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Decades of EU court rulings will be imported into Britain after Brexit

Decades of EU court rulings will be imported into Britain after Brexit at same level as if they were made in the Supreme Court.

Brexit Secretary David Davis confirmed today that previous rulings from the European Court of Justice will be set at the level of Britain’s highest court.

The ECJ will have “no future role” in Britain’s laws, he said.

But he told MPs: “Our intention is not to fossilise the past decisions of the European Court of Justice.

“As such we propose the bill will provide that the European court case law be given the same status in our courts as decisions of our own Supreme Court.”

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