Parliament must be given the power to veto every aspect of EU law, 95 Conservative MPs demand in a letter to David Cameron. In a major intervention, the backbenchers have written to the Prime Minister urging him to change the law to give the Commons authority to block new EU legislation and repeal existing measures that threaten Britain’s “national interests”. Full story >>
A veto is the right to refuse to allow something to be done, especially the right to stop a law from being passed or a decision from being taken. • The British government used its veto to block the proposal.