§ 29. Mr. Sheerman
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what progress there has been in the intergovernmental conference as regards the role of national parliaments. 
§ Mr. David Davis
The draft revision of the treaties submitted by the Irish presidency includes a useful section on national parliaments. Among its proposals are a binding minimum scrutiny period, as proposed by the United Kingdom, as well as an advisory role for the Conference of European Affairs Committees—COSAC.