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

I agree that injury, illness and death at work must be prevented and dealt with through appropriate legislation and regulation. Of course, we had already sought to protect workers from those things prior to our membership of the European Union, and we will certainly seek to do so post-membership. I do not believe that it is beyond the capacity of this House to design legislation and regulation that will enable us to provide effective protection, and this Government are entirely committed to doing so.