2nd Day

Part of European Union (Withdrawal) Bill – in the House of Commons at 4:25 pm on 11th September 2017.

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Photo of Zac Goldsmith Zac Goldsmith Conservative, Richmond Park 4:25 pm, 11th September 2017

I will not.

That is why a core responsibility of this Parliament and this Government is to ensure that those key EU regulations—the habitats directive, the birds directive and the sewage sludge directive—have absolute, meaningful, proper, full protection in British law. We have had that commitment, but I should like to hear it a few more times from Ministers during this debate.

There are legitimate concerns about this process that need to be addressed in the Minister’s wind-up.