Seanad Special Select Committee on the Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union: Motion

I move:

That, in accordance with the recommendation of the Committee on Procedure and Privileges, that the Order of the Seanad of 23rd February, 2017, as amended by the Orders of 13th April, 2017 and 20th July, 2017, relating to the Seanad Special Select Committee on the Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union, be amended as follows:

(i) by the deletion in paragraph 10 of ‘31st December, 2017’ and the substitution therefor of ‘30th April, 2018’;

(ii) By the addition of the following new paragraph:

“(11) Recognising that the withdrawal negotiations have progressed significantly since the Committee prepared its Report, the Committee shall consider whether there is sufficient added value in beginning a second phase of its work. The Committee shall prepare an assessment and report thereon not later than the 30th April, 2018.”

Question put and declared carried.
Sitting suspended at 12.30 p.m. and resumed at 12.50 p.m.