Letter: Major's free vote mystery

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The Independent Online
Sir: What better illustration of Eurosceptic ignorance than Robert Readman's reference (letters, 18 April) to "laws passed by an unelected body of fat cats in Brussels"?

EU law is made by ministers of the member states' elected governments, meeting (admittedly, usually in Brussels) in the Council. Yes, the Commission can propose, and yes, the Commission drafts - but so does Whitehall.


Brentford, Middlesex