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Peers attack EU spending


The former leader of the UK Independence Party, Lord Pearson, has called for an independent inquiry into the costs and benefits of Britain's membership of the European Union.

He introduced a bill into the House of Lords and, as parliamentary correspondent Mark D'Arcy reports, won support from many peers who attacked the EU's spending.

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