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Lisbon Treaty

Volume 716: debated on Wednesday 6 January 2010

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To ask Her Majesty's Government how they will follow up the ratification of the Lisbon treaty with an information programme for the British public about the enhanced legislative role of European Parliament. [HL783]

A fact sheet of the changes that the Lisbon treaty brings, including the greater role of the European Parliament in agreeing legislation, is available on the Foreign and Commonwealth Office's website (http://www.fco.gov.uk/en/global-issues/institutions/britain-in-the-european-union/eu-lisbon-treaty1/what-the-lisbon-treaty-will-do). The UK Office of the European Parliament runs a range of information programmes for the British public on the European Parliament, details of which can be found on its website (http://www.europarl.org.uk).