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Clause 2 — Addition to list of treaties

Part of Orders of the Day – in the House of Commons at 6:45 pm on 30th January 2008.

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Photo of Bernard Jenkin Bernard Jenkin Conservative, North Essex 6:45 pm, 30th January 2008

Does my right hon. Friend recall that the potential of the then Common Market to take over our oil was one of the key issues of the 1975 referendum? Those in favour of joining gave copious assurances that it would never happen. Yet the treaty explicitly provides for that.