EU Law

Foreign and Commonwealth Office written question – answered on 3rd July 2015.

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Photo of David Nuttall David Nuttall Conservative, Bury North

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what information his Department holds on how many European Court of Justice cases have cited the words Ever Closer Union from the preamble to the EU Treaties and Article 1 of the Treaty on European Union in each of the last 10 years.

Photo of David Lidington David Lidington The Minister for Europe

Twenty three judgments, opinions or orders of the Court of Justice and the General Court have contained references to “ever closer union” since 2005.

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