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Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 9:30 pm on 6th December 2017.
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To clarify, I said that we need to look at this in the wider context. That is why I referred to the obligations that Ministers are bound by in the Human Rights Act. That is part of our statute, so we are obliged to follow that.
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