HC Deb 16 December 1993 vol 234 cc796-7W
Mr. Dobson

To ask the Prime Minister if he will list the EC directives which the Government have proposed so far should be abolished, modified or replaced on the ground of subsidiarity, setting out what has happened so far in each case.

The Prime Minister

In Community discussions about putting the principle of subsidiarity into effect, the Government have put forward a large number of suggestions for the amendment, repeal or withdrawal of existing or proposed legislation. The Commission's report to the European Council last week reflected many of our suggestions and, following the European Council's endorsement, action will now begin in Brussels to put the report's recommendations into effect. A copy of the Commission's report has been made available to the House.

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