The House of Lords: looking for gaps in EU financial reform

Chair of Lords subcommittee says UK neglect of Europe is "criminal"

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Lord Harrison

An inquiry by the House of Lords – the upper chamber of the UK parliament – into the fitness of EU financial reform might look to some like a vehicle for rabble-rousing by a political class that is increasingly swimming with the country's Eurosceptic tide. Yet that isn't the intent, says Labour peer Lyndon Harrison, chair of the Lords' EU sub-committee on economic and financial affairs, which launched the inquiry in July. Lord Harrison spent a decade in the European Parliament and