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UK Membership of EU

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN 12383, tabled on 19 October 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, in what form he expects the results of the renegotiation of the UK's membership of the EU to be presented (a) by the European Council and (b) by the Government to the electorate.

Answered on

22 October 2015

At the conclusion of any deal, the public will rightly expect Ministers to set out the results of the renegotiation, how the relationship with Europe has been changed and if – and how – those changes address their concerns. As the Chancellor of the Exchequer, my right hon. Friend the member for Tatton (Mr Osborne) said in June, the Government will publish assessments of the merits of membership and the risks of a lack of reform in the European Union, including the damage that that could do to Britain’s interests.

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