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Chris Grayling MP questioned on post-Brexit transport arrangements 

12 November 2018

The EU Internal Market Sub-Committee holds an evidence session with the Secretary of State for Transport to discuss future UK-EU arrangements on road, rail and maritime transport and contingency planning for the sector in the event of no deal. 


Wednesday 14 November, Committee Room 2, Palace of Westminster 

At 10.15am 

  • Chris Grayling MP, Secretary of State for Transport
  • Lucy Chadwick, Director General, International, Security and Environment Group, Department for Transport
  • Martin Jones, Deputy Director, EU Division, Department for Transport

Possible questions

Questions likely to be covered in the session include:

  • Will the EU exit work streams led by the Department for Transport be delivered on time? 
  • If the UK and the EU reach a deal, what can we expect on potential future UK-EU transport arrangements from the Political Declaration? 
  • What access arrangements will the Government seek for (i) road hauliers and (ii) passenger transport operators as part of a future UK-EU relationship? 
  • How advanced is progress on the rail bilateral agreements and what will they cover?  
  • What opportunities does Brexit present to boost the UK's maritime sector?

Further information 

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