EU Withdrawal Bill – Day 1 Video Highlights

EU Withdrawal Bill – Day 1 Video Highlights
Brexit minister David Davis opens the debate on the EU withdrawal bill

David Davis says the bill covers things from aeroplane noise to zoo licensing

Davis: ‘Secondary legislation is a process of long-standing with clear and established roles for parliament’

Davis: Let’s not forget the 20,000 new EU laws that came in without primary legislation

Davis: The British people won’t forgive Labour if they attempt to derail this bill

Keir Starmer: The Withdrawal Bill gives govt the “widest possible power, no safeguards, channelled in to the level of least scrutiny”

Jacob Rees-Mogg: There’s a fundamental contradiction in what Keir Starmer is saying, first he wants power for parliament, then he wants it for the EU

Kate Hoey: If only this intense scrutiny had gone into examining those thousands of EU directives imposed on the UK by the EU

Owen Paterson: Article 50 requires us to repeal the European Communities Act and as far as I’m concerned, good riddance to it!