Re: And the house of lords?
"And on the back of that 'vote', we've been signed up to the European Court of Human Rights with no control over the majority of the laws imposed upon us, [...]"
The ECHR is not part of the EU. It was set up much earlier - just after the war - with the express support of Winston Churchill.
Are you perhaps thinking about the European Court of Justice (ECJ)? That is part of the EU.