HC Deb 20 March 1986 vol 94 c263W
Mr. Austin Mitchell

asked the Prime Minister who signed the intergovernmental undertaking published in Comnd. 9395 on behalf of the United Kingdom Government.

The Prime Minister

The 1984 Intergovernmental Agreement was concluded at the Foreign Affairs Council on 2 and 3 October 1984. The United Kingdom was represented by my right hon. and learned Friend the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs. In accordance with practice at such meetings the assent of the member states was not given by formal signature but by their acceptance of the undertaking during the meeting.