New Clause 1 — Impact of the European Stability Mechanism on the UK

Part of European Union (Approval of Treaty Amendment Decision) Bill [Lords] – in the House of Commons at 6:30 pm on 10th September 2012.

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Photo of Wayne David Wayne David Shadow Minister (Justice) (Political and Constitutional Reform) 6:30 pm, 10th September 2012

My hon. Friend makes an extremely good point. We would not be holding a debate for the sake of it, and we are not talking about transparency for the sake of it. We are trying to underline the importance of the ESM, which is being developed for the first time. It is imperative that we have an ongoing debate.