01/10/2021

Open Rights Group

Lord Frost, Bypass Parliament, rewrite EU laws

The Government is contemplating whether to give itself powers enabling it to rewrite "retained EU legislation" without going through Parliament. Lord Frost said, "We will look at developing a tailored mechanism for accelerating the repeal or amendment of this retained EU law — in a way which reflects the fact that, as I have made clear, laws agreed elsewhere have intrinsically less democratic legitimacy than laws initiated by the government of this country."

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