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European Union Bill

Part of Safe Standing (Football Stadia) – in the House of Commons at 7:33 pm on 7th December 2010.

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Photo of Austin Mitchell Austin Mitchell Labour, Great Grimsby 7:33 pm, 7th December 2010

That may be true, but the British Government want Turkey in. I am not unfavourable; I am just saying that its admission will be a fundamental change in Europe and that the Bill will not give the British people a say over any of these matters. [ Interruption. ] I am not sure whether my right hon. Friend Mr MacShane is making a Gallic gesture or whether it is a sign for me to sit down and shut up.