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Evidence from the Minister for Europe-the European Council And the United Kingdom Presidency

Report With Evidence 10th Report of Session 2005-06

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Published by Stationery Office .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Government - Legislative Branch,
  • International Relations - General,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics/International Relations

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages18
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9993731M
    ISBN 100104007575
    ISBN 109780104007570
    OCLC/WorldCa62877965


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Evidence from the Minister for Europe—the European Council and the United Kingdom Presidency 1. It has been the Committee’s practice in recent years1 to hear evidence from the Minister for Europe after each European Council and from the Ambassador or another representative of each Presidency country.

The presidency of the Council of the European Union is responsible for the functioning of the Council of the European Union, the upper house of the EU rotates among the member states of the EU every six months.

The presidency is not an individual, but rather the position is held by a national government. It is sometimes incorrectly referred to as the "president of the European Appointer: Rotation among the EU member states. The Council of the European Union, referred to in the treaties and other official documents simply as the Council, is the third of the seven Institutions of the European Union (EU) as listed in the Treaty on European Union.

It is one of two legislative bodies and together with the European Parliament serves to amend and approve the proposals of the European ency: Finland, since 1 July meetings of the Council of Ministers of the European Community (EC), and of European Political Cooperation (EPC).t This was the third time since the United Kingdom's accession to the Community that the six-monthly rotation had placed the presidential baton in British hands.

In and the presidency of the Council was. The European Council (informally EUCO) is a collective body that defines the European Union's overall political direction and priorities. It comprises the heads of state or government of the EU member states, along with the President of the European Council and the President of the European High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy also takes part Location: Europa building, Brussels.

Figure The national level of European decision-making – United Kingdom Ch17 3/12/02 pm Page Wolfgang Wessels, Andreas Maurer and Jürgen Mittag - ‘The European Council has to set the necessary guidelines for the EU, and the only way to do that is by refl ecting on these matters together, in a free and ongoing debate.’ Herman Van Rompuy, President of the European Council The President prepares, chairs and leads the meetings of the European Council, and seeks consensus among its members.

The Council is the main decision-making body of the European Union (EU), and its presidency rotates every 6 months. On 1 JulyAustria took over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union for the third time after and The motto of the Austrian Presidency is “A Europe that protects”.

Presidency of the Council of the European Union: The Committee will take evidence from— H.E. Michael Zimmermann, Ambassador of the Republic of Austria to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. BBC annual report and accounts: The Committee will take evidence from— Anne Bulford, Deputy Director-General, BBC.

Ambassador of each incoming EU Presidency country. It has also been our recent practice to take evidence from the Minister for Europe after each European Council. Accordingly, in this Report we make available for the information of the House the oral evidence given to us by Caroline Flint MP, Minister.

Council of Europe (not be confused with the European Council, the EU’s policy-making body), organization of European countries that seeks to protect democracy and human rights and to promote European unity by fostering cooperation on legal, cultural, and social issues. It is headquartered in Strasbourg, France.

During this 6-month period, the presidency chairs meetings at every level in the Council, helping to ensure the continuity of the EU’s work in the Council.

The presidency is responsible for driving forward the Council's work on EU legislation, ensuring the continuity of the.

The European Council defines the EU's overall political direction and is not one of the EU's legislating institutions, so does not negotiate or adopt EU laws.

Instead it sets the EU's policy agenda, traditionally by adopting 'conclusions' during European Council meetings which identify issues of concern and actions to take.

The Council of the European Union. The Council of the EU is the institution representing the member states' governments. Also known informally as the EU Council, it is where national ministers from each EU country meet to adopt laws and coordinate policies. Read more about the work of the Council.

The United Kingdom was a member state of the European Union and of its predecessor the European Communities from 1 January until 31 January Since the foundation of the European Communities, the UK had been an important neighbour and then leading member state, until Brexit ended 47 years (17, days) of membership.

During the UK’s time as a member state two. This is a list of presidents of the institutions of the European Union (EU).Each of the institutions is headed by a president or a presidency, with some being more prominent than others.

Both the President of the European Council and the President of the European Commission are sometimes wrongly termed the President of the European go back to but others, such as the Presidents. On the morning of Mathe minister delegate for European affairs, George Ciamba, attended the European Parliament plenary debate on the outcomes of the European Council of MarchThe United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the EU made the core of the debates: the speakers welcomed the decisions made by the Heads of State and.

The first meeting of all EU (then EC) heads of state or government was held in as an informal summit, but only became formalised inwhen it was baptised "European Council" by the then French president Valéry Giscard d' Presidency of the European Council was based on the Presidency of the Council of the European Union, with it being hosted by the member state holding.

House of Lords () European Union Committee: 10th Report of Session –06—Evidence from the Minister for Europe—The European Council and the United Kingdom Presidency (Report with Evidence) (London: The Stationery Office).

Google Scholar. The President of the European Council is a position that was created by the Treaty of Lisbon. the European Council elected Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel as the successor to Donald Tusk as President of the European Council for the period from 1 December to 31 May Party of European Socialists United Kingdom.

The meeting was attended by Mr Pekka Haavisto, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Finland, representing the Presidency of the Council of the European Union, Ms Sabine Monauni, Ambassador and Head of Mission of Liechtenstein to the EU, and Ms Ine Eriksen Søreide, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Norway, as well as by members of the Council of the.

Before the Treaty of Lisbon (written inimplemented in ) each member state takes a turn at being President of the Council for six months. For example, from January until JulyGermany held the presidency. The six months before that, Finland held the presidency.

Now the President of the European Union chairs the council summits. From the outset, the Dutch presidency of the Council of the European Union should be judged not by the standards of what went before but with a wary eye on the next three presidencies, which are each in their various ways accidents waiting to happen.

After the Netherlands will come Slovakia, Malta and the United Kingdom: Rarely can the roster of Council presidencies have thrown up so. The European Council becomes a fully-fledged institution with its own President.

Previously, the European Council had been an informal body and the head of the European Council was an unofficial position. The role was held by the head of state or government of the member state holding the rotating presidency of the Council of the EU.

Estonian Presidency of the Council of the EU. Informal meeting of justice and home affairs ministers, July ( KB) 21st European Company Law and Corporate Governance Conference: Crossing Borders, Digitally, September   For the first time since joining the European Union inCroatia will hold the rotating Council Presidency from 1 January to 30 June Croatia is a parliamentary, representative democratic republic, where the Prime Minister of Croatia is the head of government in a multi-party ive power is exercised by the government and.

THE PRESIDENCY OF THE COUNCIL The Treaty on European Union (TEU) and the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU) contain a number of provisions dealing with the role of the Council Presidency and the conditions under which it is exercised. However, the Presidency’s overall role is not described by the treaties, nor are detailed.

Thomson, ‘The Council Presidency in the European Union: Responsibility with Power’, Journal of Common Market Studies,46, 3, – The European Council The United Kingdom's formal participation in the previously approved areas of cooperation was put into effect by a Council decision that came into effect on 1 January In contrast, while Ireland initially submitted a request to participate in the Schengen acquis inwhich was approved by the Council of the European Union, [9.

—Madam President, the address by the President of the European Council, the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, is clear evidence of the importance attached to the increasing responsibility and role of the European Parliament.

Further, the Trio Presidency will organize the work of the Council according to the outcome of a Summit of Heads of State and Government, planned to take place in Sibiu, on 9 May, Europe Day, organized by the Romanian Presidency to steer the debate on the future of Europe.

The motto of the Romanian Presidency is "Cohesion as a common European. ITALY AND EUROPE: THE ITALIAN PRESIDENCY 51 Italy's task was to turn the near consensus into a great political declara-tion, committing the Community, albeit several years ahead to full monetary union. As inBritish opposition to the disputed principle could be overcome by a clear majority vote in the European Council.

evidence from— Humza Yousaf MSP, Minister for Europe and International Development, and Colin Imrie, Deputy Director, Head of European Relations, Scottish Government. Luxembourg Ambassador to the UK: The Committee will take evidence from— HE Patrick Engelberg, Ambassador of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg to the United Kingdom.

The scholarly literature studying the Presidency of the EU Council post-Lisbon is still an under-developed research field; most of the papers focus on issues such as the significance of EU Council.

Presidency of the Council of the European Union: The Committee will take evidence from— H.E. Tiina Intelmann, Ambassador of Estonia to the United Kingdom. Katy Orr Clerk to the Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Relations Committee Room Tower T The Scottish Parliament Edinburgh Tel: Email: @   Poland’s former Prime Minister Donald Tusk will become the new President of the European Council on 1 December.

Krzysztof Śliwiński writes on the effect Tusk’s Presidency will have on Poland, particularly in the areas of foreign and security notes that the country may need to moderate its stance toward Russia over the Ukraine crisis and that Tusk’s performance could play a. The book focuses on three case studies: the United States, the United Kingdom and Germany.

The volume includes chapters analyzing public opinion and media coverage of immigration issues in each country.

Additional chapters propose strategies for unblocking opposition to thoughtful, effective immigration-related reforms. of the European Commission and the Euro-pean Council and the President of the United States are the apex of an intensive dialogue. The summits are prepared by a group of senior-level representatives (SLG) (composed of senior officials from the Euro-pean Commission, the EU Presidency, the Council Secretariat and the US State.

The trio presidency has attracted significant attention among scholars since its introduction in Studies have been conducted in the past on the workings of the trio mechanism in depth. THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION The Council of the European Union represents the governments of the individual Member States.

The Presidency of the Council is shared by the Member States on a rotating basis. THE EUROPEAN COUNCIL The EU’s broad priorities are set by the European Council, which brings together national and EU-level leaders.

The present article explores whether the first Trio Presidency of the Council of Ministers of the European Union (EU), composed of Germany, Portugal and Slovenia, lived up to the goal of ensuring.‘Most of the Anglo-Saxon countries in Europe—the Scandinavian countries, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands—operate a peer review process and a research funding council process that's very similar to best practice in North America,’ says Michael Morgan, a consultant to the Wellcome Trust on European issues and former chief executive of the Trust's Genome Campus at Hinxton, near.The European Council elects its President by a qualified majority for a term of two and a half years, renewable once.

This means that Herman Van Rompuy, the current incumbent, cannot run is also the only one of the top EU positions that has no role for the European Parliament in its appointment process, although if works as did, the President of the European Council.