European Union (Amendment) Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 6:45 pm on 19th May 2008.

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Photo of Lord Pearson of Rannoch Lord Pearson of Rannoch UKIP 6:45 pm, 19th May 2008

moved Amendment No. 129:

After Clause 2, insert the following new Clause—

"Xenophobia

Notwithstanding any provision of the European Communities Act 1972 (c. 68), nothing in this Act or in the Treaty of Lisbon shall create an offence of xenophobia under which United Kingdom citizens may be prosecuted in the United Kingdom or elsewhere."