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European Commission

Volume 493: debated on Wednesday 3 June 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs pursuant to the Answer of 1 April 2009, Official Report, column 1196W, on the European Union, for which international bodies his Department recognises the European Commission as having an active treaty competence interest. (277115)

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Where the European Community is a member of an international organisation the European Commission will attend meetings of the organisation and may speak on matters falling within the European Community’s competence.