Charter of Fundamental Rights (EU)

Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 27th April 2016.

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Photo of Martin Docherty Martin Docherty Scottish National Party, West Dunbartonshire

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what the Government's policy is on the UK remaining a party to the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights.

Photo of Dominic Raab Dominic Raab The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice

The Charter is part of the EU Treaties and has the same status. It only applies when the UK is acting within the scope of EU law.

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