BBC Chief Political Correspondent Norman Smith holds the private members bill on an EU amendment that will be introduced to parliament
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Eurosceptic Tory MP to introduce EU bill to parliament

16 May 2013 Last updated at 10:33 BST

Eurosceptic hopes of an Europe referendum bill in this Parliament have been boosted after the Conservative MP James Wharton came top of a ballot for private members bills.

Mr Wharton voted for an amendment last night which regretted the absence of legislation for such a poll in the Queen's Speech.

BBC Chief Political Correspondent, Norman Smith reports from the House of Commons.