Rt Hon Lord Lilley

    Mr. Lilley: To ask the Prime Minister which areas of responsibility undertaken by European Union institutions he is seeking to remove from them. [141318]

    The Prime Minister: This Government are firmly committed to the reform of the EU?s institutions to make them work better and more efficiently. Furthermore, a key concept governing the EU is that of subsidiarity, whereby action should only be taken by the European Union if the objectives cannot be achieved by the member states alone.