Douglas Carswell – 2016 Parliamentary Question to the Northern Ireland Office

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Douglas Carswell on 2016-02-26.

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, with reference to the Prime Minister’s Oral Statement of 22 February 2016, Official Report, column 35, on the European Council, whether her Department is undertaking planning in the eventuality of a majority leave vote in the EU referendum.

Mr Ben Wallace

At the February European Council, the Government negotiated a new settlement, giving the United Kingdom a special status in a reformed European Union. The Government’s position, as set out by the Prime Minister to the House on 22 February, is that the UK will be stronger, safer and better off remaining in a reformed EU.