My right hon. Friend is entirely right. Let me proceed with the details to show exactly why that is.
The treaty does not, repeat not, change the fundamental nature of common foreign and security policy co-operation. That continues to be covered in a separate treaty, subject—as is stated in the treaty for the first time—to "specific rules and procedures". The treaty includes an article—again, it appears for the first time—underlining those distinct arrangements: unanimity as the general rule so a veto for all countries, no legislative acts, and a limited role for Community institutions.
The Foreign Affairs Committee, whose Chairman, my hon. Friend Mike Gapes, is present, has welcomed the fact that it is
What the treaty will do is enhance the efficiency, effectiveness and coherence of the current arrangements.