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Clause 2 — Addition to list of treaties

Part of Orders of the Day – in the House of Commons at 6:30 pm on 30th January 2008.

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Photo of Richard Shepherd Richard Shepherd Conservative, Aldridge-Brownhills 6:30 pm, 30th January 2008

That must mean that the judgment in such cases is beyond the call of the British people. That is an important element. The Court operates procedures that are not commonly understood by the British people. That is why we have argued for a referendum, as did the Government and the Liberal Democrats. It is an extraordinary position.