Eleanor Sharpston

(asked on 21st May 2020) - View Source

Question to the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office:

To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the implications for (1) the rule of law, and (2) the principle of judicial independence, of the EU’s decision to terminate the appointment of advocate general Eleanor Sharpston QC’s term at the European Court of Justice, which was not due to expire until October 2021.

Answered by
Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon
Minister of State (Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office)
This question was answered on 27th May 2020

This is matter for the European Union to be decided in accordance with EU law. Since the UK has left the EU, we shall not comment on this matter.

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