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EU Defence Policy

Volume 472: debated on Monday 3 March 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence pursuant to the answer of 24 January 2008, Official Report, columns 37-38W, on EU defence policy, what his definition is of statute, seat and operational rules; and if he will make a statement. (190826)

We understand the statute, seat and operational rules of the European Defence Agency as described in the Lisbon treaty to be the instrument setting up the European Defence Agency, its headquarters and the rules under which it operates.