§ Mr. Bercow
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement on the Council's legal opinion on whether the Cologne and Helsinki councils' decisions regarding security and defence policy require treaty amendments. 
§ Mr. Vaz
The Presidency report to the Feira European Council on strengthening the common European security and defence policy took note of the opinion of the Council Legal Service. The Government joined other member states in adopting the report by consensus at the Feira European Council. The issue of Treaty change will continue to be examined between the Feira and Nice European Councils.