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European Council (Documents)

Volume 82: debated on Tuesday 2 July 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs when he intends to place in the Library the documents entitled "Draft European Council Conclusions: Decision making and Draft Agreement on Political Co-operation" with annexes; and why he has not previously done so.

The conclusions of the European Council, together with the United Kingdom's suggestions for an agreement on political co-operation, an action programme for completion of the Common Market and on decision-taking are being placed in the Library in connection with the statement on the European Council by my right hon. Friend the Prime Minister. It would not have been normal practice to make these documents public while they were still being discussed in confidence with other member states.