Customs duties

Part of European Union (Withdrawal) Bill – in the House of Commons at 6:00 pm on 20th December 2017.

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Photo of Dominic Grieve Dominic Grieve Conservative, Beaconsfield 6:00 pm, 20th December 2017

Of the three points the Minister has made, the latter is without doubt the one that has the greatest force. It is worth bearing in mind that it highlights the fact of the supremacy of EU law, which is being preserved for the purposes of retained EU law. That, if I may say so, is a good reason why he should listen carefully to what I said about people being able to invoke general principles of EU law in order to challenge its operation. All these matters are interconnected.