Legislative Consent: European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill

The European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill (the Bill) was introduced in the House of Commons on 19 December 2019.

 

The Bill is subject to the legislative consent process under Standing Order 29. This is when the consent of the National Assembly for Wales is sought by the UK Government to legislate on an issue which could normally fall within the competence of the Assembly.

 

The Welsh Government laid a Legislative Consent Memorandum (LCM) on the Bill before the National Assembly on 6 January 2020.

 

The Business Committee referred the LCM to the External Affairs and Additional Legislation, and Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committees, with a reporting deadline of Friday 17 January 2020.

 

Consideration by the External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee

 

The Committee held a scrutiny session with the First Minister on 6 January 2020 at which the First Minister responded to Members’ questions about legislative consent.

 

The Committee laid its report on the Legislative Consent Memorandum on 16 January 2020.

 

Consideration by the Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee

 

The Committee held a scrutiny session with the First Minister on 13 January 2020 at which the First Minister responded to Members’ questions about legislative consent.

 

The Committee laid its report on the Legislative Consent Memorandum on 17 January 2020.

Business type: Legislative Consent

Reason considered: Government Business;

Status: Complete

First published: 09/01/2020

Decision due: Meeting Date by Plenary, Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee, External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee

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