HC Deb 28 June 2001 vol 370 c168W
Mr. Spring

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if it remains the Government's policy that qualified majority voting should not be extended to border controls, defence, taxation, social security, own resources matters and treaty amendments. [956]

Peter Hain

As our manifesto made clear, we shall keep the veto on vital matters of national sovereignty.

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