HC Deb 16 March 1992 vol 205 c789W
Mr. Spearing

To ask the Prime Minister with reference to the changes proposed by the new article 8—citizens of the union—of the revised treaty of Rome, as specified in the draft treaty on European union, what variation will occur between the future status of any citizens of the United Kingdom and that of its monarch.

The Prime Minister

[holding answer 13 March 1992]: There will be no change in the status of citizens of the United Kingdom or that of the monarch. Every person who is a United Kingdom national for European Community purposes will hold citizenship of the union as an additional right.