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European Union Bill

Part of Safe Standing (Football Stadia) – in the House of Commons at 5:36 pm on 7th December 2010.

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Photo of Bill Cash Bill Cash Chair, European Scrutiny Committee 5:36 pm, 7th December 2010

I simply make the point that our Committee report is utterly clear on that subject. What the right hon. Lady quoted is correct. However, her Government were as responsible as any for giving more and more judicial authority-ultimate authority-to the courts. Their main policy over many years could be characterised as handing over more and more powers to the judges at the expense of this House.