Intergovernmental Conference

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs – in the House of Commons at 1:48 pm on 27th November 1996.

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Photo of David Davis David Davis Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) 1:48 pm, 27th November 1996

I am interested to note that the right hon. Gentleman, like his party, follows the opinion polls carefully. However, he should also examine the questions put in opinion polls. When people were asked who should make that decision, 70 per cent. of the population said that it was a decision for the British Government arid not for Brussels.