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Co-ordinated inquiries on Brexit launched by Committee

7 September 2016

The European Union Committee and its six sub-committees have this week launched a co-ordinated series of inquiries into the key issues that will arise in the forthcoming negotiations on Brexit.  

In July the EU Committee published a report on parliamentary scrutiny of Brexit, emphasising that Parliament's role would be critical to successful EU withdrawal. The report also listed a number of key themes that the various EU Committees would be analysing in the run-up to the formal start of negotiations.

Brexit Inquiries

In the September sitting, the European Union Committee and its six sub-committees are starting on this ambitious work programme. Short inquiries are being launched on the following topics:

  • Brexit: parliamentary scrutiny
  • Brexit: UK-Irish relations
  • Brexit: Financial Services
  • Brexit: future trade between the UK and the EU
  • Brexit: fisheries
  • Brexit: acquired rights
  • Brexit: future UK-EU security and policing co-operation


Full details of the committee's forthcoming meetings, including topics and witnesses, are available here:

Further Information

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