Statement on European Council: 29 June 2016

29 June 2016

The Prime Minister, David Cameron, made a statement in the House of Commons on Wednesday 29 June on the European Council.

The Leader of the Opposition, Jeremy Corbyn, responded to the Statement on behalf of the Opposition.

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