EU and Domestic Law: Separation

Part of Attorney General – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 21st July 2016.

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Photo of Jeremy Wright Jeremy Wright The Attorney-General 12:00 am, 21st July 2016

May I first of all say that it is always nice to see anyone on the Labour Front Bench these days, but it is a particular pleasure to see that the hon. Lady retains her position?

I repeat what I said to Nick Thomas-Symonds: it is clearly the case that the British Government will wish to retain in some form some of the regulations and pieces of legislation she refers to. Of course, the exercise of determining which pieces of legislation is going to be time-consuming and complex, but I have no doubt that what this Government will wish to do is persist with high-quality protection for those in employment in this country, whether that is European legislation or, in future, domestic legislation.