Human Rights: EU Law

Department for Exiting the European Union written question – answered on 6th January 2017.

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Photo of Lord Lester of Herne Hill Lord Lester of Herne Hill Liberal Democrat

To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will publish a list of the fundamental rights guaranteed under EU law and explain what approach they intend to take towards them before triggering Article 50.

Photo of Lord Bridges of Headley Lord Bridges of Headley The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union

The UK has a long-standing and proud tradition of ensuring our rights and traditional liberties are protected domestically, and of fulfilling our international human rights obligations. The decision to leave the European Union does not change that, and the​ UK will remain committed to its international human rights obligations. We are about to begin negotiations and it would be wrong to set out unilateral positions in advance.

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