Examination of Witness

Part of Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 2:29 pm on 14th February 2019.

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Photo of Afzal Khan Afzal Khan Shadow Minister (Home Office) (Immigration) 2:29 pm, 14th February 2019

Q Clause 4(2) gives the Secretary of State powers to modify

“any provision made by or under primary legislation passed before, or in the same Session as, this Act” and “retained direct EU legislation”. Could the Government use that power to roll back their commitment to EU citizens?