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EDM (Early Day Motion) 860A2: tabled on 16 July 1991

Tabled in the 1990-91 session.

This motion has been signed by 1 Member. It is an amendment to an existing motion.

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

This is an amendment to an existing motion

This motion was originally tabled by Mr William Cash on 20 May 1991. This is amendment number 2.

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Suggested amendment

leave out from 'House' to end and add 'will be in a far stronger position to lecture the rest of Europe on democracy when the UK has developed an independent democratic parliament, an elected second chamber, a Bill of Rights, a reformed judiciary and free standing local authorities.'.

Original motion text

That this House supports the Prime Minister and the Government in their non acceptance of the Draft Treaty on Political and Economic Union recently issued by the Luxembourg Presidency of the Council of Ministers and now in the Library, including (a) the irrevocable fixing of exchange rates with a single currency, Article (3A), (b) a Central Bank with majority voting Article 4A, (c) supranational law-making for the European Parliament, Part 5 and (d) a common foreign and security policy Articles H to K; and believes that the ultimate power of decision over such matters must remain with the Westminster Parliament.

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.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this amendment.