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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 Peter Lilley Peter Lilley Conservative, Hitchin and Harpenden 6:45 pm, 30th January 2008

It has changed considerably—about Europe, though I hope not about me.

The right hon. Member for Leicester, West presented the argument that our reserves are declining and we are therefore losing the advantage that I described. They are, indeed, declining, but we will still have more domestic supply than any other country in Europe for a long time. My arguments will therefore continue to prevail for a long time over those that the right hon. Lady advanced.