HC Deb 26 April 2004 vol 420 c827W
Mr. Andrew Turner

To ask the Prime Minister pursuant to his oral statement of 20 April 2004,Official Report, column 156, what the evidential basis is for his statement that the myths that (a) the EU will be renamed the United States of Europe, (b) the Queen will be replaced as our head of state, (c) Britain will be forced to join the euro, (d) Britain could not mount a Falklands war or an Iraq campaign without permission from Brussels, (e) we would lose our seat on the UN Security Council, (f) Brussels will seize control of our oil supplies, (g) Brussels will have the power to set taxes in Britain, (h) our foreign policy will be decided by the EU and (i) we will surrender control of our borders have been propagated about the proposed European constitutional treaty. [168451]

The Prime Minister

All the myths that I quoted in my statement of 20 April 2004,Official Report, columns 155–57 are in the public domain.