Amendment 7

Part of European Union (Withdrawal) (No. 5) Bill - Committee – in the House of Lords at 4:45 pm on 8th April 2019.

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Photo of Lord Howard of Rising Lord Howard of Rising Conservative 4:45 pm, 8th April 2019

My Lords, it is worth reminding the Committee that the first steps to dictatorship have, through the centuries, consistently been related to abandoning procedures and precedents which are put in place in order to ensure that legislation is properly considered. I am not saying that we are going as far as the Enabling Act, but this is a very dangerous path.