European Council

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department – in the House of Commons at 3:43 pm on 10th March 2014.

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Photo of Mark Pritchard Mark Pritchard Conservative, The Wrekin 3:43 pm, 10th March 2014

I have a Panel of Chairs meeting to attend—I am grateful for being appointed to the panel.

Instead of listening to the criticism of some Opposition Back Benchers, the Prime Minister should be commended not only for his statement but for his leadership on this issue in Europe along with the Foreign Secretary. On the issue of European unity, is it not the case that while Germany, Hungary and the energy axis aligned with Russia might agree on phase 1 on the European strategy, phases 2 and 3 may be more challenging?