Retaining Enhanced Protection

Part of European Union (Withdrawal) Bill – in the House of Commons at 2:45 pm on 17th January 2018.

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Photo of David Jones David Jones Conservative, Clwyd West 2:45 pm, 17th January 2018

Lord Neuberger, who is the former President of the Supreme Court, has also expressed concern about the perceived illegitimacy of judges overturning Acts of Parliament. Is my hon. Friend concerned that the power in clause 5 to disapply Acts of Parliament might result in a worrying politicisation of the judiciary that I would have thought would be unwelcome not only to hon. Members but to the judges themselves?