Debate on European Union foreign, defence and security policy

11 March 2011

Richard Ottaway, Conservative MP for Croydon South moved a backbench business debate in the House of Commons on Thursday 10 March on the subject of inter-parliamentary scrutiny of EU foreign, defence and security policy

MPs debated the Select Committee on Foreign Affairs report 'Future Inter-Parliamentary Scrutiny of EU foreign, Defence and Security Policy'.

Watch and read the views expressed by MPs during the debate and find current parliamentary material on international affairs in the Topics section on the Parliament website.

Background to the debate

Find out more about the work of the Select Committee on Foreign Affairs and read the Committee's report.

About Debates

Debates are an opportunity for MPs to discuss government policy, proposed new laws and current issues. It allows MPs to voice the concerns and interests of their constituents.

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