Dutch Senate

Proposal for a DIRECTIVE OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL on work-life balance for parents and carers and repealing Council Directive 2010/18/EU

Scrutiny details

Subsidiarity deadline: 28/06/2017
 
Scrutiny Information

Scrutiny date: 06/03/2018

  A reasoned opinion has been sent

No Important information to exchange

No Veto

Information on parliamentary scrutiny

On 20 June 2017 the committee on Social Affairs and Employment discussed the proposal and decided to put the subsidiarity concerns of the Dutch Parliament (Tweede Kamer) to the vote on 27 June 2017. 

On 27 June 2017 a majority of the Senate supported these subsidiarity concerns. A letter concerning the reasoned opinion has been sent to the European Commission and the other European institutions.

On 6 November 2017 the European Commission sent her reply to the Dutch Senate concerning the reasoned opinion of 27 June.

On 21 November 2017 the Social Affairs and Employment committee discussed the reply of the European Commission and decided to address the government before the next council meeting in December.

The committee delivered input for written consultation with the government concerning the reply of the European Commission on 19 December 2017. The letter was sent on 16 January 2018. The reply of the government was received on 5 February 2018 and the committee on Social Affairs and Employment took notice of the letter on 6 March 2018.


Lisbon Treaty procedures
 
  Reasoned opinion

27/06/2017 | Reasoned opinion by the Senate of the Kingdom of the Netherlands on COM(2017)253
On 27 June 2017, the Senate of the Kingdom of the Netherlands sent a Reasoned Opinion to the European Commission concerning COM(2017)253. The European Commission sent a letter on 6 November 2017, responding to the objections of the Senate of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

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