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European Financial Services Proposals

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office – in the House of Commons at 5:32 pm on 1st December 2009.

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Photo of Mark Lazarowicz Mark Lazarowicz Labour, Edinburgh North and Leith 5:32 pm, 1st December 2009

I am grateful to my hon. Friend for giving way before he proceeds to the main points in his speech. It appears from the final comments of Mr. Hoban that the Conservative party not only speaks highly of proposals from a French Minister, but that it wishes a Treasury Minister to take up a more or less permanent residence in Brussels in order to pursue UK interests. It seems like a welcome change that we have seen from the Conservative party today.

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