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Committee questions Secretary of State for Wales

29 March 2019

As Brexit uncertainty continues, the Welsh Affairs Committee seek an update from the Secretary of State for Wales on the implications of Brexit, future funding for Wales, and the impact of the suspension of work on the Wylfa Newydd nuclear power station.

Purpose of the session

Secretary of State Alun Cairns MP will give evidence to the Welsh Affairs Committee on a wide range of issues such as the impact of Brexit on agriculture and trade and preparations for no-deal. The Committee may ask about the role of the Secretary of State in representing the views of Wales in ongoing talks.

Questions will also likely focus on ongoing assessments of issues affecting the Welsh economy such as the suspension of nuclear works on Wylfa Newydd and proposals for funding to boost economic growth throughout Wales. The Committee will also draw on evidence taken during its recent inquiry into the devolution of air passenger duty, which the Welsh Government has argued could bring economic benefits to Wales.


Monday 1 April, Wilson Room, Portcullis House

From 4.30pm

  • The Rt Hon Alun Cairns MP, Secretary of State for Wales
  • Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State
  • Nigel Adams MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State

Further information

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