financing of the EU: who pays and how? HL 36 1998/99. 2 March 1999

Schengen and the United Kingdoms border controls. HL 37 1998/99. 2 March 1999

Agenda 2000: CAP reform. HL 61 1998/99. 18 May 1999

Prosecuting fraud in the Communities finances - the Corpus Juris. HL 62 1998/99. 18 May 1999

Taxes in the EU: can coordination and competition co-exist? HL 92 1998/99. 20 July 1999

Enlarging the jurisdiction of the Court of First Instance. HL 82 1998/99. 21 July 1999

Prospects for the Tampere special European Council. HL 101 1998/99. 27 July 1999

Enlargement of the EU: progress and problems. HL 118 1998/99. 9 November 1999

European Union databases. HL 120 1998/99. 9 November 1999

Other committees:

Procedure Select Committee (HL): Procedure Select Committee (HL) fifth report. HL 116 1998/99. 8 November 1999

Other Papers

Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Developments in the European Union January to June 1998. Cm 4152. 1 December 1998

Foreign and Commonwealth Office IGC: Reform for enlargement - the British approach to the European Union Intergovernmental Conference 2000. Cm 4595. 15 February 2000.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Developments in the European Union July to December 1998. Cm 4352. 18 May 1999

Sessions: 1992-93 | 1993-94 | 1994-95 | 1995-96 | 1996-97 |1997-98 | 1998-99 | 1999-2000 | 2000-01

Session 1999-2000

Select Committee Reports - House of Commons

Environmental Audit Select Committee: EU policy and the environment: an agenda for the Helsinki summit. HC 44 1999/2000. 23 November 1999

Welsh Affairs Select Committee: European structural funds. HC 46 1999/2000. 8 February 2000

Defence Select Committee: European security and defence. HC 264 1999/2000. 19 April 2000

Welsh Affairs Select Committee: European structural funds. Fourth special report - National Assembly for Wales and Government responses to the committees first report of session 1999/2000 (HC 46). HC 470 1999/2000. 8 May 2000

European Scrutiny Committee: European Scrutiny Committee seventeenth report, with minutes of proceedings on the forthcoming Intergovernmental Conference. HC 23–xvii 1999/2000. 15 May 2000

Foreign Affairs Select Committee: Developments at the Intergovernmental Conference 2000. HC 384 1999/2000. 11 July 2000

Defence Select Committee: European security and defence. Tenth special report - government observations on the Committees eighth report of session 1999/2000. HC 732 1999/2000. 13 July 2000

Environment, Transport and Regional Affairs Select Committee: Implications of the European Commission ruling on gap funding schemes for urban regeneration in England. HC 714 1999/2000. 26 July 2000.

Treasury Select Committee: Economic and monetary union. HC 573 1999/2000. 26 July 2000

International Development Select Committee: The effectiveness of EC development assistance. HC 669 1999/2000. 27 July 2000

International Development Select Committee: The effectiveness of EC development assistance. Ninth special report - government response to committee's ninth report of session 1999/2000 (HC 669). HC 949 1999/2000. 31 October 2000.

Trade and Industry Select Committee: What would the Euro cost UK business? HC 755 1999/2000. 7 November 2000

Treasury Select Committee: Economic and monetary union. Tenth special report - government response to the committee's eighth report of session 1999/2000 (HC 573). HC 983 1999/2000. 14 November 2000

European Scrutiny Committee: 2000 Inter-Governmental Conference. European Scrutiny Committee first special report - government observations on the Committees 17th report of 1999/2000 (HC 23-xvii). HC 803 1999/2000. 29 November 2000

Select Committee Reports - House of Lords

European Union Select Committee (HL)

Reforming EC competition procedures. HL 33 1999/2000. 15 February 2000.

UK participation in the Schengen Acquis. HL 34 1999/2000. 15 February 2000.

E-commerce: policy development and coordination in the EU (2 Vols). HL 95 1999/2000. 25 February 2000

Prospects for the Lisbon special European Council. HL 42 1999/2000. 7 March 2000

EU charter of fundamental rights. HL 67 1999/2000. 16 May 2000

EU proposals to combat discrimination. HL 68 1999/2000. 16 May 2000

A European Food Authority. HL 66 1999/2000. 16 May 2000

World Trade Organisation: the EU mandate after Seattle. HL 76 1999/2000. 13 June 2000

The 2000 Intergovernmental Conference. HL 92 1999/2000. 25 July 2000

Public access to EU documents. HL 102 1999/2000. 25 July 2000

Common European policy on security and defence. 2 Vols. HL 101 1999/2000. 3 August 2000

How is the euro working? HL 124 1999/2000. 21 November 2000

EU social policy agenda. HL 128 1999/2000. 30 November 2000

Other Papers

Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Developments in the European Union January to June 1999. Cm 4531. 30 November 1999

Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Developments in the European Union July to December 1999. Cm 4762. 13 June 2000

Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Developments at the Intergovernmental Conference 2000. Government response to the Foreign Affairs Select Committee sixth report of session 1999/2000 (HC 384). Cm 4893. 30 October 2000

Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Developments in the European Union January to June 2000. Cm 4922. 21 November 2000

Sessions: 1992-93 | 1993-94 | 1994-95 | 1995-96 | 1996-97 |1997-98 | 1998-99 | 1999-2000 | 2000-01

Session 2000-01

Select Committee Reports - House of Commons

Environmental Audit Select Committee: EU policy and the environment. First special report - government response to the committee's first report of session 1999/2000 (HC 44). HC 68 2000/01. 13 December 2000 European Union Select Committee (HL)

Home Affairs Select Committee: Border controls. (2 vols). HC 163 2000/01. 23 January 2001

Trade and Industry Select Committee: What would the Euro cost UK business? Second special report - government observations on the Committee's fourteenth report of 1999/2000 (HC 755). HC 170 2000/01. 23 January 2001

Defence Select Committee: The Six-Nation Framework Agreement. HC 115 2000/01. 7 February 2001

Foreign Affairs Select Committee: European Union enlargement and Nice follow-up. HC 318 2000/01. 3 April 2001.

Select Committee Reports - House of Lords

European Union Select Committee (HL)

Common European policy on security and defence - an update. HL 3 2000/01. 11 December 2000

Unsustainable fishing. What is to be done with the common fisheries policy? HL 12 2000/01 19 December 2000

The EU framework directive on discrimination. HL 13 2000/01. 19 December 2000

Evidence by the Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Mr Vaz) on the Nice European Council. Seventh report with evidence and appendices. HL 19 2000/01. 16 Jan 2001

The common Mediterranean strategy. HL 51 2000/01. 14 March 2001

The European Food Authority. HL 52 2000/01. 20 March 2001

The European Court of Auditors: the case for reform. HL 63 2000/01. 3 April 2001

A community immigration policy. HL 64 2000/01. 3 April 2001

Minimum standards in asylum procedures. HL 59 2000/01 4 April 2001.

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