EU Renegotiation

Part of Attorney General – in the House of Commons at 9:30 am on 14th January 2016.

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Photo of David Nuttall David Nuttall Conservative, Bury North 9:30 am, 14th January 2016

The plan appears to be to have an agreement as a first stage, which would later be confirmed in a treaty change. As the voters in Denmark and Ireland have shown in the past, the outcome of national referendums cannot be taken for granted. How can the Government be certain that any proposed treaty change in the future would actually be approved by each of the other 27 EU states?