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European Council (Luxembourg Meeting)

Volume 81: debated on Monday 17 June 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will list the proposals made by member states for dealing with very important national interests at the Luxembourg meeting of the European Council, giving the names of the member states which supported each proposal and the method of treating very important national interests which was proposed in the ensuing Luxembourg protocol, with the names of the member states which supported it.

The clearest statements of the positions of member states on the Luxembourg compromise were made in declarations which accompanied their signatures of the Solemn Declaration at Stuttgart in June 1983. Copies are available in the Library of the House.