Temporary Standing Order — European Statutory Instruments Committee — Membership — At Least Seven Women and At Least Seven Men — 16 Jul 2018 at 23:04
The majority of MPs voted for the sixteen members of the European Statutory Instruments Committee to include at least seven women and at least seven men.
MPs were considering a motion beginning:
- That the following Standing Order shall have effect for the remainder of this Parliament:—
- (1) There shall be a select committee, called the European Statutory Instruments Committee, to examine and report on—
- (i) any of the following documents laid before the House of Commons in accordance with paragraph 3(3)(b) or 17(3)(b) of Schedule 7 to the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018—
- (a) a draft of an instrument; and
- (b) a memorandum setting out both a statement made by a Minister of the Crown to the effect that in the Minister’s opinion the instrument should be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament (the negative procedure) and the reasons for that opinion, and
- (ii) any matter arising from its consideration of such documents.
- (6) The committee shall consist of sixteen Members.
The motion supported by the majority of MPs in this vote was:
- Amendment proposed: (a), in paragraph (6), at end add
- ‘of whom at least seven shall be women and at least seven shall be men.’.
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