The House of Lords Constitution Committee has issued this report on the proposed Great Repeal Bill - Great Repeal Bill should not be used to avoid parliamentary scrutiny
The Constitution Committee proposes new measures to safeguard the rights of Parliament as the process of Brexit gets underway. The Committee's report argues that Parliament should make sure the Government does not use delegated powers in the forthcoming ‘Great Repeal Bill’ as a way of changing the law in areas currently governed by the EU, without proper parliamentary scrutiny.
- Report: The 'Great Repeal Bill' and delegated powers (HTML)
- Report: The 'Great Repeal Bill' and delegated powers (PDF)
- Select Committee on the Constitution