European Affairs

Part of Business of the House – in the House of Commons at 5:17 pm on 3rd June 2010.

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Photo of Gisela Stuart Gisela Stuart Labour, Birmingham, Edgbaston 5:17 pm, 3rd June 2010

The hon. Gentleman is a former Member of the European Parliament and before he gets too sanctimonious, I remind him that during the Convention on the Future of Europe the European Parliament refused to agree on one seat because the default position in the treaty is that the Parliament sits in Strasbourg. Without French agreement, it would have had to give up its seat in Brussels.

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