Trade Bill - Committee (1st Day) (Continued)

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 10:00 pm on 21st January 2019.

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Photo of Baroness Young of Old Scone Baroness Young of Old Scone Labour 10:00 pm, 21st January 2019

That well illustrates the fact that the Minister and the Government should not pray in aid a body not yet agreed by Parliament or approved in terms of its powers and responsibilities, and which is not going to be in existence for some time. It is probably not very safe for the Government to assume that that body will necessarily go in the direction that they wanted to.