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Henry VIII Clauses

Comment 15th July 2010

Abolition of 'Henry VIII Clauses'


Why does this matter?

Henry VIII Clauses enable primary legislation to be amended or repealed by subordinate legislation, with or without further Parliamentary scrutiny. It is very probable that UK Government(s) have been using Henry VIII clauses to hand power over to Brussels and erode our civil liberties.

"Parliament has long-and rightly-been hostile to the principle of Henry VIII powers…"  Micheal Wills MP (now Lord Wills) Labour

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