Abandoning the EU Charter leaves a ‘gaping hole’ in our statute book

The government’s EU (Withdrawal) Bill is simply not fit for purpose. As Labour has emphasised over many months and in many hours of debate in the Commons, the Bill falls short of its core aim to provide legal continuity and certainty once we have left the EU.

One glaring example of this is the failure to transpose the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights into UK law after we leave the EU.

Read more from Paul Blomfield for Politics Home here: https://www.politicshome.com/news/uk/home-affairs/human-rights/house/house-magazine/92018/paul-blomfield-abandoning-eu-charter