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European Union Bill

Part of Safe Standing (Football Stadia) – in the House of Commons at 9:41 pm on 7th December 2010.

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Photo of Bill Cash Bill Cash Chair, European Scrutiny Committee 9:41 pm, 7th December 2010

Does my hon. Friend agree that the very fact that this provision is being included in statute inevitably means that the courts will have the opportunity to apply the common law principle and that therefore he cannot, by a speech in the House of Commons, restrict the manner in which the courts subsequently interpret the provision?