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EDM (Early Day Motion) 283: tabled on 22 July 1997

Tabled in the 1997-98 session.

This motion has been signed by 23 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House, in view of the need to discuss properly the complex and important issues raised by the Treaty of Amsterdam, and the need for full openness in government, urges Her Majesty's Government to print and publish by the end of September a consolidated version of the Principal Treaties of the European Community and Union, as proposed to be amended by the Treaty of Amsterdam, so that recent changes can be understood in context, and considers that, prior to signature by any Minister of the Crown, the proposed text of the Treaty must be debated for at least two full days on the floor of this House on an amendable motion.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.