European Affairs

Part of Business of the House – in the House of Commons at 12:45 pm on 3rd June 2010.

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Photo of John Mann John Mann Labour, Bassetlaw 12:45 pm, 3rd June 2010

I was listening carefully to the Foreign Secretary's comments on labour market flexibility. May I give him the chance to elaborate slightly on that? Does he have any proposals to avoid the situation that arose at East Lindsey and Staythorpe, whereby, in the case of Staythorpe, skilled British workers were unable to apply for jobs to build new power stations precisely because of the lack of regulation in Europe? How will he address the Staythorpe situation?

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