European Union (Withdrawal) Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:21 pm on 7th September 2017.

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Photo of Oliver Letwin Oliver Letwin Conservative, West Dorset 3:21 pm, 7th September 2017

I am sorry, but I will not. I do not have much time. I do not believe that that is a very good way to do it, but if it were a good way to do it, we should certainly remove the reference to the Supreme Court not being bound by it, because it is not one solo parliamentarian who has no legal expertise, but is, rather, the retiring president of the Supreme Court, whom we do have to pay some attention to, who has pointed out that there is an ambiguity here.