Democratic Control

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — European Community – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 28th April 1976.

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Photo of Mr Raphael Tuck Mr Raphael Tuck , Watford 12:00 am, 28th April 1976

Has my right hon. Friend read the various letters in The Times recently by prominent members of the European Movement who maintain that the European Parliament should have the power not only to influence the decisions of the Council of Ministers but to reject them if necessary? If that is not the complete abrogation of national sovereignty and is not federalism rearing its ugly head, I should like to know what is.