The commission was not even allowed to refer back to the Hague.
British Dictionary definitions for Hague
The Hague, the seat of government of the Netherlands and capital of South Holland province, situated about 3 km (2 miles) from the North Sea. Pop: 464 000 (2003 est) Dutch names 's Gravenhage, Den Haag
William Jefferson. born 1961, British politician; leader of the Conservative party (1997–2001); foreign secretary from 2010; as a writer he is noted for his biography of William Pitt the Younger (2004)