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Orders of the Day — European Assembly Elections Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 7th July 1977.

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Photo of Mr Neil Marten Mr Neil Marten , Banbury 12:00 am, 7th July 1977

My right hon. and learned Friend the Member for Hexham (Mr. Rippon) said—I do not know whether he meant it—that the European Parliament, as he called it, would exercise control over the Council of Ministers. Is that really so? If so, how would it do it?