§ Mr. Spearing
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will confirm or modify the ministerial description of the operation of articles 1000 and 7A of the current main treaty of the European Community and Union given orally by the right hon. and learned Member for Rushcliffe (Mr. Clarke) on 27 January 1993,Official Report, column 122.
§ Mr. Nicholas Baker
[holding answer 17 February 1995]: The position on both articles 1000 and 7A of the EC treaty remains as set out by my right hon. and learned Friend. The draft external frontiers convention, if implemented, would provide for the mutual recognition of visas in certain circumstances but this convention has not yet been signed.