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Dublin Regulation discussed by academics and think-tanks

9 June 2016

In a one-off evidence session, the EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee hears from various academics and think-tanks on reform of the Dublin Regulation and the Common European Asylum System.


Wednesday 15 June, Committee Room 3, Palace of Westminster

At 10.30am

  • Vincenzo Scarpetta, Policy Analyst, Open Europe
  • Helen-Marie Fraher, Senior Protection Associate, UNHCR

At 11.30am

  • Dr Violeta Moreno-Lax, Director LLM in Immigration Law, Queen Mary University of London
  • Professor Steve Peers, Professor of Law, University of Essex

Possible Questions

The Committee will discuss a variety of topics with witnesses including:

  • The proposed simplification of the system of transfers
  • The number of asylum applications expected in the UK if it were to participate in the latest proposal
  • The cost of the proposal and additional costs that could fall on to Member States

Further Information

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