Charter of Fundamental Rights – Government Report

Part of European Union (Withdrawal) Bill – in the House of Commons at 12:54 pm on 21st November 2017.

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Photo of Hilary Benn Hilary Benn Chair, Committee on Exiting the European Union 12:54 pm, 21st November 2017

Is not an example of the use of the charter of fundamental rights the one given by our right hon. and learned Friend Keir Starmer when he referred to the case that the EU brought against the Government, in which the current Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, as part of his argument, prayed in aid the charter. If the Secretary of State thinks that it has use, should not that same use be available to everybody else?