Committee considers customs union and post-Brexit trading relationship
30 April 2019
The Committee on Exiting the European Union returns with an evidence session on Wednesday 1 May, as part of its over-arching inquiry examining the progress of the UK's negotiations on EU withdrawal.
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Purpose of the session
In this session, the Committee will hear from trade experts about options for the post-Brexit trading relationship between the UK and European Union, with a particular focus on how a customs union might operate.
The Committee is expected to examine existing customs arrangements, consider the implications of a customs union for the border on the island of Ireland, and to what extent trade in services is likely to be included in any future agreement.
Wednesday 1 May 2019, Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House
- Dr Pinar Artiran, Director of the Research Centre for International Trade Law and Arbitration, Istanbul Bilgi University, and WTO Chair Holder
- David Henig, Director of the UK Trade Policy Project, European Centre for International Political Economy
- Ruth Lea CBE, Economic Adviser, Arbuthnot Banking Group
- Sam Lowe, Senior Research Fellow, Centre for European Reform