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Interpretation

Part of European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill – in the House of Commons at 6:30 pm on 8th January 2020.

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Photo of Bim Afolami Bim Afolami Conservative, Hitchin and Harpenden 6:30 pm, 8th January 2020

Is not the principle, though, whether it be on workers’ rights or anything else, that this House will be the place where the decisions on those issues will be legislated upon? Of course there are political differences on all sorts of issues. I happen to take issue with the way in which the hon. Gentleman characterises them, but that is beside the point. However, this House will decide what the workers’ rights for UK citizens should be. Surely that is the aim of this House?