(2) whether it is the Government's long-term policy objective to take the UK into the euro zone;
(3) when the Cabinet last discussed the possibility of the UK's membership of the euro.
I last met the President of the European Commission on Monday 8 December. I discussed a wide range of issues with the President. I refer the right hon. Member to the press conference I held with President Barroso and President Sarkozy on Monday 8 December. A transcript is available on the No. 10 website:
In addition, I refer the right hon. Member to the press briefing given by my Spokesman on 9 December. A transcript of this is available on the No. 10 website:
A copy of both transcripts has been placed in the Library of the House.