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Foreign Office discusses post-Brexit sanctions policy with Committee

14 September 2017

The EU External Affairs Sub-Committee takes evidence from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office as part of its inquiry, Brexit: sanctions policy.


Thursday 14 September, Committee Room 1, Palace of Westminster

At 10.05am

  • Paul Williams, Director Multilateral Policy, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO);
  • Andrew Murdoch, Legal Counsellor, FCO; and
  • Matthew Findlay, Deputy Head of International Organisations Department, FCO.

Likely questions

  • What advantages and disadvantages does EU membership have for Member States in designing and implementing sanctions?
  • To what extent is intelligence shared with like-minded non-EU countries, such as the US, Canada, Norway, or Switzerland?
  • What planning is the Government undertaking to review its capacity and resources to develop policy on sanctions, and/or to monitor compliance with existing sanctions regimes after Brexit?

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