Europe 'dying on its feet', says Nadine Dorries
9 May 2013 Last updated at 16:08 BST
A group of Eurosceptic Conservative backbench MPs are trying to engineer a Commons vote on an EU referendum for next week.
The amendment to the motion welcoming the Queen's Speech expresses regret about it not including the subject.
Conservative MP Nadine Dorries told the BBC, "Europe is failing, it's dying on its feet... we should be looking to the rest of the world."