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National Parliaments (EUC Report) — Motion to Take Note

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 8:35 pm on 15th December 2014.

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Photo of Lord Spicer Lord Spicer Conservative 8:35 pm, 15th December 2014

The Minister is making an extremely interesting point about the gap between the demos and the economics, as he put it. Is not the reason for that gap, which will always exist, that the Parliament will permanently be constrained by two things? The first is the European Court and the second is the treaty, which was the subject of a little discussion between me and the noble Lord, Lord Boswell.