European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill - Report

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 12:15 pm on 7th March 2017.

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Photo of Baroness Kennedy of The Shaws Baroness Kennedy of The Shaws Chair, EU Justice Sub-Committee 12:15 pm, 7th March 2017

I certainly will not continue to make a speech, but I want to say that the reason why people are asking that this matter eventually goes to the people is that we started with the people. Parliament has said, “We are bound by the fact that people have given us a direction of travel”. When it comes to the end of that journey, they have the right to be heard too.