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Minister for the Constitution gives annual evidence to Committee

3 March 2017

On Wednesday 8 March the House of Lords Constitution Committee holds its annual evidence session with the Minister for the Constitution, Chris Skidmore MP.


Wednesday 8 March, Committee Room 1, Palace of Westminster

At 10.30am

  • Chris Skidmore MP, Parliamentary Secretary (Minister for the Constitution), Cabinet Office

Possible questions

  • Can you set out for us the division of constitutional responsibilities within Government? Who is responsible for taking an overarching view of the constitution as a whole?
  • Does the Government have any plans for constitutional reform, other than necessary reforms related to Brexit?
  • This Committee published on Tuesday 7 March, its report on the 'Great Repeal Bill' and delegated powers. The report emphasises the importance of ensuring that the UK's exit from the EU is taken forward in way that maintains constitutional propriety, notwithstanding the practical imperatives driving the exit process. Who in Government is responsible for speaking up to ensure that constitutional propriety is maintained during the Brexit process?

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