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EDM (Early Day Motion) 74: tabled on 03 July 2001

Tabled in the 2001-02 session.

This motion has been signed by 7 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 regrets the basis on which a programme motion was applied to the European Communities (Amendment) Bill (which brings the complex and highly significant Treaty of Nice into the domestic legislation of the United Kingdom) allowing only four days combined consideration of the Bill in Committee, on Report Stage and Third Reading, as being an undemocratic restraint of free speech and of proper consideration of a Bill of first constitutional importance and which therefore tends to undermine the principles, rights and liberties upon which this House is founded, to the detriment of the interests of the electorate of the United Kingdom.