HC Deb 28 April 1976 vol 910 cc114-5W
30. Mr. Spearing

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will consider making available substantive documents that are to be considered at future Heads of Government meetings of the EEC.

Mr. Hattersley

I can assure my hon. Friend of the Government's intention to keep Parliament informed of important matters of substance arising in the European Council, but it would not be appropriate to publish documents which are still subject to confidential discussion and negotiation.

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