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Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN 4004, tabled on 24 June 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what information his Department holds on how many European Court of Justice cases have cited the words Ever Closer Union from the preamble to the EU Treaties and Article 1 of the Treaty on European Union in each of the last 10 years.

Answered on

3 July 2015

Twenty three judgments, opinions or orders of the Court of Justice and the General Court have contained references to “ever closer union” since 2005.