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European Union (Withdrawal) Bill - Report (6th Day)

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 6:45 pm on 8th May 2018.

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Photo of Lord Green of Deddington Lord Green of Deddington Crossbench 6:45 pm, 8th May 2018

Is the noble Lord aware that this was looked at in some detail during the referendum campaign, and the Norwegian experience was that they had to show severe difficulties in their labour market, it had to be reviewed every three months, and they never used it because they feared retaliation? It is not as simple as that; there is a major issue with the EEA, which is freedom of movement, and outside this House it matters.