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Human Rights

Attorney General written question – answered on 20th January 2020.

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Photo of Ruth Jones Ruth Jones Labour, Newport West

To ask the Attorney General, what assessment he has made of the potential effect of the UK leaving the EU on the protection of human rights in the UK.

Photo of Geoffrey Cox Geoffrey Cox The Attorney-General

The United Kingdom has a long tradition of ensuring rights and liberties are protected domestically and of fulfilling its international human rights obligations. The decision to leave the European Union does not change this. We fully intend to maintain our leading role in the promotion and protection of human rights, democracy, and the rule of law.

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