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Complying with international obligations

Part of European Union (Withdrawal) Bill – in the House of Commons at 9:13 pm on 13th December 2017.

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Amendment proposed: 26, page 6, line 38, at end insert—

“(e) remove or reduce any protections currently conferred upon individuals, groups or the natural environment,

(f) prevent any person from continuing to exercise a right that they can currently exercise,

(g) amend, repeal or revoke the Equality Act 2010 or any subordinate legislation made under that Act.”—(Matthew Pennycook.)

This amendment would prevent the Government’s using delegated powers under Clause 8 to reduce rights or protections.

Question put, That the amendment be made.

The House divided:

Ayes 291, Noes 315.