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Treaty of Lisbon

Volume 472: debated on Wednesday 20 February 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what competencies will be transferred from the UK to the EU under the Treaty of Lisbon. (186456)

The changes to the competences of the EU to be made by the Lisbon treaty were set out in the White Paper (Cm 7174) ‘The Reform Treaty: The British Approach to the European Union Intergovernmental Conference’ of July 2007, as well as the Explanatory Memorandum on the treaty of Lisbon submitted to Parliament on 17 December 2007.