Charter of Fundamental Rights – Government Report

Part of European Union (Withdrawal) Bill – in the House of Commons at 5:30 pm on 21st November 2017.

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Photo of Antoinette Sandbach Antoinette Sandbach Conservative, Eddisbury 5:30 pm, 21st November 2017

I am grateful to my right hon. Friend for giving way. We are told by the Treasury Front Bench that these are existing rights which they apply now, and that they are rooted in legislation from before the European Court. Given that those are rights that are applied now, why does she not wish to protect them and ensure that they continue?