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Business of the House

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 10:59 am on 6th February 2020.

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Photo of Robert Courts Robert Courts Conservative, Witney 10:59 am, 6th February 2020

One effect of EU membership has been the way in which rights are granted, the extent of which are then litigated in court rather than debated in this place. That has led to an explosion of judicial activism through the medium of judicial review, which has meant that the focus has moved away from this place to the courts. Can we have a debate on how we can restore this place to its proper position as the truly sovereign source of law?